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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Robert M. Pirsig
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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

Motorcycle - This object was used to frame many of the Narrator's spiritual and philosophical discussions.

Screws - These objects represent the details of life that require caring attentiveness and are used by the Narrator to illustrate his ideas.

The Wall Across the Misty Harbor in Korea - This object is representative of a Quality technological product stemming from the peace of mind of its creators.

The Beer Can Shim - This object was used by the Narrator and John Sutherland to represent the beauty of underlying form as opposed to...

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