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Enlighten Me! Of Mice and Men
By David J. Nix
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Whether you need a refresher, clarification, or a summary of the novel Of Mice and Men, this guide is for you. It tells the same story, but in one-quarter of the words and in contemporary language. Interspersed within this telling are in-line commentary and notes that provide historical context and cultural context, highlight important quotes, and identify motifs and examples of themes.
The Narrow Road: An Adventure on the Lincoln Highway
By J.J. Abbott
Price: Free! Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This book is not a history of the Lincoln Highway, nor is it a travel guide listing all the sites and attractions. Instead, this is a travel narrative in the tradition of "Travels with Charley.” John Jay Abbott’s journey is a combination of swashbuckling adventure as well as careful reflection and discovery. It reveals a portrait of America and Americans found along the Lincoln Highway.
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: A Study Guide
By Ray Moore
Series: Study Guides, Book 2. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction
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
By Ray Moore
Series: Study Guides, Book 3. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Fiction
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.
Literature Help: The Pearl
By Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 58 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 224. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction
“The Pearl” by John Steinbeck was first published in 1947. This beautiful novella revolves around a pearl diver named Kino. The story very descriptively explores man’s nature as well as greed and evil. It is assumed that the story was inspired by a Mexican folk tale from La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico.