Study Guides

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"The Myth of Sisyphus" and "The Stranger" by Albert Camus: Two Study Guides
Series: Study Guides, Book 1. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / French
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
Series: Study Guides, Book 2. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
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
Series: Study Guides, Book 3. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
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.
Study Guide on Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Series: Study Guides. Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This updated and expanded second edition's key feature is the guiding questions to which the reader /student needs to find his/her own answers. Includes: Detailed analysis of characters, setting, genre and themes; Expanded commentary, with helpful explanatory notes and guiding questions Glossary of relevant literary terms and a literary terms activity; Ideas for managing group discussions.
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 5. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
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
Series: Study Guides, Book 6. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
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
Series: Study Guides, Book 7. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
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
Series: Study Guides, Book 8. Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
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
Series: Study Guides, Book 9. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
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
Series: Study Guides, Book 10. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
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
Series: Study Guides, Book 11. Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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
Series: Study Guides, Book 12. Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Shakespeare
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: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 13. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
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
Series: Study Guides, Book 14. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
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
Series: Study Guides, Book 15. Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & 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.
Study Guide to Selected Poems and additional Poems by Sylvia Plath (Second Edition)
Series: Study Guides, Book 16. Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 81,200. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in), Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Ray Moore’s Study Guides provide insights into important but demanding texts. This fully revised Second Edition includes every poem in Selected Poems, plus six additional poems of particular importance to understanding Plath’s poetic development. Uniquely, this Guide goes through each poem providing a full explanation of its meaning and significance.
Life of Pi by Yann Martel: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides. Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Even if you know this text well, you will gain new insights. The guide combines an introduction on genre, themes, and the book's title and supportive commentary with 85 in-depth questions which guide the reader to a deeper understanding of the background, themes, and characters of the text.
Lord of the Flies by William Golding: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 18. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
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)
Antigone by Sophocles: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 21. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama
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.
The Sign of Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 23. Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 33,430. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
The Sign of Four is one of the earliest detective mystery novels. This guide will allow you to understand the development of the detective genre and details the historical background to the story. It offers chapter-by-chapter commentary and guiding questions, also a concluding analysis of the text. Includes graphic organizers on Holmes’ scientific method of solving a case.
Study Guide to East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Series: Study Guides. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 17,430. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Would you love to understand more about this often forgotten classic? This comprehensive study guide will help you appreciate a great novel. Includes: Introduction List of characters with detailed notes; Analysis of setting, structure of the novel, themes, etc.; Per chapter commentary, background notes on references in the text, questions to guide you to a deeper understanding Activities
Study Guide to The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Series: Study Guides. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 13,530. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Ray Moore’s Study Guides provide insights into demanding texts. In The Secret Life of Bees the author takes us back to the realities of the early years of the Civil Rights Movement. Everything you need to enhance your understanding of this brilliant first novel.
Study Guide to Looking for Alaska by John Green
Series: Study Guides. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Do you need help understanding the author's ideas? This thought-provoking guide provides introduction to the book, character list, chapter by chapter commentary, guiding questions, (prompts to allow you to develop your own ideas and thoughts about the text) graphic organizers fro notes. Material and ideas for research and discussion on attempts to ban a novel is included.
Study Guide to The Stranger by Albert Camus
Series: Study Guides. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,050. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Ray Moore's Study guides provide insights into demanding texts. Includes: Introduction; annotated list of characters; sections on setting, genre, themes; commentary, explanatory notes and guiding questions for each chapter; glossary of relevant literary terms; two graphic organizers (plot structure and character) for making notes.
Study Guide to Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan
Series: Study Guides. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Ray Moore’s Study Guides provide insights into popular and important texts. Immigrant workers, racial prejudice and worker exploitation are some of the themes in this novel. Whether you are studying this much-loved novel individually or in a class, this Guide will increase your understanding and enjoyment.
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 49. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 29,580. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Ray Moore’s Study Guides aim to provide insights into important, demanding texts. This comprehensive study guide aims to support reflective reading. Includes: Introduction; List of characters, genre, themes, symbolism Each chapter has a detailed commentary, notes on historical references, and guiding questions. Discussion Literary terms Post reading topics Graphic organize
Study Guide to Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
Series: Study Guides. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Ray Moore's Study Guides provide insights into important and demanding texts. Includes: An annotated list of characters; Detailed analysis of historical & literary background, genre, settings, themes, etc.; Explanatory notes for each chapter; Chapter by chapter commentary; In-depth questions to enhance the reader's understanding literary terms defined Graphic organizer- plot
Study Guide to Disgrace by Jim Coetzee
Series: Study Guides. Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 23,510. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Ray Moore’s Study Guides aim to provide readers with insights into important texts, so that readers can develop their own ideas about the novel. This guide offers the reader insight into Coetzee’s ability to tell multiple stories which intertwine and interact.
Study Guide to The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
Series: Study Guides. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Ray Moore’s Study Guides aim to provide readers with insights into important texts. Includes: Introduction; discussion of characters, genre, setting, narrative voice, themes, and symbols; chapter-by-chapter commentary and guiding questions; two graphic organizers for notes; glossary, literary terms with an activity, bibliography and group discussion, post-reading activity.
Study Guide to Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Series: Study Guides. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 18,650. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Need help understanding the underlying concepts in this novel? Ray Moore’s Study Guides aim to provide insights into important, demanding texts. This guide offers the reader insight into a novel which seems simultaneously to eulogize virtual reality and criticize it as an addictive drug.
Study Guide to Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
Series: Study Guides, Book 63. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Birdsong is a novel of war and sacrifice that is impossible to read and remain unmoved. This comprehensive study guide aims to support reflective reading. It is ideal for both the individuals and for reading groups and classes. The critical analysis offered brings together a range of opinion on the text and gives a consistent reading to allow the reader to develop and support their own ideas.
Study Guide to Turtles All The Way Down by John Green
Series: Study Guides, Book 64. Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 26,180. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Ray Moore’s Study Guides provide insights into important and demanding texts. This comprehensive study guide aims to support reflective reading. It is ideal for both the individual reader and for reading groups and classes. The critical analysis offered brings together a range of opinion on the text and gives a consistent reading.
Study Guide to A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
Series: Study Guides. Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Here is everything you need to enhance your understanding of Khaled Hosseini's challenging text, A Thousand Splendid Suns. Whether you are reading the book as an individual, as a member of a reading circle or in class, this guide will help you to understand the book at a more meaningful level.