CliffsNotes on Schaefer's Shane and Western Literature

CliffsNotes on Schaefer's Shane and Western Literature

CliffsNotes on Schaefer's Shane and Western Literature

CliffsNotes on Schaefer's Shane and Western Literature

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In CliffsNotes on Schaefer's Shane, you follow a main character's appearance out of nowhere, his unbelievable feats of skill and courage, his significant influence on a Western community, and his ride out of town and into the sunset.

Told as a young boy's remembrance of the man who changed his life, Shane is a classic in the literature of the American West. This study guide looks into the life and background of the author, the novel's characters, and the following:

  • Coverage of the novel's basic themes
  • Chapter-by-chapter summaries and commentaries
  • Critical analysis of Western regional literature
  • Comparison of Shane, the novel and the movie
  • Suggested essay questions to prompt your creativity
  • Selected bibliography for further reading

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