Being There Setting & Symbolism

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The Old Man's Residence

The Old Man's house is located somewhere in New York City. Based on Chance's limited descriptions, the reader can infer that the house is very large and very few rooms are currently in use. Chance lives in one section of the house and has his own bathroom and a door leading out to the garden. All of his meals are brought to him by the maid. When the Old Man dies, Chance is forced to leave the house and garden.

The Garden

The garden is part of the Old Man's estate. Chance has worked in the garden ever since he was a small boy.

The Television

The television plays a huge part in Chance's life, no matter where he goes. When he lived in the Old Man's house, he had his own television with remote control. After he leaves the house, Chance goes to...

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