From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
The Stage Manager is the Guide because we are completely under his direction: he chooses what we see, who we meet, and what we learn. He moves us easily around the world of Grover’s Corners, sometimes jumping forward in time, sometimes jumping back in time.