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2 Review for Le Divorce By: Mike Klein, 12 th grade English Click to begin

3 Click on a Category to Learn More or Take the Quiz SettingThemesCharactersQuotes Plot overviewSymbolsAbout the AuthorContext Quiz

4 Symbols Kelly bag- Greed and how it can be the downfall of a person France- newness and adventure Saint Ursula- virginity and purity Return

5 Quotes “’you should not accept an expensive gift from a man’ ‘why not?’ ‘because it puts you in the position to do what they want’” This was a conversation between Isabel and Roxane when she notices her new, expensive purse. She does not know it is from Uncle Edgar, but she can tell it is from a suspicious person. The bag is used to help foreshadow later events. Return

6 Context The novel takes place in the mid to late 90’s One of the major back drops is the Bosnian war The characters are constantly referring to France’s involvement because world events are a large part of their culture Return

7 Plot Overview Isabel is struggling to find her identity Roxane is getting divorced from Charles Hennery Isabel has a relationship with the much older Uncle Edgar Charles Hennery is leaving Roxane because he is “in love with a different woman” Return

8 Setting Paris, France French country side Santa Barba, California Return

9 Themes Finding ones self- The story is told threw the eyes of Isabel who spends the story finding out who she is. Perseverance- Roxane has to go through many trials and tribulations Family- In the end, family is what helps the girls over come adversity Return

10 Characters MajorMinor IsabelMagda Tillman RoxaneDoug Tillman Charles HenneryRoger Madam de PersondMargeeve Uncle EdgarCharlotte Olivia Pace Return

11 About the Author Diane Johnson American author who currently lives in France Born in Illinois on April 28, 1934 Pulitzer prize finalist Has a decorate and taught at the university level Return

12 Which of the following is NOT a place where the story takes place Paris, France French country side Santa Barba, California Alberta Canada

13 Whops try again! Roxane lives in France Return

14 Whoops try again! The Persond’s live in the country side Return

15 Whoops try again! Isabel and Roxane's family live in California Return

16 Correct! The story has nothing to do with Canada Please press the “return to beginning” button for the next student Return to beginning


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