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Nine Stories Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Manhattan, New York City

The largest city on the East Coast of the United States, and the setting for many of the stories in the collection, including "Just Before the War with the Eskimos", "The Laughing Man", "Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes", and part of "De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period." The stories "A Perfect Day for Bananafish", "Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut", "Teddy", and "Down at the Dinghy" do not take place in New York City, but the characters in the stories are mainly from New York.

Suburban Connecticut

The affluent region near New York City where many professionals began to live following World War II. The small towns were reached by commuter train from the city. "Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut" and "Down at the Dinghy" take place in suburban Connecticut.

Miami, Florida

The coastal city in Florida where Muriel and Seymour Glass are visiting on a vacation at...

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