Atonement Study Guide & Essays
"Atonement" is the eleventh book written by Ian McEwan. It was published in 2001 and won the W.H. Smith Literary Award in 2002, the National Book Critics' Circle Fiction Award in 2003, the L.A. Times Prize for Fiction in 2003, and the Santiago Prize for the European Novel in 2004. It was also made…
Atonement study guide contains a biography of Ian McEwan, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.
- Atonement Summary
- About Atonement
- Character List
- Glossary of Terms
- Major Themes
- Quotes and Analysis
- Summary and Analysis of Part One: Chapter One
- Summary and Analysis of Part One: Chapter Two
•Briony’s desire to be centre of attention.
•Briony’s fashioning immature narratives out of reality.
•Briony’s interpretation of and reaction to the fountain and balcony scenes