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It by Stephen King Summary & Study Guide
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Since the books publication King's story has been adapted several times for TV and film. In , Andy Muschietti directed the film adaptation , and it's sequel, Chapter Two , in IT follows the story of seven preteen children from the fictional town of Derry, Maine who are stalked and terrorized by an evil supernatural entity they only know as " IT. One of ITs favorite disguises is the appearance of a circus clown called Pennywise. The novel consistently alternates between two time periods, to interweaving the story of the children and the adults that they will eventually grow into. Common King themes are woven throughout the novel, including the notion of the power of memory, traumas experienced in childhood and their effect in later life, a small town with dark secrets, and triumphing over evil through trust, love, bravery and sacrifice.
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It by Stephen King is a novel about friendship and the magic of childhood. The novel centers around seven core characters, friends who bonded as children during a summer of darkness. Twenty-seven years later, they reunite to fulfill a promise made that terrible summer. Evil lives under their hometown and, for some reason they do not understand, these seven have been destined to bring an end to the terrible cycle of death and destruction. These friends fought It once before, but now It is back, and they must end the evil for good. It is a novel of magic, mystery, and horror that will entertain readers of all ages.
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It is a horror novel by American author Stephen King. It was his 22nd book, and his 17th novel written under his own name. The story follows the experiences of seven children as they are terrorized by an evil entity that exploits the fears and phobias of its victims to disguise itself while hunting its prey. The novel is told through narratives alternating between two periods and is largely told in the third-person omniscient mode. It deals with themes that eventually became King staples: the power of memory, childhood trauma and its recurrent echoes in adulthood and overcoming evil through mutual trust and sacrifice. King has stated that he first conceived the story in , and began writing it in