After the Rain Setting & Symbolism

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The Cooper's House

The Coopers live in a modest suburban single-family home. It's situated on a bus route so Shirley can take the bus downtown to her secretary's job while Manny drives the car. In the evening, mother and daughter do the dishes in the kitchen together, and Rachel does her homework at the kitchen table while her parents have a last cup of coffee.

Rachel's Room

Rachel's room is her cave, her sanctuary. The walls are covered with magazine articles and news stories, photographs of her family, pictures from magazines, and Jeremy's infrequent postcards.

Grandpa Izzy's Apartment

Grandpa Izzy lives on the top floor of building C of Loren Towers, a five-story brick no-frills apartment complex. Many of the other residents are senior citizens. Izzy has a bedroom, a small living room and a tiny kitchen. All the rooms are bare but clean. The living room window...

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