Dr Mark Lopez has authored several books on how to study as well as many study notes for texts.

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About Dr Mark Lopez’s study notes for popular English texts used in the Australian educational system.

  • English Text Notes: meanings and themes
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Mark Lopez PhD | Publications and Books

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FREE Study Notes: Meanings of your Texts 

All About Eve (1950) – Film Meaning

The Women of Troy (415 BC)  – Play Meaning

Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake (2003) – Novel Meaning

Alfred Hitchcock (Director), Rear Window (1954) Film Meaning | Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, writer John Michael Hayes 

Truman Capote, In Cold Blood (1965) – Book Meaning

Mary Shelley, Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus (1818) — Book Meaning

Hannie Rayson, Extinction (2015) – Play Meaning

Hannah Kent Burial Rites (2013) – Book Meaning

Fred D’Aguiar, The Longest Memory (1994) | Book Meaning