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Paton's Cry, The Beloved Country

Paton's Cry, The Beloved Country
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature.

CliffsNotes on Cry, the Beloved Country takes you into a compassionately told story set in the troubled and changing South Africa in the 1940s.

Focusing on a people who are caught between two worlds -- the old with its rituals and and respect and the new with its lack of values and order -- this study guide explores a novel of social protest through character analyses and critical essays. Other features that help you figure out this important work include

  • Profile of the author Alan Paton's life and work
  • Historical background of the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s
  • Character web and in-depth analyses of the major roles
  • Summaries and commentaries for each chapter within the book
  • Review questions and suggestions for theme topics

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John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; March 1999
83 pages; ISBN 9780822070450
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