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The Norton Anthology of Western Literature

This site serves Volume 1 and Volume 2.

Welcome to the Student Studyspace for The Norton Anthology of Western Literature, Ninth Edition. This free student website helps students understand individual works and appreciate the places, sounds, and sights of literature. The site features a variety of review material, including: more than 50 multiple-choice reading comprehension quizzes on widely-taught individual works, interactive maps, bulleted summaries of the anthology introductions, timelines, and literary places.

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Reading Comprehension Quizzes

Reading Comprehension Quizzes with detailed answer feedback for more than 50 widely-taught works help you gauge how well you've understood the story, poem, or play.

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