Hunger Summary
Knut Hamsun

Everything you need to understand or teach Hunger by Knut Hamsun.

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

Hunger Summary

In Hunger, the protagonist is a writer living in Christiania in the 1800s. Out of work, he struggles to write articles for the local newspapers to make a little money to feed himself. However, he ends up with no money for rent, and resorts to selling off his meager possessions to the pawn broker one at a time until he has nothing left. After experiencing manic highs and bleak depressions, he...

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Study Pack

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Hunger Study Guide

Lesson Plan

Hunger Lesson Plans contain 103 pages of teaching material, including: