The Long Walk Setting & Symbolism

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Maine

Where the walk starts.

Porterville, Maine

Where Garraty is from.

Hint Thirteen

One of a set of "hints" given to walkers. Hint 13 recommends that walkers conserve energy whenever possible.

Limestone City

The first town on the walkers' route. It's just before Limestone City that Curley is killed.

Caribou

Where a woman screaming for Percy intercepts the walkers for the second time, this time tripping a boy and almost earning herself a ticket for interference before being arrested.

Jefferson Plantation

A town near the one hundred mile mark of the walk where Garraty almost dies, hysterical with laughing.

Oldtown

Where there is a band and what appears to be an entire high school cheering for Garraty.

Interstate 95

The turnpike where the walkers go after Oldtown. It provides a more level walking place and it's noted that the walkers would have the opportunity to walk in the median, barefoot...

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