Romeo and Juliet In Plain and Simple English

A Modern Translation and the Original Version

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1610424476

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

View: 6893

Romeo and Juliet is one of the greatest plays ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then we can help you out. Our books and apps have been used and trusted by millions of students worldwide. Plain and Simple English books, let you see both the original and the modern text (modern text is underneath in italics)--so you can enjoy Shakespeare, but have help if you get stuck on a passage.

Cymbeline in Plain and Simple English (a Modern Translation and the Original Version)

Author: Shakespeare William,BookCaps Study Guides Staff,BookCaps

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1621073173

Category: Drama

Page: 166

View: 9683

Romeo and Juliet may be Shakespeare's most known romance, but Cymbeline is home of his most matures...if you can understand it. Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic tragedy. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Cymbeline. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

Richard III In Plain and Simple English

A Modern Translation and the Original Version

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1621073661

Category: Drama

Page: 300

View: 9281

Richard III depicts the Machiavellian rise to power and subsequent short reign of Richard III of England. It's tragic; it's historical; and, if you don't get Shakespearean English, it probably doesn't make any sense!. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of the classic history play. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Richard III. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

Measure for Measure in Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)

BookCaps Study Guide

Author: BookCaps,William Shakespeare

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1621071812

Category: Drama

Page: 142

View: 3153

Mercy, justice and truth and their relationship to pride and humility--sound like the themes of a John Grisham novel? Not exactly. But wouldn't it be nice if Shakespeare could be as easy to read as a Grisham novel? Now it can with this modern retelling. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Measure for Measure. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month. Visit BookCaps.com to find out more.

The Merry Wives of Windsor in Plain and Simple English (a Modern Translation and the Original Version)

Author: N.A

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1621072967

Category: Drama

Page: N.A

View: 8096

You've probably heard of Sir John Falstaff--but you don't really quite know him until you see him comedically in Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor." He's a real comedian...that is if you can understand what he's talking about! If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Merry Wives of Windsor. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

Tragedies of Shakespeare in Plain and Simple English (a Modern Translation and the Original Version)

Author: N.A

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1621073319

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: N.A

View: 1397

Shakespeare is the most critically acclaimed playright of all time. So why is he so hard to understand? This massive anthology of Shakespeare's tragedies will give you a new appreciation of William Shakespeare by putting each of his tragic works in plain and simple English. Included in this anthology: Romeo and Juliet Coriolanus Titus Andronicus Timon of Athens Julius Caesar Macbeth Hamlet Troilus and Cressida King Lear Othello Antony and Cleopatra Cymbeline The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

Twelfth Night In Plain and Simple English

Author: BookCaps Study Guides Staff

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1621071804

Category: Drama

Page: N.A

View: 7046

Drinking! Dancing! Comedy! What more can you ask in a play? Um...how about for it to make sense in modern English?! BookCaps Has you Covered! If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of a Twelfth Night. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month. Visit BookCaps.com to find out more.

Titus Andronicus in Plain and Simple English (a Modern Translation and the Original Version)

Author: N.A

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1621073092

Category: Drama

Page: N.A

View: 1222

Violent! Bloody! Revenge! It's not Quentin Tarantino--it's Shakespeare! And Titus Andronicus is perhaps one of the greatest revenge plays he ever wrote. Revenge is sweet--when you can understand it! Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic tragedy. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Titus Andronicus. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

The Taming of the Shrew In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation)

Author: BookCaps,William Shakespeare

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1610428900

Category: Drama

Page: N.A

View: 4625

The Taming of the Shrew is timeless. The films 10 Things I Hate About You and Deliver us from Eva were each based on the play; the classic western McLintock! even had an episode about the show. But if you have tried to read it and simply stopped because you don't get it, then you are not alone. Let's face it..if you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Taming of the Shrew. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of the modern text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month. Visit BookCaps.com to find out more.

