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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from The Tin Drum

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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 Tin Drum - Oskar receives this as a gift on his third birthday.

Skat Cards - Albert Matzerath, his wife Agnes, and her lover Jan Bronski, love to play play with these together. These are a symbol of their strange three-way relationship.

The Finger - According to Oskar's account, he finds this mysterious object while walking along the Rhine with a borrowed rottweiler named Lux.

The Ring - When Oskar discovers this object and is confronted by Vittlar, Oskar hands over the object to ensure the man's silence.

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