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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from The Beak of the Finch

Jonathan Weiner
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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.


Princeton - This is the university for which the Grants work.

Galapagos Islands - Darwin's visit to this geographical area dramatically influenced his developing scientific thought.

Daphne Major - This is the island of the Galapagos on which the Grants focus their study of the finches.

Genovesa - This island is known to the Grants' team as "Rosemary's Island."

Pinta - This island supports both the Fuliginosa and Difficilis finches.

Los Hermanos - The Fuliginosa has this island to itself; the Fortis does not live here.

Santa Cruz - Puerto Ayora...

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