Patriot Games Setting & Symbolism

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London

London is where Jack Ryan foils the ULA's plan to kill the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and their young son. Catalyst for the story.

The Mall

The Mall is the area near Buckingham Palace in London where the attack takes place.

Kalashnikov

Kalashnikov is the machine gun used in the attack.

ULA

ULA stands for Ulster Liberation Army, Maoist offshoot of Provos.

Bullet Proof Glass

Bullet Proof Glass is a polycarbonate that deteriorates after a year in direct sunlight- explaining why the windshield failed on the Rolls Royce but the inner shield held.

PIRA

PIRA stands for the Provisional Wing of the Irish Republican Army, a.k.a. Provos.

Pain Medication

Pain Medication is necessary to dull pain enough to allow healing, but Ryan had once become addicted during a previous injury and fears a repeat performance.

Flanagan's Steakhouse

Flanagan's Steakhouse in Dublin, Ireland, is the...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Patriot Games from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.