Ch 9: The Works of Colson Whitehead

About This Chapter

These lessons serve as a helpful introduction to the works of Colson Whitehead. Use them to take an in-depth look at the plot summaries, key quotes and characters from ''The Nickel Boys'', ''Zone One'', and more.

The Works of Colson Whitehead Chapter Summary

Discover a number of important works by the influential American writer Colson Whitehead. These lessons give a detailed overview of texts including:

  • The Nickel Boys
  • The Intuitionist
  • Zone One
  • Sag Harbor
  • John Henry Days
  • The Colossus of New York
  • Apex Hides the Hurt

Not only will you get to grips with these books' plot summaries, you'll also learn how to interpret and analyze them from a variety of perspectives. You can use these lessons to supplement our other literature courses - check out the full list below.

How to Use this Chapter

These lessons have been designed by subject-matter experts who offer unique insight into various elements of Colson Whitehead's major works. Use the lessons to improve the content of an essay you're writing or to dig deeper into a specific text that interests you. They also make great study aids for anyone preparing for a literature exam. Make sure to avail of extra features like the short self-assessment quizzes provided at the end of each lesson.

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