This comprehensive study guide aims to support reflective reading not to replace it. Includes:
1. Teacher's introduction;
2. Annotated list of characters;
3. Original section on genre, themes, and narrative voice.
4. Guiding questions for each chapter (57 in all) and some commentary. The questions encourage readers to a deeper understanding of the background, themes, and characters of the text. They are designed to stimulate thought, discussion and interpretation, not to test, and can be used for self-study, homework, group discussion in class, jigsaw groups, formal presentations, written answers, etc. (Answers are not provided; the students will find the answers in the novel);
5 Ideas for groupings for classroom discussion, feedback, and presentation;
6. Three graphic organizers (including plot structure and character) for student annotation;
7. Vocabulary activity and two tests (with answers).