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What Is Literature?
What is literature? Why do we read it? Why is literature important?
Books to Beat the Classics Slump!
7 pieces of classic literature to try when the reading slump strikes, including drama, short stories, and novels.
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 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).
Classic Literature Picks for the Supernatural...
Fans of speculative fiction & the supernatural will learn more about the genre's early beginnings, from William Shakespeare to Edgar Allan Poe.
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.
Extraordinary Literature for the Back to School...
Celebrate the back to school season with these great classics, including J.D Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye and Charlotte Bronte's Villette.
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.
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.
The Story of an Hour Quiz
Test your knowledge of "A Story of An Hour."
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.
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.
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.
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...
The Catcher in the Rye Quiz
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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.
The Devoted Friend - Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Read The Devoted Friend by Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).
The Ransom of Red Chief - O. Henry (1862-1910)
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The Elizabethan Period - A History of English...
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Cinderella
Cinderealla, by Brothers Grimm, translated by Margaret Taylor (1884).
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 Pardoner's Tale, Modern English - Geoffrey...
Read The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?-1400). Ths work of British literature is one of the most famous pieces of the period.
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.
Why was 'The Great Gatsby' Controversial or...
The Great Gatsby is one of the great American novels, from the Jazz Age. It's the work for which F. Scott Fitzgerald is often best remembered? So, what's the controversy about? Has it been banned or challenged?
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.
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.
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.
The Wife of Bath's Tale, Modern - Geoffrey...
Read The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?-1400). The work of British literature is one of the most famous pieces of the period.
Little Snow-White - Brothers Grimm
Read "Little Snow-White," by the Brothers Grimm.
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.
What Is a Banned Book?
A banned book is one that has been removed from the shelves of a library or classroom because of its controversial content. A book may be challenged or banned on political, religious, sexual, or social grounds. Read more about banned books...
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.
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.
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.
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 Murders in the Rue Morgue - Edgar Allan Poe
Read "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allan Poe.
The Pit and the Pendulum - Edgar Allan Poe
Read "The Pit and the Pendulum," by Edgar Allan Poe.
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...
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.
Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672) -- Upon the Burning...
Anne Bradstreet was one of the greatest poets of the 17th century. Born in Northamptonshire, England to Thomas Dudley and Dorthy Yorke, Anne Bradstreet was the first daughter and the second of five children.
What Was Literature Like During the Victorian...
The Victorian Period revolves around the political career of Queen Victoria. She was crowned in 1837 and died in 1901 (which put a definite end to her political career). A great deal of change took place during this period — brought about because of the Industrial Revolution; so it's not surprising that the literature of the period is often concerned with social reform. Read on.
Preface - Picture of Dorian Gray - Preface -...
Read Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).
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.
Banned Books
Books are banned every day. Do you know some of the most famous examples of books that have been censored? Do you know why they've been challenged or banned. This list highlights some of the most famous books that have been been banned, censored, or challenged. Take a look!
At the 'Cadian Ball - Kate Chopin (1851-1904)
Read "At the 'Cadian Ball," by Kate Chopin (1851-1904).
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.
A History of English Literature
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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.
The Knight's Tale, 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.
Important Notes & Quotes for Don Quixote by...
Important and interesting quotes from the classic Spanish novel, Don Quixote, by Miguel de Cervantes.
Review Washington Irving’s Classic Short...
Washington Irving published. Classic Literature.
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."
The City in the Sea - Edgar Allan Poe
Read "The City in the Sea" by Edgar Allan Poe.
The Invalid's Story - Mark Twain
Read "The Invalid's Story," by Mark Twain (1835-1910).
A Review of the Adventure Classic, ‘Robin...
Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe was inspired by the story of Alexander Selkirk, a Scottish sailor who went to sea in 1704. Selkirk requested that his shipmates put him ashore on Juan Fernandez, where he remained until he was rescued by Woodes Rogers in 1709. Read more about Robinson Crusoe.
The Adventure of the Speckled Band - Sir Arthur...
Read "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
'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.
'Heart of Darkness' Review
Written by Joseph Conrad on the eve of the century that would see the end of the empire that it so significantly critiques, Heart of Darkness is both an adventure story set at the center of a continent represented through breathtaking poetry, as well as a study of the inevitable corruption that comes from the exercise of tyrannical power.
