Literature and changes in language
A possible tool for use in an A Level English Language classroom. Students will be studying AQA English Language B and will be in their A2 year. Apr 23
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William Wordsworth (1770-1850) , British poet, credited with ushering in the English Romantic Movement with the publication of Lyrical Ballads (1798) in collaboration with Samuel Taylor Coleridge . William Wordsworth was born on 7 April 1770 in Cockermouth, Cumberland, in the Lake District. His father was John Wordsworth, Sir James Lowther's attorney.
William Blake (1757-1827) , English artist, mystic and poet wrote Songs of Innocence (1789): a poetry collection written from the child’s point of view, of innocent wonderment and spontaneity in natural settings which includes “Little Boy Lost”, “Little Boy Found” and “The Lamb”;
Imagine a scientist who has concocted a potion. With an act of excitement the man tests this potion on himself. With one gulp, he experiences an amazing transformation and thus, a disturbing creature arises.
The Project Gutenberg EBook of Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.
Samuel Johnson's 'Dictionary of the English Language' is one of the most famous dictionaries in history.
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