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English Literature

Man in a black Nazi uniform stands in front and addresses another man seated at a desk. Caption. But not all are as quick as you, even in the Party.
1 hours 44 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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2 hours 32 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of a double decker river steam boat parked at shore. Caption. Up the Congo River in Africa.
Great Authors Of The British Isles
Season 0 / Ep 8
29 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Leatherbound library books on shelves. A text overlay reads, "Twentieth Century Poets and Playwrights."
Great Authors Of The British Isles
Season 0 / Ep 9
28 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Royal portrait painting of Charles the second. He's wearing his coronation robes, with a red velvet waistcoat, white and black ermine cape, and crown jewels. Caption. Of the monarchy and the return of Charles the second.
Great Authors Of The British Isles
Season 0 / Ep 3
29 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Low high shot of the ruins of a stone cathedral with towers and arched windows. Caption. The Anglo-Saxons brought their rich Germanic language.
Great Authors Of The British Isles
Season 0 / Ep 1
27 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white portrait painting of Daniel Defoe. He wears a shoulder-length full-bottomed wig with a jacket and white scarf. Caption. He was an English trader, writer, journalist.
Great Authors Of The British Isles
Season 0 / Ep 5
27 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man wearing a collared shirt and jacket looks slightly down and away from camera. Behind him, a photo showing a relief with 3 angels standing across from a man. Caption. The man answered, "Because I fear that this burden."
Great Authors Of The British Isles
Season 0 / Ep 4
28 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Portrait painting of Percy Bysshe Shelley wearing a white collared shirt and black coat. Caption. She met the dashing Romantic poet and political radical.
Great Authors Of The British Isles
Season 0 / Ep 6
28 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Renaissance painting of a man looking through an ornate telescope on a gold table stand as 1 man holds it steady at its base. Caption. The Renaissance produced men who excelled in these areas.
Great Authors Of The British Isles
Season 0 / Ep 2
26 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white frame of a man with two Bobbies on either side. Caption. Officer, if you only knew what was going on in there.
1 hours 6 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Cartoon of late-eighteen-hundreds man in a fists up boxing position. 2 arrows point at him read, "Conflict." A human hand writes a "C" in a third arrow. Title card reads, "Conflict in literature is any struggle between opposing forces, usually the main character against something else."
Literary Elements and Techniques
Episode 1
2 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
2 illustrations. Stick figure on an island with a palm tree. Next to this, hand draws a stick figure and buildings. Title card reads, "Location. The location of a story can determine parameters for a character's life and helps create mood and atmosphere."
Literary Elements and Techniques
Episode 2
2 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Hand holds a pen in the middle of writing out a title card, which reads, "Theme is the main or underlying meaning of a literary work. It's the message the reader takes away from the. Hand begins to write the word start.
Literary Elements and Techniques
Episode 3
2 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white image of a woman holding her head close to and looking down at a small boy. Both look serious. Caption. And I'll have things to tell you!
1 hours 41 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of a woman with long blonde hair opening her mouth mid-speech. Caption. The legends, myths, and literature of mankind.
51 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white frame of Merle Oberon dressed in a dark ruffled gown with a cameo necklace. Caption. Monsieur Chauvelin, the French ambassador.
1 hours 37 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white title card reads, Scrooge, based on "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens.
59 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a smiling woman in a darkened space. A light glows behind her. Caption. It grabs me as a human, it grabs me as an anatomist.
The Secret Life of Books
Season 2 / Ep 1
29 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man in a suit with an unbuttoned collar furrows his brow and leans against a limewashed brick wall. Caption. Some say that Dickens let himself and the book down.
The Secret Life of Books
Season 0 / Ep 3
29 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Sepia toned profile photo of Virginia Woolf with a low bun in her hair. Caption. Between this quiet stretch of Sussex and a home in London.
The Secret Life of Books
Season 2 / Ep 2
29 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man with white beard peers at camera. Large statue and trees stand in the background. Caption. It's thanks to a particular text.
The Secret Life of Books
Season 2 / Ep 4
29 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man in a cowboy hat standing next to a black horse with luggage tied onto its saddle Caption. We'll keep it on till dark, I guess.
1 hours 21 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Closeup of a man tilting his head up and glancing to the side with a slight snarl. He holds 1 hand up with his thumb and pointer finger touching. Caption. The possibilities of the play's production and interpretation.
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 5
15 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman with dark hair smiles at camera in front of a screen with pink and white text. A transparent image of 2 men floats in front of her. Caption. And another mystery. What about that freaky ghost?
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 6
19 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man in vest clasps hands and parts lips slightly as he looks forward at camera. Title bar reads, "King Lear. King Lear, "poetic drama." Caption. Through the highly imaginative and figurative.
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 11
14 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Young man opens mouth to speaks and holds pointer finger up at his chin. Title bar reads, "Macbeth. James's relative Banquo." Caption. James was also interested in the occult.
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 9
22 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man in shiny, gold-trimmed robe gestures to the side and smiles at camera. Caption. I am not what I am.
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 8
21 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman with brown hair tilts her head up slightly and parts her lips while speaking and clasping her hands in front of her waist. Caption. It'll give you a good handle on the play.
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 7
19 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man in white tunic opens mouth as he speaks in front of a pitch black background. Caption. From ancient grudge break to new mutiny.
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 4
28 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Young man raises his eyebrows and looks directly at camera. Cloaked skeletons bow before a costumed figure in the background. Caption. Spooky, eh?
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 10
16 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman with dark hair smiles at camera. Pink and white text appears on screen in background. Caption. Can teach us 2 important things.
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 3
19 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Blonde short haired woman smiles at camera. Caption. Our experience.
Standard Deviants School: Shakespeare
Episode 2
21 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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1 hours 20 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Man dressed as a French Revolutionist looks out, face illuminated with red light. Caption lyrics. All. Just know the divinist intervention.
1 hours 32 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12