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What are the major settings in the novel The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald?

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The Beautiful and Damned, published in 1922, is set primarily in New York's upper class world from 1913 until shortly after World War I. Anthony finds it lonely but also a cocoon: "He was safe in here from all the threat of life."

Later, Gloria and Anthony end up summering in their gray colonial house in Marietta, New York, a suburb north of New York City. Then idle, vacant wanderers that they are, bored and rich, they travel to the west coast:

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