Forgot your password?  

The Leopard Summary
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

Everything you need to understand or teach The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa.

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

The Leopard Summary

Plot Summary

The Leopard is the story of a middle-aged, Sicilian aristocrat caught in the middle of a political and personal revolution. As his influence and status are eroded in the wake of a working class rebellion, his sense of status and self-importance is eroded in the wake of his personal encounters with ambitious members of the working class and with his own superficiality. As the narrative follows the aristocrat, known as the Prince, to the ultimate confrontation with the inevitable and universal process of change, it develops themes relating to the shallowness of religious faith and the futile power of money.

This novel, set in 1860's Sicily (a time of considerable socio-political upheaval), follows the life and career of Prince Fabrizio de Salinas, or simply the Prince as he's referred to throughout the novel. The narrative begins with a description of what, for the Prince, is a normal evening...

(read more from the Study Guide)

Study Pack

The The Leopard Study Pack contains about 80 pages of study material in 3 products, including:

The Leopard Study Guide

Lesson Plan

All teaching products sold separately.

The Leopard Lesson Plans contain 129 pages of teaching material, including:

Follow Us on Facebook
You might also be interested in: