James Joyce was born on February 2, 1882. To celebrate his birthday, we've chosen ten vocabulary words illustrated by Joyce in his unique prose style. Joyce has a reputation for being hard to...
As you read the fictional monologues in Laura Amy Schlitz's "Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village," learn these word lists: Hugo-Constance , Mogg-Edgar , Isobel-Pask ,...
As you read Michael Shaara's "The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War," learn these word lists for the novel: Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 , Part 4
As you read Carl Hiaasen's "Flush," learn these word lists for the novel: Chapters 1-5 , Chapters 6-10 , Chapters 11-15 , Chapters 16-21
As you read Elie Wiesel's memoir of surviving Nazi death camps in "Night," learn these word lists: Sections 1-3 , Sections 4-5 , Sections 6-9
As you read William Faulkner's "Absalom, Absalom!" learn these word lists for the novel: Chapters 1-3 , Chapters 4-6 , Chapters 7-9
The National Book Critics Circle announced their award finalists on Monday. Here are ten vocabulary words, two from each of the five fiction finalists:
Alice McDermott, Someone (excerpt here...
As you read essays and sketches on "The Souls of Black Folk" by W.E.B. Du Bois (etext found here ), learn these word lists: Chapters 1-5 , Chapters 6-9 , Chapters 10-14