Study Guide Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder

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MOUNTAINS BEYOND MOUNTAINS STUDY GUIDE

 

QUOTATIONS - IMPORTANT QUOTES AND ANALYSIS

 

The following quotations are important at various points of the story (Random House, New York, 2003):

1. “That guy’s a fuckin’ saint.”

(pg. 16; This comment is made by a homeless man named Joe in Boston who only wants to take his AIDS medication and drink a six-pack of beer every day. Farmer gets him the beer.)

2. “I feel ambivalent about selling my services in a world where some can’t buy them. You can feel ambivalent about that, because you should feel ambivalent. Comma.”

(pg. 24; Farmer said this when Kidder asked him if he shouldn’t be compensated for what he does.)

3. Farmer “narrates Haiti.”

(pg. 28; This is how describes his explanations which bring forth his drawing of a moral about the suffering of.........

......25. “The world changed yesterday.”

(pg. 299; Jim Kim writes this to Kidder when WHO finally adopted new prescriptions for dealing with MDR-TB.)

 

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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