The Aeneid (SparkNotes Literature Guide)

The Aeneid (SparkNotes Literature Guide)

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Overview

The Aeneid (SparkNotes Literature Guide) by Virgil
Making the reading experience fun!


Each SparkNote gives you just what you need to succeed in school with:

*Summaries of every chapter and thorough Analysis
*Explanation of the key Themes, Motifs, and Symbols
*Detailed Character Analysis
*Key Facts about the Work
*Author's Historical Context
*Identification and explanation of Important Quotations
*A 25-question review Quiz, Study Questions and Essay Topics to help you prepare for papers and tests

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411471344
Publisher: Spark
Publication date: 08/12/2014
Series: SparkNotes Literature Guide Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 290,818
File size: 214 KB

Table of Contents

Context1
Plot Overview5
Character List7
Mortals7
Gods and Goddesses9
Characters From Homer's Iliad11
Analysis of Major Characters15
Aeneas15
Dido16
Turnus17
Themes, Motifs & Symbols19
The Primacy of Fate19
The Sufferings of Wanderers19
The Glory of Rome20
Prophecies and Predictions21
Founding a New City21
Vengeance21
Flames22
The Golden Bough22
The Gates of War22
The Trojan Hearth Gods23
Weather23
Summary & Analysis25
Book I25
Book II28
Book III31
Book IV34
Book V37
Book VI40
Book VII43
Book VIII46
Book IX48
Book X51
Book XI54
Book XII56
Important Quotations Explained60
Key Facts66|`1Study Questions & Essay Topics71
Study Questions71
Suggested Essay Topics74
Review & Resources75
Quiz75
Suggestions for Further Reading84

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