The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Dubliners looks into a collection of stories that author James Joyce unites by place, time, and meaning. Following a portrayal of scandalous and ugly human behavior in a series of straightforward stories, this study guide provides summaries and commentaries for each of 15 linked tales, narrative prose centered in Dublin, Ireland. Other features that help you figure out this important work include* Focus on the author's education, literary style, and awards and honors* A synopsis of the book's setting, characterization, dialogue, and point of view* Character analyses and critical essays* An interactive quiz, plus suggested essay questions and practice projects Classic literature or modern-day treasure - you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.