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Halloween Special: H. P. Lovecraft

Halloween Special: H. P. Lovecraft

HAPPY HALLOWEEN IT’S TIME TO GET SPOOKY WITH HISTORY’S MOST PROBLEMATIC HORROR WRITER LET’S GOOOOO While there’s something to be said for separating the art from the artist, I think there’s a lot of merit in CONTEXTUALIZING the art WITH the artist. Did Lovecraft write some pretty incredible horror? Sure! Was he also a raging xenophobe? Absolutely! Are his perspectives on life connected with the stories he felt compelled to… Read Article →

Making a poem using the cut-up technique

Making a poem using the cut-up technique

The cut up technique involves cutting up a piece of writing into words or phrases and rearranging them to create a new text. The initial piece of writing could be creative or an article taken from a newspaper or magazine. The technique adds an element of chance into writing and can lead to new ideas and a different perspective on language. The technique was first made popular by Dadaists in… Read Article →

Extensive & Ambitious Vocabulary:  English Language Exam Question 5

Extensive & Ambitious Vocabulary: English Language Exam Question 5

Buy my revision guides in paperback on Amazon*: Mr Bruff’s Guide to GCSE English Language Mr Bruff’s Guide to GCSE English Literature AQA English Language Paper 1 Practice Papers Mr Bruff’s Guide to ‘Macbeth’ Mr Bruff’s Guide to ‘An Inspector Calls’ Power and Conflict poetry guide (ebook) Mr Bruff’s Guide to ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Mr Bruff’s Guide to Grammar: Mr Bruff’s Guide to ‘Jekyll and Hyde’: Mr Bruff’s Guide to… Read Article →

Characters and Character Qualities

Characters and Character Qualities

Every author designs characters with specific qualities for a specific reason. Understanding how the character’s qualities affect the plot is important to the study of literature. Through the study of the story “The Grasshopper and the Ant” students will begin to see how different characters react to the same conflict in a unique way. hi today we're going to be discussing characters and character qualities this video is designed by… Read Article →

Telling the Story: writing your first draft

Telling the Story: writing your first draft

Want to know how to write a book? Irish authors Carlo Gébler, Sinead Moriarty and Declan Hughes explain how to tell a story, how to plot and plan, create character and give you essential tips for writing great fiction in ‘Telling the Story’ Part 2 of The National Emerging Writing Programme – funded by Dublin UNESCO City of Literature in association with Irish national writing resources website Writing.ie Go to… Read Article →

"My Beautiful Girl" — Original Short Story — Westworld Series

"My Beautiful Girl" — Original Short Story — Westworld Series

Subscribe! ➤ Written by A. TAMARA WARE Every artist has a muse that guides their hand; a voice that feeds them the truths of their craft and feeds on their triumphs. It’s a kind of creative symbiosis. But what happens when that relationship becomes one-sided?… Join the community for discussion and daily posts! Support us on Patreon! ➤ Tale Foundry ➤ Facebook ➤ Twitter ➤ Tumblr ➤ Special thanks to… Read Article →

English Short Story - The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare - Explained in Hindi for exams

English Short Story – The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare – Explained in Hindi for exams

#Pendrive_Courses for Various Govt. Exams. Click here to know more – or #Call_9580048004 UPSCIQ – A Magazine for UPSC IAS Aspirant Download All Videos PDFs – || Join #StudyIQ on Telegram – UPSC/CSE 2019 – SSC & Bank – UPSC Optionals – State PSCs – Defence Exams – SSC JE Exams – RBI Grade B – NABARD Grade A – DMRC Exams – Insurance Exams – CLAT 2019 – Railway… Read Article →

AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1 Question 5: Narrative

AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1 Question 5: Narrative

Buy my revision guides in paperback on Amazon*: Mr Bruff’s Guide to GCSE English Language Mr Bruff’s Guide to GCSE English Literature AQA English Language Paper 1 Practice Papers Mr Bruff’s Guide to ‘Macbeth’ Mr Bruff’s Guide to ‘An Inspector Calls’ Power and Conflict poetry guide (ebook) Mr Bruff’s Guide to ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Mr Bruff’s Guide to Grammar: Mr Bruff’s Guide to ‘Jekyll and Hyde’: Mr Bruff’s Guide to… Read Article →

English at Warwick: Structure and Why You Should Study Here

English at Warwick: Structure and Why You Should Study Here

Since I was asked at the open day how English Literature, and Literature and Creative Writing are structured, and why you should choose Warwick, I decided to make a video about that. hello guys so I'm the pastor days I've been working at the open day for the work University now looking at the English department I've got quite many questions about what we study and what how the English… Read Article →

"Child of The Tide" — Original Short Story — Irish Mythology Series

"Child of The Tide" — Original Short Story — Irish Mythology Series

Subscribe! ➤ Watch “Devil of The Cradle” ➤ A sequel to last year’s story “Devil of the Cradle,” this time we follow the changeling child Lorchan as he ventures into fae territory. The question is: will he find himself, or will something else find him?… Special thanks to: —Chloe, Happy Human Helper (research/sound tech) —A. Tamara Ware (research) Join the community for discussion and daily posts! Support us on Patreon!… Read Article →

