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The Taming of the Shrew (Cliffs Complete) - Study Notes

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Publisher Comments:

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 Taming of the Shrew is one of Shakespeare's most beloved, and imitated, works. In this play within a play, Petruchio, the man from Verona, marries Kate (the shrew of the story), so that Kate's younger sister Bianca may be allowed to take on several suitors and choose one to marry.

Discover what happens to Petruchio and Kate — and save valuable studying time — all at once. Enhance your reading of The Taming of the Shrew 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:

This concise supplement to Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" helps students understand the overall structure of the work, actions and motivations of the characters, as well as the social and cultural perspectives of the author.

Synopsis:

All-In-One Resource! from the creators of CliffsNotes Plus Exclusive character map • Handy review exercises • Additional resources Visit the Student Resource Center at cliffsnotes.com
  • Hundreds of downloadable titles
  • Sign-up for your free CliffsNote-A-Day e-mail newsletter
  • Glossary of common Shakespearean terms
  • Tips on studying and reading Shakespeare
  • Essay writing secrets
  • Fun and quirky quote quizzes
More than 300 titles available! See inside for the entire CliffsNotes family of products.

About the Author

Diana Sweeney has been teaching English in Los Angeles, California, for over fifteen years. She is also the author of the CliffsComplete Julius Caesar.

Table of Contents

Induction.

Act I.

Act II.

Act III.

Act IV.

Act V.

CliffsComplete Review.

CliffsComplete Resource Center.

CliffsComplete Reading Group.

Discussion Guide.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764587290
Author:
Sweeney, Diana
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
General
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Examinations
Subject:
Shakespeare, William - Examinations -
Subject:
Reference-Study Notes
Subject:
Literature (Cliffs Notes)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Cliffs Complete
Publication Date:
March 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.38 in

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Product details 216 pages Cliffs Notes - English 9780764587290 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This concise supplement to Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" helps students understand the overall structure of the work, actions and motivations of the characters, as well as the social and cultural perspectives of the author.
"Synopsis" by , All-In-One Resource! from the creators of CliffsNotes Plus Exclusive character map • Handy review exercises • Additional resources Visit the Student Resource Center at cliffsnotes.com
  • Hundreds of downloadable titles
  • Sign-up for your free CliffsNote-A-Day e-mail newsletter
  • Glossary of common Shakespearean terms
  • Tips on studying and reading Shakespeare
  • Essay writing secrets
  • Fun and quirky quote quizzes
More than 300 titles available! See inside for the entire CliffsNotes family of products.
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