Travels in Hyper Reality: Essays Setting & Symbolism

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New York School of Holography

The school that displays the holograph exhibit of two naked women sensually kissing and holding each other that Eco describes at the beginning of the essay on hyper reality.

Fortress of Solitude

The fortress is a fictional retreat in which Superman keeps all the memories of his past intact. Eco uses this term to describe similar retreats of actual people.

Ripley's Museums

A series of wax museums found throughout the country that are famous for their attention to detail and for having some truly unique objects found nowhere else.

Palace of Living Arts

A museum located in Los Angeles, California that is famous for having sumptuous recreations of various artworks including David.

Hearst Castle

The castle is a kind of living museum. Hearst built the castle through deconstructing various buildings in locations all over Europe and then shipping the materials to the United...

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