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Free Study Guide for Silent Spring by Rachel Carson - Book Summary


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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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1) Describe the kinds of and effects of the chlorinated hydrocarbons and the organic phosphates.

2) What is Carsonís main means of persuasion in Silent Spring and how sound is this rhetorical choice on her part?

3) How does Carson represent the users of chemical poisons in the book? Are they demonized as a means of setting up a weak opponent in the argument or are they responsibly represented?

4) What is Carsonís targeted audience? Is it the chemical companies, the state agencies, or the average citizens? ........

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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