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.
Kouroussa - This is the name of Camara Laye's hometown.
Tindican - This is the town where Laye's mother grew up and where Laye's relatives live.
Conakry - This is the coastal town where Laye attends secondary school.
The Forge - This is where Laye's father works and teaches his apprentices.
Konden Diara - This is the mythical figure whose stories are used to teach the uncircumcised boys to be brave.
Boubou - This object is a brownish-red tunic worn by the young men during the rite of circumcision.
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