Category Archives: E2-Resources

Resources for Literature and Composition: English 2.

Count of Monte Cristo Trailer and Music

Here is the trailer for the 2002 film of The Count of Monte Cristo. I haven’t seen this film but here is a link to a very positive review about it, and a link to more details about the movie. … Continue reading

Posted in Audio / Video, E2-Resources | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Count of Monte Cristo Trailer and Music

Introduction to Medieval Music by Cynthia Cyrus

Introduction to Medieval Music Cynthia J. Cyrus Last modified on June 18, 2003 Introduction The medieval musical experience is impossible to recapture, for most of the music of daily life is lost to us. The sounds of street hawkers, the … Continue reading

Posted in E2-Resources | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Introduction to Medieval Music by Cynthia Cyrus

The Hollow Men Read Aloud by T S Eliot

Listen to T. S. Eliot reading his own poem, “The Hollow Men.” His poignant, dramatic recitation will help you grasp the poem in a way that isn’t possible through simply reading it. Poetry is meant to be heard! (Background music … Continue reading

Posted in Audio / Video, E2-Resources | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Hollow Men Read Aloud by T S Eliot

Level 2 Resource Updates

Literature and Composition Updates Due to the ever-changing nature of the Internet, online resources often move unexpectedly to new addresses. Here are the most recent updates for Level 2: Literature and Composition. Module 1 (E2.1) Poetry: Richard Austin’s recitations of … Continue reading

Posted in E2-Resources | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Level 2 Resource Updates

Caesar artwork

These works of art may help you visualize the setting and characters of Julius Caesar. Click on an image to see it in a larger size.

Posted in Art, E2-Resources | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Caesar artwork

Victorian Art

These artists of the Victorian era reflected some of the same artistic ideas as the writers of the period, such as Oscar Wilde. Click on each work of art below to see it in a larger size.

Posted in Art, E2-Resources | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Victorian Art

Art in Death Comes for the Archbishop

Artists mentioned Death Comes for the Archbishop include El Greco, Raphael, Titian, Jean-Georges Vibert, and Henri Fantin-Latour. If you own a copy of The Annotated Mona Lisa, study the work of these artists. If not, read about each one in … Continue reading

Posted in Art, E2-Resources | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Art in Death Comes for the Archbishop

Cupid and Psyche myth told by Bulfinch in Age of Fable

Cupid and Psyche As retold by Thomas Bulfinch in Bulfinch’s Mythology: The Age of Fable A certain king and queen had three daughters. The charms of the two elder were more than common, but the beauty of the youngest was … Continue reading

Posted in E2-Resources | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Cupid and Psyche myth told by Bulfinch in Age of Fable

Robinson Crusoe 1927 Silent Film

Robinson Crusoe is a British silent film from 1927. The movie is based on the 1719 novel, Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, and features a shipwrecked man who lived for 28 years on a seemingly deserted island. The story may have … Continue reading

Posted in Audio / Video, E2-Resources | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Robinson Crusoe 1927 Silent Film

Honors Texts for Literature and Composition

Honors Texts for Literature and Composition (E2) The Honors Track for Literature and Composition involves additional reading and writing, which is described in the study guide. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you’ve already read a focus text for a module, … Continue reading

Posted in Bookstore, E2-Resources | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Honors Texts for Literature and Composition