The Snow Child Setting

Eowyn Ivey
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Alaska

Alaska is the land to which Mabel and Jack decided to move. Mabel wanted to go to Alaska because she wanted to be away from babies and the reminder of her lost child. The novel is set in this state of Alaska during the early twentieth century when pioneers were being recruited to go to Alaska.

Wolverine River

The Wolverine River was the name of the river close to Mabel and Jack’s homestead. In the first chapters of the novel Mabel walked on this river though it wasn’t completely frozen through hoping that she would fall through and die. Later in the novel, Mabel, Jack and Faina skated together on the frozen surface of the Wolverine River.

Cliff

When Mabel tried to kill herself she walked across the river all the way to the other side where it met the cliff. When she got there and...

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