Literature: "The Green Mile" by Stephen King
These sites include information about the short stories that form to make “The Green Mile” by Stephen King. Visit his official website to learn more about this author and his books. Related video clips are included from the movie adaptation. Also included is a quiz, study guides, and websites that discuss literature and religion. There are links to eThemes Resources on Persuasive Speeches and The Death Penalty.
Official Stephen King Website
Use the links on the left-hand side of the site to learn more about the story, and characters in the book. NOTE: The "Thoughts" link includes unmoderated comments.
Study Guide for "The Green Mile"
This site includes topics including social concerns, characters, themes, techniques, and key questions over "The Green Mile." NOTE: This site has limited information and requires paying for the comprehensive study guide.
Take this 10-question quiz about "The Green Mile," available in HTML or Flash formats.
Excerpt from "The Green Mile"
Read excerpts from the Introduction and Chapter 1 of "The Green Mile."
Encyclopaedia Britannica: Flashback
This definition of flashback can be applied to both the book and movie representation of "The Green Mile." NOTE: This site includes banner and other types of ads.
Study and Comprehension Questions
This 37-page Word document provides a chapter by chapter study and comprehension guide for "The Green Mile."
Religion in Literature
This five-page article describes and gives examples of famous works of literature that explore the parallels between life and religious principles.
This site includes and overview of "The Green Mile" and its parallels to scriptures in the Bible. NOTE: The Real Player clips do not work. NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site includes unmoderated user comments on the Bulletin Board.
eThemes Resource: Persuasive Speeches
These sites are about persuasive speeches. Learn how to create effective persuasive speeches and how to deliver them.Includes lesson plans and examples. There are also links to eThemes Resources on Writing: Persuasion and Debate.
eThemes Resource: The Death Penalty
These websites are about the death penalty and issues around it. Listen to moral arguments for and against capital punishment. Find out what effects the death penalty has on crime rates, the history of the death penalty, the effects on the economy, advantages and disadvantages of the death penalty, and states with record number executions.
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