Sample Notes

Below are some excerpts of notes I took on Stephen Crane's short story "The Blue Hotel" while I was in graduate school. Note that I have included factual information, such as the date it was published and details of the plot, as well as ideas about themes and literary techniques.

"The Blue Hotel"

Publication

Summary

Issues and themes

Naturalism

Control by chemicals and our own bodies

Control by inner nature

Technique

Updated August 17, 1999 | University of North Carolina at Pembroke
© Mark Canada, 1999 | canada@sassette.uncp.edu

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