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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from The Golden Compass

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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.


Jordan College at Oxford - This place is where the main character grew up and is the setting for much of the initial story.

Daemon - This object is a familiar that every human is born with.

Tokay - This substance is a type of wine.

Dust - These objects are mysterious particles that can be seen only with a special lens.

Aurora - This phenomenon is a radiant emission occurring in Northern regions.

Gobblers - This group kidnaps children.

Alethiometer - This object is a compass-like device that can tell...

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