CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
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
Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LibraryThing
I find this a valuable guide to have around as I grade essays on by students. These days, the internet is a more useful tool for searching for plagiarism but good old cliffs notes are still useful. As for the book's real use, it is a good means of interpreting and studing the novel. I always find these notes helpful for checking and verifying my own understanding as for a guick summary. They should never be used as a substitute for the actual book.
Review: Romeo and Juliet (Cliffs Notes)User Review - Goodreads
A fantastic supplement to the play itself; explains many themes easily missed by the casual reader and details Elizabethan jargon. I used it as a guide to teaching and testing a Shakespeare/R&K unit ...