Sway Setting

Kat Spears
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Wakefield High School

The experience of being at high school is likened to the experience of being in prison, with similar hierarchies and systems of authority. Wakefield is depicted as a raucous and disorderly environment with frequent episodes of bullying. Despite this, the high school is the location where Jesse is at his most confident. He is able to navigate the different tribes with ease, even taking a quick detour through the teachers’ lounge. Jesse is in his element here, only facing his darker emotional troubles outside of the school environment.

Bridge

The suspension bridge is a location both Jesse and Pete go to when they are distressed and unsure about what to do next. In the prologue narration Jesse contemplated suicide when he visited the bridge and, as a result of this, the bridge has a sense of foreboding and danger attached to it when Pete returns there...

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