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Romeo and Juliet - Working with Difficult Language

I’m teaching Romeo and Juliet for the first time in eight years and it’s been a lot of fun to get back into the text with freshmen. 896 more words

Language Arts

New Course: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Key Information:

Name: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Tutor: Professor Nick Groom (Professor of English, University of Exeter)

Modules: 5

Module List:

  1. Language
  2. The Gothic…
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The Classics and why they are so classic

We can name some: Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, maybe Shelley.
We have read a few: Shakespeare maybe? Or Golding?

To be or not to be…

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Shakespearean Phrases which we commonly use

It is believed that William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564. We use many of his phrases on a regular basis — 451 years later. 1,019 more words

English Literature

Charly Wax

Wax on
Wax off…..
Now you got them off balance,
you jackoff !

This is Charly Wax or Charly the Wax or max?
Either way you’re going to eat, say “hey hey !” 42 more words

English Literature

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro was once an author eternally on my to-be-read list. Every time I saw his novels in a bookstore, I would think: ‘You know? I ought to read him. 990 more words