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The Works of Octavia Butler Chapter Summary
Gain useful insight into a number of texts by the American writer Octavia Butler using these structured lessons. You'll cover works such as:
- Wild Seed
- Adulthood Rites
- The Evening and the Morning and the Night
Every lesson is taught by an expert instructor and is designed to help you study as efficiently as possible. You can use these lessons to supplement a range of other literature-related courses - check out the full list below.
How to Use this Chapter
Use these lessons as a study aid while you prepare for an upcoming literature exam or simply to find out more about a specific work that interests you. The lessons in this chapter can be viewed in any order and allow you to study at your own pace and according to your own needs. Take advantage of the short self-assessment quizzes available at the end of each lesson to ensure you retain what you've learned.
You can also use the lessons in tandem with our other literature courses, including:
- English 101: English Literature
- English 102: American Literature
- English 103: Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
- English 301: Non-Western Literature
- English 310: Short Stories
- World Literature & Authors
- Survey of World Literature
Check out these courses to broaden your knowledge of a range of literary topics.
1. Characters in Dawn by Octavia Butler
Are you interested in Octavia Butler's first novel in the Lilith's Brood trilogy, ''Dawn''? It is an amazing story with even more amazing characters. Keep reading for a brief analysis of each of the major characters in this novel.
2. Summary of Imago by Octavia Butler
Learn about the plot/summary of Octavia Butler's work, Imago, and how it highlights the value of human existence while battling extraterrestrial invasions and maintaining humanity's faith. Find out more about the author and her other notable works.
3. The Evening and the Morning and the Night: Analysis & Plot
''The Evening and the Morning and the Night'' is a science fiction short story written by American author Octavia E. Butler. In this lesson, we will analyze and examine the plot of this haunting story.
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