CliffsNotes on Achebe's Things Fall Apart

CliffsNotes on Achebe's Things Fall Apart

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by John Chua, Suzanne Pavlos
     
 

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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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764586477
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Cliffs Notes Series
Pages:
132
Sales rank:
376,587
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.35(d)

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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