Автор: Adam Sexton Название: CliffsNotes on Hemingway`s A Farewell to Arms ISBN: 0764586599 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764586590 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 626 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: CliffNotes on A Farewell to Arms provides detailed historical perspective on Ernest Hemingway's thought-provoking classic of American Literature that presents the ugly truth about war alongside heartbreaking realities of love. Chapter-by-chapter plot summaries with thematic commentaries and insightful character analyses explore the growth of the antiheroic narrator, Lieutenant Henry, from a rakish, indifferent soldier into a mature man capable of real love for the worldly-wise Catherine Barkley. Find out how Hemingway's own experiences as a World War I ambulance driver on the Austro-Italian front and his romance with a Red Cross nurse formed the basis of this tale of desertion and reunion; then read critical essays that establish Hemingway's position as a major influence on twentieth-century literary fronts.
Описание: Shakespeare wrote this romantic comedy to show that "love hath no law but his own." The story of young lovers being toyed with by forest sprites is purely an entertaining fantasy, neither realistic nor tragic, and a popular drama the world over. This concise supplement to Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream helps students understand the overall structure of the play, actions and motivations of the characters, and the social and cultural perspectives of the author.
Описание: This guide to Swift's "Gulliver's Travels" aims to help students understand the structure of the novel, actions and motivations of the characters, and the perspectives of the author. Swift sets out to lampoon the conceits and puffery of people with stories of abominable behaviour.
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Автор: Carla Lynn Stockton Название: CliffsNotes on Shakespeare`s Hamlet ISBN: 0764586033 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764586033 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 470 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Something may be rotten in the state of Denmark, but your grades will be sweet when you rely on CliffsNotes on Hamlet as you digest Shakespeare's tragic masterpiece. Character studies shed new light on Prince Hamlet, his father King Hamlet, the malevolent Claudius, the troubled Ophelia -- and the rest of the cast. You'll also explore the life and times of William Shakespeare, and unlock the play's themes and literary devices. Count on CliffsNotes on Hamlet for detailed summaries and commentaries on every scene to help you appreciate the complexity of the play.
Автор: Alex Went Название: CliffsNotes on Shakespeare`s Macbeth ISBN: 0764586025 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764586026 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 573 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Packed with action and vivid portrayal of human relationships, Shakespeare's Macbeth traces the bloody climb to power and tragic ruin of a fate-plagued king. Count on CliffNotes to carry you through the rise and fall of a cast of characters that includes a cruel and ambitious warrior, his wicked wife, and a trio of witches who have warned their way into audience's hearts since William Shakespeare first presented their prophecies about 300 years ago. Show your classmates -- and your grade-granting teacher -- that you're in the know with English literature. You can't miss with scene summaries, plot explorations, language simplification, and author insights from CliffsNotes on Macbeth!
Автор: Charles Higgins Название: CliffsNotes on Huxley`s Brave New World ISBN: 0764585835 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764585838 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 573 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A description of a futuristic, controlled community with utopian overtones, Brave New World illustrates the results of failing to establish control over science. In this eerie, provocative novel, the characters are completely subdued and enslav by a small ruling group that wields the power of science.
Автор: Stanley P. Baldwin Название: CliffsNotes Beowulf ISBN: 0764585800 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764585807 Издательство: Wiley Цена: 470 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: As one of the oldest existing poems in the English language, Beowulf is important for its historical account and its poetry and themes. Although filled with monsters and dragons,e story of Beowulf's actions and deeds still comes alive today.
Автор: Maureen Kelly Название: CliffsNotes on Golding`s Lord of the Flies ISBN: 0764585975 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764585975 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 573 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: CliffsNotes on Lord of the Flies takes you on an exploration of William Golding's novel to the dark side of humanity, the savagery thunderlies even the most civilized human beings. Follow Golding's group of young boys from hope to disaster and watch as they attempt to survive their uncivilized, unsupervised, and isolated environment. You can rely on CliffsNotes on Lord of the Flies for character analyses, insightful essays, and chapter--by--chapter commentaries to ensure your safe passage through the rich symbolism of this novel.
Автор: Jennifer L. Scheidt Название: CliffsNotes on Miller`s Death of a Salesman ISBN: 0764586653 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764586651 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 470 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Miller's most famous play, it is the story of the American Dream gone awry when a small man is destroyed by society's false value Death of a Salesman won the Pulitzer Prize in 1949 and continues to shine on stages throughout the world even today.This concise supplement to Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman helps students understand the overall structure of the play, actions and motivations of the characters, and the social and cultural perspectives of the author.
Автор: Nikki Moustaki Название: CliffsNotes on Orwell`s 1984 ISBN: 0764585851 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764585852 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 730 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: If your latest assignment has you so confused that you're actually beginning to think that 2 + 2 does equal 5, then let CliffsNotes on 1984 help you navigate the tumultuous waters of George Orwell's dystopian world of Oceania. The expert commentaries and critical analyses in this study guide will help you decipher the Doublethink and Newspeak of what is possibly the most complicated socio-political novel ever written. Character studies of protagonist Winston Smith, his ally and love interest Julia, his nemesis O'Brien, and Big Brother himself give you insight into what it might be like to live in such an oppressed society, and the CliffsNotes Review and Resource Center will provide you with valuable tools for getting the most out of Orwell's classic novel.
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