Great news- Ray Moore’s new Study Guides

Ray has been so busy it is sometimes hard to keep the website you to date with all his work.
For students or avid book readers now available are
Study Guides on
Henry V by William Shakespeare
Walden; or Life in Woods by Henry David Thoreau
and
Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Espernaza Rising is an interesting book (appropriate for middle schoolers) and was recently read by the Leesburg Library Book Discussion Group which Ray leads.

Now available Study Guide for Kate Chopin’s “The Awakening”

For all those UK students who are studying The Awakening by Kate Chopin, here is the resource you need.

Want to appreciate Chopin’s The Awakening?
This detailed study guide will aid your understanding of the author’s portrayal of a young mother and wife who realizes she wants more from her life.
Includes:
– Preface;
– An annotated list of characters;
– Detailed analysis of genre, settings, themes, etc.;
– In-depth questions to guide the reader to a deeper understanding of the background, themes, and characters of the novel;
– Post-reading critical analysis;
– Glossary of relevant literary terms and activity sheets;
– Guidance on using the study guide questions to stimulate group discussion and presentations;
– Three graphic organizers for students to make notes;
– Suggestions for further reading and a bibliography.

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Just published…
A Study Guide on William Shakespeare’s inspiring Henry V. Check it out here.

But if you would like a more detailed analysis of this great play then Ray has produced a book in his Text and Critical Introduction Series which will give you all the help you need. If you want  to experience, understand and enjoy one of the great works of world literature, then here is the book to help you.
It is in the final stages of proof reading and will be available in a few days…

AND….
Coming soon
The Wasteland, Prufrock and Poems by T.S. Eliot: A Study Guide
This poetry is some of the best written in the twentieth century.
The Guide covers every poem included in Eliot’s first three books (including those written in French) and provides material to support your reading.
Includes:
– A short introduction to Eliot’s poetry;
– For each poem, vocabulary and notes which explain allusions and obscurities;
– Each poem has a commentary followed by questions which guide you to a deeper understanding;
– A glossary of relevant literary terms;
– Suggestions for ways to use the questions as a basis for discussion in the classroom or in reading groups.

This book is in the final proofing stage and should be available soon.