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The quartz spear was nothing special. Plenty like it at the bazaar, for the right price. The spear’s cloudy, white point lay on the workstation, next to the pestle
and mortar. It glinted dully."
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I read this in Raider's peril.
This is the first paragraph of the book so I didn't expect "the" before "quartz spear, bazaar, the workstation and pestle and mortar. Could you please explain the use of definite article before those nouns? What makes them specific in this context as they have been introduced for the first time to the reader?

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The writer has decided on the use of the definite article before those nouns, and I would expect the reason to become clearer as the story progresses.

It''s a way of making you interested quickly, and it seems to have worked in your case, hasn't it?

Clive

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JigneshbharatiCould you please explain the use of definite article before those nouns?

They are the ones he is looking at.

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