What Are Some Alternatives for Sparknotes for The Decameron?

What Are Some Alternatives for Sparknotes for The Decameron?

Three alternative study websites for "The Decameron" include Shmoop, Enotes.com and Brown University's Decameron Webproject. Although the other two websites are free, Enotes.com is a subscription service and only makes some of its study guide for this work free to view, notes Enotes.com.

Shmoop's online study guide includes an introduction to "The Decameron" and a summary of the whole work. It also has sections for the prologue and for each story of the 10 days. Other items available include information on themes, characters, a literary analysis, quizzes and flashcards.

Enotes.com's study guide contains information about themes, characters and plot of "The Decameron." Users can also view details about criticisms of the work, states Enotes.com.

The Decameron Project has sections about the author, themes and motifs and history surrounding the work.