Trash Setting

Andy Mulligan
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Behala

A dumpsite that also serves as a residence for the central characters of the novel, Behala is where Raphael finds the leather wallet containing the eleven hundred pesos and the key to the station locker. In a sense, the children are tied to Behala in a socio-political sense, and it defines what their reality is, and ought to be, which they end up defying.

Rat's Shack

Since he is so isolated from the rest of Behala socially, Rat has a shack that no one bothers to visit because it is located so deep within the mounds of trash. Despite being dumpsite boys, both Raphael and Gardo how he can live among the rats that surround him. The shack serves as a place where Raphael can hide the wallet so that the police would not find it, since they would never visit the shack.

Police Station

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