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Why Use Online Resources?

Why Use Online Resources?

While writing the Excellence in Literature curriculum, I had a choice in how to structure it. Should I write a large textbook with lengthy, encyclopedia-style entries for each of the context resources? Or would...

Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf Resources

Virginia Woolf Resources Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was a Modernist writer who used the stream-of-consciousness technique, as seen in her novel To the Lighthouse. Here are a selection of resources you may find helpful in...

Inferno Cantos 32 to 34 Questions and Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno Cantos 32 to 34 Questions and Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno: Final Destinations Cantos XXXII – XXXIV by Stacy Esch, with illustrations selected by EIL staff Circle 9, The Frozen Pit Treacherous Fraud [To be expanded] Dante arrives at the bottom of the Inferno,...

Inferno Cantos 18 to 31 Questions/Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno Cantos 18 to 31 Questions/Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno: Final Destinations Cantos XVIII – XXI by Stacy Esch, with illustrations selected by EIL staff The Eighth Circle, Malebolge Sins of Fraud Malebolge, Dante’s name for the Eighth Circle, furthers our understanding of...

Inferno Cantos 12 to 17 Questions for Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno Cantos 12 to 17 Questions for Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno: Questions for Analysis Cantos XII – XVII by Stacy Esch, with illustrations selected by EIL staff Professor Esch’s original materials have been edited by the Excellence in Literature staff for use on this...

Inferno Cantos 5 to 11 Structure Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno Cantos 5 to 11 Structure Analysis by Stacy Esch

Structure in the Inferno Analysis of Cantos V – XI by Stacy Esch [with illustrations selected by EIL staff] An alert reading of these early cantos helps us identify an underlying unity that turns...

Inferno Cantos 1 to 5 Questions for Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno Cantos 1 to 5 Questions for Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno: Questions for Analysis, Cantos I – V by Stacy Esch [with illustrations selected by EIL staff] What is the “dark wood”? How did Dante get there? [see Introducing Canto I] What’s the significance...

Aeneid Study Guide by William Johnson

Aeneid Study Guide by William Johnson

Study Guide: The Aeneid By Dr. William A. Johnson, Professor of Classical Studies, Duke University Capsule Summary Book 1: Aeneas encounters a storm and is cast ashore at Carthage. Book 2: The hero tells...

Level 5 Resource Updates

Level 5 Resource Updates

World Literature Updates Due to the ever-changing nature of the Internet, online resources often move unexpectedly to new addresses. Here are the updates for Level 5: World Literature that have happened since the most...

American Literature Texts

American Literature Texts

English III: American Literature, A Survey Course What does American Literature cover? American Literature is a college-preparatory chronological literature survey course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for...