One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich | Study Guide

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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Section 1 (Wake Up) This section describes early morning at the labor camp and begins "At five o'clock that morning." The clanging sou... Read More
Section 2 (Waiting) This section describes prisoners in the barracks and then lining up to be counted. It begins with "Shukhov said nothing.... Read More
Section 3 (Shukhov and the Work Site) This section includes some details about Shukhov's life and describes squad 104's work site. It begins with "A new year,... Read More
Section 4 (Work Begins) This section describes the beginning of work and begins with "Just then Tiurin walked in." Tiurin gives the prison... Read More
Section 5 (Dinner) This section describes the afternoon dinner period and begins with "Suddenly the whistle blew." The work site cant... Read More
Section 6 (Pride in Work) This section describes the afternoon's work on the wall and begins with "After the sunlight." Crowded around the p... Read More
Section 7 (Leaving Work) This section describes what happens when the prisoners leave the work site for camp. It begins with "But he went into th... Read More
Section 8 (Back to Camp) This section describes what happens to the squad and Shukhov when they enter the camp and begins with "There lay the cam... Read More
Section 9 (Supper) This section describes what happens at supper in the mess hall and begins with "The prisoners were scurrying." Pri... Read More
Section 10 (Debts Paid) This section describes how Shukhov pays his debts and is repaid for favors he has done for others. It begins with "The m... Read More
Section 11 (Night) This section describes the nighttime just before the prisoners go to sleep and begins with "At first he elbowed his way.... Read More
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