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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from The Fencing Master

Arturo Pérez-Reverte
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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.


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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