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Sister Carrie

About The Book

Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work.

Carrie Meeber leaves her home in rural Wisconsin for a big city life in Chicago, and faces a series of struggles—professional, moral, and romantic—before achieving success in the New York theater scene.

This edition includes:
-A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information
-A chronology of the author's life and work
-A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context
-An outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's own interpretations
-Detailed explanatory notes
-Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work
-Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
-A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience

About The Author

Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (1871–1945) was an American author of the naturalist school, known for dealing with the gritty reality of life. Sister Carrie was his first novel.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster (July 1, 2008)
  • Length: 560 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416561491

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