Difficult Women Summary
Roxane Gay

Everything you need to understand or teach Difficult Women by Roxane Gay.

  • Difficult Women Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Difficult Women Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Difficult Women Overview

Roxane Gay's Difficult Women is an exceptional set of intimate short stories about women who experience passionate romances, haunted marriages, childhood trauma, infidelity, and everything in between. Each chapter revolves around the life of a new character – twin sisters who were kidnapped together and tortured, a couple who loses their 14-month son to a tragic car accident, a woman who draws water and rain clouds wherever she goes, and others. Through her novel, Roxane Gay paints a vividly haunting imagery of remarkable and complicated women living in modern America.

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