A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Nikos Kazantzakis' Zorba the Greek, the internationally acclaimed novel of opposing forces.
As a tale of Greek's Great Famine during WWII, Zorba the Greek gives a fresh perspective on the duality between body and mind, beauty and pain, feeling and thinking. Moreover, Kazantzakis empowers readers to pursue life like Zorba. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Kazantzakis' classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:
- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As
The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including
essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.
1) Introduction to Nikos Kazantzakis
2) Introduction to Nikos Kazantzakis Chronology
3) Themes and Techniques
4) Textual Analysis
6) Survey of Criticism
7) Essay Questions and Answers
8) Topics for Research and Criticism