Blonde: A Novel Summary
Joyce Carol Oates

Everything you need to understand or teach Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates.

  • Blonde: A Novel Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Blonde: A Novel Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Blonde: A Novel Overview

In the novel Blonde, by Joyce Carol Oates, Oates portrays the late actress Marilyn Monroe as a woman who was exploited and betrayed throughout her tragically short life. Oates blends some facts with fictionalized situations to imagine what Marilyn’s personal life might have been like. Themes in the novel include the stigma of mental illness, betrayal, and the pattern of Marilyn’s life and relationships.

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