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This guide to The Tempest 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. 84 pages, indexed, softcover.
|Title: CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's The Tempest|
By: Sheri Karmiol
Number of Pages: 84
Vendor: Cliffs Notes
|Publication Date: 2000|
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.25 (inches)
In CliffsNotes on The Tempest, you follow the famous story of Prospero and his daughter Miranda. Through magic, Prospero conjures up a storm that brings a ship full of his enemies to the island on which he and Miranda live. What follows is Shakespeare's comic masterpiece that's full of intrigue and romance.
Summaries and commentaries lead you, act by act, through this Shakespearean classic, and critical essays give you insight into the play as a political romance. 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 William Shakespeare
- A review section that tests your knowledge
- A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites
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