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House on Mango Street, The (MAXNotes Literature Guides)

House on Mango Street, The (MAXNotes Literature Guides)

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By Elizabeth L. Chesla
Print Edition $3.95

  • Pages: 112
  • Publication Date: April 1996
  • ISBN: 978-0-87891-020-5

REA's MAXnotes for Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street

MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions.

MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

About the Author

Elizabeth L. Chesla, M.A., teaches in the Department of Social Sciences at Polytechnic Institute of New York University.