High School English Literature: Resources for Students, Teachers and Parents
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High school English literature is so much more than just reading. There are names and dates to remember, timeframes and historical contexts to fit everything into, and poems, sonnets, plays and novels to analyze. Whether you can’t wait to devour more Jane Austen or are dreading that next essay, we’ve found the literature Web sites that can get you from freshman year through graduation.
- Use exact words to find just the right quote or poem. For example, searching “Dickinson poem” may be too broad, but “Emily Dickinson, rose” will bring up just the right poem. Refer to the findingDulcinea Guide to Web Search for more tips.
- Never plagiarize. Just because something is on the Internet doesn’t mean that it’s fair game, and even accidental plagiarism can earn you a failing grade. To find out more about what constitutes plagiarism and how to cite other people’s work properly, see the findingDulcinea Plagiarism Prevention Web Guide.
- Reading authors such as Shakespeare can be daunting to some. For those who could benefit from hearing the words spoken, there are online services that provide audio recordings of Shakespeare's works.
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