Oxford Literary Companion: Der Besuch der alten Dame eBook
$11.99

Oxford Literary Companion: Der Besuch der alten Dame eBook

By René Koglbauer, Janine Turner
US$ 11.99
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Book Description

This guide for Der Besuch der alten Dame is ideal for use in the classroom or for independent revision, providing insight into characters, theme and language,with activities in German that prompt a closer analysis of the text.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Plot and Structure
    • Plot
      • Act 1
      • Act 2
      • Act 3
    • Structure
  • Context
    • Biography of Friedrich Dürrenmatt
    • Political and social context
    • Genre
    • The influence of Bertolt Brecht
  • Characters
    • Main characters
      • Alfred Ill
      • Claire Zachanassian/Klara Wäscher
    • Minor characters
    • Character map
  • Language
    • Dialogue
    • Contrast
    • Repetition and sentence construction
    • Symbolism
    • Satire and irony
  • Themes
    • The rise of consumerism and decline in moral values
    • Love and death
    • Justice or revenge?
    • Saviour or dictator?
    • A woman, not a man
    • Godlessness
    • Guilt, trespassers and debt
  • Skills and Practice
    • Before you start
    • Writing your response
    • Sample questions
    • Sample answers
  • Glossary
  • Answers
  • Imprint
  • Back Cover
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