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Setting the Scene in Bleak House

Charles Dickens was a master of description, both in scene setting and character creation. One of my favorite passages is the opening six paragraphs of Bleak House. I can hardly read it without wanting to wrap up in a warm blanket … Continue reading

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Honors Texts for World Literature

Honors Texts for World Literature (E5) The Honors Track for World Literature is outlined in the study guide and involves additional reading and writing and an optional exam. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you have already read a focus text … Continue reading

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Honors Texts for British Literature

Honors Texts for British Literature (E4) The Honors Track for British Literature is outlined in the study guide and involves additional reading and writing and an optional exam. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you’ve already read a focus text for … Continue reading

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Texts for British Literature

English IV: British Literature, A Survey Course What does British Literature cover? British Literature is a college-preparatory chronological literary survey course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for literary quality, and for their place … Continue reading

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Great Expectations 1946 Film

The 1946 British film version of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations has been ranked among the top 100 British films, and has been considered one of the finest adaptations of Dickens’ work. Watch it and notice what’s different from the novel. Continue reading

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