Your Introduction to "The Storm" by Kate Chopin
Links to information about this story written in 1898 about an adulterous one-night stand, set in the late nineteenth century.
When I am Dead, My Dearest - Christina...
Read "When I am Dead, My Dearest," by Christina Rossetti (1830-1894).
Reading ‘Beowulf’ in Class? This...
Here's more about Beowulf. Classic Literature.
A Chameleon - Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
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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.
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.
The Miller's Tale, 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.
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.
The Selfish Giant - Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Read The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).
'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?
Why Does Lord of the Flies Continue to Get...
Why is Lord of the Flies so controversial? Was it banned? Challenged? Why would the book be removed from circulation?
Simple Sentences - An English Grammar - W. M....
Read An English Grammar, by W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell.
American Literary Periods
A brief guide to American Literary Periods, with examples.
Renaissance - A History of English Literature
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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...
Classic Quotes That Show You Why ‘The...
This landmark book,full of graphic descriptions of the meat-packing industry, was so troubling it inspired the creation of the Food and Drug Administration.
'The Last Leaf' Short Story
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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.
Antigone Quiz
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'The Devil and Tom Walker' Characters
Who are the characters in The Devil and Tom Walker, by Washington Irving? Why are these characters so famous? How do they relate to other characters in literature? Read on.
Anglo-Saxon Poetry - A History of English...
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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?
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!
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.
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...
Classic Quotes from Controversial Coming-of-Age...
The Catcher in the Rye is the famous novel by J.D. Salinger. It is the work for which Salinger is best known. The work has been popular and controversial, and number of the quotes from this book have been cited as evidence of its inappropriate nature. The Catcher in the Rye is often studied in American literature. Here are a few quotes.
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.
What Is Stream-of-Consciousness Writing?
What is stream of consciousness? Read more about stream of consciousness.
The Man of the Crowd - Edgar Allan Poe
Read "The Man of the Crowd" by Edgar Allan Poe.
Hop-Frog - Edgar Allan Poe
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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.
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.
2 - Picture of Dorian Gray - Chapter 2 - Oscar...
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.
'The Yellow Wallpaper' Questions for Study and...
The Yellow Wallpaper is the most famous work by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Here are a few questions for study and discussion.
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.
A Problem - Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
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Powerful Quotes from Classic Steinbeck Novel...
Of Mice and Men is a novel by John Steinbeck. This tragedy was first published in 1937. The story is told from the third-person omniscient point-of-view. Of Mice and Men follows the misadventures of Lennie and George, two ranch hands in California. Here are a few quotes from Of Mice and Men.
The Wife of Bath's Tale, Middle English -...
Read The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?-1400). Ths work of British literature is one of the most famous pieces of the period.
'Candide' Quotes
Voltaire offers his satirical view of society and nobility in Candide. The novel was published in 1759, and it is often considered the author's most important work--representative of The Enlightenment. Here are a few quotes from Candide.
Word Quotes
Words have power. In some myths, spoken words create worlds, creatures, and human beings. Here are some quotes from famous writers.
In an Artist's Studio - Christina Rossetti...
Read "In an Artist's Studio," by Christina Rossetti (1830-1894).
'The Black Cat' - Themes and Symbols
What are some themes and symbols in Edgar Allan Poe's short story, The Black Cat? How do they relate to the plot and characters?
Banned Books - A List
So, you want to read a banned book? Here's a list of banned and challenged books.
Quotes from Classic Fantasy Novel ‘The...
The Hobbit is a book by J.R.R. Tolkien, a famous Oxford professor, essayist and writer. The story centers around Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit who is caught up in a grand adventure. Here are a few quotes from The Hobbit.
Can You Remember These Quotes from Harper Lee's...
The book depicts the experiences of a young girl, Scout, and her family in a Southern town, and deals with racism, violence and alienation.
'King Lear' Quotes
King Lear is one of the most famous plays by William Shakespeare, based on a legendary king (Leir). The plot has influenced various other novels, including A Thousand Acres, by Jane Smiley. Take a look at these quotes from King Lear, one of the greatest tragedies in English literature.
1984 Quiz
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The Nightingale and the Rose - Oscar Wilde...
Read The Nightingale and the Rose by Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).
