The House of the Spirits
The House of the Spirits
by Isabel Allende

The House of the Spirits Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The parable of the fox and the hens (4.105)
Houses
Animal Imagery
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?
Tough-o-Meter
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
Epilogue
Characters
Alba de Satigny
Alba de Satigny Timeline
Esteban Trueba
Esteban Trueba Timeline
Clara del Valle
Clara del Valle Timeline
Blanca, Jaime, and Nicolás Trueba
Férula and Doña Ester Trueba
Old Pedro García, Pedro Segundo García, and Pedro Tercero García
Pancha García and Esteban García
Tránsito Soto
Count Jean de Satigny
Nívea, Severo, Rosa, Nana, Barrabás
Miguel, Ana Díaz, Professor Sebastián Gómez
The Poet and the Candidate/President
The Mora Sisters
Father Restrepo, Father Antonio, and Father Jose Dulce María
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Family
Family Quotes
Memory and The Past
Memory and The Past Quotes
Literature and Writing
Literature and Writing Quotes
Perseverance
Perseverance Quotes
Violence
Violence Quotes
Women and Femininity
Women and Femininity Quotes
Society and Class
Society and Class Quotes
The Supernatural
The Supernatural Quotes
Freedom and Confinement
Freedom and Confinement Quotes
Politics
Politics 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
They’d Better Be Chipping in for Rent
They’d Better Be Chipping in for Rent Flashcards
They’d Better Be Chipping in for Rent True or False
This Book Makes Kill Bill Seem Like a Romantic Comedy
This Book Makes Kill Bill Seem Like a Romantic Comedy Flashcards
This Book Makes Kill Bill Seem Like a Romantic Comedy True or False
Study Questions
Essay
The House of the Spirits
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Mini TED Talk
Photo Collage
Book Review
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop