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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from The Sheltering Sky

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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.


Oran - This is the first city the Moresbys and Tunner visit in Africa and has most of the amenities that Europeans require when traveling abroad.

Boussif - This is sprawling and lively city with some of the last civilized amenities, like sewage and garbage disposal, before one enters the hinterland.

Ain Krorfa - This is a filthy town where the air is infested with a dense cloud of flies and an overwhelming stench of sewage.

Bou Noura - This is a small town in Algeria with a French military outpost...

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