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The Waste Lands Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Lobstrosities

The lobstrosities are the creatures that attacked Roland and injured his right hand.

Gunbelt and Revolver

This holster and gun used to belong to Roland but he has altered the belt so that Susannah can use it to learn to shoot.

Honk Mahfahs

The honk mahfahs were people who tormented Susannah and her friends in Oxford Town. Roland reminds Susannah of the deeds of these people when he tries to make her angry enough to shoot well.

Susannah's Wheelchair

This wheelchair was purchased from a medical supply house in New York in 1962. Roland and his group carry it with them through their journey along the beam to the Dark Tower. The wheelchair is accidentally left behind when the group boards Blaine the Mono.

Great West Woods

The great west woods is where Roland, Eddie, and Susannah first set up camp and where they encounter the bear.

The Twelve Guardians

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