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In the short story Babylon Revisited written by FScott Fitzgerald there are many different settings in the story One of the main settings in the story is the bar at the beginning The bar it self represents the jazz era where everyone wore fancy clothes partied all the time and tipped well The bar is also a cold reminder how the Americans used to live in the 20s since they have almost no money in the 30s It also represents the old Charlie Wales and it serves as a reminder to the new Charlie Wales about his past We were sort of royalty almost infallible with a sort of magic around us89 The old Charlie Wales lived during the economic boom of the 20s or other wise known as the jazz era He lived a good life During that time he spent a lot of time drinking and throwing away money he remembered thousand-franc notes given to an orchestra for playing a single number hundred-franc notes tossed to a doorman for calling a cab90 Sometimes just acting childish with his friends Duncan Schaeffer and Lorraine Quarrles We did have such good times that crazy spring like that night you and I stole that butchers tricycle98 Nevertheless he spent a lot of time in a bar called the Ritz When he first got there it was instinctive to give the head barman his numbers were he was staying as if it was his second home If you see MrSchaeffer give him thisIts my brother-inlaws address I havent settled on a hotel yet86 After the rolling 20s came the economic depression of the 30s Everyone was affected even the high and mighty that thought they were even royalties were affected Charlie Wales asked the bartender By the way whats become of Claude Fessenden Alix lowered his voice confidentially Hes in Paris but he doesnt come here any more Paul doesnt allow it
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