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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind, a Pulitzer Prize winner, one of the bestselling novels of all time, and heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel. As a novel of the Great Depression era, Gone with the Wind is a coming-of-age story of a spoiled daughter of a plantation owner set during the Civil War and Reconstruction Era. Moreover, Mitchell was hit by a taxi walking across the street with her husband and suffered severe head injuries, never regaining consciousness. Her death caused world-wide notice and expressions of regret, much of which centered on the theme of her having written only one book. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Mitchell’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.