CliffsNotes on Wright's Black Boy

CliffsNotes on Wright's Black Boy

by Carl Senna

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Overview

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background.

CliffsNotes on Black Boy chronicles the alienation of the author – not only from white society, but from his own people. Richard Wright’s novel is a cry of anguish in the face of the human condition and the tragedy that comes when an individual struggles to overcome it.

With this study guide, you’ll experience the events and the unique tone of the novel. Background about the life of the author will help shed light on the novel’s themes. Other features that help you study include

  • Character analyses of major players
  • Chapter summaries and commentaries
  • Critical essays
  • Character genealogy chart
  • Helpful maps
  • Review questions and suggested essay topics

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780544179950
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 08/20/2007
Sold by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 53
File size: 785 KB

Table of Contents

Life of the Author.

Introduction.

List of Characters.

Critical Commentaries.

Character Analyses.

Critical Essays.

Review Questions.

Selected Bibliography.

Customer Reviews