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If on a winter's night a traveler

If on a winter's night a traveler

by Italo Calvino

If on a winter's night a traveler: Symbols True or False

1. What object symbolizes Silas Flannery's male gaze and feeds his desire to write an ideal book?His spyglass
2. According to the boy scouts, what supernatural agent is sending messages through Silas Flannery's writings?Extraterrestrials
3. What do trains primarily symbolize in this book?Stories that are supposed to move along a clear path
4. What does Lotaria's story-analyzing machine primarily symbolize?A more efficient way of reading stories
5. What is symbolized by Ermes Marana's account of the Father of Stories?The total nonsense behind storytelling

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