Nine Days by Toni Jordan English Text Guide

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Nine Days by Toni Jordan English Text Guide

$17.95 inc. GST

The Neap English Text Guide to Nine Days by Toni Jordan enables students to acquire
a deeper understanding of the text, to develop their own critical thinking skills, and to tackle their essays and exams with greater confidence.


The Neap English Text Guide to Nine Days by Toni Jordan features:

  • a general introduction to the text
  • an easy-to-follow layout
  • background information on the author of Nine Days, such as personal history, writing career and
    other works
  • the historical and cultural contexts in which the text was written, such as Richmond in the 1930s and 1940s, the Argus newspaper, Australia’s part in World War II, and post-war Melbourne
  • key quotes for each chapter in addition to detailed chapter summaries
  • in-depth main character summaries and secondary character summaries coupled with key words selected to describe each character
  • analysis of the central themes in Nine Days, such as family, women and men in society, social pressure and its effect on decision-making, grief and loss, and religion and values
  • critical reception and perspectives of the text
  • images to help with learning, such as a chronology of chapters, and a character web to keep track
    of characters
  • a guide to planning and writing an essay
  • two sample essays; one with essay structure explained as well as one complete essay
  • focus questions as well as further exam-style questions
  • marginal notes explaining key passages, ideas, terms and characters
  • a bibliography and further reading section
  • the expertise of practising VCE English teachers.
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