Shaw's Man and Superman & Caesar and Cleopatra
NoteseBook - 1982
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, and historical background - all to help you gain greater insight into great works you're bound to study for school or pleasure.In CliffsNotes on Shaw's Man and Superman & Caesar and Cleopatra you explore two of George Bernard Shaw's numerous plays. Man and Superman is a satirical comedy of ideas where the law of nature is involved: Money means nourishment, which is man's first concern; marriage means children, which are woman's prime interest. Who will win in Shaw's battle of the sexes?Caesar and Cleopatra offers an unconventional look at these eponymous characters who are depicted as two very mortal and very flawed human beings. In this play, Shaw examines our notions of heroism, femininity, intelligence, and morality - and then turns them inside out - with style and brilliance.In this study guide, you'll find Life and Background on the Author, Introduction to Man and Superman, and Critical Commentaries on each act of the plays. You'll also find the following: Character Analyses Man and Superman Critical Essay on Man and Superman Essay Topics and Review Questions A Selected BibliographyClassic literature or modern-day treasure - you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.
Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : Cliffs Notes, 1982.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (42 p.)