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Classic Literature: Most Popular Articles

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What Is Literature?
What is literature? Why do we read it? Why is literature important?
Read William J. Long’s Classic Explanatio...
So, why is Literature important? How does it show itself as indispensable to a culture? Here's what William Long has to say... Page 3.
Which Classic Literary Genre Are You?
Our quick and fun quiz will help you decide which classic literary genre you might like best, and offer some reading suggestions based on your responses.
Make Your Next Book Club More Engaging
In your book club, you may be reading books on a wide variety of topics. Here are a few questions for study and discussion. These questions are designed to make you think about the book(s). Take a look...
Classic Works of Literature that Are Great for...
I recommend the following titles to maintain fluency and reading level and to encourage independent reading. These are a sampling of the titles that often appear on high-school reading lists for 9th grade.
The Most Popular Atticus Finch Quotes from 'To...
Atticus is one of my favorite father figures in literary history. He's a strong character, but he's also willing to stand up for what he believes. He represents an important role model for Scout. Here are a few of the quotes from Atticus Finch, in To Kill a Mockingbird (by Harper Lee).
The Elizabethan Period - A History of English...
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What Makes Classic Literature Classic?
The definition is debated, but a classic usually expresses some artistic quality - an expression of life, truth, and beauty - and has stood the test of time.
Who Wrote It? -- Quiz
Test your knowledge about who wrote these bits of literature, with this quiz by Tamra Willett-Johnson.
The Selfish Giant - Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Read The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).
What’s the Difference Between Myth,...
Fairy tales, myths, legends, and folklore are terms that may seem to mean the same thing, but they have profoundly different meanings. Read more about it...
Literature - What is the difference between...
Fiction and literature are similar but mean different things. Learn about the differences and how they're similar too.
A Review of the Classic Dickens Novel,...
The well-known story of Oliver the orphan, told with all the vivid literary skill Dickens brought to all his novels, but also a raw, gritty quality.
How To Read a Difficult Book
Even if you have lots of experience in reading books, you will likely come across books that are just difficult to get through. You may find the reading slow because of the subject matter, the language, word usage, or the convoluted plot and character elements. When you are just attempting to get through the book, it may not really matter to you why the book is difficult. You just want to finish the work, so you can move on to your next reading pick. Here are some tips...
A Book Journal Is a Great Way to Improve Your...
A reading log or book journal is a great place to react to what you read. You can find out exactly how you feel about the characters; you may gain insight about the theme and plot; and you can expand your overall enjoyment of the literature. Here are a few idea starters. Feel free to build your own list of questions as you start your life-long habit of keeping a reading log or book journal. Read on.
Quotes from Famous Writers About Writing and...
What have writers said about literature? How has literature affected them? What causes writers to continue to attempt to make a difference with words, creating new worlds and experiences in literature? Read these quotes about literature. Find out what writers from around the world have thought of creating works of art.
Roman Fever- by Edith Wharton (1862-1937)
Read "Roman Fever," by Edith Wharton (1862-1937). Edith Wharton was born Edith Newbold Jones. She's usually recognized by the array of novels she brought to life — filled with manners, modesty, and tragedy.
Jane Austen Quiz
Why was Jane Austen so famous? What are some of her most well-known works? Which characters fall in love? And what happens? Test your knowledge about Jane Austen.
Cinderealla, by Brothers Grimm, translated by Margaret Taylor (1884).
Find Out How Much Your Books Are Worth
Discover where to find the value of books in your collection. Read on.
Read the Classic Cautionary Tale of Greed,...
The Devil and Tom Walker is one of the most famous (and controversial) short stories by Washington Irving. He's also known for Rip van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Here's the complete text of this spell-binding tale.
The Catcher in the Rye Quiz
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Great American Literature Books for 10th or...
I recommend the following titles to maintain fluency and reading level and to encourage independent reading. These are a sampling of the titles that often appear on high-school reading lists for 10th grade (or 11th) American literature study.
The Builders - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow...
Read The Builders, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882).
