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Wu Ting
How would you explain ‘Pennsylvania’ in the context? “Union Station looks like a temple.” “A temple.” Father gave a sideways look. “How old are you now, fourteen?” “Fifteen. Sixteen this summer.” “Right. Temples. Built with government money by Hoover’s swindlers. They’re planning to put up a whole string of your temples here on the south side of Pennsylvania. See that eye-popper? Washington’s Monument.” He pointed into a leafless park, the pale stone rising above the trees. A memory rose with it: the long, narrow box of hallway rising like a dark mouse tunnel. An echoing argument in the stairwell, Mother’s hand pulling downward, back to safety. How would you explain ‘Pennsylvania’ in the sentence: …on the south side of Pennsylvania? Thanks!
Feb 27, 2014 2:36 PM
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They're in Washington, DC, so it refers to the south side of Pennsylvania Avenue. The White House and many other government buildings are in that area.
February 27, 2014
Susan gave the only right answer here. ;)
February 27, 2014
February 27, 2014
Pennsylvania is a state in the United States of America. It's like a providence or a "part" of the country. We call them states.
February 27, 2014
Wu Ting
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