Understanding Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Claudia Durst Johnson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313293276
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Interdisciplinary primary materials for classroom use and student research illuminate the historical and social issues of this controversial American classic.

Understanding The Great Gatsby

Author: Dalton Gross
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313300974
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The only companion to The Great Gatsby to provide a rich collection of primary documents that illuminates its historical, social and cultural context.

Understanding A Tale of Two Cities

Author: George Newlin
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313299391
Format: PDF
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Examines this novel and provides commentary on its political, social, and historical implications.

Understanding the Scarlet Letter

Author: Claudia Durst Johnson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313293283
Format: PDF
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Gathers historical documents that illustrate Puritan and nineteenth-century attitudes, and shares contemporaneous reviews and current relevant news articles

Understanding Anne Frank s The Diary of a Young Girl

Author: Hedda Rosner Kopf
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313296079
Format: PDF
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Discusses such topics as the diary as literature, the history of the Frank family, the plight of Holland's Jews, rescuers of Holocaust children, and Anne's childhood

Understanding The Call of the Wild

Author: Claudia Durst Johnson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313308826
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Examines Jack London's The Call of the Wild from the Yukon Gold Rush to the animal rights issues confronting our society today.

Understanding Of Mice and Men The Red Pony and The Pearl

Author: Claudia Durst Johnson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313299667
Format: PDF, ePub
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An interdisciplinary collection of primary documents illuminating the historical, social, economic, and regional context of three frequently-taught Steinbeck novellas.

Understanding A Raisin in the Sun

Author: Lynn Domina
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313303494
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Provides historical and social context for this drama through commentary by well-known black authors, editorials, government documents, and statistics.

Understanding Shakespeare s Julius Caesar

Author: Thomas J. Derrick
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313296383
Format: PDF
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Discusses different interpretations of the cultural meanings of "Julius Caesar" based on historical reactions to the play, its language, and its symbolism.