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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Eugene O'Neill, an American playwright and recipient of four Pulitzer Prizes. Titles in this study guide include Anna Christie, The Emperor Jones, The Hairy Ape, Ah, Wilderness!, The Iceman Cometh, and A Touch of the Poet.
As a writer of the twentieth century, O'Neill was the first American playwright to win the Nobel Prize. Moreover, his plays delve into the concept of man versus nature, giving the reader an intimate look into the mind of one of America's greatest playwrights. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Eugene O'Neill's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have 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.