This study guide will help you analyse the text “Manhood” by John Wain. We will show you examples of elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis. In these notes, we will focus on the summary, structure, characters, setting, narrator and point of view, language, theme and message.
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Author: John Wain
Date of Publication: 1980
Genre: Short Story
John Wain (1925-1994) was an English novelist, poet, and critic. He is mainly associated with the “Angry young men” group of writers in the 1950s, who opposed the conservative British society of the time.
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