Tolstoy's War and Peace

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Marianne Sturman
Cliffs Notes, 1967 - Study Aids - 114 pages
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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 War and Peace, you discover Leo Tolstoy′s masterpiece –– an epic novel of Russian society in the early 19th century. The novel combines the personal stories of members of three prominent Russian families with the historical backdrop of Russia′s war with France.

Summaries and commentaries guide you through each chapter of the novel, and critical essays help you understand the structure, themes, and technical devices used in writing the novel. Other features that help you study include

  • A section on the life and background of Leo Tolstoy
  • Analyses of the major characters
  • Review questions and essay topics

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