Can You Remember These Classic Quotes from...
This 1925 novel is one of the great American classics. It has come to be seen as a representation of the Jazz Age. Here are some lines from it.
True Love Never Ends: Women Scholars Respond to...
Abelard and Heloise are one of the most celebrated couples of all time, known for their love affair... and for the tragedy that separated them.
Word Quotes
Words have power. In some myths, spoken words create worlds, creatures, and human beings. Here are some quotes from famous writers.
Review of Steinbeck's Frequently-Banned...
This touching tale of the friendship between two very different men is set against the backdrop of the United States during the depression of the 1930s.
'To Kill a Mockingbird' Review
Harper Lee's coming-of-age tale, To Kill a Mockingbird, is set in the Deep South, and is a searing portrayal of race and prejudice told through the eyes of a little girl.
Marcus Aurelius Quotes (Marcus Aurelius...
Marcus Aurelius (Marcus Aurelius Antoninius) was a Stoic and Roman Emperor. His most famous work is Meditations, which appeared in 12 books. Here are a few quotes from the works of Marcus Aurelius.
Wyatt and Surrey and the New Poetry - A History...
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Read "The Little Match Girl," a Short Story by...
The Little Match Girl is a story by Hans Christian Andersen. Take a look at this famous tale.
Review of the Classic Jazz Age Novel ‘The...
Plot summary and themes of probably the author's greatest novel--a book that offers damning and insightful views of the American nouveau riche in the 1920s.
30 Important Quotes from 'Night' by Elie Wiesel
Lines from this acclaimed fictional work of Holocaust literature, which is in part autobiographical. The author is a winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Read the Full Text of Supernatural Classic...
The first page of the full text of a supernatural tale (sometimes compared to Edgar Alan Poe) of a family who discovers the realities of wish fulfillment.
10 Books You Have to Read if You Liked...
George Orwell presents his dystopian vision of the future in 1984. The novel was first published in 1948, and it was based on the work of Yevgeny Zamyatin. If you like the story of Winston Smith and Big Brother, you may enjoy these other books. Take a look at these must reads!
Siddhartha (1922) by Hermann Hesse: A Brief...
A brief summary and review for Hermann Hesse's classic philosophical novel, Siddhartha, which was published in 1922 and remains a staple nearly 100 years later.
17 Quotes from "Romeo and Juliet"
The star-crossed lovers in this famous play are caught between two worlds, as their families feud to the death. Here are some choice lines.
What Was Literature Like During the Medieval...
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The Canterbury Tales Quiz
How many tales are a part of "The Canterbury Tales"? Why were the pilgrims on a journey, and where were they going? Test your knowledge about "The Canterbury Tales."
Read the Complete Text of Poe’s Horror...
The Black Cat is a famous short story by Edgar Allan Poe. Find the complete text here.
Read Some of the Most Famous First Lines in...
The first lines of novels are often memorable. Just reading the words can be enough to set the tone for the rest of the book. Which of the famous lines in literature is your favorite?
Pride and Prejudice Quiz
Test your knowledge about one of the greatest novels of that period. When was the book published? Who are the main characters? Who wrote the novel?
The Nightingale and the Rose - Oscar Wilde...
Read The Nightingale and the Rose by Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).
Preface - Picture of Dorian Gray - Preface -...
Read Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).
How To Identify the Theme
A theme is a central or underlying idea in literature. The writer may express insight about humanity or a world view. Before you attempt to identify the theme of a work, you must have first read the work, and you should understand at least the basics about the plot, characterizations, and other literary elements. Here's how to identify the theme of a work of literature.
A Century of Classic Literature for Young...
Exploring 100 years of classic literature for young readers, from Little Women to Lord of the Flies.
A Complete List of John Steinbeck’s Works
John Steinbeck was a world-renowned novelist, playwright, essayist and short-story writer, famous for his works involving the region of his birth. His work has stirred controversy, and offered a unique view into America.
What Is Stream-of-Consciousness Writing?
