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This guide to Julius Caesar provides an introduction to the novel as well as a chapter-by-chapter summary, critical commentary, and glossary. Character analysis, critical essays, a Q-and-A review, and a short author biography are also included, providing readers with critical background information and comprehension tools. Icons integrated throughout will help students to see the underlying themes, discover the depths of a character, identify literary devices, and understand the language used in the work. 114 pages, indexed, softcover.
|Title: CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's Julius Caesar|
By: James E. Vickers, Martha Perry
Number of Pages: 114
Vendor: Cliffs Notes
Publication Date: 2000
|Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.25 (inches)|
Weight: 2 pounds
Stock No: WW585951
In CliffsNotes on Julius Caesar, you follow the dramatic political battles of Rome during the height of the Pax Romanum. Shakespeare pits Caesar against an untold number of conspirators and lets the daggers fly. In the end, who will carry on the rule of the Caesars?
This user-friendly guide makes studying a snapwith visual icons flagging key themes, literary devices, and more. You'll come to understand the overall structure of the play, actions and motivations of the characters, and the social and cultural perspectives of the author. Features that help you study include
- Shakespeare's background and career highlights
- Scene-by-scene summaries
- 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
- Glossaries of key words and terms
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