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KEY FACTS

Title
Monster

Author
Walter Dean Myers

Date Published
1999

Meaning of the Title
It refers on a surface level to the name the prosecutor uses to label the two young men on trial. On a deeper level, itís the label Steve applies to himself.

Genre
Juvenile Fiction

Setting
Harlem, New York City, present day

Protagonist
Steve Harmon, who is on trial for felony murder

Antagonist
The antagonists include the justice system of our country, the neighborhood which impacts young men like Steve, the people Steve associates with in the neighborhood, and Steve himself..........

 

 

The complete study guide is currently available as a downloadable PDF, RTF, or MS Word DOC file from the PinkMonkey MonkeyNotes download store. The complete study guide contains summaries and notes for all of the chapters; detailed analysis of the themes, plot structure, and characters; important quotations and analysis; detailed analysis of symbolism, motifs, and imagery; a key facts summary; detailed analysis of the use of foreshadowing and irony; a multiple-choice quiz, and suggested book report ideas and essay topics.

 

 

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