This new edition of The Merchant of Venice includes the complete text of the play and detailed notes, analysis and commentary to help students to understand themes, character development and more.
This edition has been designed specifically to meet the needs of the new Junior Cycle and it contains striking photographs from various productions of this much-loved play.
Each scene is accompanied by:
An introductory plot summary
Key points and useful quotes
A talking point, highlighting issues raised by the play
A special section is devoted to:
Exploration of major themes and context
Detailed analysis of plot
In-depth character and relationship
The book also includes:
Overall summary and a revision quiz at the end of each Act
Examination-based questions, carefully graded for Higher and Ordinary Level
Guidelines on answering examination questions.
Model answers to questions
Assignments to encourage class participation
This edition presents an active approach to studying Shakespeare in the spirit of the new Junior Cycle, treating the text as a play to be performed and encouraging students to imagine it on stage or screen
Available to purchase as a student e-book www.edcolearning.ie
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