The Devil in the White City SparkNotes Literature Guide

The Devil in the White City SparkNotes Literature Guide

by SparkNotes
The Devil in the White City SparkNotes Literature Guide

The Devil in the White City SparkNotes Literature Guide

by SparkNotes

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Overview

Created by Harvard students for students everywhere, SparkNotes give you just what you need to succeed in school:
  • Complete Plot Summary and Analysis
  • Key Facts About the Work
  • Analysis of Major Characters
  • Themes, Motifs, and Symbols
  • Explanation of Important Quotations
  • Author’s Historical Context
  • Suggested Essay Topics
  • 25-Question Review Quiz

The Devil in the White City features explanations of key themes, motifs, and symbols including: motivation; pride; fire; the color blue; sickness; dark and light. It also includes detailed analysis of these important characters: Daniel H. Burnham; H.H. Holmes; Frederick Law Olmsted.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411480322
Publisher: Spark
Publication date: 10/06/2020
Series: SparkNotes Literature Guide Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 1,034,201
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 5.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Context 1

Plot Overview 3

Character Lest 6

Analyses of Major Characters 10

Daniel H. Burnham 10

H.H. Holmes 10

Frederick Law Olmsted 11

Themes, Motifs & Symbols 12

Motivation 12

Persistence 12

Pride 13

Fire 14

The Color Blue 14

Sickness 14

Weather 15

Dark and Light 15

Summary & Analysis 16

Author's Note & Prologue 16

Part I Frozen Music (Chapters 1-4) 18

Part I Frozen Music (Chapters 5-10) 23

Part II An Awful Fight (Chapters 11-15) 28

Part II An Awful Fight (CHAPTERS 16-21) 32

Part II An Awful Fight (Chapters 22-25) 37

Part III In the White City (Chapters 26-31) 42

Part III In the White City (Chapters 32-37) 45

Part III In the White City (Chapters 38-42) 50

Part III In the White City (Chapters 43-47) 54

Part IV Cruelty Revealed (Chapters 48-53) 59

Epilogue: The Last Crossing 63

Important Quotations Explained 68

Key Facts 71

Study Questions 73

How to Write Literary Analysis 75

The Literary Essay: A Step-By-Step Guide 75

Suggested Essay Topics 87

Glossary of Literary Terms 88

A Note on Plagiarism 90

Review & Resources 91

Quiz 91

Suggestions for Further Reading 96

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