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Connecticut Yankee, Notes - Study Notesby L David Allen
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In CliffsNotes on A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court,you dig into Mark Twain's notably caustic account of a culture clash in medieval society.
Transported back in time from the nineteenth century, the story's central character attempts to introduce "modern" changes to his new place in the sixth century. This study guide follows the action from chapter to chapter with commentaries that bring sense to the entertaining satire. Other features that help you figure out this important work include
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<p>As the protagonist of a fanciful, delightful story that can be read either as pure entertainment or for social criticism, Twain's Yankee is a simple American folk character that confronts nobility and knighthood. It is also a satire on nostalgia.</p>
This concise supplement to Mark Twain's <i>A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court</i> helps students understand the overall structure of the novel, actions and motivations of the characters, and the social and cultural perspectives of the author.
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Inside you’ll find valuable insights on Twain’s A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, including:
Table of Contents
Life of the Author.
Introduction to the Novel.
A Brief Plot Summary.
List of Major Characters.
Summaries and Commentaries.
Characterization in A Connecticut Yankee.
Questions for Review.
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