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 Romeo a Juliet 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 romantic or thematic aspect of the play. Discover what happens to these famous, star-crossed lovers and what causes the family feud between the Montagues and Capulets a and save valuable studying time a all at once. Enhance your reading of Romeo a Juliet 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!This scene is one of many that raise questions about Shakespearea#39;s views on how a man should behave. ... Only here does Romeo achieve Mercutioa#39;s brilliance and intensity; only in this scene is Romeo the dramatic equal of Mercutio. ... The respect we have for his wit and passion will be tempered by his propensity for violence. ... In the lines preceding this reference to applesauce, the men were playing with the idea of a wild-goose chase (see the note to line 68), and Romeo hadanbsp;...
|Title||:||CliffsComplete Romeo and Juliet|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2009-08-05|