Great Expectations (MAXNotes Literature Guides)


Author: Judy Clamon
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
ISBN: 9780738673042
Category: Study Aids
Page: 182
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REA's MAXnotes for Charles Dickens' Great Expectations The MAXnotes offers a comprehensive summary and analysis of Great Expectations and a biography of Charles Dickens. Places the events of the novel in historical context and discusses each section in detail. Includes study questions and answers along with topics for papers and sample outlines.

Frankenstein (MAXNotes Literature Guides)


Author: Kevin Kelly
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
ISBN: 0738672947
Category: Study Aids
Page: 114
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REA's MAXnotes for Mary Shelley's Frankenstein MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

Jane Eyre (MAXNotes Literature Guides)


Author: Barbara Quintero
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
ISBN: 0738673439
Category: Study Aids
Page: 104
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REA's MAXnotes for Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

Color Purple, the (MAXNotes Literature Guides)


Author: Christopher Hubert
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
ISBN: 0738673560
Category: Study Aids
Page: 163
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REA's MAXnotes for Alice Walker's The Color Purple MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

Midsummer Night's Dream, a (MAXNotes Literature Guides)


Author: Gail Rae,Gail Rae Rosensfit
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
ISBN: 9780738673370
Category: Study Aids
Page: 115
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REA's MAXnotes for William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream The MAXnotes offers a comprehensive summary and analysis of A Midsummer Night's Dream and a biography of William Shakespeare. Places the events of the play in historical context and discusses each act in detail. Includes study questions and answers along with topics for papers and sample outlines.

CliffsNotes on Dickens' Great Expectations


Author: Debra A. Bailey
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544181832
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 132
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into key elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the familiar format. CliffsNotes on Great Expectations explores Charles Dickens's renowned work, a novel that gives you plots that twist and turn, themes of good and evil, and people who want for means to make sense of their lives. Following the story of an orphaned boy whose first-person take on the world around him gives readers a detailed picture of Victorian England, this study guide provides summaries and critical commentaries for each chapter within the novel. Other features that help you figure out this important work include Personal background on the author Introduction to and synopsis of the book In-depth character analyses Critical essays on topics of interest Review section that features interactive questions and suggested essay topics and practice projects Resource Center with books, films, and Web sites that can help round out your knowledge Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Tempest, The (MAXNotes Literature Guides)


Author: Corinna Siebert Ruth
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
ISBN: 0738673188
Category: Study Aids
Page: 128
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REA's MAXnotes for William Shakespeare's The Tempest The MAXnotes offers a comprehensive summary and analysis of The Tempest and a biography of William Shakespeare. Places the events of the play in historical context and discusses each act in detail. Includes study questions and answers along with topics for papers and sample outlines.

Canterbury Tales, the (MAXNotes Literature Guides)


Author: Sarah Ray Voelker
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
ISBN: 0738673293
Category: Study Aids
Page: 155
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REA's MAXnotes for Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

Dickens Dictionary (MAXNotes Literature Guides)


Author: N.A
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
ISBN: 9780738673196
Category: Study Aids
Page: 1735
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REA's MAXnotes Dickens Dictionary The MAXNotes Dickens Dictionary is your key to the places and characters in the books of Charles Dickens. This text includes synopses of each of Dickens's works, both major and minor, along with dictionary style entries referring to the body of work as a whole. A must for any student of Dickens.

Aeneid, the (MAXNotes Literature Guides)


Author: Tonnvane Wiswell
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
ISBN: 9780738673103
Category: Study Aids
Page: 113
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REA's MAXnotes for Virgil's Aeneid MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

House on Mango Street, the (MAXNotes Literature Guides)


Author: Elizabeth L. Chesla
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
ISBN: 0738665495
Category: Study Aids
Page: 112
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REA's MAXnotes for Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

CliffsNotes on Orwell's 1984


Author: Nikki Moustaki
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544179307
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 84
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on 1984 introduces you to the modern world as imagined by George Orwell, a place where humans have no control over their own lives, where nearly every positive feeling is squelched, and where people live in misery, fear, and repression. Orwell's vision of the future may be grim, but your understanding of his novel can be bright thanks to detailed summaries and commentaries for every chapter. Other features that help you study include Character analyses of major players A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Critical essays A review section that tests your knowledge A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

CliffsNotes on Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities


Author: Marie Kalil
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544184084
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 128
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on A Tale of Two Cities, you experience one of Charles Dickens's most important works as he recounts the horrors of the French Revolution in what amounts to a cautionary tale warning of the possibility of revolution in 18th-century England. From its first line ("It was the best of times, it was the worst of times") to its last ("It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known"), Dickens's novel of revolution, sacrifice, and redemption continues to captivate modern imaginations. Chapter summaries and commentaries lead you through Dickens's "Tale," and critical essays give you insight into the women of A Tale of Two Cities and the French Revolution. Other features that help you study include Character analyses of the main characters A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters A section on the life and background of Charles Dickens A review section that tests your knowledge A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

TOEFL IBT Vocabulary

For Chinese Speakers
Author: Lucia Hu
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
ISBN: 0738668702
Category: Study Aids
Page: 680
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FLASHCARDS IN A BOOK FOR THE TOEFL IBT--Taiwan Edition Prepare for the TOEFL IBT (Internet-Based Test) with REA's Interactive Vocabulary Building Flashcards -- Taiwan Edition. The popularity of the TOEFL IBT is exploding in Asia, and this book is meant especially for the many test takers in Taiwan. With the phonetic symbol as well as the traditional Chinese characters for each word, our flashcard book helps Chinese speakers hone their English vocabulary and pronunciation in preparation for the test, which is often required for admission to universities and other institutions. Here are 1,000 TOEFL words in a format that is ideal for self-study or quick review. HIGHLIGHTS: --1,000 must-study TOEFL words --Phonetic symbols as well as the traditional Chinese characters for each word --Helps Chinese speakers hone their English vocabulary and pronounciation --Prepares students for the TOEFL IBT, which is often required for college entry --REA's Flashcards are unique--they come bound in a book (not loose in a box), for ease of use wherever you study --Perfect for self-study, reference, or quick review! Real review, Real practice, Real results.

Understanding Pride and Prejudice

A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents
Author: Debra Teachman
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313301261
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 163
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Presents an assortment of materials which describe the cultural, social, and political climate during the period in which the novel takes place

CliffsNotes on Achebe's Things Fall Apart


Author: John Chua
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544184203
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 132
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on Things Fall Apart, you explore the ground-breaking work of author Chinua Achebe, considered by many to be the most influential African writer of his generation. The novel, amazing in its authenticity, leaves behind the stereotypical portrayals of African life and presents the Igbo culture of Nigeria in all its remarkable complexity. Chapter summaries and commentaries take you through Achebe's world, and critical essays give you insight into the novel's themes and use of language. Other features that help you study include Character analyses of the main characters A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters A section on the life and background of Chinua Achebe A review section that tests your knowledge A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Native Son


Author: Richard Wright
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: N.A
Category: African American men
Page: 359
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The House on Mango Street


Author: Sandra Cisneros
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0345807197
Category: Fiction
Page: 144
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The best-selling coming-of-age classic, acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught in schools and universities alike, and translated around the world. The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero, a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become. Told in a series of vignettes—sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous—Sandra Cisneros’ masterpiece is a classic story of childhood and self-discovery. Few other books in our time have touched so many readers.