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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Shmoop.com Online Resource

If you haven't checked out Shmoop yet, you should.
Shmoop will make you a better lover (of literature, history, life). See many sides to the argument. Find your writing groove. Understand how lit and history are relevant today. We want to show your brain a good time.

Shmoop's mission: To make learning and writing more fun and relevant for students in the digital age.

This is What Happens When Shmoop Eats Miracle-Gro
* 34 new learning guides today on Shmoop
* More than 850 Shmoop guides and counting
* More than two times the Literature and nearly three times the Poetry since our Nov. 2008 launch
* What's next? Keep your dial tuned.

Shmoop Met iPhone and iPod touch: We're Smitten
>> More than 200 Shmoop Study Apps now available.
Shmoop Met Amazon Kindle: We're Study Partners for Life
>> More than 250 Shmoop eBooks on Amazon.com.
The Fall Haul: A Bumper Crop of New Learning Guides

21 New in Shmoop Literature:
* The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain
* Agamemnon, by Aeschylus
* The Bacchae, by Euripides
* Breakfast at Tiffany's, by Truman Capote
* The Canterbury Tales: The Second Nun's Tale, by Geoffrey Chaucer
* The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Tale, by Geoffrey Chaucer
* "Cathedral," by Raymond Carver
* "De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period," by J.D. Salinger
* Dracula, by Bram Stoker
* "Dry September," by William Faulkner
* An Enemy of the People, by Henrik Ibsen
* Henry IV, Part 2, by William Shakespeare
* The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros
* The Joys of Motherhood, by Buchi Emecheta
* Mansfield Park, by Jane Austen
* The Metamorphoses, by Ovid
* "The Scarlet Ibis," by James Hurst
* Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen
* The Trial, by Franz Kafka
* The Woman Warrior, by Maxine Hong Kingston
* A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L'Engle

2 New in Shmoop US History:
* The 1950s
* Native American History

11 New in Shmoop Biography:
* Dante Alighieri
* Samuel Taylor Coleridge
* Emily Dickinson
* Ralph Ellison
* Robert Frost
* Nathaniel Hawthorne
* Langston Hughes
* Herman Melville
* Edgar Allan Poe
* William Shakespeare
* William Wordsworth

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