The American Summary
Henry James

Everything you need to understand or teach The American by Henry James.

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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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The American Summary

In the novel The American by Henry James, American Christopher Newman learns firsthand how cruel a society can be when one's worth is based on name and lineage rather than an individual's characteristics. In Newman's case, he is denied the right to marry the lady of his choice because she is an aristocrat and he is not of royal bloodlines. The novel illustrates the great differences in the French and American...

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