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Ready Reference Treatise: The King Must Die
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The author has created a plausible story based on archaeological and anthropological premises. The author believes that it may have developed into the myth.
Ready Reference Treatise: Iola Leroy
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The book also deals with several serious issues of education for women, miscegenation, abolition, passing, temperance, and social responsibility.
Ready Reference Treatise: Interpreter of Maladies
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
“Interpreter of Maladies” by Indian American author Jhumpa Lahiri was first published in 1999. It is a collection of nine short stories. The book proved to be highly successful and it received numerous favorable reviews.
Ready Reference Treatise: Homecoming
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,230. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The characters of the Tillerman children in “Homecoming” are inspired from the author’s childhood experiences. She had been almost deprived of the privation. She molds most of the characters in this novel on the basis of her experiences during her childhood.
Ready Reference Treatise: House Made of Dawn
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The author has used several oral tales and his personal imagination in this novel to very emphatically pass on the stories his Kiowa fathers had told him when he was a child.
Ready Reference Treatise: Hiroshima
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » War
“Hiroshima” by John Hersey was originally published in The New Yorker. The book was originally going to be published over four issues.
Ready Reference Treatise: Hard Times
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The book presents a highly descriptive portrayal of English society and the social and economic hardships which the people had to face.
Literature Help: Herland
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
The novel depicts a society that is completely isolated, composed of entirely of women. The women in that society reproduce through asexual reproduction, parthenogenesis.
Literature Help: Having Our Say
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The writer sisters were the daughters of a former slave. Their father was the first African American elected Bishop in the Episcopal Church in the United States of America.
Literature Companion: Go Down, Moses
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
Isaac McCaslin is the most significant character and the unifying force in the book. Generally called ‘Uncle Ike” he is uncle to half a country, but he is father to no one. He will live to be an old man.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Vicar of Wakefield
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Urban
The novelist was said to be going through a period of personal duress while writing the novel. He was under immense amount of emotional strain because of his financial condition.
Literature Help: The Jungle
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
Sinclair exposed several health violations and unsanitary practices in the meat packaging industry in the United States in the early 20th century. This exposure was taken very seriously by the readers. To write about this topic, Sinclair had done a lot of investigation for a socialist newspaper.
Literature Help: Yonnondio: From the Thirties
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The novel revolves around the struggles faced by the Holbrook family during the 1920s. The story is basically about the life of the working-class family. It also deals with the themes such as socioeconomic order, motherhood, and the pre-depression era.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
The story revolves around John Singer who can neither speak nor listen. The novel details his life and the people he comes across in a 1930s mill town in the state of Georgia, in the United States.
Literature Help: The Heart of the Matter
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
“The Heart of the Matter” is considered as one of the most famous novels written by Greens. According to the literary critics, this book is a part of “Catholic Trilogy” written by Green. The other two books in that trilogy are “The Power and the Glory” and “The End of the Affair.”
Quick Guide: Hatchet
Series: A Quick Guide · Quick Guides to Novels and Plays · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The author, Gary Paulson, was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1939. It is said that Paulson was not a brilliant student and he did not have much motivation to inspire him. However, an incident in his life changed his life forever.
Quick Guide: Harrison Bergeron
Series: A Quick Guide · Quick Guides to Novels and Plays · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The author had written this story as a satire of works on authoritarian dystopias and the common views and fears of egalitarian politics. The author presents a highly imaginative dystopian society and titular character, Harrison Bergeron.
Quick Guide: A Gathering of Old Men
Series: A Quick Guide · Quick Guides to Novels and Plays · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » General
The novel is set on the Marshall Plantation in Bayonne Louisiana, a fictional setting. Beau Baton is the Cajun work boss there. Just before the beginning of the novel, he is murdered.
Quick Guide: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Series: A Quick Guide · Quick Guides to Novels and Plays · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The novel very minutely and observantly explores the lives of the people living in southern Mississippi, during the period of Great Depression in the United States.
Literature Companion: Ellen Foster
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
The story revolves around the title character Ellen Foster, the first person narrator and protagonist of the novel. She happens to be a young white American girl. She lives in adverse conditions somewhere in the rural South.