The Good Mother Setting & Symbolism

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Boston/Cambridge

Anna and Brian live in the Back Bay of Boston until their divorce, at which point Anna moves with Molly to Cambridge and Brian moves to Washington. Anna enjoys the seedier atmosphere in Cambridge as compared with her affluent Boston neighborhood because it gives her a sense of possibility.

Anna's Cambridge Apartment

Anna's post-divorce apartment in Cambridge is right by train tracks and the apartment shakes every time a train goes by. It had old-fashioned wallpaper on the walls, and though Anna plans to paint over it at first, she leaves it when Molly says she likes the people on the walls. Anna furnishes the apartment with quirky secondhand furniture she finds around town, making the apartment a statement of departure from the staid and well-appointed home she left after the divorce from Brian. Anna gives piano lessons in her apartment. Leo eventually moves some of...

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