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Great Expectations (Cliffs Notes) - Study Notes

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This novel, the journey of Pip from boyhood to young manhood, has become Dickens' greatest novel. The many tests of character that Pip confronts, as well as Dickens' characters, remain in the mind a long time after the book is read.

Synopsis:

"Cliffs Notes" is aimed at students needing to understand a subject with a minimum of fuss, covering both classic and modern literature. In this case Dicken's classic tale of Pip's journey from youth to maturity and the many characters he meets along the way.

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 Great Expectations explores Charles Dickens's renowned work, a novel that gives you plots that twist and turn, themes of good and evil, and people who want for means to make sense of their lives.

Following the story of an orphaned boy whose first-person take on the world around him gives readers a detailed picture of Victorian England, this study guide provides summaries and critical commentaries for each chapter within the novel. Other features that help you figure out this important work include

  • Personal background on the author
  • Introduction to and synopsis of the book
  • In-depth character analyses
  • Critical essays on topics of interest
  • Review section that features interactive questions and suggested essay topics and practice projects
  • Resource Center with books, films, 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.

Synopsis:

Wealth, happiness, and the valuable lessons of life envelop a varied collection of characters in Dickens' "Great Expectations. Told from an orphaned boy's take on the world around him, this first-person perspective gives readers a detailed look at Victorian England - with its view of virtues and economic change. Travel back with CliffsNotes on Great Expectations to those times as you freshen up your understanding of Charles Dickens' best work with insights into themes of good and evil, plots that twist and turn, and people who want for means to make sense of their lives. Get into English literature - and the good graces of your teachers - with a classroom companion that can meet all your expectations!

About the Author

Debra Bailey is a freelance writer and editor living in Cary, NC.

Table of Contents

Life and Background of the Author.

Introduction to the Novel.

Critical Commentaries.

Chapters 1-3.

Chapters 4-6.

Chapters 7-9.

Chapters 10-12.

Chapters 13-15.

Chapters 16 and 17.

Chapters 18 and 19.

Chapters 20-22 (Volume II, Chapters 1-3).

Chapters 23-25 (Volume II, Chapters 4-6).

Chapters 26-28 (Volume II, Chapters 7-9).

Chapters 29-31 (Volume II, Chapters 10-12).

Chapters 32-34 (Volume II, Chapters 13-15).

Chapters 35-37 (Volume II, Chapters 16-18).

Chapters 38 and 39 (Volume II, Chapters 19-20).

Chapters 40-42 (Volume III, Chapters 1-3).

Chapters 43-45 (Volume III, Chapters 4-6).

Chapters 46-48 (Volume III, Chapters 7-9).

Chapters 49-51 (Volume III, Chapters 10-12).

Chapters 52-54 (Volume III, Chapters 13-15).

Chapters 55-57 (Volume III, Chapters 16-18).

Chapters 58-59 (Volume III, Chapters 19-20).

Character Analyses.

Critical Essays.

CliffsNotes Review.

CliffsNotes Resource Center.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764585982
Author:
Bailey, Debra A.
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Location:
Foster City, CA :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
English literature
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Dickens, Charles
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Examinations
Subject:
English literature -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Dickens, Charles - Examinations
Subject:
Literature (Cliffs Notes)
Subject:
Reference-Study Notes
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Cliffsnotes Literature Guides
Series Volume:
3007
Publication Date:
May 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
132
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 in

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"Synopsis" by , This novel, the journey of Pip from boyhood to young manhood, has become Dickens' greatest novel. The many tests of character that Pip confronts, as well as Dickens' characters, remain in the mind a long time after the book is read.
"Synopsis" by , "Cliffs Notes" is aimed at students needing to understand a subject with a minimum of fuss, covering both classic and modern literature. In this case Dicken's classic tale of Pip's journey from youth to maturity and the many characters he meets along the way.
"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 Great Expectations explores Charles Dickens's renowned work, a novel that gives you plots that twist and turn, themes of good and evil, and people who want for means to make sense of their lives.

Following the story of an orphaned boy whose first-person take on the world around him gives readers a detailed picture of Victorian England, this study guide provides summaries and critical commentaries for each chapter within the novel. Other features that help you figure out this important work include

  • Personal background on the author
  • Introduction to and synopsis of the book
  • In-depth character analyses
  • Critical essays on topics of interest
  • Review section that features interactive questions and suggested essay topics and practice projects
  • Resource Center with books, films, 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.

"Synopsis" by , Wealth, happiness, and the valuable lessons of life envelop a varied collection of characters in Dickens' "Great Expectations. Told from an orphaned boy's take on the world around him, this first-person perspective gives readers a detailed look at Victorian England - with its view of virtues and economic change. Travel back with CliffsNotes on Great Expectations to those times as you freshen up your understanding of Charles Dickens' best work with insights into themes of good and evil, plots that twist and turn, and people who want for means to make sense of their lives. Get into English literature - and the good graces of your teachers - with a classroom companion that can meet all your expectations!
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