Study Guides

A Series by Ray Moore

"The Myth of Sisyphus" and "The Stranger" by Albert Camus: Two Study Guides
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Series: Study Guides, Book 1. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
This guide for students is aimed to support the study of the two texts, not to replace that study. The Myth of Sisyphus provides Camus' philosophical introduction to The Stranger. Introductions and commentaries keep readers on-track, but the questions are designed to get you thinking and talking and deepen your understanding.
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 2. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
The guide will help you gain new insights into this great Steinbeck novella. It combines a supportive commentary with 58-plus in-depth questions which guide the reader to a deeper understanding of the background, themes, and characters of the text. The questions are designed to stimulate thought and to open up interpretation.
The Pearl by John Steinbeck: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 3. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of the text? Use the helpful commentary and notes to guide you, together with questions to direct you to what is really important as you read. Also included, two graphics (plot and character) and a literary terms activity.
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 4. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of the text? Use the helpful commentary and notes to guide you together with questions to direct you to what is really important as you read. The questions are designed to stimulate thought and discussion.
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 5. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of the text? Use the helpful commentary and notes to guide you together with questions to direct you to what is really important as you read. The questions are designed to stimulate thought and discussion.
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 6. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of the text? Use the helpful commentary and notes to guide you together with questions to direct you to what is really important as you read. The questions are designed to stimulate thought and discussion.
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 7. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of the text? Use the helpful commentary and notes to guide you, together with questions to direct you to what is really important as you read. The questions are designed to stimulate thought and discussion.
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 8. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of the text? The study guide includes items on the characters, chronology, themes and structure in the novel. It also incorporates a commentary and notes to guide the reader through the text. The guide poses questions to direct the reader to what is really important as they read and to help understand the underlying themes in the book.
Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children’s Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.: Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 9. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
A Study Guide to help you discover valuable insights into the absurdist classic Slaughterhouse-Five which is not a simple read. It will help you develop your understanding of the issues and themes raised by Vonnegut in this powerful book.
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 10. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of this classic piece of literature? This guide places the novella in its historical context and through more than 80 in-depth questions guides the reader to a deeper understanding of the themes, and characters of the text. Even if you know this text well, you will gain new insights.
HenryIV Part 2 by William Shakespeare: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 11. Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of this history play? This guide provides in-depth questions on every scene of the play Henry IV Part 2 by William Shakespeare covering: plot, themes, and style and stagecraft. The questions are carefully worded to draw your attention to key ideas so that your understanding of this sometimes difficult text will develop.
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 12. Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Assassination, political intrigue and conspiracies. Some things never change! The 47 in-depth questions guide the reader to a deeper understanding of the background, themes, and characters of the play. The questions can be used for self-study. Teachers may wish to use them for homework, group discussion, formal presentations, written answers, etc. Three post-reading activities also included.
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
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Series: Study Guides, Book 13. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Need help understanding this play? This guide provides an introduction into the characters, genre and themes, literary terms, includes two graphics- one on plot and the other on the main characters' perspectives, together with a supportive commentary and 125 in-depth questions which lead to a deeper understanding of the play. The guide encourages you to formulate your own ideas.
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 14. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Tragedy and the randomness of death combine to make Thornton Wilder's Pullitzer prize winning novel one of the truly great texts. The study guide gives a background introduction and overview, including character synopsis. In-depth questions on each chapter along with a helpful commentary will guide the reader to a deeper understanding of the plot, background, themes, and characters of the novel.
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 15. Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Background information on George Orwell is followed by 96 in-depth questions with a helpful commentary, which guide the reader to a deeper understanding of the background, themes, and characters of the novel. A teacher might use the questions for self-study, homework, group discussion in class, formal presentations, written answers, etc. An activity is included on the literary terms used.
Selected Poems by Sylvia Plath: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 16. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
The aim of this Guide is to help the reader towards a fuller understanding and appreciation of the poems of Sylvia Plath. For each poem in the collection, the Guide provides a brief introduction and a number of questions. Some questions are carefully worded to draw your attention to important aspects of the poem which you need to understand.
Antigone by Sophocles: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 17. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Need help understanding Antigone? This Guide puts this third play in the trilogy by Sophocles in context. Included in the guide is the structure of Greek plays, background information on Greece, central issues of the play, its themes, questions to deepen your understanding for each section of the play. a familiarization with literary terms activity and two graphics.
Lord of the Flies by William Golding: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 18. Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Want to understand the characters, themes and be able to develop your own ideas about the book? 80 in-depth questions guide the reader to a deeper understanding of the novel. I Also included a vocabulary activity through using the exercise which picks out key words from the texts for definition a literary terms activity two graphics (plot and character perspectives)