Study Guides: English Literature

Summarized & Analyzed: "My Brother Sam Is Dead"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,630. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Alternative history
Although it proved to be a highly successful novel, it was a controversial book and it was the 12th most frequently challenged book in the last decade of the 20th century. It continued to remain a challenged book in the first decade of the 21st century.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Miser
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Medieval
The play is inspired by the Latin comedy “Aulularia” by Plautus. Several incidents, a few dialogues, and Italian farces have been borrowed from the Latin comedy and Italian plays.
Literature Companion: Maus
Series: Study Guides: English Literature · A Quick Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Historical fiction
The novel presents the author interviewing his father, a Holocaust survivor, about his experiences as a Polish Jew during that period. The author has very skillfully employed certain postmodern techniques. Jews are presented as mice and German and Poles are presented as cats and pigs.
How We Analyze A Long Way from Chicago
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
The narrative covers the time period between 1929 and 1942. There are altogether eight highly engaging episodes, or short stories.
How We Analyze Riders to the Sea
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Educational
It is said that Synge’s friend William Butler Yeats had urged Synge to travel to the Aran Island and spend a few days there to personally observe the lifestyle of the people living there.
Summarized & Analyzed "Passing"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides -- General
The story revolves around the reunion of two childhood friends, Clare Kendry and Irene Redfield. It also describes how their fascination with each other’s lives continues to grow with the progression of time.
Summarized & Analyzed "The Graveyard Book"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides -- General
“The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman was first published in 2006. It is a children’s fantasy novel. The book drew a lot of critical acclaim and most of the reviews were highly positive.
Summarized & Analyzed "Hard Love"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,910. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Winning this award for Young Adult Fiction was a remarkable achievement because several books have been written on the subject of love, but it is a novel with a difference that presents the theme of love from a very different perspective.
Summarized & Analyzed “The BFG”
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching
The novel has an omniscient third-person narrator; however, Sophie is also the narrator of the story. She is a little orphaned girl who happens to be living in an orphanage in England at the beginning of the story.
Summarized & Analyzed "Homeless Bird"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story revolves around a thirteen-year-old girl named Koly. She grows up in India. It was a tradition that most of the girls at the age of thirteen got married in India at that time.
Summarized & Analyzed "We Need New Names"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,870. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
The story opens in Zimbabwe. Darling happens to be ten years old at the beginning of the novel. She finds it difficult to navigate a world of degradation and chaos with her friends. In the later part of the novel, she is a teenager in the Midwest United States.
Summarized & Analyzed "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
“To Kill a Mockingbird” describes a tragic incident of rape and racial inequality, but it is also known for the warmth and humour that the author has added so skillfully to the novel.
Summarized & Analyzed "Jacob Have I Loved"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
The story primarily revolves around a family, the Bradshaws, who are dependent on the father of the family, Truitt Bradshaw. He has a crabbing and fishing business. His fishing boat is called ‘The Portia Sue.”
Summarized & Analyzed "Little Brother"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
As the story begins, we are introduced to Marcus Yallow. He is a seventeen years old techno whiz, to be more precise, a hacker, from San Francisco.
Summarized & Analyzed "The Messenger"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,000. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This book introduces the reader to the author, the novel, the plot, the characters, and then provides the complete summary of the novel. Finally, there is the critical analysis that helps the students of literature to better understand the novel.
Summarized & Analyzed "The Infinite Sea"
Series: Study Guides: English Literature · A Quick Guide · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The critics unanimously said that “The Infinite Sea” is a kind of bridge between young adult fiction and adult fiction, and it also continues the series.
Summarized & Analyzed "The Way of the World"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Ready Reference Treatises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The present study guide includes introduction, plot overview, analysis of major characters, complete summary, and critical analysis. This book will enable students to understand the original text of the book better ; however, the detailed summary will enable readers to understand what the play is about.
39 Most Widely Read War Novels: Introduction and Plot Summaries
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
This book includes the introduction and summaries of 39 most widely read war novels from different writers from different countries. All these novels have their highly distinct place in the history of world literature.
"The Witches" Summarized & Analyzed
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
All the negative characters or villains in the story are women. This is one of the major issues that some critics and reviewers raise.
"Wise Blood" Summarized & Analyzed
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature · A Quick Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story primarily tells about a returning veteran from the Second World War. That soldier suffers from a lifelong crisis of faith. However, he decides to create an anti-religious ministry in a Southern town that is said to be an eccentric place.
Ready Reference Treatise: It's Kind of a Funny Story
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Biographical
It proved to be a highly successful book and it got recognized as the Best Book for Young Adults from the American Library Association in 2007. The novel was adapted into a movie that was released in the month of October 2010.
Literature Help: Fathers and Sons
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Most conservative Russians criticized the novel when it was first published, thinking that the author had glorified nihilism through the character of Bazarov.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Egypt Game
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
It is a children’s novel. The major characters in the novel are children. The story is set in a small college town in California. The story revolves around a sustained imaginative game created by children in a storage yard.
Ready Reference Treatise: Thirteen Reasons Why
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
It was also the winner of the California Book Award in 2008. The book’s popularity is still on the rise and millions of copies of the novel have been sold across the globe.
Ready Reference Treatise: Gone Girl
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Nick Dunne is the central character. The entire suspense of the novel comes from Nick and whether he has his hand in the disappearance of his wife.