Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language Setting & Symbolism

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Wydra Apartment in Krakow

The apartment in Krakow is located on Kazimieriza Wielkiego and is considered to be quite respectable by post World War II standards, mainly because the family does not have to share it with anyone. The kitchen is the center of the dwelling with steamy pots of soup cooking on the wood stove or large vats of water being boiled for laundry to make sure it is as bright as can be.

There is one large room, known as the "first room." There is a blue porcelain tile stove that reaches from floor to ceiling, a mahogany chifforobe, a dining table, and a sofa bed for the parents. There is another room, the "second room," in which Eva and Alinka sleep. There is a bathroom with a gas stove that is difficult to use when it comes to heating water for bathing.

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