The Gentleman from Indiana Themes

This Study Guide consists of approximately 5 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Gentleman from Indiana.
This section contains 174 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy The Gentleman from Indiana Short Guide

The Gentleman from Indiana Summary & Study Guide Description

The Gentleman from Indiana Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections:

This detailed literature summary also contains Literary Precedents on The Gentleman from Indiana by Booth Tarkington.

Preview of The Gentleman from Indiana Summary:

A reader of The Gentleman from Indiana is constantly reminded that Indiana and its people are examples of what is finest in rural America. Tarkington was presenting his home state as fully worthy of the pride its citizens felt. He anticipates the boosterism that later novelists like Sinclair Lewis would satirize.

As a romance the novel shows that good, as represented by the hero, John Harkless, will be triumphant against all odds. Tarkington in...

This section contains 174 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy The Gentleman from Indiana Short Guide
Copyrights
Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Gentleman from Indiana from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook