Notes on Paton's "Cry, the Beloved Country"
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature."CliffsNotes on Cry, the Beloved Country" takes you into a compassionately told story set in the troubled and changing South Africa in the 1940s.Focusing on a people who are caught between two worlds -- the old with its rituals and and respect and the new with its lack of values and order -- this study guide explores a novel of social protest through character analyses and critical essays. Other features that help you figure out this important work includeProfile of the author Alan Paton's life and workHistorical background of the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940sCharacter web and in-depth analyses of the major rolesSummaries and commentaries for each chapter within the bookReview questions and suggestions for theme topicsClassic literature or modern-day treasure -- you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.
- Paperback | 54 pages
- 12.7 x 121.9 x 12.7mm | 22.68g
- 10 Nov 1970
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- Foster City, United States
- bibliography, glossary