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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from An Artist of the Floating World

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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


The Floating World - This phrase described the ephemeral pleasures of the nightlife that could be found in the bars and entertainment houses of Japan.

The Migi-Hidari - The protagonist in this story used his connections to get permission to establish this bar in the pleasure district.

The Bridge of Hesitation - This is the place where men decided whether to go home to their families or out for an evening of pleasure.

Moriyama's Villa - This is where Ono and The Tortoise lived and studied art for seven years.

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