Understanding Conflict in Greek Plays

Understanding Conflict Antigone title with subtitle 10th grade lesson plan with teacher answers

Free lesson Plan on Conflict in Antigone to compliment SpringBoard Curriculum Companion Text: Antigone by Sopholoces Teks:E2.6A Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Literary Nonfiction. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the varied structural Conflict occurs in a narrative when characters have conflicting motivations. A character’s motivations are connected to his or her character traits and beliefs. […]

The Race Question

James Weldon Johnson, The Autobiography of an Ex Colored Man James Weldon Johnson, is an African American man best known for his contributions to music, as well as politics; however, in 1912 Johnson made the bold and appreciated jump to author publishing his seminal work The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, not as fiction but […]

He Has Got a Kink!A critical examination of Charles Dickens Great Expectations

The Victorian Age is characterized by rapid change and developments in all arenas. Under the reign of Queen Victoria, Europe experiences advancements in medicine, science and technology. Individuals move from rural villages to the emerging cities, in hope to create a better life for one’s self by moving up in societal classes. Yet, another trend […]

T.S. Eliot “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock “: Modern poetry

T. S. Eliot’s poem, “The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock ” is highly cited as an exemplary work of modern poetry. Published in 1911, Eliot’s work marks the divide between the established romantic writings that predecessed the era and the newest venture of modernism, seeking to articulate the feelings and ideas caused by the […]

My Last Duchess by Robert Downing – A Critical Review

Robert Browning’s “My last Duchess” is centered around the dramatic dialogue of the Duke of Ferrara as he shows a portrait of his late wife to an envoy. During what otherwise would have been an ordinary tour, the Duke provides a history of how he came to posess a portrait of such a lovely woman. […]

Renaissance : Only the rich can attain enlightenment

The renaissance gave way to a breakthrough in education , and transformed the norms of behavior and thinking when it came to what was proper and important for man to study , a major shift in thought occurred between the mid fifteenth century up until the mid seventeenth century In which attendance in university and an emphasis on study hit an all time high . However, even with an emphasis on the importance of study to the society, school and education was also limited to the upper class citizens of the time.