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The Beast in the Jungle | Study Guide

Henry James

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Overview

Author

Henry James

Year Published

1903

Type

Short Story

Genre

Allegory, Romance, Tragedy

Perspective and Narrator

The story is told in the third person from the point of view of the protagonist, John Marcher.

Tense

"The Beast in the Jungle" is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The title "The Beast in the Jungle" comes from the second chapter of the short story. The narrator compares John Marcher's fate to a crouching beast hidden in a jungle, waiting to attack its prey.

Summary

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