The Women of Troy by Euripides English Text Guide

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The Women of Troy by Euripides English Text Guide

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The Neap English Text Guide to The Women of Troy by Euripides 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 The Women of Troy by Euripides features:

  • a general introduction to the text
  • an easy-to-follow layout
  • background information on the playwright of The Women of Troy, such as personal history, writing career and other works
  • the historical and cultural contexts in which the text was written, such as women in Athenian society, Greek tragedy, and the Classical period
  • key quotes for each scene in addition to detailed scene summaries
  • in-depth main character summaries and secondary character summaries coupled with key quotes
  • key words selected to describe each character
  • analysis of the central themes in The Women of Troy, such as cause and effect, social order and disorder, speech and silence, war, the role of the gods, and the social roles of women
  • images to help with learning, such as a map of Ancient Greece, and a table identifying the effects of war on different characters
  • critical reception and perspectives of the text
  • 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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