The Wangs Vs The World Setting

Jade Chang
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Saina's House in Helios, New York

Saina's refurbished farmhouse is perhaps the most stable setting in the entire novel. While the rest of her family undertakes their ill-fated road trip across the country, Saina is stationary. Her house represents both her fall from grace with the art world and a new beginning that she has not yet come to terms with. The house is aesthetically pleasing. From the outside, its bright blue shutters against the washed white exterior look like a call to the past, while the inside contains high-end and highly contemporary furnishings, such as clear plastic armchairs, that do not match the exterior's country charm. She realizes the house is a mistake and not a place where she will be able to reboot herself or her art, because her art depends on spectacle, but it also becomes an unexpected new homeland for the Wangs.

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