Unit Three: Allusion and Symbol | Elements of Literature
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- Step into the Frame : A Portrait Resource for Teachers—PDF of a teaching resource provide by Britain's National Portrait Gallery; includes a section on The Armada Portrait with background information and questions for visual analysis
- Symbolism in The Armada Portrait—Thorough analysis of symbolism
- The Faces of Elizabeth I—Portraits of the queen for comparison
- Greek Mythology at Theoi.com—Extensive information on Greek gods, heroes, creatures, and more
- Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable—Full text of this book by Thomas Bulfinch
- "Eros" in Encyclopedia Mythica—Entry for Eros, or Cupid , as the Romans called him
- Eros at Theio.com—General explanation with accompanying images
- "Diana" in Encyclopedia Mythica—Brief entry for Roman goddess Diana, who is closely identified with the Greek goddess Artemis
- Artemis at Theio.com—Lengthy general explanation with accompanying links and images
- Judgment of Paris at Theio.com—Lengthy general explanation with accompanying images
"Sir Francis Drake"
- The Golden Hind at Brixham, Devon—Website for the replica of The Golden Hind; includes educational resources for teachers, images of the replica, and more
- Drake Portraits—Several portraits of Drake from the National Portrait Gallery
- Drake at History.com—A video and biographical information
- The Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake—Part of the Rare Books and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress; includes a pictorial biography, images of related historical characters (including Queen Elizabeth I), a timeline, and more
- Drake's Circumnavigation—Downloadable Google Earth tour of Drake's circumnavigation with accompanying lesson plans and activities
- Hayman in the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online—Brief biographical information; website sponsored by University of Toronto
"Outta My Way, Grandpa"
- "Reading Peanuts: the Secular and the Sacred"—A critical, scholarly article on sacred and secular readings of the Peanuts comics
- "Peanuts for Christ"—Critical article written by Oxford graduate Dennis R. Hoover; examines the religious content of Peanuts; includes an example comic; published in Religion in the News (Summer 2000, Vol. 3, No. 2)
- Selection from Horace's Ars Poetica—Translation that describes the two fold purpose of poetry (instruction and pleasure)
- Explanation of Horace's Ars Poetica—Short explanations of sections of the work
- In medias res—Definition, origin, uses, and examples of the term
- "Comic Creator" by ReadWriteThink.org—Online software for designing your own comic strip
- Strip Generator by StripGenerator.com—Online software for creating your own comic strip
- Create Your Own Comic Strip—MakeBeliefsComix.com's online software complete with dialogue call outs and characters; easy to use and print
"The Progress of Poesy"
- Arnold at WebEnglishTeacher.com—Links to biographical information and lesson plans for specific poems
- Arnold at Poets.org—Biographical information and a few select poems
- Arnold at VictorianWeb.org—A collection of essays, resources, and links on a variety of topics (e.g. Arnold and Religion; Arnold's use of imagery)
- Arnold at PoetryFoundation.org—A lengthy biographical essay, select poems, and an essay written by Arnold entitled "The Study of Poetry"
"maggie and milly and molly and may"
- Cummings at Poets.org—Biographical information, select poems, and external links to other resources
- Cummings at PoetryFoundation.org—Biography, select poems, articles about Cummings and his poetry, and audio recordings
- "E. E. Cummings: Poet and Painter"—Article about Cummings and his relationship to Unitarianism
- Cummings at the Modern American Poetry Site—Biography, excerpts from critical essays on select poems, bibliography, and external links
- Analysis of Poem in Prezi—An analysis of Cummings's poem using Prezi presentation software; great for use with classroom instruction
- Borges at TheModernWorld.com—Lengthy biography with a brief accompanying timeline
- Borges at PoetryFoundation.org—Lengthy biographical essay and select poems
- Audio Recording of Borges—Recording provided by United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
- Borges Recordings at Notre Dame—Recordings of poems; part of Hesburgh Libraries' Rare Books and Special Collections
- Recordings of Norton Lectures—Recordings of the six Norton Lectures (1967–68) entitled "The Craft of Verse" that Borges originally delivered at Harvard University
- Article "Mirror, Mask, Labyrinth"—First appeared in The Nation; offers a different English translation of "Afterglow" for comparison
"The Masque of the Red Death"
- E-text of A Journal of the Plague Year—Full text provide by the Gutenberg Project
- "Black Death" in British History—BBC article; provides historical context and telling quotations
- "The Black Death, 1348" at EyeWitnesstoHistory.com—Historical information; generous quotations from The Decameron by Boccaccio
- "The Great Plague" at Historic-UK.com—Historical information about the Great Plague of London in 1665
- Poe at PAL's Online Research and Reference Guide—Many helpful links to biography, bibliography, excerpts, and more
- Links to Other Poe Resources—Links collected at Knowing Poe, a website produced by Maryland Public Television
- De La Mare at PoetryFoundation.org—Biography and select poems
- Walter de la Mare Society—Includes biographical information, critical essays, bibliographies, and more
- E-text of Collected Poems 1901-1918—Useful in comparison activity with "The Listeners"
"A Piece of Chalk"
- The American Chesterton Society—Numerous resources for further study, including biography, bibliography, galleries, and select works
- Chesterton Portraits—Several portraits from the National Portrait Gallery
- G. K. Chesterton—A collection of links for biographical information, e-texts of select works, critical essays, and other websites of interest
- "On Lying in Bed"—E-text of essay at Gutenberg.org; from a collection of essays by Chesterton entitled Tremendous Trifles
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