Cold Mountain (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series)

Cold Mountain (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series)

by SparkNotes, Charles Frazier


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781586635053
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 12/01/2003
Series: SparkNotes Literature Guide Series
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Plot Overview3
Character List7
Analysis of Major Characters11
Themes, Motifs & Symbols15
Isolation in the Search for Meaning15
Knowledge and Intuition15
Seasonal Changes and Rotations16
The Past17
The Crow17
Forked Roads and Crossings17
Dark-Haired Women17
Summary & Analysis19
The Shadow of a Crow19
The Ground Beneath Her Hands22
The Color of Despair; Verbs, All of Them Tiring24
Like any Other Thing, a Gift; Ashes of Roses27
Exile and Brute Wandering31
Source and Root33
To Live Like a Gamecock36
In Place of the Truth; the Doing of it39
Freewill Savages; Bride Bed Full of Blood42
A Satisfied Mind; a Vow to Bear45
Naught and Grief; Black Bark in Winter47
Footsteps in the Snow; the Far Side of Trouble50
Spirits of Crows, Dancing; Epilogue. October of 187453
Important Quotations Explained57
Key Facts63
Study Questions & Essay Topics65
Review & Resources69
Suggestions for Further Reading74

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