This study guide will help you analyse the text “A Place in the Sun” by Joanne Harris. We will show you examples of elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis. In these notes, we will focus on the summary, structure, characters, setting, narrator and point of view, language, themes and message.
Presentation of the text
Title: “A Place in the Sun”
Author: Joanne Harris
Published in: Jigs & Reels: Stories
Date of Publication: 2006
Genre: Short story
Joanne Harris (b. 1964) is an Anglo-French author of novels, short stories, and cookbooks. She is an honorary Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and was awarded an MBE by the Queen in 2013.
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