Oxford Literature Companions: La casa de Bernarda Alba
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Oxford Literature Companions: La casa de Bernarda Alba

By Margaret Bond, Lorenzo Moya Morallón
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Book Description

Get to grips with set texts and be fully prepared for the AS/A Level exam with the Modern Languages Oxford Literature Companions. The Companions are written by experienced lecturers, teachers and examiners and provide comprehensive coverage of characters, themes, plot, language and context with activities in Spanish to consolidate your knowledge of the text. There are also extensive sections on exam preparation and response planning, with a bank of annotated sample
answers and practice questions. This guide covers La casa de Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca. Modern Languages Oxford Literature Companions are also available for selected French and German set texts.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Plot and Structure
    • Plot
      • Act 1
      • Act 2
      • Act 3
    • Structure
  • Context
    • Biography of Federico Garcia Lopez
    • Historical and political context
    • Social context
    • The role of women
    • Cultural context
  • Characters
    • Main characters
      • Bernarda Alba
      • Adela
      • Angustias
      • Martirio
      • Pepe el Romano
    • Minor characters
      • Magdalena
      • Amelia
      • María Josefa
      • La Criada
      • Prudencia
      • Mendiga
        • Enrique Humanes
  • Language
    • Symbolism
    • Natural elements
    • Photographic documentary
    • Figures of speech
  • Themes
    • Authority and freedom
    • Repression and desire
    • Honour, ‘el qué dirán’ and hypocrisy
    • Tradition – the role of women
    • The role of men
    • Society in the play
    • Hatred and jealousy
  • Skills and Practice
    • Before you start
    • Understanding the question
    • Planning your answer
    • Writing your answer
    • Sample questions
    • Sample answers
  • Answers
  • Glossary
  • Back Cover
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