Download Cliffsnotes Victory by J. M. Lybyer PDF

By J. M. Lybyer

The unique CliffsNotes learn courses provide professional observation on significant subject matters, plots, characters, literary units, and historic history. the newest iteration of titles during this sequence additionally characteristic glossaries and visible components that supplement the vintage, widely used format.

In CliffsNotes on Victory, you find considered one of Joseph Conrad's most intricate characters, Axel Heyst, a guy who has withdrawn from lifestyles, and during situation, has come to reside in isolation on an island -- until eventually he meets the attractive Lena and falls deeply in love along with her. What follows is a sad story in an unique atmosphere that simply Joseph Conrad may tell.

Chapter summaries and commentaries take you thru Conrad's memorable novel, and important essays assist you comprehend constitution and symbolism of the unconventional. different good points that assist you learn include

  • A common precis of the advanced plot of the novel
  • Analyses of every of the most characters
  • A part of evaluate questions

Classic literature or smooth modern day treasure — you will are aware of it all with specialist details and perception from CliffsNotes learn guides.

Show description

Read or Download Cliffsnotes Victory PDF

Best eastern books

Autobiography and Authorship in Renaissance Verse (Early Modern Literature in History)

The appearance of rather affordable variations within the mid-16th century produced an explosion of verse, a lot of which represented the 1st individual speaker as a model of the writer. This ebook examines ways that writers, frequently looking development of their careers, harnessed verse for self-promotional reasons.

The Leader Cult in Communist Dictatorships: Stalin and the Eastern Bloc

The 1st ebook to research the detailed chief cults that flourished within the period of 'High Stalinism' as an essential component of the procedure of dictatorial rule within the Soviet Union and japanese Europe. Fifteen reviews discover the best way those cults have been verified, their functionality and operation, their dissemination and reception, where of the cults in artwork and literature, the exportation of the Stalin cult and its implantment within the communist states of japanese Europe, and the effect which de-Stalinisation had on those cults.

Extra info for Cliffsnotes Victory

Sample text

As Lena droops over him, closer and closer, he asks her if she would be up to sticking a man with a knife. " she whispers. " Now the sting of death is in her hands. She allows the dagger to slip through the folds of her dress out of sight. She assures Ricardo that she will do anything he likes. He asks for her foot and she gives it. Ricardo falls to kissing her ankle. Then, suddenly, Ricardo feels himself spurned by the foot. He looks up to see Heyst standing in the door. The brief report of a shot stuns him for an instant.

SCHOMBERG Did not his malicious gossip provide the pivotal force of the novel, Schomberg would scarcely be worthy of a detailed characterization. His deadly mixture of cowardice and malignant hatred reminds the reader of Cornelius, a character in one of Conrad's earlier novels, Lord Jim. Too abject to fight or even to defend himself and his table-d'hote from Jones and Ricardo, he nevertheless manages to precipitate the bloody climax of the story. Conrad makes much of Schomberg's German ancestry.

He stops suddenly with the thought that one who feels as he does has no business to live. Since this doubt is a new one, it cannot be doubt of Lena or any other person. He has always doubted and mistrusted everyone. No, this new doubt can be only of one kind--doubt of himself and his own philosophy of life. Thus Heyst's final statement to Davidson is motivated: ". . " With his isolationist philosophy toppling about him, Axel Heyst cannot go on living because he can look forward to NOTHING. com By such subtleties as these, Conrad entices his readers and challenges their powers of reason.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.10 of 5 – based on 26 votes