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Diane Arbus: A Biography Setting & Symbolism

Patricia Bosworth
This Study Guide consists of approximately 30 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Diane Arbus.
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Objects/Places

Russeks

Fur store on 5th Avenue, originally owned by Gertrude Nemerov's father and uncles.

Park Ave

Upscale street in New York City with luxurious apartments. Diane Arbus lived on Park Ave. growing up.

Ethical Culture School

Elementary school attended by Diane Arbus, founded by a humanist rabbi.

Fielston School

High school attended by Diane Arbus where she developed as an early artist.

Alice in Wonderland

Favorite book of Diane Arbus, verses from which she used to caption a portfolio on children.

Central Park

Huge park in New York City and favorite haunt of Diane as a teen.

Mud Show

Small carnival which travels from town to town, featuring rides, games and freak shows.

Bennington

College at which Howard Nemerov taught for twenty years.

New York Museum of Modern Art

Large and famous museum in New York City and site of two exhibits in which Diane's photos were included...

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This section contains 242 words
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Purchase our Diane Arbus: A Biography Study Guide
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