The author presents a highly significant parallel between the country's period of transition and the transformation of the boys to men. The story describes how the Bedwetters, the disturbed boys, face their new challenges and questions. When the novel was being written, the Vietnam War was on. In the preceding years several political assignations had taken place. Several significant elements of popular culture appear throughout the novel. There are some important allusions to televisions programmes and to hippies. Through these allusions, the author tries to show that the boys were aware of the culture that surrounded them. Ready Reference Treatise: Bless the Beasts and Children Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis
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|Size: ||374 KB|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781329015517 (DRM-EPUB)|
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