Why is the setting in The Face on the Milk Carton important to the story?
The setting in The Face on the Milk Carton is important because it is so very normal. Janie lives in a suburban neighborhood in a nice, split-level, single-family home. Her house has all the amenities of a typical, upper-middle-class dwelling - "gleaming-white washer and dryer," stylish but serviceable furniture, photographs on the wall. The photographs show that Janie has participated in the usual family activities while growing up - gymnastics, Girl Scouts, family...
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