What is stream of consciousness? Read more about stream of consciousness.
How To Improve Your Reading Speed
Reading can be fun, but it can also be time-consuming if your speed is not as fast as you'd like it to be. An average reading speed can range from 200 to 350 words per minute, but that rate can vary depending on the material and your reading experience. It's also important to understand what you are reading--even when you improve your speed. Here are a few tips to help you improve your reading speed.
'David Copperfield' Review
David Copperfield is probably the most autobiographical novel by Charles Dickens. He uses many incidents of his childhood and early life to create a considerable fictional achievement.
Book Price Guides
How much is your book worth? Is there a book you want to purchase, but you don't know the value of the book? These price guides should pave the way for you to better understand what books to buy, when to sell, and how much those books are worth. Read more from these book price guides.
If You Love Harry Potter, You Have to Read...
What do you do when you've read all of the books in the Harry Potter series? Here are other fantasy books, filled with magic and adventure.
Game of Love: Restoration Comedy
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Must Read Books If You Like 'The Catcher in the...
J.D. Salinger presents his classic tale of alienation and dysfunctional adolescence in his controversial novel The Catcher in the Rye. The title of the novel is based on 'Comin' Thro' the Rye,' a poem by Robert Burns. If you like the story of Holden Caulfield and his misadventures, you may enjoy these other books. Take a look at these must reads!
Androcles - Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables are a collection of beast fables long transmitted through oral tradition.
The Adventure of the German Student -...
Read "The Adventure of the German Student," by Washington Irving.
Nouns - An English Grammar - W. M. Baskervill
Read An English Grammar, by W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell.
How To Get Rid of Bad Odor in Books
Despite your best efforts, you may find mold or mildew on your books. The books may smell musty. Here are tips for how to get rid of the bad odor.
'Lolita' Quotes
Lolita is the controversial novel by Vladimir Nabokov, Russian author. The work centers around Humbert Humbert, a pedophile (which, of course, is part of why the book is so controversial).
Little Snow-White - Brothers Grimm
Read "Little Snow-White," by the Brothers Grimm.
How to Remember What You Read
Reading is important. But, the next step is making sure that you remember what you've read! Here are some tricks to keep it from flying right out of your head.
Simple Sentences - An English Grammar - W. M....
Read An English Grammar, by W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell.
The Ransom of Red Chief - O. Henry (1862-1910)
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Quotes from the Classic Banned Book â&#12...
The Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, was first published in 1954. This tale of schoolboys stranded on a desert island is the best-known work by Golding. The novel is now sometimes compared to The Cacher in the Rye as one of the popular books for high school and college students. Here are a few quotes from the novel.
'The Jungle Book' Review
The Jungle Book is one of the works for which Rudyard Kipling is best remembered. The stories in this volume are written to be enjoyed by adults as well as children--with that depth of meaning and symbolism that delves far beyond the surface.
Classic Vampire Quotes from ‘Dracula’
Bram Stoker's Dracula is a classic vampire tale. First published in 1897, the novel drew from vampire myth to create a literary legacy. Even though stories like Polidori's The Vampire and Le Fanu's Carmilla already existed at the time Dracula was first published, Stoker helped to spawn a new dimension in horror literature. Here are a few quotes from Bram Stoker's Dracula.
Mark Twain - What Did Mark Twain Write About...
What did Mark Twain write about slavery? What was his view on slaves? How did Mark Twain's background influence his perceptions on African Americans?
What is Gothic Literature?
An overview of Gothic Literature, with examples of Classic pieces and stylistic elements.
Misery - Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
Read Misery by Anton Chekhov (1860-1904). Chekhov is well-known for his short fiction and plays, particularly The Cherry Orchard, The Three Sisters, and other works.
Famous Quotes from "1948" by George Orwell That...
George Orwell's 1984 is a famous dystopian novel. The novel revolves around the experience of Winston Smith. Big Brother is watching; and thoughtcrime is illegal. Here are a few quotes from 1984.
