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« on: May 03, 2009 07:46 AM »


Found these byte sized explanations of different classic books on the BBC Website. Almost like cliffnotes but even more brief! They also have a whole bunch of other topics like Religious studies History etc...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/english_literature/


and Prose Fiction

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Frankenstein
Great Expectations
Jane Eyre
Lord of the Flies
Of Mice and Men
Pride and Prejudice
To Kill a Mockingbird

Short Stories

Flight
Superman and Paula Brown's New Snowsuit
The End of Something
Your Shoes

Drama

A View from the Bridge
An Inspector Calls
Macbeth
Much Ado About Nothing
Othello
Romeo and Juliet
The Merchant of Venice

Pre-1914 Poetry

William Blake: The Little Boy Lost / The Little Boy Found
William Blake: London
John Clare: Sonnet
Gerard Manley Hopkins: Inversnaid
Alfred, Lord Tennyson: The Charge of the Light Brigade
Walt Whitman: Patrolling Barnegat
William Wordsworth: Upon Westminster Bridge
W B Yeats: Song of the Old Mother

Post-1914 Poetry

Simon Armitage
Gillian Clarke
Carol Ann Duffy
Seamus Heaney
Wilfred Owen: Dulce Et Decorum Est
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