Animal Farm (Literature Made Easy)

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TheLiterature Made Easy Series is more than just plot summaries. Each book describes a classic novel and drama by explaining themes, elaborating on characters, and discussing each author's unique literary style, use of language, and point of view. Extensive illustrations and imaginative, enlightening use of graphics help to make each book in this series livelier, easier, and more fun to use than ordinary literature plot summaries. An unusual feature, "Mind Map" is a diagram that summarizes and interrelates the ...
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Overview


TheLiterature Made Easy Series is more than just plot summaries. Each book describes a classic novel and drama by explaining themes, elaborating on characters, and discussing each author's unique literary style, use of language, and point of view. Extensive illustrations and imaginative, enlightening use of graphics help to make each book in this series livelier, easier, and more fun to use than ordinary literature plot summaries. An unusual feature, "Mind Map" is a diagram that summarizes and interrelates the most important details that students need to understand about a given work. Appropriate for middle and high school students.
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Edmund Wilson
Absolutely first-rate...comparable to Voltaire and Swift. -- The New Yorker
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764108198
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/1999
  • Series: Literature Made Easy
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 434,367
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 7.75 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Table of Contents

How to study v
How to use this guide ix
Key to icons x
Background 1
The story of Animal Farm 5
Who's who? 10
The main animal characters 10
The other animals 19
The humans 21
Themes 23
How to get to the top 23
How to tell lies 25
The uses of literacy 28
Down with "isms" 29
Language, style and structure 32
Just words? 32
Do we laugh? 33
The structure of the novel 34
The use of repetition 35
Commentary 37
Chapter 138
Chapter 241
Chapter 344
Chapter 448
Chapter 551
Chapter 655
Chapter 758
Chapter 862
Chapter 966
Chapter 1071
Topics for discussion and brainstorming 77
How to get an "A" in English Literature 79
The exam essay 80
Model answer and essay plans 81
Glossary of literary terms 84
Index 86
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2003

    So True!!!

    This is one book that exposes all and tells it as it is. A real classic.

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