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A Moveable Feast Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Paris

The largest city in France and the home of a considerable number of expatriates in the years following World War I. As an inexpensive place to live and work, it attracted artists and authors from around the world. The many museums, galleries and literary journals provided an outlet for these artists and authors, and the numerous cafes provided a social setting that supported the exchange of ideas.

Closerie des Lilas

Hemingway's "home" cafe where he sometimes goes to work. He is friendly with the staff there and protective of it when other writers he does not like visit it. It is here that he meets with his good friend Evan Shipman, and where he rudely tells off the unnamed critic who interrupts his writing.

Shakespeare and Company

The bookstore and lending library founded by Sylvia Beach that specializes in English language books. The shop is visited by...

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