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Most people, lit and non-lit lovers alike, would have heard of Romeo and Juliet.
If you had to give up on one of your sensory faculties, what would it be? Sight, smell, taste, hearing, touch – take your pick. Go on.
This is a particularly uncomfortable time to be re-reading The Merchant of Venice.
Dystopian fiction is a popular genre in most high school English curricula, and for good reason.
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: