Objects & Places from Quicksand and Passing

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Harlem Renaissance - During the 1920s, blacks tended to congregate in this district of Manhattan.

American South - Naxos, Georgia, where Helga Crane was teaching in the beginning of Quicksand.

Denmark - The European country where Helga Crane lives with her mother's sister.

Naxos School - A progressive institution to help educate blacks and raise the standards of African Americans

Negro Welfare League - A charitable organization which serves as a social outlet to raise money to help black Americans.

YWCA - Where Helga Crane lived while looking for a job in Chicago

Chicago - Helga's first home after leaving Naxos.

Religion - Helga thinks this will save her from her life of uncertainty and misery.

Smorrebrod - Tiny Danish sandwiches customarily served at every tea and meal in Copenhagen.

Maria Kirkepladds - The upscale district in Copenhagen where Katrina and Poul Dahl reside.

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