The Gospel According to Larry Setting & Symbolism

Janet Tashjian
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Maine

Maine is where Josh lives with his stepfather, Peter, and this is the main setting of the novel.

Peter's House

Josh lives in Peter's house, and this is where he writes most of Larry's sermons, in the basement. This is also where Beth rebuffs him when he kisses her. Betagold confronts Josh about being Larry at Peter's house which enables the paparazzi to stalk him there.

Larry's Website

Josh anonymously writes and runs a popular website, thegospelaccordingtolarry.com, under the pseudonym Larry. On the site, he writes against consumerism and commercialism through many sermons. He also begins posting pictures of his few possessions when his readers question his identity. The website becomes extremely popular after Bono from U2 comes across it which eventually leads to Larryfest. Unfortunately, betagold, Larry's equally anonymous nemesis, is determined to learn Larry's identity, and when she does so, Josh is overwhelmed by...

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