This study guide will help you analyze the text “Born of Man and Woman” by Richard Matheson. We will show you examples of elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis. In these notes, we will summarize the text and focus on plot and structure, themes, and characterization.
- Title: “Born of Man and Woman”
- Author: Richard Matheson
- Genre: Short Story
- Year of Publication: 1950
Richard Matheson was an American writer of Norwegian descent. This short story was the first literary work he sold to a magazine, and it is the title story of a collection published in 1954. Richard Matheson wrote mainly science fiction and his works rely a lot on psychological suspense. Many of his novels were turned into films.
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