Is Dandelion Wine an autobiography?

One of Bradbury’s most personal works, Dandelion Wine (1957), is an autobiographical novel about a magical but too brief summer of a 12-year-old boy in Green Town, Illinois (a fictionalized version of his childhood home of Waukegan).

What is Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury about?

Ray Bradbury is my favorite writer of all-time. Dandelion Wine is the tale of a small-town summer in 1928, told through the eyes of the colorful characters who inhabit it. There is a boy and his brother, awakening to consciousness of the enormous scope of being alive.

What is the point of view of Dandelion Wine?

Third Person (Limited Omniscient)

What is the meaning of a dandelion?

The bright yellow Dandelion flower is a symbol of growth, hope, and healing. The greatest significance comes from its unique and instantly recognizable seed head, rather than the sunny flower. The seed heads are commonly picked and blown to make a wish, spreading the seeds at the same time.

How many pages is Dandelion Wine?

Sales rank:28,234
Product dimensions:4.13(w) x 6.86(h) x 0.68(d)
Lexile:880L (what’s this?)

Who are the main characters in Dandelion Wine?

  • Douglas Spaulding. The protagonist of the book.
  • Tom Spaulding. Douglas’s ten-year-old brother.
  • Featured on Sparknotes. Grandpa Spaulding.
  • Grandma Spaulding. Douglas and Tom’s grandmother.
  • Great-grandma Spaulding. The matriarch of the Spaulding family.
  • John Huff.
  • Colonel Freeleigh.
  • Featured on Sparknotes.


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