If your latest assignment has you so confused that you're actually beginning to think that 2 + 2 does equal 5, then let CliffsNotes on 1984 help you navigate the tumultuous waters of George Orwell's dystopian world of Oceania. The expert commentaries and critical analyses in this study guide will help you decipher the Doublethink and Newspeak of what is possibly the most complicated socio-political novel ever written. Character studies of protagonist Winston Smith, his ally and love interest Jul... more info>>
Dante wrote three epic poems about heaven, purgatory, and hell. The Inferno is about the latter and is encyclopedic in scope and information. From Dante's own world of politics, theology, and learning, he poured everything he was and knew into this text.
This concise supplement to Dante's The Divine Comedy: Inferno helps students understand the overall structure of the work, actions and motivations of the characters, and the social and cultural perspectives of the author.