The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature
Novel by Alice Walker
, published in 1982. It won a Pulitzer Prize
in 1983. A feminist novel about an abused and uneducated black woman's struggle for empowerment, the novel was praised for the depth of its female characters and for its eloquent use of black English vernacular. --Ce texte fait référence à l'édition Relié.
This critically acclaimed modern American novel is analyzed and summarized, and Alice Walker's distinct writing style is discussed. Titles in this growing series for middle school and high school students analyze novels and plays that are included in most schools' English Lit. curricula. Literature Made Easy books are more than plot summaries. They analyze characters, explain themes, and point out details that make each author's writing style unique. Each book also features "Mind Maps"diagrams that summarize the work's most important details and serve as stimuli to help students focus their ideas for exams and term papers. --Ce texte fait référence à une édition épuisée ou non disponible de ce titre.