Sounder Overview

William H. Armstrong
This Study Guide consists of approximately 11 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Sounder.
This section contains 125 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Sounder Short Guide

Sounder Summary & Study Guide Description

Sounder 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 For Further Reference on Sounder by William H. Armstrong.

Preview of Sounder Summary:

Sounder reflects Armstrong's personal history, his knowledge of southern rural life, and his admiration for strong individuals. Concentrating on an innocent child's perspective, the story provides graphic descriptions of the cruelties inflicted upon a black sharecropper family trapped by poverty and lack of education. Sounder is the tragic and moving story of an unnamed boy who is devoted to his family and their faithful hound, Sounder. His father, jailed for stealing food to...

This section contains 125 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Sounder Short Guide
Copyrights
Gale
Sounder from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook