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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from On Killing

Dave Grossman (author)
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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.


Lake Wobegon - This is a fictional town created on Prairie Home Companion.

Washington Post Newspaper - The author refers to this during the introduction to show extreme anti-killing ideologies that are part of the confluence of influences in contemporary American society.

Black Powder muskets - These items are used in the text as proof that soldiers are disinclined to shoot in battle.

M-16 - These items are used internationally, but are recognizable as belonging to American troops throughout the world.

AK-47 - This is an alternative to the preferred weapon...

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