Revenge, 1st Edition

  • Caitlin Ray
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629695939
  • ISBN-13: 9781629695938
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released October 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This title examines the theme of revenge in Hamlet, Othello, True Grit, The Princess Bride, and "The Cask of Amontillado." It features four analysis papers that consider the revenge theme, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the theme. Critical thinking questions, sidebars highlighting and explaining each thesis and argument, and other possible approaches for analysis help students understand the mechanics of essay writing. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover._x000D_
Half Title Page._x000D_
Title Page._x000D_
Copyright Page._x000D_
1: Introduction to Themes in Literature._x000D_
2: An Overview of Hamlet and Othello._x000D_
3: Vengeful Characters._x000D_
4: “The Cask of Amontillado”._x000D_
5: Symbolic Revenge._x000D_
6: An Overview of True Grit._x000D_
7: Banding Together for Revenge._x000D_
8: An Overview of the Princess Bride._x000D_
9: Anti-Revenge in the Princess Bride._x000D_
Analyze It!._x000D_
Characteristics and Classics._x000D_
Additional Resources._x000D_
Source Notes._x000D_
About the Author._x000D_