Objects & Places from American Pastoral

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Object Descriptions

Old Rimrock - This is where Swede lives with his family during his first marriage.

Newark Maid Glove Factory - This is the name of the business Lou built which was taken over later by Swede.

Jainism - This is the religion Merry takes on that causes her to care for all living creatures.

Radicalism - This is a political fad that Merry took up and lead her to begin bombing various places.

World War II - This caused many Jewish people to feel free and relieved to live in America once it was over.

Vietnam War - This is what Merry protests as a teenager and causes much of her destructive behavior.

The American Dream - This is the sentiment Swede and others wished to achieve in the book to secure a better life for themselves and their families.

Weather Underground - This is a radical...

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