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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.

CliffsComplete The Tempest tells the famous story of Prospero and his daughter Miranda. Through magic, Prospero has conjured up a storm that brings a ship full of his enemies to the island on which he and Miranda live. What follows is Shakespeare's comic masterpiece that's full of intrigue and romance.

Discover what happens to Prospero and Miranda — and save valuable studying time — all at once. Enhance your reading of The Tempest with these additional features:

  • A summary and insightful commentary for each act
  • Bibliography and historical background on the author, William Shakespeare
  • A look at the historical context and structure of the play
  • Discussions on the plays 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!

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.

Synopsis:

"The Tempest is one of Shakespeare's later plays and can be classified as a romance. While it is an enjoyable fairy tale of sorts, complete with good and bad, uncomplicated love and miraculous incidents, the play also incorporates many of the playwright's common themes, such as the reconciliation of families that endure hardship.

The CliffsComplete "The Tempest is a revised and expanded study edition. It contains Shakespeare's original play, a glossary, and expert commentary in a unique, 2-column format. To enhance your learning, notes and definitions appear directly opposite the line in which they occur, and a review section follows the play. This edition also introduces you to the life, works, and times of William Shakespeare.<p><b>The Tempest</b> is one of Shakespeare's later plays and can be classified as a romance. While it is an enjoyable fairy tale of sorts, complete with good and bad, uncomplicated love and miraculous incidents, the play also incorporates many of the playwright's common themes, such as the reconciliation of families that endure hardship.</p>

<p>The CliffsComplete <b>The Tempest</b> is a revised and expanded study edition. It contains Shakespeare's original play, a glossary, and expert commentary in a unique, 2-column format. To enhance your learning, notes and definitions appear directly opposite the line in which they occur, and a review section follows the play. This edition also introduces you to the life, works, and times of William Shakespeare.The Tempest is one of Shakespeare's later plays and can be classified as a romance. While it is an enjoyable fairy tale of sorts, complete with good and bad, uncomplicated love and miraculous incidents, the play also incorporates many of the playwright's common themes, such as the reconciliation of families that endure hardship.

The CliffsComplete The Tempest is a revised and expanded study edition. It contains Shakespeare's original play, a glossary, and expert commentary in a unique, 2-column format. To enhance your learning, notes and definitions appear directly opposite the line in which they occur, and a review section follows the play. This edition also introduces you to the life, works, and times of William Shakespeare.

Synopsis:

The Tempest is one of Shakespeare's later plays and can be classified as a romance. While it is an enjoyable fairy tale of sorts, complete with good and bad, uncomplicated love and miraculous incidents, the play also incorporates many of the playwright's common themes, such as the reconciliation of families that endure hardship.

The CliffsComplete The Tempest is a revised and expanded study edition. It contains Shakespeare's original play, a glossary, and expert commentary in a unique, 2-column format. To enhance your learning, notes and definitions appear directly opposite the line in which they occur, and a review section follows the play. This edition also introduces you to the life, works, and times of William Shakespeare.

About the Author

About the Author Matthew C. Hansen has a B.A. in English from Washington & Lee University and an M.Phil. with a concentration on Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama from University College, Oxford. He has taught literature and directed productions of Shakespeare in England and the United States including, most recently, a production of The Tempest. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln where he holds a teaching fellowship.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Act I.

Act II.

Act III.

Act IV.

Act V.

CliffsComplete Review.

CliffsComplete Resource Center.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764585760
Author:
Hansen, Matthew
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Hansen, Matthew C.
Author:
Lamb, Sidney
Publisher:
Cliffs Notes
Location:
Foster City, CA
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Shakespeare, william, 1564-1616
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Fathers and daughters
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Magicians
Subject:
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks
Subject:
Reference-Study Notes
Subject:
Literature (Cliffs Notes)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Cliffs Complete
Series Volume:
105-822
Publication Date:
May 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.38 in

Related Subjects

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"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.
"Synopsis" by , "The Tempest is one of Shakespeare's later plays and can be classified as a romance. While it is an enjoyable fairy tale of sorts, complete with good and bad, uncomplicated love and miraculous incidents, the play also incorporates many of the playwright's common themes, such as the reconciliation of families that endure hardship.

The CliffsComplete "The Tempest is a revised and expanded study edition. It contains Shakespeare's original play, a glossary, and expert commentary in a unique, 2-column format. To enhance your learning, notes and definitions appear directly opposite the line in which they occur, and a review section follows the play. This edition also introduces you to the life, works, and times of William Shakespeare.<p><b>The Tempest</b> is one of Shakespeare's later plays and can be classified as a romance. While it is an enjoyable fairy tale of sorts, complete with good and bad, uncomplicated love and miraculous incidents, the play also incorporates many of the playwright's common themes, such as the reconciliation of families that endure hardship.</p>

<p>The CliffsComplete <b>The Tempest</b> is a revised and expanded study edition. It contains Shakespeare's original play, a glossary, and expert commentary in a unique, 2-column format. To enhance your learning, notes and definitions appear directly opposite the line in which they occur, and a review section follows the play. This edition also introduces you to the life, works, and times of William Shakespeare.The Tempest is one of Shakespeare's later plays and can be classified as a romance. While it is an enjoyable fairy tale of sorts, complete with good and bad, uncomplicated love and miraculous incidents, the play also incorporates many of the playwright's common themes, such as the reconciliation of families that endure hardship.

The CliffsComplete The Tempest is a revised and expanded study edition. It contains Shakespeare's original play, a glossary, and expert commentary in a unique, 2-column format. To enhance your learning, notes and definitions appear directly opposite the line in which they occur, and a review section follows the play. This edition also introduces you to the life, works, and times of William Shakespeare.

"Synopsis" by , The Tempest is one of Shakespeare's later plays and can be classified as a romance. While it is an enjoyable fairy tale of sorts, complete with good and bad, uncomplicated love and miraculous incidents, the play also incorporates many of the playwright's common themes, such as the reconciliation of families that endure hardship.

The CliffsComplete The Tempest is a revised and expanded study edition. It contains Shakespeare's original play, a glossary, and expert commentary in a unique, 2-column format. To enhance your learning, notes and definitions appear directly opposite the line in which they occur, and a review section follows the play. This edition also introduces you to the life, works, and times of William Shakespeare.

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