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.
Cephallonia - A Greek island where most of the events of the novel take place. There is a high mountain in the center of the island, where goatherds have their goats.
Dr. Iannis' House - The home of the doctor on Cephallonia, it is a relatively large place with a walled yard.
Italy - Under Benito Mussolini, this country allied with Germany in World War II and invaded Greece to expand its territory.
Albania - A country north of Greece controlled by Italy prior to the invasion of Greece.
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