A Midsummer Nights Dream In Plain and Simple English

A Modern Translation and the Original Version

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1610426967

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 200

View: 4704

A Midsummer's Night Dream is one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies--so why aren't you laughing? Let's face it..if you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of A Midsummer Nights Dream. A Midsummer’s Night Dream was written and first performed in the mid 1590’s. Shakespeare used the device of magic extensively in this early comedy. There are four separate but intertwined plots. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of the modern text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month. Visit BookCaps.com to find out more.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona in Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation)

Author: BookCaps,William Shakespeare

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 162107207X

Category: Drama

Page: 108

View: 8864

Friendship, infidelity, love--sound like a Spanish soap opera?! Nope. It's Shakespeare! Of course you probably miss a lot of the humor if you don't understand archaic English. Let BookCaps help! If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Two Gentlemen of Verona. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

Macbeth in Plain and Simple English

A Modern Translation and the Original Version

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781475026856

Category: English drama

Page: 118

View: 4832

Murder? Witchcraft? Ghost? It's all in Macbeth. But if you are like many people, you just don't get it! If you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Macbeth. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of the modern text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month. Visit BookCaps.com to find out more.

Hamlet in Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)

BookCaps Study Guide

Author: BookCaps,William Shakespeare

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1610427297

Category: Drama

Page: N.A

View: 5995

Hamlet is arguably one of the greatest plays ever written; it has been staged countless times, adapted into movies, and inspired thousands of artist--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Hamlet. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month. This book was last updated 2/18/12.

King Richard the Second in Plain and Simple English (a Modern Translation and the Original Version)

Author: Shakespeare William

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1621073564

Category: Drama

Page: 124

View: 4866

Shakespeare knew like few others how to dramatize the gossipy lives of kings. More importantly, he knew that just because it was history, that didn't mean it was boring. Today, however, Shakespeare's histories can be a bit of a drudge to plow through. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of the classic history play. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Richard II. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

The Tempest

Original Text

Author: Clive Bryant

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781907127373

Category:

Page: 144

View: 832

Many consider "The Tempest" to be Shakespeare's "crowning glory." Cast onto the waters by his power-hungry brother, Prospero has developed strong magical powers that he now uses to teach a lesson to those that have previously wronged him and his daughter Miranda. Designed to encourage readers to enjoy classical literature, titles in the Classical Comics range stay true to the original vision of the authors. They also offer alternative text versions to cater for different readership levels. All of the events of the play are present in every version it s only the speech that changes! To support the use of this title in the classroom, photocopiable teachers resources are available that offer lesson plans and activities from 6th grade and up: ISBN 978-1-906332-77-8. "

The Tempest In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation)

Author: BookCaps,William Shakespeare

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1621072002

Category: Drama

Page: N.A

View: 1865

The Tempest is a short play...and a confusing one. There is no one single central plot (there are three main plots that alternate throughout the story). Long story short: it's easy to get lost! And the Shakespearean language doesn't help. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Tempest. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

All's Well That Ends Well in Plain and Simple English (a Modern Translation and the Original Version)

Author: William Shakespeare,BookCaps

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1621072681

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: N.A

View: 8648

It's a comedy! It's a tragedy! It's...confusing! Shakespeare doesn't have to be confusing and hard to read. Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of All's Well That Ends Well. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

King Lear In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)

Author: BookCaps Study Guides Staff

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1621072894

Category: Drama

Page: N.A

View: 2651

King Lear descends into madness after foolishly disposing of his estate between two of his three daughters based on their flattery, bringing tragic consequences for all. Sound like a good story? It is...if you can understand it. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of King Lear. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

No Fear Shakespeare

A Companion

Author: Spark Publishing

Publisher: Spark Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781411497467

Category: Drama

Page: 302

View: 4075

Using selected passages from the "No Fear Shakespeare" translations, offers an introduction to the life and works of William Shakespeare and includes a brief biography, a portrait of life in sixteenth century England, and an overview of Shakespearian-eratheater.