King Henry IV, Part I
In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel's "complete" text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to help you understand ... Show synopsis In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel's "complete" text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to help you understand unusual words and phrasing. You'll also find all the commentary and resources of a standard CliffsNotes for Literature. "CliffsComplete King Henry IV, Part 1" follows the play's alternating comic and serious scenes as a young prince rebels against his father, who happens to be king, until he must go to the king's aid to stamp out the rebellion of nobles. Discover a story of self-sacrifice and meet one of the theatre's most enduring comic characters, Falstaff -- and save valuable studying time -- all at once. Enhance your reading of "King Henry IV" with these additional features: A summary and insightful commentary for each chapterBibliography and historical background on the author, William ShakespeareA look at Early Modern England intellectual, religious, political, and social contextCoverage of key themes and use of language within the workA character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the charactersReview questions, a quiz, discussion guide, and activity ideasA Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Web sites Streamline your literature study with all-in-one help from CliffsComplete guides!