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Brief Biography of Shirley Jackson<p>Shirley Jackson was born in San Francisco to affluent, middle-class parents, and she grew up in a suburb. This …

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Edgar Allan Poe

"Morella"<p>(1835)<p>"Ligeia"<p>(1838)<p>"The Fall of the House of Usher"<p>(1839)<p>"A Descent into the Maelström"<p>(1841)<p>"The Murders in the Rue Morgue"<p>(1841)<p>"The …

Edgar Allan Poe

The worrying trend in the minds of young Australians

Working out what's going on in the minds of younger Australians can be both confusing and frustrating.<p>Are they happy, worried, feeling like they …

Parenting

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<b>Initial Thoughts:</b><br>Mackellar is describing the country that she loves.<br>"running in your veins". This represents blood and heritage.<br>"Strong love of …

Dorothea Mackellar :: Home

<i>Dorothea Mackellar OBE</i><p>A poetess, and third generation Australian who loved Australia and the Australian countryside. She is best remembered for her …

My Country - Poem by Dorothea MacKellar

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We Real Cool

Gwendolyn Brooks was born in Topeka, Kansas, on June 7, 1917, and raised in Chicago. She was the author of more than twenty books of poetry, …

We Real Cool

Gwendolyn Brooks was walking through her Chicago neighborhood one day when she saw something that caught her eye. She looked through the doorway of a …

"We Real Cool" Gwendolyn Brooks 1959 poem LISTEN TO THE POET HERSELF!

We Real Cool - Poem by Gwendolyn Brooks

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14 Brilliant Women Poets To Read On World Poetry Day

Monday is World Poetry Day, a great time to reacquaint yourself with your favorite lines of verse before Poetry Month kicks off on April 1. Whether …

The Lottery by Shirley Jackson TRAILER

Everything That Rises Must Converge

Take one tumultuous mother-son relationship. Add in a heaping cup of the Civil Rights Movement. Mix it all up with a spoonful of molasses-thick …

Lottery Trailer

The Lottery Trailer

The Lottery - Shirley Jackson (Book Trailer)

Annotating "The Lottery"

The Lottery 1969

This Is The First Thing You Should Do When You Feel Unhappy

Being unhappy isn’t pleasant. For most of us, when we feel unhappy, we naturally want to push those thoughts away or move on to something …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Add these to your reading list.<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in …

Literature

Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor (Summary and Review) - Minute Book Report

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Summary<p>Analysis<p>The narrator of "The Black Cat" begins by saying that we probably won’t believe what he is about to tell us. But he assures us that he …

Kurt Vonnegut on how to write a short story

Estelle Parsons reads "Everything That Rises Must Converge"

Ian McEwan on His Writing Process

The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe (read by Tom O'Bedlam)

The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe: Summary & Analysis - Video & Lesson Transcript

Edgar Allan Poe and 'The Black Cat'<p>'<b>The Black Cat</b>' is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe. Poe was born in 1809, died at the age of 40 in 1849, …

The Raven (Christopher Lee)

The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe

<i>by Edgar Allan Poe<br>(published 1845)</i><p>FOR the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about to pen, I neither expect nor solicit belief. Mad …

Terror of the Soul: Edgar Allan Poe Biography (PBS, American Masters)

Comprised of interviews with Poe scholars, dramatic sequences, and an adaptation of "The Cask of Amontillado," this documentary covers the life of …