Wide Sargasso Sea is a novel by Jean Rhys that was first published in 1966. Explore a plot summary, an in-depth analysis of Antoinette, and important quotes.


See a complete list of the characters in Wide Sargasso Sea and in-depth analyses of Antoinette, Christophine, and Mr. Rochester.

Literary Devices

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


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Further Study

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