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Friday Night Lights by H.G. Bissinger-Online Book Summary


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Friday Night Lights

A Town, a Team, and a Dream


H. G. 'Buzz' Bissinger

First published: 1990
Updated: 2000

TheBestNotes Study Guide by Diane Clapsaddle

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Table of Contents

Literary Elements
List of Characters
Short Plot Summary (Synopsis)
H. G. "Buzz" Bissinger - Biography

Chapter Summaries with Notes

/ Analysis
Chapter 1 - Odessa
Chapter 2 - The Watermelon Feed
Chapter 3 - Boobie
The Season
Chapter 4 - Dreaming of Heroes
Chapter 5 - Black and White
Chapter 6 - The Ambivalence of Ivory
Chapter 7 - School Days
Chapter 8 - East Versus West
Chapter 9 - Friday Night Politics
Chapter 10 - Boobie Who?
Push for the Playoffs
Chapter 11 - Sisters
Chapter 12 - Civil War
Chapter 13 - Heads of Tails
Chapter 14 - Friday Night Addiction
Chapter 15 - The Algebraic Equation
Chapter 16 - Field of Dreams

Overall Analysis
Character Analysis
Plot Structure Analysis
Themes - Theme Analysis
Author's Style
Rising Action
Falling Action
Point of View
Important Quotations/Quotes and Analysis
Key Facts

Study Questions/Multiple-Choice Quiz
Answer Key
Essay Topics - Book Report Ideas

Other Information
Biography of H. G. Bissinger
The Reaction to the Book
About Permian High School
Differences Between the Movie and Actual Events

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