Miss Lonelyhearts is a novel by Nathanael West that was first published in 1933. Explore a plot summary, important quotes, and an in-depth analysis of the themes in the novel.


See a complete list of the characters in Miss Lonelyhearts and in-depth analyses of Miss Lonelyhearts, William Shrike, Betty, Fay Doyle, and Peter Doyle.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in Miss Lonelyhearts, from the major themes to motifs, symbols, and more.


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Further Study

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