The American Setting & Symbolism

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Museum of the Louvre

The Louvre is a Paris museum where Newman is relaxing at the beginning of the novel. It is in this museum that he meets Noemie and reunites with Tom Tristam.

2000 Francs

Two thousands francs is the sum of money that Noemie charges Newman for her painting.

Palais Royal

It is to the Palais Royal that Tristam suggests that he and Newman go instead of staying at the Louvre.

Grand Hotel

The grand hotel is the hotel where Newman stays the first time he visits Paris. Tristam, however, insists this hotel is not good enough for Newman.

The Occidental

The Occidental is a club to which Tristam hopes Newman will visit with him. It is at this club that Tristam spends his time playing poker.

Tower of the Hotel de Ville

The Tower of the Hotel de Ville is one of the sights in the...

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