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.
Alcohol - The consumption of this is featured prominently in the story, and is portrayed as being suave, elegant, and sophisticated, an aura it exudes well into the 1960s.
Wristwatch - David's possession of this is a sign of modernity and masculinity. It is the first clue that he had been an officer during the war.
Le Grau du Roi - At the beginning of the novel and their marriage, Catherine and David live here on the French Mediterranean in what is symbolically their Garden of Eden.
The Fish - Catching...
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