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.
About the Author
Table of Contents
1) Introduction to Eldridge Cleaver
2) Introduction to Soul On Ice
3) Cleaver’s Themes and Techniques
4) Textual Analysis
6) Essay Questions and Answers
7) Topics for Research and Criticism