CliffsNotes on Heaney's Beowulf

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Author(s): Stanley P. Baldwin
Series: Cliffs Notes
Genre: Language Arts
Original Publish Date: May 18, 2011
Product Number: EB00491298
Released: Aug 05, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780544179875
Publisher: Cliffs Notes
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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 features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Beowulf takes you into the epic story of warriors and strange beasts. Beowulf is considered to be the longest and greatest surviving Anglo-Saxon poem. Some see it as an early celebration of Christianity. Others think it extols—or perhaps condemns—heroic values. Step into this epic poem and get ready for sword fights, feasts, and treasures. With this study guide, you'll be able to follow all of the action as you consider the artistic impact of the work. You'll also gain insight into the characteristics of the unknown poet and the manuscript itself. Other features that help you study include -Character analyses of major players -A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters -Critical essays -A review section that tests your knowledge -A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites Classic literature or modern-day treasure—you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

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Author(s): Stanley P. Baldwin
Narrator(s): Ellen Grafton
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Product Number BN754
Released: Mar 16, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
ISBN: #9781611066883

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