Notes on Dickens' Great Expectations by Arnie Jacobson
  

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Notes on Dickens' Great Expectations by Arnie Jacobson

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 *ResourceCenter 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.

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

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Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Arnie Jacobson
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Publisher

Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S. an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Publication date

30th May 2000

ISBN

9780764585982


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