Foregone Summary
Russell Banks

Everything you need to understand or teach Foregone by Russell Banks.

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

Foregone Overview

Foregone is a novel by Russell Banks. The protagonist is Leonard Fife, a 77-year-old documentary filmmaker who is dying of cancer. Fife requests to be interviewed on camera before he dies. He was born in the United States, but he has lived in Canada since the late-1960s. He says that he has often hidden or lied about his past, and he wishes to tell his true life story before he dies. The novel explores themes of memory, identity, regret, love, and mortality.

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