Study Guides: English Literature

Ready Reference Treatise: We the Living
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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.”
Ready Reference Treatise: Desire Under the Elms
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
Just like “Mourning Becomes Electra,” the present play happens to be an attempt by the playwright to adapt plot elements and themes of Greek tragedy to a rural setting in New England.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Outsiders
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
When her first book was published, S. E. Hinton was only eighteen years old. The story basically examines the general desire of the people to form groups, compete, and remain united for survival.
Ready Reference Treatise: This Boy's Life
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » General
Wolff spent most of his youth in the industrial town of Chinook, Washington. While living there, he would often get into trouble because he did not have much to do in that town.
Ready Reference Treatise: Woman at Point Zero
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Firdaus happens to be a murderess. The novel presents her first-person account. She agrees to tell her life story to the author, before her execution.
Ready Reference Treatise: On the Beach
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The novel describes the experiences of a group of people in Melbourne who are awaiting the arrival of fatal radiation that has been spreading towards them from the northern hemisphere.
Ready Reference Treatise: Legend
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
When the book was launched, most of the reviews received by the author were highly positive. Most of the critics admired the novel’s fast-paced action and alternating viewpoints.
Ready Reference Treatise: The French Lieutenant's Woman
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
Charles Smithson is the central character of ‘The French Lieutenant’s Woman.” The novel explores his fraught relationship with the former governess Sarah Woodruff. Charles happens to be a gentleman and amateur naturalist, and Sarah is an independent woman. He falls in love with her.
Ready Reference Treatise: Lying Awake
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Inspirational
Mark Joseph Salzman, the author of “Lying Awake” was born on 3rd of December 1959 in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. This American writer is widely known for his immensely popular and widely read memoir “Iron & Silk.”
Ready Reference Treatise: Lucky Jim
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The style of writing is quite wide-ranging and finely modulated. In the initial part of the story, there is the mention of ‘old song.’ ‘Oh, lucky Jim, How I envy him.’
Ready Reference Treatise: Ghosts
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Most of the plays written by Henrik Ibsen present a scathing commentary on the nineteenth century morality. The present play is also one such play. The play investigates the issues such as religion, venereal diseases, incest, and euthanasia.
Ready Reference Treatise: Feathers
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The plot revolves around a sixth grade girl named Frannie who grows up during that time. There is only one white boy in the class. The arrival of that new white boy causes a lot of chaos in the class.
Ready Reference Treatise: Touching Spirit Bear
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Although it is a work of fiction, the author has done a lot of research and presented the setting and topic in such a manner that certain realities become obvious in the narrative.
Ready Reference Treatise: Around the World In Eighty Days
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
The story moves around the adventures of Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout. They try to go around the world in eighty days on a twenty thousand pounds wager. It was set by Fogg’s friends at the Reform Club.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Scarlet Pimpernel
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Sir Percy Blakeney is the title character. He happens to be a very rich English fop. He becomes a very formidable swordsman and an expert escape artist. He is the one who rescues several French noblemen from the French tribunal and the fury of the masses in Paris.
Ready Reference Treatise: Dreaming In Cuban
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
The story primarily focuses on the women, Celia del Pino, her daughters Lourdes and Felicia, and her granddaughter Pilar.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Blithedale Romance
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
In the words of Henry James, “The Blithedale Romance” is the lightest, the brightest, and the liveliest of all the unhumorous fiction written by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Ready Reference Treatise: Paper Towns
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Quentin “Q” Jacobsen is the protagonist of the novel. He searches his childhood love and neighbor Margo Roth Spiegelman. Ben, Radar, and Lacey are Quentin’s friends. Having completed their search of missing Margo, they find out more about the real Margo.