- Publisher: Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
- Format: Paperback | 96 pages
- Dimensions: 130mm x 203mm x 8mm | 91g
- Publication date: 19 June 2000
- Publication City/Country: Hoboken, NJ
- ISBN 10: 0764586017
- ISBN 13: 9780764586019
- Edition: New edition
- Edition statement: New edition
- Sales rank: 25,947
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 The Great Gatsby explores F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel of triumph, tragedy, and a classic love triangle in the 1920s. Following the story of a young Midwesterner who's fascinated by the mysterious past and opulent lifestyle of his landlord, 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 *ResourceCenter with books, videos, 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.
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Kate Maurer received her Ph.D. in English from Marquette University and is currently an Assistant Professor of Composition and English at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
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Table of contents
Introduction. Life and Background of the Author. Introduction to the Novel. Critical Commentaries. Chapters 1 - 9. Character Analyses. Critical Essays. CliffsNotes Review. CliffsNotes Resource Center. Index.