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Study Guide: George Orwell's Animal Farm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
George Orwell's Animal Farm is a dark fable showing the dangers of propaganda and totalitarianism. With this new guide, you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author George Orwell, a look at the novel's historical context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Boxcar Children
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
The book’s revised edition was published in 1942. The story revolves around four orphan children named Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny. These children make a home for themselves in an abandoned boxcar in the forest.
Ready Reference Treatise: In Our Time
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The book had a complex publication history. For the 1923 edition of the book, the author had selected six prove vignettes composed by Ezra Pound. Eventually, in the following year, the author added twelve vignettes more in the edition that was printed in Paris.
Ready Reference Treatise: The House of Mirth
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The book tells the story of Lily Bart. She is a well-born woman, but she is rendered without any money in the high society of New York City.
Ready Reference Treatise: The House on Mango Street
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
The book tells the story of the central character Esperanza Cordero. She happens to be a young Latina girl. The novel portrays her life growing up in Chicago with Chicanos and Puerto Ricans. Esperanza eventually determines to leave her impoverished Latino neighborhood.
Ready Reference Treatise: Monkey
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The book was originally published in 1942. The present book has remained one of the most widely read English version of the book “Monkey.”
A Guide to Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
With this new guide to Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five, you can have an even greater understanding of this classic novel.. Included in this guide: a biography of author Kurt Vonnegut, a look at the novel's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays. This is the definitive guide to Slaughterhouse-Five, concise and easy to understand.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Hope In the Unseen
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was the first book written and published by the author and journalist Ron Suskind. The book presents the biographical account of the life of Cedric Jennings during his last years in high school and initial years in college.
Quick Guide: A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy
Series: A Quick Guide · Quick Guides to Novels and Plays. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
In the year 1765, Sterne had gone on a journey through France and Italy. He even travelled to Naples. When he came back, he decided to write about his travels from a sentimental point of view.
Strange and Mysterious People 1: Wolf Messing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
His date of birth has always been controversial, but it is generally assumed that he was born in the last decade of the nineteenth century.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Lost Lady
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Although the book has been written in the third person, the major part of the story is presented from the perspective of Niel Herbert, who happens to grow up in Sweet Water. He is the witness to the decline of Mrs. Forrester. He feels very deeply for the lost lady.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Princess Bride
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Some of the earlier works were highly successful, but “The Princess Bride” made the author known all over the world.
Ready Reference Treatise: We the Living
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Ayn Rand is a Russian-American novelist. Through this novel, she gave her first statement against Communism. The author mentions in the foreword that “We the Living” was the closest she would ever come to writing an autobiography.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Mill on the Floss
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Several critics admired the first half of the novel. The first half of the novel mainly describes the childhoods of Maggie and Tom Tulliver. Most of the critics did not like the second half and the ending of The Mill on the Floss.
Ready Reference Treatise: Charlotte Temple
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The American edition of the novel was published in 1794. It proved to be a highly successful novel and it instantly became a bestseller. Up to the present time, the novel has gone through more than two hundred editions in America.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Equiano was a former slave. The book describes his time that he had spent in enslavement. He had begun to study the Bible, attempting to free himself from the clutches of slavery. He was eventually successful in gaining independence and success in business.
Ready Reference Treatise: Founding Brothers
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » American
The book describes the interactions among certain individuals who are both gifted and flawed. The interactions among those individuals had very greatly influenced the early development of the United States of America.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Eventually, Pym is rescued by the crew of the Jane Guy. When he is on the rescue ship, Pym meets a sailor named Dirk Peters. They continue their adventures together further south.
Ready Reference Treatise: Wonder
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
The book was on the Best Seller List of the New York Times and the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List. The book won Maine Student Book Award, Vermont’s Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award, Mark Twain Award, and Nene Award in the years 2014 and 2015.
Ready Reference Treatise: Amadeus
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
According to the playwright, “Amadeus” was inspired by a short play that was written by Alexander Pushkin in the year 1830. The play was titled “Mozart and Salieri.”