A selection of artistic and socio-economic contexts for the texts Huckleberry Finn and The Great Gatsby. Links to youtube and contains images. American Literature 1880 -1940 Read More "American Literature 1880-1940 for OCR English Literature: Contexts presentation."
This timeline tries to place Twain and Fitzgerald into a social and artistic context relating to USA and UK. I am sure many will wish to add to it for their own use, so I have uploaded the original Spreadsheet …
An overview of themes in the novel. Written for students studying OCR A level... Themes in Huckleberry Finn Read More "Themes in Huckleberry Finn"
A brief overview of the text. structure Huckleberry Finn Read More "Huckleberry Finn: Structure and outline"
Some slides to illustrate the range of critical comment on the text, both by contemporary news outlets and also some notable writers. critics on Huckleberry Finn Read More "Critical comment on Huckleberry Finn for OCR A level"
This year we are changing from Dystopia to American Literature for our first cohort of through-taught A level students. I will be placing my teaching materials on the blog as I write them. A screencast can be found here Introducing …
A short powerpoint designed to whet the appetite... and to engage discussion prior to reading. Huckleberry Finn Read More "Considering Huckleberry Finn: OCR A level introduction"