The Invention of Hugo Cabret Setting

Brian Selznick
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Paris

Paris is the capital city of France. Paris is a beautiful city, known for art and culture, which runs the gamut from painting and fine art to sculpture and architecture, to film and photography. It is in Paris that the novel is set primarily at a train station. Paris is also home to the old museum where Hugo’s father first found the automaton, and home to the French Film Academy where Etienne studied, and Hugo first learns about Georges Melies. It is also where Georges, Jeanne, and Isabelle live.

The Train Station

The train station is located in Paris, France, and is described as a large, beautiful building replete with shops that range from a bookseller to a toy stall to a café. It is in the train station that Georges Melies has his toy store, and it is in the train station that Hugo lives in...

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