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.
Letters from Sarah - Emily receives these throughout the novel, giving her insight into the terror in her sister's life.
Articles - Emily writes these throughout her life, but she never completes a single one.
Dog - Emily adopts this while living with Jack in Iowa City. Jack accuses her of using it to fill a hole not having a child has left.
Tree - Emily and Jack make love under this object while walking one day. Jack later uses this afternoon for one of his poems in a new book...
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