The Complete Maus Setting & Symbolism

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Czestochowa

Czestochowa is a small Polish city near the German border and north of Sosnowiec. Vladek Spiegelman lives in Czestochowa, where he was also born, prior to becoming engaged to Anja Zylberberg. Czestochowa is in the portion of Poland which was transferred to Reich-governance during the Nazi occupation.

Sosnowiec

Sosnowiec is a polish city near the German border and west of Krakow. Vladek Spiegelman moves to Sosnowiec after his marriage to Anja Zylberberg, and there conducts a successful textile business for several months. Vladek and Anja move away from Sosnowiec for a brief period but eventually return and remain until they are deported to Auschwitz. After surviving the Holocaust, Vladek and Anja are reunited in Sosnowiec. Sosnowiec, a major setting within the text, is in the portion of Poland which was transferred to Reich-governance during the Nazi occupation.

Bielsko

Bielsko is a small Polish city near the German...

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