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Literary Essay

You'll be "in stitches" when you discover how many common phrases and sayings from our everyday language now come originally from Shakespeare! Here's a fun poster to display in the classroom.

Synopsis and Literary Essay on Davita's Harp by Leslie E. Gerber

from Brain Pickings

The Most Beautiful Illustrations from 200 Years of Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

Shaun Tan Grimm illustrations

Comparing Literary Genres: Folktales and Fables

The Eagle and the Iroquois - A Native American Folktale - Beautifully illustrated!

from Mythcreants

Lessons From the Terrible Writing of Sword of Shannara, Chapter 1

"Lessons from the terrible writing of Sword of Shannara chapter Terry Brooks’ Sword of Shannara is a fantasy classic. I was warned it’s a Lord of the Rings copycat, but I knew nothing about the story or any of its characters. Naturally, I decided to ...

“INFOGRAPHIC: Where to Start with Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Series” is published by Lincoln Michel in Electric Literature

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17 Personal Essays That Will Change Your Life

“Self-Reliance” — Ralph Waldo Emerson | 17 Personal Essays That Will Change Your Life

Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History & Culture) by Mia E. Bay; This collection of essays by fifteen scholars of history and literature establishes black women's places in intellectual history by engaging the work of writers, educators, activists, religious leaders, and social reformers in the United States, Africa, and the Caribbean. Dedicated to recovering the contributions of thinkers marginalized by both their race and…