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Sep 27th 2017

Learn how to read and interpret poetry and enhance your reading and writing skills in preparation for the AP® English Literature & Composition exam. This course prepares you to read more deeply and write more clearly about works of literature. Through an engaging collection of videos, authentic readings, and support material from a variety of sources, you will learn to appreciate literature from different genres. You will learn about different genres of poetry and the history of some of our greatest poets.

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Sep 4th 2017

Explore the influence of the Lake District on Wordsworth with this free online course, filmed at his home, Dove Cottage, Grasmere.

Average: 9 (2 votes)
Aug 2nd 2017

Enhance your ability to read and write about great literature in preparation for the AP® English Literature & Composition exam. This course prepares you to read more deeply and write more clearly about works of literature. Through an engaging collection of videos, authentic readings, and support material from a variety of sources, you will learn to appreciate literature from different genres. This course will focus on reading, interpreting and writing about fiction and gothic literature.

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Sep 19th 2016

Explore how Much Ado about Nothing is performed and interpreted, from original stagings to the modern day, with this free course.

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Jul 1st 2016

Reading, discussing, and writing about James Joyce’s short story collection, Dubliners. This course will examine James Joyce’s collection of fifteen short stories called simply Dubliners.

Average: 4 (3 votes)
Apr 1st 2016

Reading, discussing, and writing about Charles Dickens’ classic novella, “A Christmas Carol.” This course will explore in depth Charles Dickens’ 1843 novella, “A Christmas Carol,” which has an important place in English language literature. It has given us enduring characters, such as Scrooge and Tiny Tim, and common sayings, like “Bah! Humbug!”. Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, you will find that this book offers important themes, including generosity, poverty, and social injustice.

Average: 9 (2 votes)

Jan 19th 2015

Explore the most famous play ever written - its origins, texts and history - with experts from the Shakespeare Institute.

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