Objects & Places from The Fencing Master

Arturo Pérez-Reverte
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 113 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Fencing Master Lesson Plans

Object Descriptions

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 force is in charge of combating the anti-monarchy demonstrations.

Café Progreso - This is where Don Jaime meets with his discussion group. The men have coffee and toast and argue about politics.

Lefaucheux revolver - This is a French pistol designed by Casimir Lefaucheux. A former student gave one as a gift to Don Jaime, and...

(read more Object Descriptions)

This section contains 236 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy The Fencing Master Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
The Fencing Master from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.