Time and Again Setting & Symbolism

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New York City

New York is almost as much of a character in the story as Si himself, as the process of change undergone by both anchors much of the action. The action in both the past and the present is set entirely within the city's borders, with changes to its buildings, citizens, and attitudes playing important roles in the novel's action and thematic development.

The Agency Office

This is the headquarters of the time travel research project headed by Danziger. There is a subtle irony in the fact that the office is concealed within the walls of an abandoned moving company. The project is, after all, focused on "moving" a human subject back and forth in time. That irony is a part of the office's symbolic value, embodying as it does yet another variation on the secondary theme of masks and concealed realities.

The Dakota

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