Modern Classic - What Is a Modern Classic
What is a modern classic? Let's explore the modern classic--what it is, means, and reads like...
'Around the World in 80 Days' Review
Jules Verne's Around the World in Eighty Days is a rip-roaring adventure story set, in the first place, in Victorian England, but which ranges throughout the world following its protagonist Phileus Fogg. Read more about the work, with this review.
'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' Review
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is, without doubt, one of the most famous and enduring children's classics. It is full of whimsical charm, and a feeling for the absurd that is unsurpassed.
George Orwell's Classic Quotes
George Orwell is one of the most famous English writers of his time. He is perhaps best known for his controversial novel, 1984, a dystopian tale in which language and truth is corrupted. He also wrote Animal Farm, an anti-Soviet fable where the animals revolt against the humans.
The Prologue, Middle English - Canterbury Tales...
Read The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?-1400). Ths work of British literature is one of the most famous pieces of the period.
A Review of Hemingway’s...
This novel was an enormous success when published in 1952. It is more than just a simple story of an old Cuban fisherman who catches a fish then loses it.
The Murders in the Rue Morgue - Edgar Allan Poe
Read "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allan Poe.
Reasons to Visit the Library
A library is the grand place where books live. For those that love reading and collecting literature, a library can be a magical place of the imagination. It's a great place to find volumes on almost every imaginable topic. Library patrons may have a variety of reasons for visiting the library. Why do you visit the library?
The Happy Prince - Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
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Childe Roland To The Dark Tower Came - Robert...
Read "Childe Roland To The Dark Tower Came," by Robert Browning.
11th (or 10th) Grade Reading List
I recommend the following titles to maintain fluency and reading level and to encourage independent reading. These are a sampling of the titles that often appear on high-school reading lists for 11th (or 10th) grade--depending on when your high school focuses on English/American literature.
How to Tell a Story - Mark Twain
Read "How to tell a story," by Mark Twain (1835-1910).
Rain in Summer - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow...
Read "Rain in Summer," by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)
'1984' - Review of 'Nineteen Eighty-Four'
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell is a classic dystopian novel, as well as being a eerily prescient of the state of modern society.
Take a Break and Read 'The Necklace'
The first page of the full text, translated into English, of this short work in world literature, infused with heartache, with the wounds of self-sacrifice.
A History of English Literature
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The Diamond Necklace - Guy de Maupassant...
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How To Take Care of Books
What do you do to take care of the books in your library? Some of the most avid collectors refuse to read the books in their collection; so the books remain in mint condition. Others buy two copies of a book; they read one, and leave the other untouched. But, many readers must read their books, but they still want to protect and care for the volumes. Here are some tips to remember if you want your books to remain in good condition.
23 - Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855)
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What do I do if I'm in love with a Fictional...
What do you do if you're in love with a fictional character?
Quotes from Classic African Novel ‘Things...
Things Fall Apart is an important African novel by Chinua Achebe--one of the most greatest classics of its time. The book involves the clash of cultures and belief systems, as colonization affects the people. Here are a few quotes from Things Fall Apart.
How To Determine a Reading Schedule
Despite your best efforts, it's sometimes difficult to stick with your plan to finish that list of books. Other projects get in the way. You may find yourself overwhelmed by the size of the book you've chosen. You may just let the habit of reading slide or slip until you've forgotten much of the plot and/or characters; and, you feel that you might as well just start over. Here's a solution: Set up a reading schedule to get you through those books!
Getting to Know Jack Kerouac: His Life and Works
An overview of the life and works of American writer Jack Kerouac, author of On the Road and one of the founding members of The Beat Generation.
'Gulliver's Travels' Review
There are few great satirists who manage to judge their work so finely that it can be considered both a rip-roaring, fantastical adventure story suitable for children and adults alike, as well as a searing attack on the nature of society.
The City in the Sea - Edgar Allan Poe
Read "The City in the Sea" by Edgar Allan Poe.
The Pit and the Pendulum - Edgar Allan Poe
Read "The Pit and the Pendulum," by Edgar Allan Poe.
