• Shakespeare's "Othello" and the Power of Language

    Created September 7, 2010
    Shakespeare's "Othello" and the Power of Language

    By means of group performances, writing exercises, and online search activities, students learn about the sometimes dangerous and destructive powers of language, particularly when wielded by such an eloquent and unscrupulous character as Shakespeare's Iago.

  • Launchpad: Death in Poetry

    Created August 31, 2010
  • Launchpad: Pride & Prejudice

    Created August 30, 2010
  • Launchpad: Introducing Jane Eyre

    Created August 27, 2010
  • Launchpad: Marvell's Coy Mistress

    Created August 19, 2010
  • Launchpad: Browning's Last Duchess

    Created August 19, 2010
  • Preparing for Poetry

    Created August 19, 2010

    Launchpad: Preparing for Poetry: A Reader's First Steps

    Preparing for Poetry: A Reader's First Steps

    The following links will help you as you learn to "prepare for poetry":

    Lewis Carroll, English author, is born

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    Lord Byron, English Romantic poet, is born

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