From the Back Cover
While scores of English teachers around the world ramble on about motifs, iambic pentameter, and deus ex machina, hordes of brain-swilling zombies and neck-chomping vampires are invading the major works of the world’s greatest authors! Now, Melville's infamous creature of the deep is actually a zombie whale. And while Will Shakespeare’s rhyme scheme ties tongues in knots, Hamlet’s uncle has become a villainous vampire in royal robes. That sexy beast Arthur Dimmesdale in The Scarlet Letter? He’s even sexier and beastlier . . . now that he’s a werewolf. Zombie Notes will quickly bring you up to speed on what's lurking in the literary canon. A study guide to literature's most famous scenes of love, heroism, brain letting, and countlessdecapitations, it is sure to reanimate your passion for the Great Books.
About the Author
Laurie Rozakis, Ph.D., is an English professor and the author of more than 100 books, including The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Grammar and Style, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Creative Writing, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Shakespeare, The Comma Sutra, and The Portable Jewish Mother.