Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

CliffsNotes on Virgil's Aeneid

by Richard McDougall, Suzanne Pavlos

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780764586804
ISBN-10: 0764586807
Pages: 128
Publication Date: 12/15/2000
Carton Quantity: 40

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 Aeneid takes you on the journey of a band of survivors who leave their destroyed city to seek another home in a faraway country. Woven from myth and legend, the story is about rebirth, about life springing forth from ruin and death.

This study guide will help navigate the voyages of the Trojans and uncover their significance in Virgil's time and today. You'll also gain insight into the life and cultural background of the author. 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 modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Richard McDougall

Richard McDougall was an educator and commentator on the Classics. Read More

Suzanne Pavlos

SUZANNE PAVLOS taught high school English and reading. She is currently a freelance writer and editor. Read More