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Literature

How do you spell your name, Mr Shakespeare?

08/04/2019 by Victoria Heward
William Shakespeare is usually considered the father of English literature. Students study his work in schools all around the world and his plays are rarely...

Spotlight on... The romantic Brontё Sisters

04/02/2019 by Victoria Heward
“He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” from Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë   Some...

Spotlight on… Charles Dickens: the man who invented Christmas

11/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three...

Spotlight on... King Arthur

03/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
According to ancient legends, Arthur was the son of British King, Uther Pendragon. He was given to Merlin the magician when he was only three days old...

Spotlight on… The Last of the Mohicans

15/11/2018 by Victoria Heward
Every trail has its end, and every calamity brings its lesson! from The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper   The Last of the Mohicans:...

Spotlight on… Edgar Allan Poe: the master of horror

10/10/2018 by Victoria Heward
“It was night in the lonesome October Of my most immemorial year.” from Ulalume by Edgar Allan Poe   American author, Edgar Allen Poe,...