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.
Madrid, Spain - This is the main setting of the novel.
Foil - This is the most common weapon used in fencing.
Plastron - This is the protective jacket worn by fencers. It takes it name from a part of the shell of turtles.
Two-hundred-escudo thrust - This is a fencing technique that Don Jaime invented. He teaches it to worthy students for a fee.
Paris Academy of Arms - At the time that Don Jaime attends, this is the most prestigious fencing academy in Europe.
Civil Guard - This police...
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