CliffsNotes AP English Literature and Composition, 4th Edition

Author: Barbara V. Swovelin

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1328487954

Category: Study Aids

Page: 336

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Test prep on the AP English Literature and Composition exam, including six model full-length AP English Literature practice exams Fully revised, this AP English Literature test-prep guide includes up-to-date content tailored to the exam, administered every May. Features of the guide focus on what the 400,000+ AP English Literature test-takers need to score high on the exam: Strategies for answering questions in the multiple-choice section Approaches for writing responses to the free-response questions Analyses of prose and poetry key to passing the exam Six full-length model practice exams with detailed answer explanations and free-response sample essays
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CliffsNotes AP English Language and Composition

Author: Barbara V. Swovelin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118296044

Category: Study Aids

Page: 384

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A brand-new edition of the bestselling test-prep guide CliffsNotes English Language and Composition is your complete guide to a higher score on the *AP English Language and Composition exam. Written by test prep specialists, it gives you an easy-to-understand introduction to the format and scoring of the most recent exam. Then, you'll find subject reviews and useful tips for answering the multiple-choice and essay sections using proven techniqes that work. • 4 full-length practice exams with answers and complete explanations in the book and 2 additional practice exams on the CD-ROM in Timed Mode or Untimed Mode • Suggested reading list • Glossary of important terms • Past AP English Language essays *AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.
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CliffsNotes AP English Language and Composition, with CD-ROM

Author: Barbara V. Swovelin

Publisher: Cliffs Notes

ISBN: 9781118128015

Category: Study Aids

Page: 336

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A brand-new edition of the bestselling test-prep guide CliffsNotes English Language and Composition is your complete guide to a higher score on the *AP English Language and Composition exam. Written by test prep specialists, it gives you an easy-to-understand introduction to the format and scoring of the most recent exam. Then, you'll find subject reviews and useful tips for answering the multiple-choice and essay sections using proven techniqes that work. • 4 full-length practice exams with answers and complete explanations in the book and 2 additional practice exams on the CD-ROM in Timed Mode or Untimed Mode • Suggested reading list • Glossary of important terms • Past AP English Language essays *AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.
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Listen to the Desert/Oye Al Desierto

Author: Pat Mora,Francisco X. Mora

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0618111441

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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A bilingual poem which describes some of the sounds of nature in a desert.
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CliffsNotes on Miller's The Crucible

Author: Denis M. Calandra,Jennifer L. Scheidt

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544180925

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 84

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on The Crucible takes you into Arthur Miller's play about good and evil, self-identity and morality. Following the atmosphere and action of the Salem witch trials of the 1600s, this study guide looks into Puritan culture with critical commentaries about each act and scene. Other features that help you figure out this important work include Life and background of the author Introduction to the play Character web and in-depth analyses of the major roles Summaries and glossaries related to each act Essays that explore the author's narrative technique and the play's historical setting A review section that tests your knowledge and suggests essay topics and practice projects A Resource Center for checking out details on books, publications, and Internet resources Classic literature or modern-day treasure—you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.
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CliffsNotes on Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

Author: Kate Maurer

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544181859

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 96

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into key elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the familiar format. CliffsNotes on The Great Gatsby explores F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel of triumph, tragedy, and a classic love triangle in the 1920s. Following the story of a young Midwesterner who's fascinated by the mysterious past and opulent lifestyle of his landlord, this study guide provides summaries and critical commentaries for each chapter within the novel. Other features that help you figure out this important work include Personal background on the author Introduction to and synopsis of the book In-depth character analyses Critical essays on topics of interest Review section that features interactive questions and suggested essay topics and practice projects Resource Center with books, videos, and websites that can help round out your knowledge Classic literature or modern-day treasure—you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.
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CliffsNotes on Austen's Pride and Prejudice

Author: Marie Kalil

Publisher: Cliffs Notes

ISBN: 9780764586071

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 96

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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 the series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen's most popular and well-known work, you'll meet Elizabeth Bennet and her sisters as they navigate the social milieu of provincial 18th-century England. In addition to easy travels through all of the novel's ironic plot twists, you'll get detailed plot summaries and chapter-by-chapter commentaries to show you how Austen's belief in rationalism triumphs in the union of Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy. You'll also discover Life and background of the author, Jane Austen A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Critical essays about women's roles in 19th-century Britain and money A review section that tests your knowledge A Resource Center with books, Web sites, and films for further study 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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CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

Author: Annaliese F. Connolly

Publisher: Cliffs Notes

ISBN: 9780764585920

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 128

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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 Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, you explore Shakespeare's greatest tragedy — the heartbreaking love story of Romeo and Juliet amid the conflict between their two feuding families, the Montagues and the Capulets. This study guide carefully walks you through every twist and turn of Shakespeare's classic by providing chapter summaries and critical analyses of each act and scene of the play. You'll also explore the life and background of the "Bard" himself — William Shakespeare. Other features that help you study include Character analyses of major players A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Critical essays The history of the play's development, as well as its first performance 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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