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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The danger of a single story

0:11 I’m a storyteller. And I would like to tell you a few personal stories about what I like to call “the danger of the single story.” I grew up on a university campus in eastern Nigeria. My mother says … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To The #Electors Of The #ElectoralCollege From A Concerned #Citizen

Jewish & Nazi Shoah U-Boat Catchers “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” ~ Elie Wiesel At first glance, my book seems to have no bearing on the … Continue reading

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How To #Teach Literature: The Role of Close #Reading In Teaching English Language Learners To Read Complex Texts

 How To Teach Literature: What Is Literature? If what we read entertains us, speaks to us, or makes us aware of the human condition, then it is literature. How to best teach literature? I share my knowledge about teaching literature, … Continue reading

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#BobDylan Wins The #Nobel #Prize For #Literature: “Art is a river that we drink from but do not own”

Press Release 13 October 2016 – The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016: The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. Bob Dylan won the … Continue reading

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#FelizLunes How To Teach Literature: The Role of Close Reading In Teaching English Language Learners To Read Complex Texts #mondaymotivation #HappyMonday #Mondayblogs

    If what we read entertains us, speaks to us, or makes us aware of the human condition, then it is literature. How to best teach literature?   I share my knowledge about teaching literature, gained from 15 years … Continue reading

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How To Teach English Literature: Resources, Strategies and Tips #ASMSG

How To Teach English Literature This textbook is intended for students of English Literature Teaching as well as new and experienced teachers of English Literature. Written by Thomas Jerome Baker, author of 168 books and a teacher of English with … Continue reading

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Here’s Why #Chile Is The Most Beautiful Country In The World

When it comes to natural beauty there is a certain cocktail of ingredients that definitely makes a country stand out. The most important ones are a low population density, a high variation in latitude, and varied climatic systems. There are … Continue reading

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J. K. Rowling Just Can’t Let Harry Potter Go

LONDON — J. K. Rowling always said that the seventh Harry Potter book, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” would be the last in the series, and so far she has kept to her word. But though she’s written many new … Continue reading

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Times Insider #BookClub: More on #College #Admissions Mania #MondayBlogs

Last Tuesday, the Times columnist Frank Bruni sat down for a live chat with an audience of Times Insiders, who dropped in with questions about Mr. Bruni’s latest book, “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to … Continue reading

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#LoveLetters of Henry The Eighth, #King Of #England: A Linguistic Analysis

“My heart and I surrender ourselves”…King Henry The Eighth’s words to Anne Boleyn…A declaration of love…A dream come true…A king’s love…What woman hasn’t dreamed of such a thing as this? Who is Anne Boleyn? Historians tell us: “It is because … Continue reading

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