The Golden Age


Joan London

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Mr. Arpad Character Analysis

A man to whom Julia Marai gives weekly piano lessons for desperately needed money. He’s likely a Nazi, because he has money when almost everyone else is destitute and because Frank has to hide in the attic when he comes. Because Frank is too terrified to return to the attic, Julia stops giving Mr. Arpad lessons.
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Mr. Arpad Character Timeline in The Golden Age

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7. The Trains
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On Thursdays, Julia gives piano lessons to a man named Mr. Arpad ; they rely on this income for food. During the lesson, Frank has to hide... (full context)