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.

Check it out at Amazon

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.

June draws to a close

Ray is busy beavering away on his TeacherPayTeachers Study Guides. His latest additions are listed near the top of the page (for the time being). For returning readers it makes it easier for you to see if what you want is there!.

Recently published– Both his Text and Critical Introduction book and Study Guide for The Sign of Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle have proved to be a great success in the UK. There are obviously many readers who find Sherlock Holmes fascinating. Like many other TV viewers he is eagerly waiting for more episodes from the BBC’s Sherlock with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.

In May  Final Investigations of the Reverend Lyle Thorne  the last book of short stories for this character was published. He hopes you all enjoy them.