John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” tells the story of two iterant workers who are trying to survive on the unforgiving ranches of Northern California during the Great Depression and their dream of settling on their own farm. Our guides to the novella will develop your understanding of the key themes and character so you can be better prepared for your exam.
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter” is an intense psychological love story and is an examination text for many specifications. Our detailed guides will help develop your understanding of the writer’s presentation of the characters and the novel’s most important themes. There are also practice essay questions and past papers available.
Celia Rees’ “Witch Child” is a superb novel. This guide provides materials to support your understanding of character, plot and setting. While emphasis is placed on the promotion and development of independent reading, there are lots of comprehension questions and writing tasks which will help you reflect on your own reading strategies