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They had different skills and could even be identified by their different styles of clothing and housing.
After World War II “geisha girl” became a slang term used by American soldiers to describe prostitutes.
In a world where women were either wives of prostitutes, geisha lived in separate communities known as the "flower and willow world." Western fascination with geishas began when Japan opened up to the West in the late 19th century and was spurred on by a popular British musical play (1904), which wasn't about geishas but featured a woman thatdressed like one.
Japan, encouraged the image, sending geishas to represent Japan at world exhibitions.
Koda's writing includes some stream-of-consciousness type of elements, in which events at hand serve as a trigger for Rika's thoughts, expressed in the third person.
[Source: Kate Elwood, Daily Yomiuri, May 24, 2010] Good Websites and Sources: Immortal Geisha ; Liza Dalby’s Geisha site lizadalby.com/LD/geisha ; Geisha, My Story thekeep.org/~kunoichi ; E-Book: Working Women of Japan (1915), containing a section on Geishas uoregon.edu/ec/e-asia/read/workingwomenofjapan ; A Maiko’s Account of Her Apprenticeship shinmonso.com/english/maiko ; Geisha Photos phototravels.net/japan ; Books: By Naoyuki Ogino (Kodansha International , 2007), the story of a teenage schoolgirl who become a geisha.
Part of the Western fascination with geisha is rooted in the belief that they were highly decorated, high-class prostitutes.