Meridian is a novel by Alice Walker that was first published in 1976. Explore a plot summary, an in-depth analysis of Meridian Hill, and important quotes.


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See a complete list of the characters in Meridian and in-depth analyses of Meridian Hill, Truman Held, and Lynne Rabinowitz. 

Literary Devices

Here is where you will find analysis of the key themes, motifs, and symbols in Meridian, as well as descriptions of other literary devices used in the novel.


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Further Study

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