CliffsNotes on Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country

Author(s): Richard O. Peterson
Series: Cliffs Notes
Original Publish Date: Aug 20, 2007
Product Number: EB00688292
Released: Nov 06, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780544180932
Publisher: Cliffs Notes
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. CliffsNotes on Cry, the Beloved Country takes you into a compassionately told story set in the troubled and changing South Africa in the 1940s. Focusing on a people who are caught between two worlds -- the old with its rituals and and respect and the new with its lack of values and order -- this study guide explores a novel of social protest through character analyses and critical essays. Other features that help you figure out this important work include -Profile of the author Alan Paton's life and work -Historical background of the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s -Character web and in-depth analyses of the major roles -Summaries and commentaries for each chapter within the book -Review questions and suggestions for theme topics Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

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