CliffsNotes on Miller's The Crucible

by Denis M. Calandra and Jennifer L. Scheidt

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780764585883
  • ISBN-10: 0764585886
  • Pages: 84
  • Publication Date: 05/22/2000
  • Carton Quantity: 27

About the book

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

CliffsNotes on The Crucible takes you into Arthur Miller's play about good and evil, self-identity and morality.

Following the atmosphere and action of the Salem witch trials of the 1600s, this study guide looks into Puritan culture with critical commentaries about each act and scene. Other features that help you figure out this important work include

  • Life and background of the author
  • Introduction to the play
  • Character web and in-depth analyses of the major roles
  • Summaries and glossaries related to each act
  • Essays that explore the author's narrative technique and the play's historical setting
  • A review section that tests your knowledge and suggests essay topics and practice projects
  • A Resource Center for checking out details on books, publications, and Internet resources

Classic literature or modern-day treasure—you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

About the author
Denis M. Calandra

DENIS CALANDRA earned a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska and is a writer and teacher.

Jennifer L. Scheidt

Jennifer L. Scheidt received her M.A. from the University of Texas at San Antonio and now is a full-time instructor at Palo Alto Community college in San Antonio, Texas, where she teaches various writing and literature courses.