CliffsComplete Merchant of Venice

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In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel'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 Merchant of Venice offers insight and information into a work that's rich both dramatically and thematically. Every generation since Shakespeare's time has been ...

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Overview

In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel'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 Merchant of Venice offers insight and information into a work that's rich both dramatically and thematically. Every generation since Shakespeare's time has been able to identify with some thematic aspect of the play.

Discover what happens to a young merchant who cannot repay a debt to a vindictive money lender; meet the menacing Shylock, one of the most vivid and memorable characters in Shakespeare's works — and save valuable studying time — all at once. Enhance your reading of The Merchant of Venice with these additional features:

  • A summary and insightful commentary for each act
  • Bibliography and historical background on the author, William Shakespeare
  • A look at Early Modern English intellect, religion, politics, and society
  • Coverage of Shakespeare's source and the play's performance history
  • A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters
  • Review questions, a quiz, discussion guide, and activity ideas
  • A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Web sites

Streamline your literature study with all-in-one help from CliffsComplete guides!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764585753
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 5/9/2000
  • Series: CliffsComplete Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 460,905
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Act I.

Act II.

Act III.

Act IV.

Act V.

CliffsComplete Review.

CliffsComplete Resource Center.

CliffsComplete Reading Group Discussion Guide.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 26, 2009

    Best cliff notes yet!

    I like these types of cliff notes because they are like a dictonary but only on the words in the book and you don't need a copy of the actual book!

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