A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Edward Albee, well renowned American dramatist and theatrical producer. Titles in this study guide include Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Zoo Story, and Tiny Alice.
As a major playwright of the twentieth century, Albee's work established him as a sharp critic of American values. Moreover, he expertly displayed slashing insight and witty dialogue in the gruesome portrayal of marriage, family life, and self revelation. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Albee'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.