Study Guide to the Major Works by Jean-Paul Sartre

Study Guide to the Major Works by Jean-Paul Sartre

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Jean-Paul Sartre, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1964. Titles in this study guide include The Flies, No Exit, Dirty Hands, The Roads to Freedom, Being and Nothingness, The Wall, Nausea, The Childhood Of A Leader, and Existentialism.

As a French philosopher and writer of the twentieth-century, Sartre was a foremost supporter of Marxism, sociology, and critical theory. Moreover, Sartre was a central figure in the philosophy of existentialism. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Jean-Paul Sartre's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have 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: 9781645422648
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 07/10/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.33(d)

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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 Jean-Paul Sartre 1 2) Nausea 16 3) The Wall 31 4) The Childhood of a Leader 35 5) The Flies 43 6) No Exit 58 7) Dirty Hands 69 8) The Age of Reason (L'Age De Raison) 83 9) The Reprieve (Le Sursis) 93 10) Troubled Sleep (La Mort Dans L'Âme) 103 11) The Last Chance (La Dernière Chance) 112 12) Analysis of Selected Characters 114 13) Being and Nothingness 118 14) Existentialism 132 15) Essay Questions and Answers 139 16) Bibliography 144

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