The Autobiography of Malcolm X (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series)

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Overview

Literature Guides

Created by Harvard students for students everywhere, SparkNotes is a new breed of study guide: smarter, better, faster.

Geared to what today's students need to know, SparkNotes provides:

  • chapter-by-chapter analysis
  • explanations of key themes, motifs, and symbols
  • a review quiz and essay topics
Lively and accessible, these guides are perfect for late-night studying and writing papers.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411492516
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 10/11/2007
  • Series: SparkNotes Literature Guide Series
  • Format: Spark Note
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 312,520
  • Ships to U.S.and APO/FPO addresses only.

Table of Contents

Context 1
Plot Overview 3
Character List 5
Analysis of Major Characters 9
Malcolm as Malcolm Little 9
Malcolm as Detroit Red 9
Malcolm as Satan 10
Malcolm as Malcolm X 10
Malcolm as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz 11
Themes, Motifs & Symbols 13
Malcolm's Changing Perspective on Racism 13
The Similarity Between Hustling and Activism 13
Humanity as a Basic Right 14
Status Symbols 14
Travel and Transformation 15
The Conk 16
The Watch, Suitcase, and Eyeglasses 16
Summary & Analysis 17
Chapters One & Two 17
Chapters Three & Four 21
Chapters Five, Six & Seven 23
Chapters Eight & Nine 27
Chapters Ten & Eleven 30
Chapters Twelve & Thirteen 33
Chapters Fourteen, Fifteen & Sixteen 36
Chapters Seventeen, Eighteen & Nineteen 41
Epilogue 44
Important Quotations Explained 47
Key Facts 53
Study Questions & Essay Topics 55
Study Questions 55
Suggested Essay Topics 58
Review & Resources 59
Quiz 59
Suggestions for Further Reading 64
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2013

    Not what your looking for

    Sadly this is not the autobiography. Just a summary of the book. Just buy the book at barns and noble, I've already check to see if it was a nook book, but sadly isnt

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