Big Ideas Simply Explained



   Order Code: DKP288    ISBN : 9781465429889
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Examining the unifying themes of more than 100 frequently taught poems, plays, short stories, and novels, this thoughtfully organized reference places 4000 years of literature in historical context. Works are presented chronologically, and each section provides background information about the author, identifies a concept to focus on, and discusses how that concept is exemplified in the writing. Creative images and infographics combine with the book’s straightforward language to clarify and simplify difficult concepts and common themes. Grades 7 and up. Index. Suggested reading. Glossary. Illustrated. Dorling Kindersley. 352 pages. ©2016.

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