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CliffsNotes on Achebe's Things Fall Apart [NOOK Book]

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

In CliffsNotes on Things Fall Apart, you explore the ground-breaking work of author Chinua Achebe, considered by many to be the most influential African writer of his generation. The novel, amazing in ...

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CliffsNotes on Achebe's Things Fall Apart

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Overview

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

In CliffsNotes on Things Fall Apart, you explore the ground-breaking work of author Chinua Achebe, considered by many to be the most influential African writer of his generation. The novel, amazing in its authenticity, leaves behind the stereotypical portrayals of African life and presents the Igbo culture of Nigeria in all its remarkable complexity.

Chapter summaries and commentaries take you through Achebe's world, and critical essays give you insight into the novel's themes and use of language. Other features that help you study include

  • Character analyses of the main characters
  • A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters
  • A section on the life and background of Chinua Achebe
  • A review section that tests your knowledge
  • A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites

Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780544184206
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 5/18/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 132
  • Sales rank: 706,146
  • File size: 805 KB

Meet the Author

JOHN CHUA has written for a wide variety of media, including television. He has written three CliffsNotes books and holds a BA from Knox College and an MBA from the University of Illinois,
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Table of Contents

Life and Background of the Author.

Introduction to the Novel.

Critical Commentaries.

PART ONE.

Chapters 1 - 13.

PART TWO.

Chapter 14 - 19.

PART THREE.

Chapter 20 - 25.

Character Analyses.

Critical Essays.

CliffsNotes Review.

CliffsNotes Resource Center.

Index.

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