Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Study Guides

Our goal is to help teachers better teach, and students better understand and ENJOY classic literature! We have heard from teachers requesting ideas on HOW to teach the literature we offer at our website. Specifically, we are developing select study guides for great works of American Literature and genres being studied by students in high school and middle school.

Guides by Title, Guides by Genre, Useful Links, and Notes/Teacher Comments

Guides by Title

Each guide includes a link to the work, plot summary, character analysis, genres & themes, historical context, quotes, discussion questions, useful links, and notes/teacher comments.

Transcendentalism: Henry David Thoreau
Transcendentalism: Thoreau
Feminist Literature Study Guide
Feminist Literature: Chopin

Guides by Genre

Teacher Resources
A Teacher's Work Is Never Done

Notes/Teacher Comments

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