Away Symbols & Objects

Amy Bloom
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Litvak

This is a type of Russian person.

The Child of Nature

This is the play in which Meyer Burstein made a name for himself playing the part of Yankl.

Matinee Idol

Meyer Burstein is referred to as a Matinee Idol, a term which describes theater or film stars who are love to the point of adoration by their fans.

Broom Closet

A broom closet is the extent of the accommodations provided for Lillian which she pays five dollars and includes a drink and a sandwich.

Mary Jane’s

Mary Jane’s are the kind of white shoes with rounded fronts that Clothilde is wearing when she first meets Lillian.

The Little Girl Specialty

The Little Girl specialty is what Clothilde uses as her lure as one of Snooky’s prostitutes. Calling herself Gumdrop, she wears the clothing that would typically be found on a well-heeled young...

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