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CliffsNotes Films
For more than 50 years, students in need have turned to CliffsNotes for an organized, abridged way to learn faster and more efficiently. Now, as an extension to the yellow and black study guides, CliffsNotes Films reinvents the fastest way to learn with a new hip, irreverent, animated video series featuring Cliff. Come study the classics and leave with basic knowledge of the plots, themes, characters, and the confidence to pass the test.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Oct 3rd 2011 11:39PM

Theseus (the Duke of Athens) announces he will marry Hippolyta, the queen of the Amazons in four days. He hears Egeus' complaint that his daughter... Read More

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Julius Caesar

Oct 3rd 2011 11:38PM

The action begins in February 44 BC. Julius Caesar has just reentered Rome in triumph after a victory in Spain over the sons of his old enemy, Pompey... Read More

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Othello

Oct 3rd 2011 11:37PM

Othello opens in the stately city of Venice, a worldwide hub for trade and commerce. The first characters introduced are Iago, an ensign denied... Read More

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Hamlet

Oct 3rd 2011 11:36PM

Hamlet is the son of the late King Hamlet (of Denmark), who died two months before the start of the play. After King Hamlet's death, his brother,... Read More

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Macbeth

Oct 3rd 2011 11:36PM

The play opens with Macbeth and Banquo, two of the Scottish King Duncan's generals returning from battle when they encounter three witches in the... Read More

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A Midsummer Night's Dream Lecture #1: Classes

Oct 3rd 2011 11:33PM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about the 'Classes' theme in a A Midsummer Night's Dream.... Read More

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A Midsummer Night's Dream Lecture #2: Dreams

Oct 3rd 2011 11:32PM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about the 'Dreams' theme in a A Midsummer Night's Dream.... Read More

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A Midsummer Night's Dream Lecture #3: Transformation

Oct 3rd 2011 11:31PM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about the 'Transformation' theme in a A Midsummer Night's Dream.... Read More

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Famous Quotes From A Midsummer Night's Dream

Oct 3rd 2011 11:30PM

"The course of true love never did run smooth." (Act I, Scene I)... Read More

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A Midsummer Night's Dream Character List

Oct 3rd 2011 11:30PM

Peter Quince A carpenter and the director of the group of actors who perform "Pyramus and Thisbe," which he has written for the celebration following... Read More

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A Midsummer Night's Dream Essay

Oct 3rd 2011 11:30PM

Imagining Love in A Midsummer Night's Dream As Lysander tells Hermia, the course of true love never did run smooth. Often swift, short, and brief,... Read More

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Othello Lecture #1: Jealousy

Oct 3rd 2011 10:35PM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Othello's 'Jealousy' theme... Read More

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Julius Caesar Lecture #1: Women

Oct 3rd 2011 10:35PM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Julius Caesar's 'Women' theme... Read More

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Othello Lecture #2: Blame

Oct 3rd 2011 10:34PM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Othello's 'Blame' theme.... Read More

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Julius Caesar Lecture #2: Pride

Oct 3rd 2011 10:34PM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Julius Caesar's 'Pride' theme... Read More

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Julius Caesar Lecture #3: Public vs. Private

Oct 3rd 2011 10:33PM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Julius Caesar's 'Public vs. Private Self' theme... Read More

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Othello Lecture #3: Appearance/Reality

Oct 3rd 2011 10:33PM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Othello's 'Appearance/Reality' theme.... Read More

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Julius Caesar Lecture #4: Peer Pressure

Oct 3rd 2011 10:32PM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Julius Caesar's 'Peer Pressure' theme... Read More

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Othello Lecture #4: Race

Oct 3rd 2011 10:32PM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Othello's 'Race' theme... Read More

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Julius Caesar Lecture #5: Rhetoric

Oct 3rd 2011 10:31PM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Julius Caesar's 'Rhetoric' theme... Read More

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Othello Lecture #5: Order vs. Chaos

Oct 3rd 2011 10:31PM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Othello's 'Order vs. Chaos' theme... Read More

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Othello Lecture #6: Isolation

Oct 3rd 2011 10:30PM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Othello's 'Isolation' theme... Read More

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Julius Caesar Critical Essay

Oct 3rd 2011 10:30PM

"How many ages hence shall this our lofty scene be acted over, In states unborn and accents yet unknown!" Cassius speaks these words in Act 3, Scene 1... Read More

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Romeo and Juliet Lecture #1: Light vs. Dark

Oct 3rd 2011 12:06AM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Romeo and Juliet's 'Light vs Dark' theme... Read More

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Hamlet Lecture #1: Fate vs. Free Will

Oct 3rd 2011 12:05AM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Hamlet's 'Fate vs. Free Will' theme... Read More

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Macbeth Lecture #1: Fall of Man

Oct 3rd 2011 12:05AM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Macbeth's 'Fall of Man' theme... Read More

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Romeo and Juliet Lecture #2: Religion

Oct 3rd 2011 12:05AM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Romeo and Juliet's 'Religion' theme... Read More

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Macbeth Lecture #2: The Supernatural

Oct 3rd 2011 12:04AM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Macbeth's 'Supernatural' theme... Read More

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Romeo and Juliet Lecture #3: Suicide

Oct 3rd 2011 12:04AM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Romeo and Juliet's 'Suicide' theme... Read More

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Hamlet Lecture #2: Mystery of Death

Oct 3rd 2011 12:04AM

Director of the American Globe and Shakespearian expert, John Basil talks about Hamlet's 'Mystery of Death' theme... Read More

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