Giovanni's Room
Giovanni's Room
by James Baldwin

Giovanni's Room Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
A Brief Note on Symbols in Realistic Fiction
Renovating Giovanni's Room
American, Born and Bred
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: Tragedy
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Shout Outs
Brief Summary
Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 2, Chapter 1
Part 2, Chapter 2
Part 2, Chapter 3
Part 2, Chapter 4
Part 2, Chapter 5
Characters
David
David Timeline
Giovanni
Giovanni Timeline
Hella
Hella Timeline
Jacques
Guillaume
David's Father
Joey
The Caretaker
Sue
Aunt Ellen
The Flaming Princess
Madame Clothilde
Sailor from Nice
Yves
David's Mother
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Romantic
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Love
Love Quotes
Sexuality and Sexual Identity
Sexuality and Sexual Identity Quotes
Men and Masculinity
Men and Masculinity Quotes
Repression
Repression Quotes
Isolation
Isolation Quotes
Choices
Choices Quotes
Visions of America
Visions of America Quotes
Memory and the Past
Memory and the Past Quotes
Passivity
Passivity Quotes
Guilt and Blame
Guilt and Blame 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
For an Additional Ten Dollars, You Can Read About the Whole House!
For an Additional Ten Dollars, You Can Read About the Whole House! Flashcards
For an Additional Ten Dollars, You Can Read About the Whole House! True or False
Study Questions
Essay