Summer Reading Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | June 20, 2014

Lauren Owen: IMG The Other Vampire



It's a wild and thundery night. Inside a ramshackle old manor house, a beautiful young girl lies asleep in bed. At the window, a figure watches... Continue »

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$5.95
Used Trade Paper
Usually ships in 5 to 7 business days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Qty Store Section
1 Remote Warehouse Literary Criticism- General

Frankenstein (Cliffs Notes) - Study Notes

by

Frankenstein (Cliffs Notes) - Study Notes Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

39 New and Revised Titles. The Best Just Got Better! Plus Glossary from Webster's New World1™ Dictionary Anthem Atlas Shrugged Beowulf Brave New World The Canterbury Tales The Catcher in the Rye The Contender The Crucible The Fountainhead Frankenstein The Grapes of Wrath Great Expectations The Great Gatsby Hamlet Heart of Darkness & The Secret Sharer Huckleberry Finn The Iliad Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Inherit the Wind Jane Eyre Julius Caesar The Killer Angels King Lear The Lord of the Flies Macbeth 1984 The Odyssey The Oedipus Trilogy The Once and Future King Othello The Outsiders Pride and Prejudice The Red Badge of Courage Romeo and Juliet The Scarlet Letter A Separate Peace A Tale of Two Cities To Kill a Mockingbird Wuthering Heights See inside for the complete line-up of available CliffsNotes! Check Out the All-New CliffsNotes Guides To AOL®, iMacs, eBay®, Windows® 98, Investing, Creating Web Pages, and more! More Than Notes! CliffsComplete CliffsTestPrep CliffsQuickReview CliffsAP Over 300 CliffsNotes Available @ cliffsnotes.com Downloadable 24 hours a day Free daily e-mail newsletters Free tips, tricks, and trivia Free online CliffsNotes catalog Free self-assessment tools Freeware and shareware downloads

Synopsis:

The famous story of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and his creation, the monster, was successfully dramatized throughout the last century and continues to fascinate audiences.

Synopsis:

Jump-start your understanding of Mary Shelley's famous story of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and his monstrous creation by opening the pages of CliffsNotes on Frankenstein, the study guide that can raise your insight as well as your test scores! Here, you'll explore the relationship between the monster and his creator, but with CliffsNotes on Frankenstein you'll also get in-depth character analysis, critical essays, and insight into the novel's literary devices. You'll also discover background information on the life of Mary Wollestonecraft Shelley and the creation of this, her most famous work, which was sparked by a suggestion that her circle of friends each write a ghost story to pass the time.

Synopsis:

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into key elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the familiar format.

CliffsNotes on Frankenstein digs into Dr. Victor Frankenstein's scientific creation, a "hideous and gigantic" monster that the good doctor tries to defeat throughout most of the novel.

Following the story of an obsessive man whose determination to create a new race of humans produces monstrous results, this study guide provides summaries and critical commentaries for each part within the novel. Other features that help you figure out this important work include

  • Personal background on the author, including career highlights
  • Introduction to and synopsis of the book
  • In-depth analyses of the principal characters
  • Critical essays on the book's themes, plots, and more
  • Review section that features interactive questions and suggested essay topics
  • Resource Center with books, films and other recordings, and Web sites that can help round out your knowledge

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

About the Author

Currently a librarian and instructor of English at McNeese State University in Lake Charles. LA, Jeff Coghill grew up an Army brat and graduated in 1980 from Heidelberg American High School in Heidelberg, Germany. He went on to earn his B.A. in English from Methodist College in 1983, his M.A. in English from Western Carolina University, and his M.L.I.S. in library studies from the University of Alabama in 1997. He now resides in Lake Charles, LA with his wife, Michele; his teenage daughter, Caroline; and his West Highland White Terrier, "Alfie" a.k.a. Alfred. Lord Tennyson.

Table of Contents

Life and Background of the Author.

Introduction to the Novel.

Critical Commentaries.

Preface to the 1817 Edition.

Introduction to the 1831 Edition.

Letter 1: To Mrs. Saville, England.

Letter 2: To Mrs. Saville, England.

Letter 3: To Mrs. Saville, England.

Letter 4: To Mrs. Saville, England.

Chapters 1 - 24.

Final Letters.

Character Analyses.

Critical Essays.

CliffsNotes Review.

CliffsNotes Resource Center.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764585937
Author:
Coghill, Jeff
Publisher:
Cliffs Notes
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Examinations
Subject:
Horror tales, English
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Science fiction, English
Subject:
Monsters in literature
Subject:
Scientists in literature.
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Literature (Cliffs Notes)
Subject:
Reference-Study Notes
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Cliffsnotes Literature Guides
Series Volume:
25
Publication Date:
June 2000
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 in

Other books you might like

  1. Faulkner's as I Lay Dying (Cliffs... Used Pamphlet $1.95
  2. 1984 :notes, including Orwell's life... Used Pamphlet $1.95
  3. Bronte's Jane Eyre (Cliffs Notes) -... New Mass Market $5.99
  4. Lord of the Flies Notes - Study... Used Pamphlet $3.50
  5. Jane Eyre Notes - Study Notes -... Used Trade Paper $5.95
  6. Brave new world ; and Brave new... Used Pamphlet $2.50

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General
Reference » Study Notes

Frankenstein (Cliffs Notes) - Study Notes Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$5.95 In Stock
Product details 96 pages Cliffs Notes - English 9780764585937 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The famous story of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and his creation, the monster, was successfully dramatized throughout the last century and continues to fascinate audiences.
"Synopsis" by , Jump-start your understanding of Mary Shelley's famous story of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and his monstrous creation by opening the pages of CliffsNotes on Frankenstein, the study guide that can raise your insight as well as your test scores! Here, you'll explore the relationship between the monster and his creator, but with CliffsNotes on Frankenstein you'll also get in-depth character analysis, critical essays, and insight into the novel's literary devices. You'll also discover background information on the life of Mary Wollestonecraft Shelley and the creation of this, her most famous work, which was sparked by a suggestion that her circle of friends each write a ghost story to pass the time.
"Synopsis" by ,
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into key elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the familiar format.

CliffsNotes on Frankenstein digs into Dr. Victor Frankenstein's scientific creation, a "hideous and gigantic" monster that the good doctor tries to defeat throughout most of the novel.

Following the story of an obsessive man whose determination to create a new race of humans produces monstrous results, this study guide provides summaries and critical commentaries for each part within the novel. Other features that help you figure out this important work include

  • Personal background on the author, including career highlights
  • Introduction to and synopsis of the book
  • In-depth analyses of the principal characters
  • Critical essays on the book's themes, plots, and more
  • Review section that features interactive questions and suggested essay topics
  • Resource Center with books, films and other recordings, and Web sites that can help round out your knowledge

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

spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.