The Autobiography of Malcolm X (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series)

The Autobiography of Malcolm X (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series)

by SparkNotes, Malcolm X

Paperback

$5.95
View All Available Formats & Editions

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.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781586638337
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 06/13/2003
Series: SparkNotes Literature Guide Series
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Context1
Plot Overview3
Character List5
Analysis of Major Characters9
Malcolm as Malcolm Little9
Malcolm as Detroit Red9
Malcolm as Satan10
Malcolm as Malcolm X10
Malcolm as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz11
Themes, Motifs & Symbols13
Malcolm's Changing Perspective on Racism13
The Similarity Between Hustling and Activism13
Humanity as a Basic Right14
Status Symbols14
Travel and Transformation15
The Conk16
The Watch, Suitcase, and Eyeglasses16
Summary & Analysis17
Chapters One & Two17
Chapters Three & Four21
Chapters Five, Six & Seven23
Chapters Eight & Nine27
Chapters Ten & Eleven30
Chapters Twelve & Thirteen33
Chapters Fourteen, Fifteen & Sixteen36
Chapters Seventeen, Eighteen & Nineteen41
Epilogue44
Important Quotations Explained47
Key Facts53
Study Questions & Essay Topics55
Study Questions55
Suggested Essay Topics58
Review & Resources59
Quiz59
Suggestions for Further Reading64

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

The Autobiography of Malcolm X (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series) 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago