A Cup of Tea: A Novel of 1917 Setting & Symbolism

Amy Ephron
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New York City

The New York City of 1917 has the same energy it carries today. Multiple classes rub shoulders walking down the street and it is a world where anyone can rise up. Rosemary lives at her father's home in the city. Rosemary first lives at the boardinghouse and later an apartment.

Hat Shop

Dora's hat shop usually attracts what is referred to in the book as "Old New York" clients- people who have had money for generations and don't feel the need to engorge themselves on spending.

Eleanor takes a job at the hat shop and encounters many people. She learns that she has a knack for the hat trade but more as a designer than as a salesgirl. This works to her advantage when she is pregnant and can design and build hats from the privacy of her own home.

Boarding House

Equipped with some clothing...

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