Great Expectations Thrift Study Edition

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486115924
Release Date: 2012-04-04
Genre: Fiction

Includes the unabridged text of Dicken's classic novel plus a complete study guide that features chapter-by-chapter summaries, explanations and discussions of the plot, question-and-answer sections, author biography, historical background, and more.

Great Expectations

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publ
ISBN: 1602918120
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Timeless Classics--designed for the struggling reader and adapted to retain the integrity of the original classic. These classics will grab a student's attention from the first page. Included are eight pages of end-of-book activities to enhance the reading experience.Pip is headed for an apprenticeship at the blacksmith's forge. Then an anonymous donor appears, and sends Pip to London to live as a gentleman. Pip is sure he knows the identity of his secret benefactor. He couldn't be more surprised when he finds that he's been mistaken all along.

A Tale of Two Cities Thrift Study Edition

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486475684
Release Date: 2011-07-19
Genre: Fiction

This Dover edition is an unabridged republication of a standard edition of A tale of two cities, plus literary analysis and perspectives from MAXnotes for A tale of two cities, published by Research and Education Association, Inc., Piscataway, New Jersey, in 1994.

Great Expectations

Author: Hilary Burningham
Publisher: Evans Brothers
ISBN: 9780237536220
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The titles in this series use all the drama and excitement of the comic whilst incorporating the storylines and characters from the original Dickens' stories.

CliffsNotes on Dickens Great Expectations

Author: Debra A. Bailey
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544181830
Release Date: 2011-05-18
Genre: Literary Criticism

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into key elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the familiar format. CliffsNotes on Great Expectations explores Charles Dickens's renowned work, a novel that gives you plots that twist and turn, themes of good and evil, and people who want for means to make sense of their lives. Following the story of an orphaned boy whose first-person take on the world around him gives readers a detailed picture of Victorian England, this study guide provides summaries and critical commentaries for each chapter within the novel. Other features that help you figure out this important work include Personal background on the author Introduction to and synopsis of the book In-depth character analyses Critical essays on topics of interest Review section that features interactive questions and suggested essay topics and practice projects Resource Center with books, films, and Web sites that can help round out your knowledge Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

A Great Expectations in Plain and Simple English Includes Study Guide Complete Unabridged Book Historical Context Biography

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN: 9781621073512
Release Date: 2012-08-14
Genre: Reference

Great Expectations is epic! Hundreds of pages, dozens of characters and settings--it's easy to lose track of things. Let BookCaps help with this comprehensive annotated study guide that is complete with character profiles (with pronunciations for names harder to pronounce), chapter summaries, analysis of themes, historical context, and much more! This annotated edition includes the original book with a comprehensive study guide and biography about the life and times of Charles Dickens. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

Great Expectations

Author: Charles Dickens
ISBN: 0821916416
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: Benefactors

This study edition includes a time line of Dickens' life, the historical context, plot analysis, questions, writing activities and glossary.

Great Expectations Collins Classics

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780007382521
Release Date: 2010-06-03
Genre: Fiction

HarperCollins is proud to present a range of best-loved, essential classics.

Great Expectations

Author: Robert Gottlieb
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780374298807
Release Date: 2012-11-27
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Opening a unique window to Victorian England, this study of the author as a father highlights the strange and surprising stories of each of Dickens's ten children, from Kate, who became a successful artist, to Frank, who died after serving in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1979055688
Release Date: 2017-10-23

A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas, commonly known as A Christmas Carol, is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall in 1843; the first edition was illustrated by John Leech. A Christmas Carol tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an old miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. After their visits Scrooge is transformed into a kinder, gentler man. Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol at a time when the British were examining and exploring Christmas traditions from the past, such as carols, as well as new customs such as Christmas trees. He was influenced by experiences from his own past, and from the Christmas stories of other authors, including Washington Irving and Douglas Jerrold. Dickens had written three Christmas stories prior to the novella, and was inspired to write the story following a visit to the Field Lane Ragged school, one of several establishments for London's half-starved, illiterate street children. The treatment of the poor and the ability of a self-interested man redeeming himself by transforming into a more sympathetic character are the key themes of the story. There is discussion among academics as to whether this was a fully secular story, or if it is a Christian allegory.

Great Expectations

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Classical Comics, Limited
ISBN: 1906332096
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Fiction

Charles Dickens' tale of Pip, Miss Havisham and the spiteful Estella is retold here with fresh enthusiasm contained within Victorian ambience.