Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

CliffsNotes on Wharton's The Age of Innocence

by Susan Van Kirk

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780764537134
ISBN-10: 076453713X
Pages: 80
Publication Date: 04/25/2003
Carton Quantity: 80

Get the most from great literature with CliffsNotes, the original study guides.

Written exclusively by experienced teachers and educators, CliffsNotes are the resource of choice for today’s students. These user-friendly guides make studying a snap – with visual icons flagging key themes, literary devices, and more.

Inside you’ll find valuable insights on Wharton’s The Age of Innocence, including:

  • Brief overall synopsis
  • Chapter-by-chapter summaries
  • Clear explanations and analysis
  • Character map–who’s who at a glance
  • Character analysis (Newland Archer, May Welland Archer, Countess Ellen Olenska, Mrs. Manson Mingott)
  • Concise discussion of major themes
  • Special essay on the book’s themes, including personal freedom, values, and social codes
  • Review Q&As and quote IDs
  • Essay questions and practice projects
  • Glossaries of key words and terms