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Morality by Matthew Arnold

Morality By Matthew Arnold We cannot kindle when we will The fire which in the heart resides; The spirit bloweth and is still, In mystery our soul abides. But tasks in hours of insight will’d Can be through hours of … Continue reading

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The Wind and the Moon by George MacDonald

There are poems especially suitable for memorization and recitation, and George MacDonald’s “The Wind and the Moon” is an excellent example. The rhythm and cadence of the language is delightful to young readers young and old. The Wind and the … Continue reading

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The Jumblies by Edward Lear

THE JUMBLIES by Edward Lear I. They went to sea in a Sieve, they did, In a Sieve they went to sea: In spite of all their friends could say, On a winter’s morn, on a stormy day, In a … Continue reading

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The Walrus and the Carpenter by Lewis Carroll

The Walrus and the Carpenter by Lewis Carroll “The sun was shining on the sea, Shining with all his might: He did his very best to make The billows smooth and bright— And this was odd, because it was The … Continue reading

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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.

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Victorian/Modern Comparison by Melba Cuddy-Keane

Victorian/Modern Comparison by Dr. Melba Cuddy-Keane An exercise in relational definition: Early comparisons between the Victorian novel and the modernist novel set up the following binaries: (Compare the later binary oppositions posited between the modernism and postmodernism. How does the … Continue reading

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