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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (Cliffs Notes) - Study Notes

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Synopsis:

This tragedy of doomed lovers from warring families has inspired poetic expression from young lovers the world over. The 300-year-old drama is perhaps Shakespeare's best-known work.

Synopsis:

Aimed at students needing to understand a subject with a minimum of fuss, Cliffs Notes cover a range of topics including classic and modern literature whilst providing supplemental assistance and further notes online.

Synopsis:

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

In CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, you explore Shakespeare's greatest tragedy — the heartbreaking love story of Romeo and Juliet amid the conflict between their two feuding families, the Montagues and the Capulets.

This study guide carefully walks you through every twist and turn of Shakespeare's classic by providing chapter summaries and critical analyses of each act and scene of the play. You'll also explore the life and background of the "Bard" himself — William Shakespeare. Other features that help you study include

  • Character analyses of major players
  • A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters
  • Critical essays
  • The history of the play's development, as well as its first performance
  • A review section that tests your knowledge
  • A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites

Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

About the Author

Annaliese Connolly is a graduate of Sheffield Hallam University and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. degree in Renaissance drama.

Table of Contents

Life and Background of the Playwright.

Introduction to the Play.

Critical Commentaries.

Prologue.

Act I, Scene 1.

Act I, Scene 2.

Act I, Scene 3.

Act I, Scene 4.

Act I, Scene 5.

Act II, Prologue.

Act II, Scene 1.

Act II, Scene 2.

Act II, Scene 3.

Act II, Scene 4.

Act II, Scene 5.

Act II, Scene 6.

Act III, Scene 1.

Act III, Scene 2.

Act III, Scene 3.

Act III, Scene 4.

Act III, Scene 5.

Act IV, Scene 1.

Act IV, Scene 2.

Act IV, Scene 3.

Act IV, Scene 4.

Act IV, Scene 5.

Act V, Scene 1.

Act V, Scene 2.

Act V, Scene 3.

Character Analyses.

Critical Essays.

CliffsNotes Review.

CliffsNotes Resource Center.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764585920
Author:
Connolly, Annaliese
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Author:
Connolly, Annaliese F.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Shakespeare, william, 1564-1616
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Tragedy
Subject:
Vendetta in literature.
Subject:
Examinations
Subject:
Shakespeare, William - Examinations -
Subject:
Literature (Cliffs Notes)
Subject:
Reference-Study Notes
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Cliffsnotes Literature Guides
Series Volume:
v. 5
Publication Date:
June 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 in

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"Synopsis" by , This tragedy of doomed lovers from warring families has inspired poetic expression from young lovers the world over. The 300-year-old drama is perhaps Shakespeare's best-known work.
"Synopsis" by , Aimed at students needing to understand a subject with a minimum of fuss, Cliffs Notes cover a range of topics including classic and modern literature whilst providing supplemental assistance and further notes online.
"Synopsis" by ,
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

In CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, you explore Shakespeare's greatest tragedy — the heartbreaking love story of Romeo and Juliet amid the conflict between their two feuding families, the Montagues and the Capulets.

This study guide carefully walks you through every twist and turn of Shakespeare's classic by providing chapter summaries and critical analyses of each act and scene of the play. You'll also explore the life and background of the "Bard" himself — William Shakespeare. Other features that help you study include

  • Character analyses of major players
  • A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters
  • Critical essays
  • The history of the play's development, as well as its first performance
  • A review section that tests your knowledge
  • A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites

Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

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