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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key

Jack Gantos
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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.


Tasmanian Devil - This is a hyperactive and destructive cartoon character to whom Joey often compares himself

Big Quiet Chair - This is in the special education classroom, and the children use it to read quietly.

Transdermal Patch - This is used to constantly deliver medication into the body.

Pittsburgh - This is where both Joey's father and grandmother go to live after abandoning him.

Amish - These individuals live and work according to strict religious principles.

Special Education - This is a form of teaching tailored to fit the needs...

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