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This guide to The Pearl 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. 48 pages, indexed, softcover.
Number of Pages: 48
Vendor: Cliffs Notes
Publication Date: 1966
|Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.25 (inches)|
In CliffsNotes on The Pearl, youll meet a simple family brought to a tragic end. Their pearl is supposed to bring their child out of darkness; he will be able to learn to read and write, and he will then be able to help all of the natives. Instead, the pearl becomes the direct instrument of the childs death.
This concise supplement to Steinbeck's The Pearl helps you appreciate the novel on an aesthetic, ecological, or sociological vein. Features that help you study include
- Chapter-by-chapter summaries and commentaries
- A list of characters and analyses of the major players
- Life and background of the author, John Steinbeck
- A Critical approach to the novel
- A review section that tests your knowledge
- A selected bibliography
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