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English Language Arts

Links for English Language Arts

Writing and Grammar

          Guide to Grammar and WritingFrom Capital Community College, CT, help for composition, paragraph construction and research papers (interactive)

          Writer's WebFrom Writing Center, Univ. of Richmond, help getting started, focusing, editing first drafts.

          Owl: OnLine Writing Lab:  From Purdue University, with lots of great information about writing, creating a thesis statement, creating citations, etc.

          Chomp Chomp Grammar Bytes : Interactive grammar with handouts, quizzes, and more.

           Grammar girl: fun site with "Quick and dirty tips for better writing."

 

Poetry

          Poets.org: Brief biographies of poets from classical to contemporary plus samples of works.

          American Verse ProjectPublic domain poetry: American poets before 1920, including Dickinson, Sanburg, James.

          International Poets by region:  Links to international poets organized by regions of the world.

          Poetry 180Daily poems for high school students, from the Library of Congress.

          Representative Poetry OnlineIndexed by title, author, date, keyword and first line.

 

 

Authors

          Shakespeare Web: More on Will.

          Literature in Latin America (LANIC): Exhaustive source of links to authors, biographies, journals and magazines.

          

 

General resources

          Literary resourcesInternational literature and drama.

          Literary CollectionInternet Public Library online literary criticism collection and links.

          English Scholar:  Links to all kinds of English resources, from literary criticism to research

         

National Humanities Center Toolbox Library: Primary sources in U.S. History and Literature

 

Mythology

          Encyclopedia MythicaInformation on world mythology, including Greek, Roman, gyption, Chinese and Japanese. This site also has information about the Arthurian legends.

          Theoi Greek Mythology:  Free reference guide to ancient Greek mythology and religion

         Greek Mythology: Information on all aspects of Greek mythology, from gods and goddesses to myths to heroes; full texts of some Greek mythology and literature books

 

 

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