The island is totally abandoned now: only shepherds live here in place of those who once resided within the prison walls. An estimated were killed by other inmates or guards, or were otherwise executed. Written by: Michele Collet
Plot This image is particularly fitting for the book "Asylum" in the novel the characters have a hard time fitting into college, much like a mental patient feels when they are trapped inside their own mind.
The now-abandoned Eastern State Penitentiary in Ohio. It was most unique in that inmates were not allowed to communicate with anyone in any way. No reading, writing,talking, singing, sign language. Very quiet and solitary.