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CliffsNotes on Hugo's Les Miserables : Cliffsnotes Literature Guides - MARSLAND AMY LOUISE AND KLIN GEORGE

CliffsNotes on Hugo's Les Miserables

Cliffsnotes Literature Guides

Paperback Published: 1st November 1968
ISBN: 9780822007357
Number Of Pages: 120

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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. <p> In <i>CliffsNotes on Les Miserables,</i> you examine two themes from Victor Hugo's epic: the struggle between good and evil in the soul of one man, and society's struggle toward a greater good. Addressing many of the social issues of his day, Hugo wrote this novel, which traces the path of Jean Valjean as he changes from convict to saint. Hugo believed in the spiritual possibilities of human beings and has chosen the story of the poor and outcast to illustrate this "perfectibility of man." <p> With expert commentaries and critical analyses, this study guide helps you explore the profound social problems of the early 1800s, which influenced Hugo's work. You'll also gain insight into the author's life and other major works. Other features that help you study include <ul type="disc"> <li>Introduction to the novel <li>A brief synopsis of the novel <li>Chapter summaries and analyses <li>An Interactive quiz to test your knowledge <li>Essay topics and review questions </ul> <p> Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure&#160;&#8211;&#160;you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Life of Victor Hugo.

Hugo the Writer.

A Brief Synopsis.

List of Characters.

Summaries and Commentaries.

PART ONE: Fantine.

PART TWO: Cosette.

PART THREE: Marius.

PART FOUR: St. Denis.

PART FIVE: Jean Valjean.

Review Questions and Essay Topics.

Selected Bibliography.

Les Miserables Genealogy.

ISBN: 9780822007357
ISBN-10: 0822007355
Series: Cliffsnotes Literature Guides
Audience: Adult Education
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 120
Published: 1st November 1968
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.9 x 13.4  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.12