The setting impacts the character because in California is was really hot in the summer time, and even before the fire she was already having a summer because of the heat.
This relates to the climax because that is when they are driving to their grandma's farm and the narrator finds an interesting egg and wraps it into one of her jackets.
The climax is when the egg starts cracking while she is in her bedroom because your curios of what the egg could be.
One of the falling actions is when she can't find the bird and smells cinnamon and cloves, then goes and gets the after some random person knocked.
When the narrator opens the door it was her dad, which she had assumed he was dead, but he came back and had a house and a job. The narrator also describes that her dad smells like cinnamon and cloves.
The theme of Phoenix farm is that we can always come back as a better person. The character learns that we always have to forgive. She also learns that we can always start fresh again.