Sex and the City Setting

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New York, 1990s

Sex and the City is set in Manhattan at the end of the twentieth century. It is a fast-paced, bustling city with glittering lights. The narrator warns readers at the beginning that this is not the romantic Manhattan that served as the backdrop for classic love stories and films, but that love has died in New York in the modern age. Everyone is focused on their jobs, apartments, parties, shopping, and here, self-protection and business are the priorities. The scenes in New York take place at various establishments, such as the Bowery Bar, Carrie’s and Mr. Big’s apartments, and other restaurants and clubs.

Greenwich

Carrie and three girlfriends visit one of their friends who has recently been married and had kids. They resent the fact that they are being dragged out of the city and complain the whole way there. They find a large...

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