Barron's Literature Made Easy Series: Your Guide to: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Paperback | April 1, 1999

byLisa Fabry, Tony Buzan

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If you're looking for an explanation of Romeo and Juliet's themes, plot points, character actions and motivations, plus discussions of William Shakespeare's unique literary style and point of view, reach for the Literature Made Easy Series. This enlightening guide uses meaningful text, extensive illustrations and imaginative graphics to make this timeless classic clearer, livelier, and more easily understood than ordinary literature plot summaries. An unusual feature, "Mind Map" is a diagram that summarizes and interrelates the most important details about Romeo and Juliet that students need to understand. Appropriate for middle and high school students.

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This entry in the Literature Made Easy series analyses one of William Shakespeare’s most romantic but catastrophic plays. Romeo and Juliet, the first of Shakespeare’s great tragedies, is the classic tale of two young star-crossed lovers who both die untimely deaths because of their feuding families. This study guide provides an in-dept...

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If you're looking for an explanation of Romeo and Juliet's themes, plot points, character actions and motivations, plus discussions of William Shakespeare's unique literary style and point of view, reach for the Literature Made Easy Series. This enlightening guide uses meaningful text, extensive illustrations and imaginative graphics t...

William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Gra...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 0.31 inPublished:April 1, 1999Publisher:Barron's Educational SeriesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0764108328

ISBN - 13:9780764108327

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This entry in the Literature Made Easy series analyses one of William Shakespeare’s most romantic but catastrophic plays. Romeo and Juliet, the first of Shakespeare’s great tragedies, is the classic tale of two young star-crossed lovers who both die untimely deaths because of their feuding families. This study guide provides an in-depth analysis of main themes and characters of the play, along with insights into the Bard’s literary style, use of language and personal viewpoint. More than just a simple plot summary, this book uses illustrations and graphics to outline the key elements of the work. In a special feature unique to this series, a ‘Mind Map’ diagram shows the relationship between the important themes and details of the novel.