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Enlighten Me! Of Mice and Men
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
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
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Price: Free! Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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
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Series: Study Guides, Book 2. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
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
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Series: Study Guides, Book 3. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
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.
Literature Help: The Pearl
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 58 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 224. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“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.
Once Upon This Time
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,560. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is my current collection of short stories, ranging from the very short, to longer. They are offered as an example of Writerly Insight: where we See the characters, and in only a few words come to Know them. If we are both lucky, they will not only hold your attention, but inspire you to write you own short stories. Note: one piece is a quasi-short story, stanzaic in nature.
9th Street Blues
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You set the price! Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What was once old is new again, and after years of environmental neglect the Dust Bowl returns to Oklahoma. Young Tommy is a bicycle courier that delivers his adoptive father's drugs to their customers, but on his last day there is a twist of fate that changes his life forever.