Mainly in Moonlight Social Sensitivity

Nicholas Stuart Gray
This Study Guide consists of approximately 10 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Mainly in Moonlight.
This section contains 101 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Mainly in Moonlight Short Guide

The stories of Mainly in Moonlight provide almost no direct references to conditions or events in the present-day world. But as with traditional fairy tales, Gray's stories can be applied to a variety of human situations and conditions.

Moreover, since his stories deal with such themes as human growth, the scrupulous use of power, and the nature of courage, they can provide a springboard for discussions about many issues. Even the tales with a darker tone contain no graphic descriptions of harm or violence. Suspense is created by the sophisticated use of language and by pacing rather than by lurid details.

(read more)

This section contains 101 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Mainly in Moonlight Short Guide
Copyrights
Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Mainly in Moonlight 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