CliffsNotes on Adams' The Education of Henry Adams

CliffsNotes on Adams' The Education of Henry Adams

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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 features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on The Education of Henry Adams explores the focal charactera€™s boyhood world through the voice of Henry Adams as a man in his late 60s. Speaking in third person, the narrator treats the younger Henry objectively, which establishes the style of the book. Following Henrya€™s lifelong protests of the limitations of formal education, this study guide provides summaries and commentaries for each of 35 chapters within what has been termed a€œexperimental literaturea€ and an outstanding work of nonfiction. Other features that help you figure out this important work include A look at the authora€™s personal background, selected writings, and reputation Introduction to the work, with a synopsis and character map Character analyses and critical essays Review questions, suggested essay topics, and practice projects Resource Center with books, articles, and Web sites that can help round out your knowledge Classic literature or modern-day treasure a€” you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.Adams does not allow a great deal of insight into his personal life, but certain matters here bear consideration. First ... As a beginning assistant professor at Harvard, in 1870, he will earn $2, 000 for the school year and spend about $30.

Title:CliffsNotes on Adams' The Education of Henry Adams
Author:Stanley P. Baldwin
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2007-08-20


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