Unformatted text preview: destruction of accessible public space” (Davis 203). This means that as people seek to secure their safety, public spaces like playgrounds and parks are destroyed. The few public spaces left will become more crowded. The “City of Glass” shows that cities are becoming crowded by introducing the character of Daniel Quinn. This main character of ours lives in a single New York apartment and he knows nobody. Ever since he lost his wife and kids, he has lost connection with the outside world. For example, his favorite part of the day is when he just walks around New York just watching everything happening without him. The novel portrays the experience of walking on the street as an isolated one. People are caught up in their own businesses that they do not really pay attention to an individual anymore. Cities are now crowded and strangers are everywhere....
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- Spring '08
- English, Daniel Quinn, New York apartment