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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from The Machine in the Garden; Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America

Leo Marx
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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.

Objects

Sleephy Hollow - This is a wooded area near Concord, Massachusetts

The Tempest - This is a play written at about the same time that the New World was being colonized

The Machine - This entity refers metaphorically to all industrialism during nineteenth century America.

The Garden - This entity serves Marx as a metaphor for the general pastoral landscape of America, as found by the original settlers.

Letters From an American Farmer - This book was written by J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur.

Middle Landscape - This is the...

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