Seize the Day is a novel by Saul Bellow that was first published in 1956. Explore a plot summary, an in-depth analysis of Dr. Adler, and important quotes


Read our full plot summary and analysis of Seize the Day, chapter by chapter break-downs, and more.


See a complete list of the characters in Seize the Day and in-depth analyses of Tommy Wilhelm, Dr. Adler, and Dr. Tamkin.

Literary Devices

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