'The Catcher in the Rye' - What is important...
What is important about the title of The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger? Why is it memorable? What other work(s) in literary history influenced the title? Where does mention of the title enter into the body of the text?
Classic Quotes About Adulthood and Society from...
The Giver is a novel by Lois Lowry. It's about Jonas, who becomes the Receiver of Memories, and then begins to understand the deepest secrets of the society. Here are a few quotes from The Giver.
Quotes from Classic Dystopian Novel ‘Brav...
This famous and controversial work deals with issues of technological advancements, sexuality, and individuality--in a dehumanizing society. Here are a few quotes from the novel.
'Breakfast at Tiffany's' Quotes
Breakfast at Tiffany's is a novella by Truman Capote, who tells about a one-year relationship/friendship between Holly Golightly, and an unnamed narrator. Here are a few quotes from Breakfast at Tiffany's. Page 2.
'Peter Pan' Quotes
J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan flies around on fantastic adventures in Neverland. He's the leader of the Lost Boys, as they interact with pirates, fairies and Native Americans. Here are a few quotes from the work.
Classic Quotes from ‘The Sun Also...
The Sun Also Rises brought Ernest Hemingway fame and fortune. The novel also came to be representative of the lost generation of writers. Here are a few quotes from this famous book by Ernest Hemingway.
Quotes from Orwell’s Classic Political...
In this novel, the animals rise up against the humans, take over the farm, and rename the place. Here are a few passages from this famous work.
Epic Quotes from Herman Melville’s...
Moby Dick is a famous American novel--epic in scope. This quest tale was first published in 1851, but the book didn't achieve its acclaim as a masterpiece until many years after Herman Melville was dead. Here are a few quotes from Moby Dick, the great American novel...
1984 Quiz
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William Shakespeare - A History of English...
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'Great Expectations' Questions for Discussion...
Great Expectations is an famous work of Victorian literature. Here are a few questions for study and discussion.
'The Bell Jar' Review
Written in the early 1960s, and Sylvia Plath's only full-length prose work, The Bell Jar is an autobiographical novel that relates the childhood longings and descent into madness of Plath's alter-ego, Esther Greenwood. Read more about this famous and controversial book.
Romeo and Juliet from 'Beautiful Stories from...
E. Nesbit offers this adaptation of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.
The Beggar Maid - Lord Alfred Tennyson...
Read "The Beggar Maid," by Lord Alfred Tennyson.
Classic War Quotes from Ernest Hemingway’...
A Farewell to Arms is a novel by Ernest Hemingway. The book was published in 1929, and the popularity of this work contributed to Hemingway's status as an American legend in literature. Hemingway drew from his wartime experiences to tell the story of Frederic Henry, a volunteer in the Italian army. Here are a few quotes from this tragic love story, A Farewell to Arms.
Books to Beat the Classics Slump!
7 pieces of classic literature to try when the reading slump strikes, including drama, short stories, and novels.
The Prologue, Modern - Canterbury Tales -...
Read The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?-1400). Ths work of British literature is one of the most famous pieces of the period.
'The Wind in the Willows' Quotes
The Wind in the Willows is a favorite tale by Kenneth Grahame. Here are a few quotes from that famous work.
The Man of the Crowd - Edgar Allan Poe
Read "The Man of the Crowd" by Edgar Allan Poe.
The Devoted Friend - Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Read The Devoted Friend by Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).
'Oliver Twist' Questions for Study and Discussion
Oliver Twist is an famous work of Victorian literature. Here are a few questions for study and discussion.
Read a Review of ‘Great Expectations,&rsq...
Plot summary and themes of Great Expectations, one of the most famous and much-loved novels by the great master of Victorian prose.
Ernest Hemingway Works
Here's a list of the major works of Ernest Hemingway.
Once I Pass'd Through a Populous City - Walt...
Read "Once I Pass'd Through a Populous City," by Walt Whitman.
