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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from The Amber Spyglass

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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.


The Alethiometer - A device about the size of a pocket compass that can answer questions posed by those who can read it. It has 36 pictures around the rim and a needle that points to pictures which reveal an answer to a question.

The Knife - This object cuts any material and cuts between worlds, but yet is not indestructible. If the bearer of the object is distracted, the object will shatter. The object has intentions of its own, unanticipated by its creators.

Dust/Shadows/Sraf - All names for the...

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