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The Women of Brewster Place | Study Guide

Gloria Naylor

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Overview

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Author

Gloria Naylor

Year Published

1982

Type

Novel

Genre

Drama, Women's Studies

Perspective and Narrator

Each story in The Women of Brewster Place is told in the voice of a third-person omniscient narrator who takes on the perspective of the featured character(s).

Tense

The Women of Brewster Place is told in the past tense.

About the Title

The title The Women of Brewster Place, subtitled A Novel in Seven Stories, refers to the seven women whose lives are explored in the work. Each has come to live in the housing project on Brewster Place—a dead-end street in an unnamed city in the northern United States.

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