It’s recently come to our attention that our BHS literary map has slightly fallen behind, especially with the changes in our curricula due to new books, and the addition of our new summer reading program. Our Literary Map (see the header above) now reflects some of these new locations in the books that we offer, including:
Ratliff Stadium, the ridiculously huge football field where the Permian Panthers play their home games in Friday Night Lights. Seriously, check this one out, because the field is insane.
The mansion just outside of Geneva, Switzerland where Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein, and where some parts of the novel take place.
“The Wall” in The Handmaid’s Tale, which is, somewhat surprisingly, the brick wall that encompasses Harvard University in Cambridge.
The Fort Pitt Tunnel, which Charlie and pals drive through in The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Colorado hotel that serves as the central location of Stephen King’s The Shining
Plus, new locations in Tanzania (Golden Boy), Pakistan (The Reluctant Fundamentalist), Japan (Orchards), and England (The Curious Case of the Dog in the Night-Time).
We’ll probably have more additions as this next school year unfolds. And we still have old favorites, like Gatsby’s Mansion, the actual House on Mango Street, the location of the murders in In Cold Blood, and the Rainy River, where Tim O’Brien contemplates fleeing the country in The Things They Carried, and the castle in Denmark where Hamlet attempts to avenge his father’s death.
To check it out,