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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from The Anatomy of Melancholy

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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.


Leicester, England - This location is mentioned during the Introduction as a means of acculturating the individual to the treatise.

Oxford, England - This location is where Robert Burton received his higher education.

Goods - These objects are all manners of public or private possessions.

Inward - This technical term indicates a cause for melancholy, including dietary or climatological conditions.

Outward - This technical term indicates a cause for melancholy which involves people, animals, or goods connected with the sufferer.

Fear - This is a primary cause of melancholy. It is...

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