Objects & Places from Gilead

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Gilead, Iowa - The name of the community in which the novel is set.

Kansas - The state where the narrator's paternal grandfather goes after leaving the family home.

The Cemetery in Kansas - Where the narrator's paternal grandfather is buried.

Water - A common substance which, in the book, can represent the capacity for purification and natural beauty.

Grandfather's Eyes - Physical organs belonging to one of the main characters representing the character's tendency to be sly, watchful, and judgmental.

Grandfather's Gun - This is a souvenir from an encounter between a major character and an opposing soldier during the Civil War, representing that character's capacity for violence.

Grandfather's Shirts - Clothing items belonging to one of the major characters that another character buries.

Sermons - Written speeches that are a way for three generations of the book's characters to express views and beliefs they can't...

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