- The Setting
- Characterization
- Themes
- The message

The Setting:

The Novel takes place in a destroyed world. The world has been affected by climate changes which have caused wildfire around the world. These wildfires have been so brutal, that not much is left. The readers follow a man and a boy wandering around trying to survive in the apocalyptic world.

This story has probably covered about a month or a few in time. We can see that because on almost every page a day goes by, some more. The section starts in the wintertime. We know that because of the snow laying on the ground. The characters aren’t placed in a spot.

Throughout the story, the man and the boy wander around to find resources and food to be able to survive. Therefore does this story not take place at one spot, but many different. They travel through towns, cities, fields, barns, and forests.



In this novel, the main characters are the boy and the man. These two people are most likely to be related. The boy calls the man papa ‘’What is this place, Papa?’’. The boy's age is unknown, but taking perspective to the situation and actions this buy takes, the age of the boy is around age 10-14.

The boy calls his father for papa which is more childlike. The age is also taken into consideration in the way they go together. Most of the time the boy holds his father’s hand.

The boy is getting asked if he knows how to kill himself if he had to by his father. In this situation, the boy also starts to cry. These situations and actions make the boy a young kid...