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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Oliver Goldsmith's The Vicar of Wakefield, one of the most beloved and widely read novels of the Victorian era.
As a novel of family endurance set in eighteenth-century England, The Vicar of Wakefield 's strong moral tone and depiction of resilience has resounded with readers for more than 200 years. Moreover, the work is considered a model example of the sentimental novel, one of the era's most popular literary genres. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Goldsmith's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:
- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As
The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.