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The story is "Every Little Hurricane." Describe the setting.

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In terms of its setting in time, most of the story takes place in 1976, at a New Year's Eve party. The geographical setting of "Every Little Hurricane" is the Spokane Indian Reservation. The Spokane Reservation is located in northeastern Washington, in Stevens County. One suggested meaning of the name Spokane is "Children of the Sun," which is ironic given that for most of the story the Reservation is drenched with rain. This irony is compounded by the fact that the Reservation is also described as "four hundred miles away" from the nearest ocean.

Some of the story takes place in the main character's house, where the storm raging outside is reflected by the arguments between his uncles inside the house. Throughout the story, however, Victor also...

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