Category: Summary

  • Jane Eyre- – Complete Summary

    Jane Eyre- – Complete Summary

    Jane Eyre is an orphan who is being brought up by her nasty and affluent aunt, Mrs. Reed. Jane Eyre is a young girl. Bessie, a maidservant, is one of the only people who shows Jane any compassion whatsoever. Bessie entertains Jane by singing songs and telling her stories. One day, as a kind of […]

  • Wuthering Heights – Complete Summary

    Wuthering Heights – Complete Summary

    In the latter part of the winter of 1801, a man named Lockwood rents a manor home in England’s remote moor country known as Thrushcross Grange. Here, he is introduced to his gloomy landlord, Heathcliff, a wealthy individual who resides in the historic estate of Wuthering Heights, which is located approximately four miles distant from […]

  • Frankenstein – Complete Summary

    Frankenstein – Complete Summary

    Robert Walton, the captain of a ship en route to the North Pole, writes a series of letters to his sister in England, updating her on the status of his perilous mission and detailing its various challenges. After an initial period of success, the project was soon derailed as seas filled with insurmountable ice appeared. […]

  • Animal Farm – Complete Summary

    Animal Farm – Complete Summary

    One night, all of the animals at Mr. Jones’ Manor Farm gather in a barn to listen to old Major, a pig, describe a dream he had about a world in which all animals live free from the tyranny of their human masters. Major’s dream was about a world where all animals live free from […]

  • Little Women – Complete Summary

    Little Women – Complete Summary

    A passage from John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress, an allegory novel about living a Christian life that was written in the seventeenth century, serves as the prologue to Louisa May Alcott’s novel Little Women. The four March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, are seen in the opening scene of Alcott’s narrative lamenting their family’s […]

  • The Picture of Dorian Gray – Complete Summary

    The Picture of Dorian Gray – Complete Summary

    Basil Hallward, an artist, is putting the finishing touches on his most recent portrait, which is of a young man, and he is doing so in his studio in London. Basil refused to answer Lord Henry’s question about the young man’s identity, citing his preference for the matter to remain confidential. Lord Henry is currently […]

  • Romeo and Juliet – Complete Summary

    Romeo and Juliet – Complete Summary

    Another fight breaks out in the streets of Verona between the servants of the noble families Capulet and Montague, who are engaged in a feud with one another. Benvolio, a Montague, tries to put an end to the fighting, but when Tybalt, a reckless Capulet, arrives on the scene, he finds himself drawn into the […]

  • The Catcher in the Rye – Complete Summary

    The Catcher in the Rye – Complete Summary

    The novel The Catcher in the Rye is set in the 1950s and is told by Holden Caulfield, a young man. While telling the story, Holden is vague about his location, but he makes it clear that he is receiving treatment in a mental hospital or sanatorium. When Holden is sixteen years old, the events […]

  • Of Mice and Men – Complete Summary

    Of Mice and Men – Complete Summary

    The bus carrying two migrant labourers, George and Lennie, stopped many miles away from the California farm where they were supposed to begin their work shifts. They were allowed to get off the bus. George is a short, dark-skinned man who has been described as having “sharp, robust features.” His friend Lennie is the polar […]

  • The Scarlet Letter – Complete Summary

    The Scarlet Letter – Complete Summary

    In the beginning of “The Scarlet Letter,” there is a lengthy prelude that explains how the novel came to be written. The narrator, who shall remain unidentified, worked as a surveyor at the customhouse in Salem, Massachusetts. In the attic of the customs house, he found a number of documents, one of which was a […]