Geoffrey Chaucer - A History of English...
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The Californian's Tale - Mark Twain
Read "The Californian's Tale," by Mark Twain (1835-1910).
1 - Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde...
Read Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).
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.
Complex Sentences - An English Grammar - W. M....
Read An English Grammar, by W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell.
British Literary Periods
Periods of British Literature, a brief overview with examples.
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde - Chapter 10 - Robert...
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson
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.
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.
The Diamond Necklace - Guy de Maupassant...
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See Why ‘The Gift of the Magi’ Is a...
The Gift of the Magi is a popular Christmas story about love and sacrifice. The work is one of the most famous stories by O. Henry, an American writer.
'The Catcher in the Rye' Questions for Study...
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'The Great Gatsby' Questions for Study and...
The Great Gatsby is the most famous novel by F.Scott Fitzgerald. But, what does it mean? Why is the book so controversial (banned/challenged)? What does the book have to say about the state of society? Here are a few questions for study and discussion, related to The Great Gatsby.
William Shakespeare - A History of English...
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My Last Duchess Quiz
Test your knowledge of "My Last Duchess."
Jane Eyre Quiz
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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.
'The Devil and Tom Walker' Quotes
What is it about The Devil and Tom Walker that so fascinates the reader? Is it Old Scratch? Is it that miserly ole Tom Walker? Is it the idea of being tempted with riches? What would you do if you were tempted by the Devil? With these quotes, you'll get an idea of why The Devil and Tom Walker is so popular. Read on.
Classic Anti-War Quotes from ‘Slaughterho...
Slaughterhouse-Five is an anti-war novel, by Kurt Vonnegut. The work was first published in 1969, and it's been called an American classic. Semi-autobiographical in nature, the novel is drawn from the Vonnegut's war-time experiences in World War II. Here are a few quotes from the novel.
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.
1 - A History of English Literature
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Conjunctions - An English Grammar - W. M....
Read An English Grammar, by W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell.
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?
'Of Mice and Men' Questions for Study and...
Of Mice and Men is a famous (and controversial) novel by John Steinbeck. Here are a few questions for study and discussion.
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?
Read 'The Story of an Hour,' Kate Chopin's...
The Story of an Hour is a short story by Kate Chopin. The work is one of her most famous short works, partly because of its surprise ending. Here, Chopin explores some of the themes for which she has become so famous. Here's the complete text of The Story of an Hour.
Rip Van Winkle - Washington Irving (1783-1859)
Read "Rip van Winkle," by Washington Irving.
'The Monkey's Paw' Questions for Study and...
The Monkey's Paw is one of the most famous works by W.W. Jacobs. Here are a few questions for study and discussion.
Read a Review of Classic Jane Austen Romance...
This classic novel tells the story of the five Bennet sisters, whose mother obsesses over marrying off as quickly and advantageously as possible
My Heart's in the Highlands - Robert Burns...
Read My Heart's in the Highlands by Robert Burns -- Scotland's greatest poet.
'Comin' Thro the Rye'
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When Did the Romantic Period of Literature Begin?
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'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).
Romeo and Juliet from 'Beautiful Stories from...
E. Nesbit offers this adaptation of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.
Classic Quotes from Controversial Novel...
Fahrenheit 451 is a novel by Ray Bradbury. The work is one of the most beloved works by Bradbury, but it's also controversial. Here are a few quotes.
A Respectable Woman - Kate Chopin (1851-1904)
Read "A Respectable Woman," by Kate Chopin (1851-1904).
1 - Economy, Walden - Henry David Thoreau...
Read Civil Disobedience, by Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862). Thoreau is well-known for Walden, along with his other essays.
The Happy Prince - Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
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'The Black Cat' Questions for Study and...
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What Was Literature Like During the Medieval...
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'The Story of an Hour' Questions for Study...
The Story of an Hour is one of the greatest works by Kate Chopin. Here are a few questions for study and discussion.
'Flowers for Algernon' Quotes
Flowers for Algernon is a famous novel by Daniel Keyes. In this novel a man develops higher intelligence. The book follows his evolution from his low level, through his experiences of coming to understand the world around him. Here are a few quotes from the novel.
Nouns - An English Grammar - W. M. Baskervill
Read An English Grammar, by W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell.
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