Hard Times (FULL audiobook) by Charles Dickens - part 2

Hard Times (FULL audiobook) by Charles Dickens – part 2

Hard Times audiobook by Charles Dickens (1812-1870) Hard Times, the shortest of Dickens’s full-length novels, is set in the fictitious Victorian-England city of Coketown, where facts are the rule and all fancy is to be stamped out. The plot centers around the men and women of the town, some of whom are beaten down by the city’s utilitarian ideals and some of whom manage to rise above it. The novel… Read Article →

Iain Banks on the writing process (2/6)

Iain Banks on the writing process (2/6)

For more like this subscribe to the Open University channel Free learning with The Open University — Open University Lecturer in Creative Writing Derek Neale talks to author Iain Banks about his writing process, from how he creates characters to how he plots. (Part 2 of 6) Playlist link — Study ‘Creative writing’ with the OU Explore qualifications in Arts and Humanities with the OU — your books contain characters… Read Article →

Creative Writing Masterclass with Phil Earle: Setting

Creative Writing Masterclass with Phil Earle: Setting

A well-drawn setting doesn’t just add depth to your story: in many cases it can also provide conflict and drive the plot forward. Top young adult fiction author Phil Earle explains more… hello my name is villo the writer of a few books for children and young adults and I'm here today with Scottish book trust to talk to you about the importance of effective settings when you're trying to… Read Article →

What is Literary Criticism?

What is Literary Criticism?

Mr. Nance briefly introduces literary criticism. hello and welcome today we are talking about literary criticism now literary criticism is a way of looking at literature it's all about perspective really things look very different if you look at them from different angles for example this is Rhiannon from one side this is a close shot of Rhiannon's profile this is Rhiannon's eye this is the underside of Rhiannon's face… Read Article →

canadian literature for ugc net english literature. whatsapp and call 9935058417

canadian literature for ugc net english literature. whatsapp and call 9935058417

This video provides the brief description about canadian literature and its chief characteristics.. A lot of questions are often asked from this commonwealth country literature….. hello students I am sure you must have all started studying for UGC net 2018 and the day or the month is not fixed but my experience is that the students should not waste their time calculating that when the examination will come when the… Read Article →

English Short Story - God sees the truth but waits by Leo Tolstoy - Explained in Hindi for exams

English Short Story – God sees the truth but waits by Leo Tolstoy – Explained in Hindi for exams

#Pendrive_Courses for Various Govt. Exams. Click here to know more – or #Call_9580048004 UPSCIQ – A Magazine for UPSC IAS Aspirant Download All Videos PDFs – || Join #StudyIQ on Telegram – UPSC/CSE 2019 – SSC & Bank – UPSC Optionals – State PSCs – Defence Exams – SSC JE Exams – RBI Grade B – NABARD Grade A – DMRC Exams – Insurance Exams – CLAT 2019 – Railway… Read Article →

WOMEN FOR THE RECORD #36 // "Apiology, with Stigma" by Sally Wen Mao

WOMEN FOR THE RECORD #36 // "Apiology, with Stigma" by Sally Wen Mao

. Hedgebrook is a global community of women writers and people who seek extraordinary books, poetry, plays, films and music by women. A literary nonprofit, our mission is to support visionary women writers whose stories and ideas shape our culture. We offer writing residencies, master classes and salons at our 25-year-old retreat on Whidbey Island, and public programs around the country that connect writers with readers and audiences. // EtiquetteSG… Read Article →

English & Creative Writing - Tutor Interview with Evan Jones

English & Creative Writing – Tutor Interview with Evan Jones

Evan Jones talks about the English & Creative Writing degrees taught at the University of Bolton. my name is dr. Evan Jones I'm a lecturer in the Department of English Studies and I teach on the english VA and a little bit on the creative writing being as well okay so if you want to tell us a bit more about English and creative writing as degrees sure of course… Read Article →

Trope Talk: Character Deaths

Trope Talk: Character Deaths

It’s tragic! It’s deep! It’s a looming threat to your heroes in every dangerous endeavor! And for some reason it’s weirdly hard to convince your audience you really MEAN it! One example I didn’t think to include in the video is Eren Jeagar from the early episodes of Attack On Titan. Sure, this show hadn’t shied away from murdering main-ISH characters, and a lot of the early appeal of the… Read Article →

Shakespeare, Communication, and Connecting to Each Other | Doug Scholz-Carlson | TEDxZumbroRiver

Shakespeare, Communication, and Connecting to Each Other | Doug Scholz-Carlson | TEDxZumbroRiver

A new way to communicate is taught to us by…William Shakespeare! Learn how the Bard shows us a new way to think about how we communicate, a way that will break down barriers and help reveal what you truly think. Doug Scholz-Carlson is Artistic Director of the Great River Shakespeare Festival in Winona, Minnesota where he will direct Richard III this summer. His work as a director, fight choreographer and… Read Article →