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Crash Summary
J. G. Ballard

Everything you need to understand or teach Crash by J. G. Ballard.

  • Crash Summary & Study Guide
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  • 30 Crash Lessons
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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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Crash Summary

Plot Summary

Crash is a novel by English author J.G. Ballard. Crash is told through the eyes of James Ballard, a young man who becomes acquainted with a man obsessed with car crashes after Ballard experiences a crash of his own. Ballard looks up to this obsessed man and follows him as he chases after one car crash to the next. Ballard has become obsessed himself, allowing all aspects of his own car crash influence everything in his life from his marriage, to his extramarital affairs, to his expectations in regards to his own mortality. As the behavior of his new friend escalates, Ballard goes along for the ride, anxious to feel as alive as he does near a car crash. Crash is a unique novel that explores the effects of modern technology on human relationships, leaving the reader breathless and wondering just how far these characters will go...

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