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This CliffsNotes study guide on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study guide was written with the assumption that you have read Frankenstein. Reading a literary work doesn’t mean that you immediately grasp ...
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Overview

This CliffsNotes study guide on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study guide was written with the assumption that you have read Frankenstein. Reading a literary work doesn’t mean that you immediately grasp the major themes and devices used by the author; this study guide will help supplement you reading to be sure you get all you can from Shelley’s Frankenstein. CliffsNotes Review tests your comprehension of the original text and reinforces learning with questions and answers, practice projects, and more. For further information on Mary Shelley and Frankenstein, check out the CliffsNotes Resource Center at cliffsnotes.com.

IN THIS AUDIOBOOK

• Learn about the Life and Background of Mary Shelley
• Hear an Introduction to Frankenstein
• Explore themes, character development, and recurring images in the Critical Commentaries
• Learn new words from the Glossary at the end of each Chapter
• Examine in-depth Character Analyses
• Acquire an understanding of Frankenstein with Critical Essays
• Reinforce what you learn to further your study online at cliffsnotes.com

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781611069013
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio
  • Publication date: 3/28/2011
  • Series: Cliffs Notes Series , #0
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Currently a librarian and instructor of English at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, LA, Jeff Coghillgrew up an Army brat and graduated in 1980 from Heidelberg American High School in Heidelberg, Germany.He went on to earn his B.A. in English from Methodist College in 1983, his M.A. in English from Western Carolina University, and his M.L.I.S. in library studies from the University of Alabama in 1997.He now resides in Lake Charles, LA with his wife, Michele; his teenage daughter, Caroline; and his West Highland White Terrier, "Alfie" a.k.a. Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
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Table of Contents

Life and Background of the Author.

Introduction to the Novel.

Critical Commentaries.

Preface to the 1817 Edition.

Introduction to the 1831 Edition.

Letter 1: To Mrs. Saville, England.

Letter 2: To Mrs. Saville, England.

Letter 3: To Mrs. Saville, England.

Letter 4: To Mrs. Saville, England.

Chapters 1 -
24.

Final Letters.

Character Analyses.

Critical Essays.

CliffsNotes Review.

CliffsNotes Resource Center.

Index.

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