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Resources for Year 7 - 12 students at Trinity Grammar School
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  • Classic works online
    Classic works online From The British Library. Choose the 56kbps option to read the books online.
  • DailyLit
    DailyLit If you've ever wanted to tackle some of the classic great books, but just don't have the time, this site that gives you short installments by daily email.

English Language

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Welcome to Trinity Grammar School's English Guide.


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How and Why we Read

"John Green kicks off the Crash Course Literature mini series with a reasonable set of questions. Why do we read? What's the point of reading critically."

Best of the Web



  • Shmoop : Literature
    "Shmoop will make you a better lover (of literature, history, life). See many sides to the argument. Find your writing groove. Understand how lit and history are relevant today. We want to show your brain a good time"
  • Luminarium
    Anthology of British Literature. Works from The Middle Ages to the eighteenth century.
  • Invitation to World Literature
    Thirteen part series of videos about classic works of world literature.
    By David Damrosch.

General Reference


  • Voice of the shuttle
    Literature in English
  • The Cambridge History of English and American Literature
  • Literary criticism
    The IPL Literary Criticism Collection contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period.
  • The Modern English collection
    From University of Virginia Library. "This heterogeneous collection contains fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, letters, newspapers, manuscripts and illustrations from 1500 to the present, arranged for browsing by author's last name or by category of interest." Includes literature in translation.
  • Verse Poetry anthologies
    The New Bartleby Library has published six original poetry anthologies covering American and English poetry, 1250-1920, that are searchable by keyword or browseable by author, title or first line.
  • ipl2 Literary Criticism Collection
    "The ipl2 Literary Criticism Collection contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period."
  • Introduction to Modern Literary Theory
    Dr. Kristi Siegel.

Mining literature for deeper meanings - Amy E. Harter

Writing a great English paper can be tough because literature doesn't always reveal its deeper meanings immediately. You might not know Mr. Darcy's true feelings for Elizabeth Bennett in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice or grasp the complex moral universe of Toni Morrison's Beloved at first reading. Amy E. Harter offers a few tips on how to read and write more critically and thoughtfully.
View the complete lesson at TED-Ed

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