The Boston Girl Setting

Anita Diamant
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Russia

Russia is the homeland of Addie’s family and her ancestors. They immigrate from Russia to the United States in the very late 1890s. While Mameh misses Russia terribly, especially for its old-world traditions and practices, Betty believes Mameh romanticizes Russia. Betty is old enough to remember the dirt floors and absolute poverty of life in Russia, and will never go back to it for anything in the world.

Boston

Boston is the capital of Massachusetts, and is the city to which Addie’s family emigrates from Russia. Boston is where Addie is born in the year 1900, and lives her entire life. She truly loves Boston, for it is where her family has settled and grown up, and is where she has made so many friends at the library, and done so much with her life- from writing, to teaching, to advocating for social reforms.

Rockport Lodge

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