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Allegory, Romance, Tragedy
The story is told in the third person from the point of view of the protagonist, John Marcher.
"The Beast in the Jungle" is written in the past tense.
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.
This study guide for Henry James's The Beast in the Jungle offers summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents and Q&A pairs.