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The Easter Parade Summary
Richard Yates (novelist)

Everything you need to understand or teach The Easter Parade by Richard Yates (novelist).

  • The Easter Parade Summary & Study Guide
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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
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The Easter Parade Summary

Plot Summary

The Easter Parade is a novel by critically acclaimed author Richard Yates. This novel follows the lives of two very different sisters after the divorce of their parents in the 1930s. Sarah is a beautiful young girl who always felt secure in who she was and the love of her parents. After graduating high school, Sarah marries a handsome man who was raised in England. This marriage seems perfect on the outside, but hides a dark secret no one will learn until it is too late. Emily is Sarah's younger, less attractive sister. Emily grows up feeling as though she is constantly overlooked, as though she is an afterthought to her self-absorbed parents. Emily focuses on education and a career after high school, finding herself moving from one relationship to the next without thought of the future. The Easter Parade is a story of the impact of divorce...

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