English Graded Reader (Easy Reader): Mill on the Floss by George Eliot, Retold by Maud Jackson
English Graded Reader (Easy Reader), 160 page fully-illustrated book+ audio CD. Level C1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
Beautifully designed and illustrated easy reader complete with grammar and comprehension exercises. The text includes an introduction in accessible English containing interesting facts that place the story into context as well as a glossary at the bottom of the page which explains difficult terms. The audio CD contains both a complete reading of the text by a professional narrator and a set of pronunciation exercises. The combined package of book and CD work brilliantly together to create a wonderful, captivating learning resource for beginners of English.
English Graded Reader (Easy Reader): Mill on the Floss by George Eliot - Summary:
The fascinating character of Maggie Tulliver and her relationship with her brother Tom is at the centre of this moving story of rural Victorian England.
As she grows up, the intelligent and imaginative Maggie is oppressed by the limited role offered to women and is eventually ostracised by her family and local society.
George Eliot gives a deep psychological insight of the different characters, exploring their feelings, their moral worth and motivations.
The ‘Woman Question’ in Victorian Britain