Notes on Dickens' "Great Expectations"

Notes on Dickens' "Great Expectations"

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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 Great Expectations explores Charles Dickens's renowned work, a novel that gives you plots that twist and turn, themes of good and evil, and people who want for means to make sense of their lives. Following the story of an orphaned boy whose first-person take on the world around him gives readers a detailed picture of Victorian England, 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, films, 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 132.08 x 203.2 x 10.16mm | 136.08g
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0764585983
  • 9780764585982
  • 440,661

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Table of contents

Life and Background of the Author. Introduction to the Novel. Critical Commentaries. Chapters 1-3. Chapters 4-6. Chapters 7-9. Chapters 10-12. Chapters 13-15. Chapters 16 and 17. Chapters 18 and 19. Chapters 20-22 (Volume II, Chapters 1-3). Chapters 23-25 (Volume II, Chapters 4-6). Chapters 26-28 (Volume II, Chapters 7-9). Chapters 29-31 (Volume II, Chapters 10-12). Chapters 32-34 (Volume II, Chapters 13-15). Chapters 35-37 (Volume II, Chapters 16-18). Chapters 38 and 39 (Volume II, Chapters 19-20). Chapters 40-42 (Volume III, Chapters 1-3). Chapters 43-45 (Volume III, Chapters 4-6). Chapters 46-48 (Volume III, Chapters 7-9). Chapters 49-51 (Volume III, Chapters 10-12). Chapters 52-54 (Volume III, Chapters 13-15). Chapters 55-57 (Volume III, Chapters 16-18). Chapters 58-59 (Volume III, Chapters 19-20). Character Analyses. Critical Essays. CliffsNotes Review. CliffsNotes Resource Center. Index.show more

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