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Shakespeare's Influence Today by Alyssa Mah on Prezi. Shakespeare's Sonnets. Shakespeare is everywhere: Christopher Gaze at TEDxVancouver. TEDxAldeburgh - Akala - Hip-Hop & Shakespeare? Spartacus Educational. Literary Connections: The First World War in Literature - materials for AQA A Level English Literature (LTA6 and new AS)

Wilfred Owen (1893–1918) Chronology Wilfred Owen in uniform Image © Wilfred Owen Estate Biography Owen was born on 18th March 1893 in Oswestry, Shropshire, son of Tom and Susan Owen.

Wilfred Owen (1893–1918)

After the death of his grandfather in 1897 the family moved to Birkenhead (Merseyside). His education began at the Birkenhead Institute, and then continued at the Technical School in Shrewsbury when the family were forced to move there in 1906-7 when his father was appointed Assistant Superintendent for the Western Region of the railways. WW1 Poems. Robert Laurence Binyon For the Fallen (1914) William Noel Hodgson Before Action (1916) Ewart Alan Mackintosh, MC.

WW1 Poems

War Poetry: Ted Hughes: 'Bayonet Charge'. I have already said my piece about the AQA GCSE poetry syllabus and what it calls the 'Conflict' cluster.

War Poetry: Ted Hughes: 'Bayonet Charge'

(I take 'cluster' to be the AQA's decorous abbreviation of a more accurate military term which, alas, cannot be used on a family-friendly blog.) Now I will do my best to help those unfortunates brought to this site in search of information about one particular poem: Ted Hughes's 'Bayonet Charge'. What follows is a set of loose notes. Anyone inclined to explore Hughes's treatment of war more generally can read my essay on that very subject here. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Factory Conditions - Industrial Revolution. AQA - Anthology Zone - Wilfred Owen. Academy of American Poets. Do not go gentle into that good night,Old age should burn and rave at close of day;Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Academy of American Poets

Though wise men at their end know dark is right,Because their words had forked no lightning theyDo not go gentle into that good night. Good men, the last wave by, crying how brightTheir frail deeds might have danced in a green bay,Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight,And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way,Do not go gentle into that good night. Write rhymes - The interactive rhyming dictionary.

PoemHunter.Com - Thousands of poems and poets. Poetry Search Engine. Australia's first online curriculum manager for primary schools. Humanities Resources - Cornerstone College (Mt Barker, SA) World War I Lesson Plans. Treaty of Versailles (End of World War I) - Free Powerpoints. Home - ABC Splash. The Causes and Effects That Led to World War I. Sep 22, 2014 100 summers ago the countries of Europe collapsed quickly into war: it was sudden but also strangely inevitable.

The Causes and Effects That Led to World War I

Countless books have been written since about the causes of The Great War, but in this video essay, delve.tv offers an alternative history. By tracing the story backwards in time, they stumble upon a very unexpected cause and discover that sometimes the most harmless of things can have terrible consequences. Story Design & Direction: Adam Westbrook Additional Photography: Brett Walsh Animation: Adam Westbrook. World War One - What is a Trench?

Trench warfare characterised much of the fighting during World War One, particularly along the Western Front.

World War One - What is a Trench?

Trench systems were complicated with many interlinking lines of trenches. Front Line Trench Cross Section. History - World Wars: Animated Map: The Western Front, 1914 - 1918. History - World War One Centenary - WW1 1914-1918. The Great War . Resources . WWI Casualties and Deaths. Why our WWI casualty number are wrong. Illustration: John Spooner Search for details of Australia’s dead and wounded in the First World War and the figures thrown up are remarkably similar: of the 331,000 men who embarked from Australia with the Australian Imperial Force (AIF), 60,000 were killed and there were 155,000 admissions for wounding.

Why our WWI casualty number are wrong

These statistics are presented, with minor variations, on the websites of the National Archives of Australia, the Australian War Memorial, the Australian War Graves Commission, the Australian Parliamentary Library, and in the records of the British War Office and Australia’s official history of the First World War by C.E.W Bean. Winning this war came at too high a cost for this young nation; for Australia, the First World War was indeed a pyrrhic victory. This means superficially around two out of three soldiers died or were wounded in the First World War. These figures have been quoted in every publication referring to Australia’s casualties since fighting stopped in 1918.

Advertisement. GallipoliTFD TeachersGuide. GCSE Bitesize: Living conditions in cities. Access-It Library. Coal, Steam, and The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History #32. Foundation to Year 10 Curriculum browser by subject and columns - The Australian Curriculum v7.3. Africa. Life is Beautiful Study Guide. After World War I, Italy was in a state of turmoil.

Life is Beautiful Study Guide

Political groups such as communists and anarchists were vying for attention and sway, and King Victor Emmanuel III was losing control over his country. Angry, bitter soldiers had returned to a broken country. Without the direction they were accustomed to in the military, they were aimless. Benito Mussolini gave these soldiers direction.

He organized them into the "Blackshirts," groups of armed peacekeepers ready to do his bidding. Under Mussolini's rule, anti-Semitism in Italy experienced a dramatic increase. Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany joined hands as the Axis Powers in World War II. Life is Beautiful seeks to convey, for one thing, the reality of life during this period, especially life in a camp for one family in particular. English vocabulary. Words, grammar,.. Shakespeare's Sonnets. Shakespeare Bookshelf. Comedies Histories Poetry.

Shakespeare Bookshelf

Shakespearean Insulter. THEOI GREEK MYTHOLOGY, Exploring Mythology & the Greek Gods in Classical Literature & Art. London Lives 1690 to 1800 ~ Crime, Poverty and Social Policy. Great Britain.