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.
The Conciergerie - This is where Papillon is held prior to his sentencing.
Paris - Where Papillon is brought to trial here.
The Plan - This is the name given the tube carried by some prisoners (in their anuses), usually containing money to be used in the case of escape.
Guiana - The French penal colonies are located here.
Ile aux Pigeons - This is the name of the leper colony where Papillon and the others buy a boat and receive a great deal of help in their escape effort.
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