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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Ole Rolvaag's Giant in the Earth, a historical fiction novel originally published in Norwegian.
As a novel of the twentieth-century, Giants in the Earth tells the story of Norwegian pioneers. Moreover, many of the accounts throughout the book are personal encounters of Rolvaag and his wife. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Ole Rolvaag's 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.