Original Title: Cliffsnotes On Huxley S Point CounterpointThe original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background — all to help you gain greater insight into great works you're bound to study for school or pleasure. In CliffsNotes on Huxley's Point Counter Point, you follow the exploits of three families in post-World War I Europe, as author Aldous Huxley examines the emptiness and corruption of post-war British life. Point Counter Point is a prime example of the "novel of ideas," in which the ideas expressed in the novel take center stage and provide the drama and action of the novel. In this study guide, you'll find Life of the Author, as well as a Character List, detailed chapter commentaries, and review questions and a selected bibliography. You'll also find critical essays on the following topics: Huxley's character names The "novel of ideas" The "musicalization of fiction" Huxley's technique Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.