CliffsComplete King Lear

CliffsComplete King Lear

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In the CliffsComplete guides, the play'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. In this tragic play, Lear, a ruler in pre-Christian Britain, is described as a qvery foolish old man.q Grossly misjudging his daughters, he endures a harrowing experience and emerges as a man qmore sinned against than sinning.q This most tragic of Shakespearean plays speaks to us repeatedly about fate and chance, destiny and the gods. But we also are reminded that humanity has free will a€” and King Lear's choices lead to madness. Enhance your reading of King Lear and save valuable studying time a€” all at once a€” with CliffsComplete King Lear. Studying is easier with features that include Shakespeare's original play Notes and definitions that appear directly opposite the line in which they occur A summary and insightful commentary for each scene Bibliography and historical background on the playwright, William Shakespeare A look at the historical context and structure of the play Discussions on the play's symbols and themes A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Review questions, a quiz, discussion topics (essay questions), activity ideas A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites Streamline your literature study with all-in-one help from CliffsComplete guides!ACT Quick Review Accounting Principles I Algebra I Algebra II American Government Anatomy and Physiology Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Biology Calculus ... Computer-Adaptive Graduate Management Admission Test GRE Preparation Guide (5th ed.) ... For California State Universities You Can Pass the GED (2nd ed.)anbsp;...

Title:CliffsComplete King Lear
Author:William Shakespeare
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2004-03-15


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