The Awakening: Complete Study Guide

The Awakening: Complete Study Guide

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In the "CliffsComplete" guides, the novel's complete text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to help you understand unusual words and phrasing. You'll also find all the commentary and resources of a standard "CliffsNotes" for Literature. "CliffsComplete The Awakening" offers insight and information into a work considered scandalous when it arrived from the turn-of-the-20th-century presses. Every generation since has been able to identify with some social or thematic aspect of the novel. Discover what happens to this heroine who found her husband dull, married life dreary and confining, and motherhood to be bondage and save valuable studying time all at once.
Enhance your reading of "The Awakening" with these additional features: a summary and insightful commentary for each chapter; bibliography and historical background on the author, Kate Chopin; a look at late-19th-century intellect, religion, politics, and society; coverage of Chopin's career and reaction to the novel; a character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters; review questions, a quiz, discussion guide, and activity ideas; a Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Web sites. Streamline your literature study with all-in-one help from "CliffsComplete" guides!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 188 x 232 x 12mm | 399.16g
  • Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • maps, portraits
  • 0764587285
  • 9780764587283
  • 808,768

About Kate Chopin

Sheri Metzger is an experienced author and lecturer who teaches regular and honors Literature and Composition classes at the University of New Mexico.
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A minor masterpiece, "The Awakening" was a scandalous book when it arrived from the turn-of-the-century presses. With a heroine who found her husband dull, married life dreary and confining, and motherhood to be bondage, this revolutionary book is still relevant to many. CliffsComplete combines the full original text of The Awakening with a helpful glossary and CliffsNotes-quality commentary into one volume. You will find: A unique pedagogical approach that combines the complete original text with expert commentary following each chapter A descriptive bibliography and historical background on the author, the times, and the work itselfAn improved character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Sidebar glossaries
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Table of contents

Introduction. Novel Text and Commentaries. CliffsComplete Review. CliffsComplete Resource Center. CliffsComplete Reading Group. Discussion Guide. Index.
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