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.
Orphalese - The long-established, fortified seaside city in which The Prophet is set. The main setting in this city is the temple, where Almustafa addresses the people and which is attended by a male and female priesthood. The town also has a thriving, bustling marketplace; stalls for a rich variety of artisans; at least one school (including an astronomical observatory); a court of law; places accommodating poets and orators; and individual homes for residents rich and poor. Around this city stretches abundant fields and orchards irrigated by slow-moving streams, cut by rapid torrents,...
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