The American Dream is a popular concept in American literature, and perhaps an even more popular study topic for high school English students.
Across the ages, war has always been a popular theme in poetry.
A question I often get about writing is whether it is ever ‘okay to write in first person’.Read More »
One of the first literary devices most English students learn is ‘simile’, which is derived from the Latin word ‘similis’, meaning ‘like’.
Before we get down and nerdy to literary business, here’s a synopsis of this post:
In this post, I want to address one of the biggest FAQs I get about the study and appreciation of literature:Read More »
For any English student, the ability to spot figurative devices and explain to what effect they are used is an important skill.