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Misery Summary
Stephen King

Everything you need to understand or teach Misery by Stephen King.

  • Misery Summary & Study Guide
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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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Misery Summary

Plot Summary

"Misery" by Stephen King is a work of fiction.

Paul Sheldon wakes up in extreme pain. The pain ebbs and flows but is constant underneath. Paul is drugged. There are memories of childhood days at Revere Beach. Paul wakes to someone giving him mouth to mouth. As Paul becomes conscious, he is aware of a horrendous smell.

Later, Paul wakes up in a bedroom. A woman is sitting next to the bed, reading. Paul learns that he is in a farmhouse in Sidewinder, Colorado. "My name is Annie Wilkes. And I am -" "I know," he said. "You're my number-one fan" (Part 1, chapter 2, page 6).

Annie Wilkes lives in a farmhouse in Sidewinder, Colorado. The location is rural and for most of the story it is winter with few references to the outside of the house. Paul immediately sees Annie for what she really is - a dirty, disheveled...

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The Misery Study Pack contains about 56 pages of study material in 6 products, including:

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