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.
Pale Fire - An autobiographical poem by John Shade that he wrote in the last month of his life.
Zembla - This country in northeastern Europe is the homeland of Charles Kinbote.
Shadeans - The title given to literary critics of John Shade's poetry.
New Wye - This place is the college town where John Shade and Charles Kinbote live and work.
Onhava - This city is the capital of Zembla.
Wordsmith University - This is where John Shade and Charles Kinbote both teach.
The Shadows - The name of a...
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