Study Guide to Soul on Ice by Eldridge Cleaver

Study Guide to Soul on Ice by Eldridge Cleaver

by Intelligent Education

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Eldridge Cleaver’s Soul on Ice, written during his time in Folsom State Prison in 1965.

As a memoir and collection of short stories, Soul on Ice guides the reader through the thoughts and experiences of former Black Panther Eldridge Cleaver. Moreover, Cleaver uses various literary devices and techniques to craft a story of change and redemption. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Cleaver’s 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645421030
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 02/10/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 136
Sales rank: 1,142,810
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Intelligent Education is a learning company with a mission to publish accessible resources and digital tools to educate the world. Their mission drives every project, from publishing books to designing software and online courses, film projects, mobile apps, VR/AR learning tools and more. IE builds tools to empower people who love to learn. Intelligent Education offers courses in science, mathematics, the arts, humanities, history and language arts taught by leading university professors from Wake Forest University, Indiana University, Texas A&M University, and other great schools. The learning platform features 3D models and 360 media paired with instructional videos for on-screen and Mixed Reality interaction that increases student engagement and improves retention. The IE team is geographically located across the United States and is a division of Academic Influence. Learn more at

Table of Contents


1) Introduction to Eldridge Cleaver

2) Introduction to Soul On Ice

3) Cleaver’s Themes and Techniques

4) Textual Analysis
Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four

5) Criticism

6) Essay Questions and Answers

7) Topics for Research and Criticism

8) Bibliography

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