English Digital Library
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"Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: You find the present tense & the past perfect"
Blue Book of Grammer - English usage rules and real life examples
Daily Grammer - Lessons on parts of speech, parts of the sentence, & mechanics
Grammar Girl - "Quick Tips for Better Writing" featuring podcasts and text tutorials.
"Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart." ~William Wordsworth
A+ Research & Writing - Guide to writing a research paper from IPL.
Six Traits Definitions - Official definitions of the Six Traits
Storybook- Open source novel writing software
"Do not go gentle into that good night"~ Dylan Thomas
The Camelot Project- One stop shop for the King Arthur Legends from the University of Rochester
Shakespeare's Globe - Online home for Shakespeare's theater
The Works of the Bard- Searchable site of the collected works of Shakespeare.
Beowulf- Text, character study, history, and links about Beowulf
The Canterbury Tales- This site features two full editions of the Canterbury Tales online: the original Middle English text and a Modern English translation in rhyming couplets.
Macbeth Plugged- An in depth, interactive, analysis of the play
Wuthering Heights- A reader's guide to the novel
Pride & Prejudice- All things Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy!
Dickens Companion site to the PBS documentary
Dickens in Context Puts the author's work in its sociocultural context
"Be not simply good - be good for something" ~Henry David Thoreau
American Writers- From C-SPAN featuring biographies and selected works from 20th Century American writers.
Emily Dickinson- The poet's writings and critical resources
Nathaniel Hawthorne- Interactive exhibit at the Phillips Library
Edgar Allan Poe- Awesome site featuring the life and literature of Poe from Maryland Public Television
Mark Twain's Mississippi- Interactive guide to Twain's literature focusing on the Mississippi
Timeless Hemingway- Guide to the life and works of Ernest Hemingway
F. Scott Fitzgerald- The life and works of F. Scott Fitzgerald from the University of South Carolina.
Harlem Renaissance- Explore the Harlem Renaissance with the Kennedy Center
"A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom."
~ Robert Frost
Poets.org- The home of the American Society of Poets.
Poetry 180- A poem a day for high school students
Can I Have a Word? - New poems from the UK's leading poets and ideas to use the poems in the classroom
Modern Haiku - Learn about these short but beautiful poems.
Library of Congress- Poetry- Poetry podcasts and other resources from the Library of Congress.
Chiron:"Use this to defend yourself. It is a powerful weapon."
Percy Jackson:"It's a pen" ~ The Lighting Thief
Folklore, Myth, & Legend- Links to lots of stories and myths.
Encyclopedia Mythica - Award-winning internet encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion.
Mythweb - Greek mythology resource.
Theoi Greek Mythology- Very in depth Greek mythology source.
Windows to the Universe Emphasizes the historical and cultural ties between science and the human experience.
"A vocabulary of truth and simplicity will be of service throughout your life" ~ Winston Churchill
A Word A Day- Learn a new word every day!
Free Rice Vocabulary - FreeRice is a non-profit website run by the United Nations World Food Program. Help feed the world and learn vocabulary at the same time!
Vocabulary Hub - SAT vocabulary quizzes.
Literary Criticism Pathfinder - IPL's guide to finding literary criticism on the web.
Top 100 Speeches - Text and audio of the most influential 20th century American speeches compiled by American Rhetoric.
Project Gutenberg - Over 30,000 public domain electronic books.
Indigenous People's Literature - Archive of cultural materials for native tribes all over the globe.