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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Songs of the Humpback Whale

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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.


Apples - Symbolic of the forbidden fruit in Eden, these in the story appear often. Sam, Joley and Hadley tend and harvest the fruit on one of the few profitable orchards in Massachusetts.

Arlo van Cleeb's Farm - Near What Cheer, Iowa, this is famous for being the site of the September 21, 1978 crash of Midwest Airlines Flight 997.

Blue Diner, Boston - At this location in Boston, Oliver accepts the fact that he could be to blame for the breakups.

Gloucester, Massachusetts - Off the coast of this town, Mable, the three-year-old...

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