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Visions Of Gerard Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of Visions Of Gerard

In Visions of Gerard, Kerouac recalls the few years he spent as a child with his older brother Gerard before Gerard passed away. Gerard's life marked all the goodness in children and was seen as a saintlike figure. Gerard's memory is embraced and Kerouac learns to accept loss which is pivotal in his development as a child in understanding the ways of the world.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   very sensitive (sigh) Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Coping with loss of loved one(s)    -   Yes Loss of...    -   brother/sisters

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   7 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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