The Princess Bride is a novel by William Goldman that was first published in 1973. Explore a plot summary, an analysis of Buttercup, and important quotes.


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See a complete list of the characters in The Princess Bride and in-depth analyses of Buttercup, Westley, and more. 

Literary Devices

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


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Quick Quizzes

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Further Study

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