'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' Review
Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of the most celebrated novels in American literature--arguably the greatest novel in American literature. As such, the book is frequently taught in high school English, college literature classes, American history classes, and every other opportunity teachers can find.
The Thread of Life - Christina Rossetti...
Read The Thread of Life by Christina Rossetti (1830-1894).
A Descent Into the Maelstrom - Edgar Allan Poe
Read A Descent Into the Maelstrom by Edgar Allan Poe.
Nobel Prize in Literature - 1901 to present
By the terms of Alfred Bernhard Nobel's will (1896), the Nobel Prize for Literature is given to the person who has produced "the most distinguished work of an idealistic tendency" in the field of literature.
Why Take Notes?
Taking notes is a great way of helping you identify important concepts in class. Even if you have a great memory, you won't be able to remember everything that the teacher says, if you don't have some sort of written record. Read more about how to take notes...
9th Grade Preparatory Reading List
Many schools recommend (or require) that you read from a list of books during the summer before entering 9th grade. Here's a list of books that often appear on reading lists--in preparation for 9th grade.
In an Artist's Studio - Christina Rossetti...
Read "In an Artist's Studio," by Christina Rossetti (1830-1894).
1 - A History of English Literature
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101 Classics to Get You Started
A list of 101 world classics for every reader to enjoy, from Jane Austen to Anthony Trollope.
Mark Twain Quiz
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Mr. Darcy Quotes You Won’t Forget from...
Here are quotes from (and about) Mr. Darcy, in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.
Medusa Quotes - What do writers say about Medusa?
Medusa is a monstrosity, with a mass of snakes coming out of her head. Here are a few quotes about Medusa.
Lit Quiz: How well do you know the Bible?
How well do you know the Bible? Can you tell Jesus from Joseph? Esther from Ruth? Take our quiz to see how well you can identify the bible in literature.
Conclusion - The Arabian Nights - The Thousand...
The Arabian Nights - The Thousand and One Nights - 1850
American Literary Periods: A Brief Overview
A brief guide to American Literary Periods, with examples.
Continuities - Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
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Literature - How does truth relate to literature?
How does truth relate to literature?
Quotes from Epic Depression Novel ‘The...
Grapes of Wrath is a novel by John Steinbeck, Nobel-Prize winner for literature. Published in 1939, the novel centers around the Joads, a family of sharecroppers, who journey to California to find a new life--amidst the Dust Bowl devastation of the Great Depression. Here are a few quotes from Grapes of Wrath.
British Literary Periods: A Brief Overview with...
Periods of British Literature, a brief overview with examples.
A Song of Joys - Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
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How To Write a Literary Book Review
If you plan to study literature, there is a good chance that you will be asked to write a literary book review in one of your classes. A book review is not simply a plot summary or an unsupported opinion of how well the reader did or did not like the book. A book review includes information about the key elements of the book (plot, character, setting, theme, etc.) and the reviewer's opinion of how well the author has succeeded in using those elements to write an effective story. Read on.
A Chameleon - Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
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Geoffrey Chaucer - A History of English...
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The Dream - Lord Byron (1788-1824)
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Quotes from Oscar Wilde’s Only Novel,...
The Picture of Dorian Gray is Oscar Wilde's only known novel. The work first appeared in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine in 1890, and it was revised and published as a novel the following year. The work was considered scandalous and immoral when it first appeared, but it was really a way for Wilde to write about his philosophy of art. Here are a few quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray.
'This Side of Paradise' F. Scott Fitzgerald...
With This Side of Paradise, F. Scott Fitzgerald took the literary world by storm (the first printing sold out in a matter of days). And, with the success of this work, he was able to win back Zelda (with whom he would have such a tumultuous relationship for so many years to come). The book was first published in 1920. Here are a few quotes.
'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' Quotes
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a supernatural tale by Washington Irving. Here are a few famous quotes from the story.
'About Love' Short Story
About Love is a short story (1898) by Anton Chekhov. The story explores the topic of lost love and carpe diem.
Adjectives - An English Grammar - W. M....
Read An English Grammar, by W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell.

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