A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Eugene O'Neill's Strange Interlude, a literary classic that challenged social norms of the US in the 1920s.
As a romance of the mid-twentieth century, Strange Interlude describes the many hollow and unhealthy relationships Nina had in order to cope with her grieving. Moreover, the theme of contentment and happiness versus morality is very present throughout the novel, as sometimes the most therapeutic solution for Nina was not necessarily the most morally right. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of O'Neill'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.
1) Introduction to Eugene O'Neill
2) Introduction to Strange Interlude
4) Characters Analyses
5) Structural Analysis
6) Review of Criticism
7) Essay Questions and Answers
8) Selected Bibliography