Study Guide to Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

Study Guide to Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha, became influential during the 1960s when cultural movements were seeking inspiration from the East.

As a novel of the 1950s, Siddhartha incorporates contrasting ideologies from Eastern religions to Western individualism to create a new idea of life's true meaning. Moreover, the novel has influenced, inspired, and shaped generations of thinkers, readers, and writers. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Hermann Hesse's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:

- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As

The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645422167
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 09/17/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Edition description: 4th ed.
Pages: 110
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.23(d)

About the Author

Intelligent Education is a learning company with a mission to publish accessible resources and digital tools to educate the world. Their mission drives every project, from publishing books to designing software and online courses, film projects, mobile apps, VR/AR learning tools and more. IE builds tools to empower people who love to learn. Intelligent Education offers courses in science, mathematics, the arts, humanities, history and language arts taught by leading university professors from Wake Forest University, Indiana University, Texas A&M University, and other great schools. The learning platform features 3D models and 360 media paired with instructional videos for on-screen and Mixed Reality interaction that increases student engagement and improves retention. The IE team is geographically located across the United States and is a division of Academic Influence. Learn more at

Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1) Introduction to Hermann Hesse 1 2) Composition, Publication, and Translation of Siddhartha 18 3) Textual Analysis 41 Chapter One: The Son of The Brahman 41 Chapter Two: With The Samanas 44 Chapter Three: Gotama 47 Chapter Four: Awakening 50 Chapter Five: Kamala 52 Chapter Six: With The Child-People 55 Chapter Seven: Sansara 58 Chapter Eight: By The River 60 Chapter Nine: The Ferryman 63 Chapter Ten: The Son 66 Chapter Eleven: Om 68 Chapter Twelve: Govinda 70 4) Character Analyses 74 5) Essay Questions and Model Answers 83 6) Bibliography 88 7) Topics for Research and Criticism 100

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