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The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds


by H.G. Wells

The War of the Worlds: Symbols True or False

1. The narrator compares himself to which animal returning to its burrow? -> Groundhog
2. At the beginning, the narrator points out humans have killed off which animal? -> Hamster
3. A huge exodus of people is compared to what? -> Stampede
4. Disorganized refugees are compared to what? -> Dirt
5. Which technology is not mentioned? -> Trains