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 Milk Fountain - A place to get a mouthful of malted milk and an earful of gossip.
The Continental - Everyone meets everyone else at this popular hotel and restaurant in Saigon.
Diolacton - Pyle is smuggling this ingredient from the United States to be used in explosives.
Opium - A drug Fowler thinks makes him less emotional and more Eastern in his outlook.
Duke - Pyle's big black dog that is murdered along with Pyle.
York Harding - An intellectual author who advocates a Third Force in Vietnam.
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