Looking for Mr. Goodbar Setting & Symbolism

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Mr. Goodbar

Mr. Goodbar is a bar in Theresa's neighborhood where she often goes to meet men.

Scar

Theresa has a scar on her back from the spinal surgery that is a symbol of imperfection to her and a few of her lovers, but a symbol of pity and desire to others.

Limp

Several of Theresa's lovers tell her she has a limp but Theresa is not aware of it and is embarrassed when they point it out.

St. Mark's Place

St. Mark's Place is the location of Theresa's first apartment. The apartment is located in the basement of a home owned by Katherine and Brooks.

School

Theresa teaches first grade at an unnamed school. The school is the only place where Theresa feels safe and in control of her own life.

Fire Island

Fire Island is where Katherine finally convinces Theresa to spend the summer with herself...

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