Study Guide to The Aspern Papers by Henry James

Study Guide to The Aspern Papers by Henry James

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Henry James' The Aspern Papers, considered to be one of James' most acclaimed novellas.

As a tale of the nineteenth century, James continues his theme of evaluating society and its effect on other individuals. Moreover, The Aspern Papers gives readers the opportunity to compare the cultures and customs of both America and Europe from an American's perspective. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Henry James' 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: 9781645421948
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 09/26/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 92
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.19(d)

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1) Introduction 1 2) Introduction to The Aspern Papers 15 3) Brief Summary 18 4) Textual Analysis Chapter I 20 Chapter II 28 Chapter III 34 Chapter IV 40 Chapter V 46 Chapter VI 53 Chapter VII 58 Chapter VIII 63 Chapter IX 68 5) Character Analyses 72 6) Critical Commentary 75 7) Essay Questions and Answers 77 8) Selected Bibliography 82

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