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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Walter Van Tilburg Clark’s The Ox-Bow Incident, said to be one of the greatest Western novels ever written. As a classic novel set in 1885 but written in 1938, The Ox-Bow Incident draws parallels between Nazi brutality and the vigilantes showcased in the novel in order to communicate unjust violence can occur anywhere at any time. Moreover, the novel serves as a great example of realism, having been written during the realist movement. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Clark’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.