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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from American Short Story Masterpieces

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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Horseappears in Sonny's Blues - This is a term used in the story to represent the heroine.

Tusend Hjemappears in Talk of Heroes - This is a group dedicated to celebrating the heritage of the Norwegian-American.

Chihuahuaappears in The Fisherman from Chihuahua - This is a place in Mexico which borders the United States and where Damaso claims to be from.

Tugjahappears in A Poetics for Bullies - This is one who is a member of a high caste in India who has a deep, meaningful relationship with tigers.

Gypsyappears in...

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