Big Sur
Big Sur
by Jack Kerouac

Big Sur Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Jesus Stuff, and Other Spiritual Potpourri
Alf
Dead Animals
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Epigraph?
What's Up With the Ending?
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Rebirth
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26
Chapter 27
Chapter 28
Chapter 29
Chapter 30
Chapter 31
Chapter 32
Chapter 33
Chapter 34
Chapter 35
Chapter 36
Chapter 37
Chapter 38
Characters
Jack Duluoz
Jack Duluoz Timeline
Cody Pomeray
Cody Pomeray Timeline
Dave Wain
Dave Wain Timeline
Robert Browning
Julien
Joey Rosenberg
Lanny Meadows
Lex Pascal
Johnson
Stanley Popovich
Jamie
Bruce
Emily
Gaby
Timmy
Elliot Dabney
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Drugs and Alcohol
Drugs and Alcohol Quotes
Madness
Madness Quotes
Mortality
Mortality Quotes
Literature and Writing
Literature and Writing Quotes
Transformation
Transformation Quotes
Man and the Natural World
Man and the Natural World Quotes
Isolation
Isolation Quotes
Spirituality
Spirituality Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Kerouac’s On, Kerouac’s Off
Kerouac’s On, Kerouac’s Off Flashcards
Kerouac’s On, Kerouac’s Off True or False
Drinking In the Scenery, As Well As Some Booze
Drinking In the Scenery, As Well As Some Booze Flashcards
Drinking In the Scenery, As Well As Some Booze True or False
Essay