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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from The House of God

Samuel Shem
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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.


The House of God - The name of the grand old hospital, founded in 1913, built upon traditional medical hierarchy and solid medical rules.

BMS - A student of the school who is the lowest in the caste system of the hospital.

MBH - This is the term used to describe the rival hospital.

Ward 6 South - This is where Roy first begins his rotation as an intern and where he meets the Fat Man.

Dr. Jung's Anal Mirror - The Fat Man's potential money-making invention.

The Electric Gomer Bed - This...

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