Shakespeare's sonnet 116 was first published in 1609. Its structure and form are a typical example of the Shakespearean sonnet. The poet begins by stating he should not stand in the way of true love. Love cannot be true if it changes for any reason. Love is supposed to be constant, through any difficulties.
40 websites that will make you cleverer right now
The indexed web contains an incredible 14 billion pages. But only a tiny fraction help you improve your brain power. Here are 40 of the best. whizzpast.com – Learn about our awe inspiring past all in one wonderful place. khanacademy.org – Watch thousands of micro-lectures on topics ranging from history and medicine to chemistry and computer science. freerice.com – Help end world hunger by correctly answering multiple-choice quizzes on a wide variety of subjects.
Learn English Online, Free English Lessons, English Classes, Business English
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MAKE Volume 26: DIY Simple Longboard
It’s safe to say I’m a board addict, so I was super excited to check out MAKE editor-in-chief Mark Frauenfelder’s Simple Longboard project in MAKE Volume 26, our Karts and Wheels issue. When Mark’s teenage daughter Serena asked for a longboard, Mark gave her his old classic board, but after a while, he missed having it, so he decided to make his own. Using a couple of layers of Baltic birch plywood for the deck, and such household items as giant binder clips to keep the glued pieces together while drying, and boxes of books to lend weight, giving the board camber, Mark made himself a sweet cruiser.
Book Country: Discover New Fiction with the Genre Map
Publishers, booksellers, and readers describe books by their literary categories, or genres. It's how books are placed in stores and sold online. We created the Genre Map to help you find the right genre for your book. Roll over the map with your cursor to see the different genres.
Metamorphosis (by Franz Kafka)
One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin. He lay on his armour-like back, and if he lifted his head a little he could see his brown belly, slightly domed and divided by arches into stiff sections. The bedding was hardly able to cover it and seemed ready to slide off any moment. His many legs, pitifully thin compared with the size of the rest of him, waved about helplessly as he looked. “What’s happened to me?” he thought.
10 places where anyone can learn to code
Teens, tweens and kids are often referred to as “digital natives.” Having grown up with the Internet, smartphones and tablets, they’re often extraordinarily adept at interacting with digital technology. But Mitch Resnick, who spoke at TEDxBeaconStreet, is skeptical of this descriptor. Sure, young people can text and chat and play games, he says, “but that doesn’t really make you fluent.” Mitch Resnick: Let's teach kids to code Fluency, Resnick proposes in this TED Talk, comes not through interacting with new technologies, but through creating them.
For ESL English Language Learners
"The story starts out simply enough: Jess Aarons wants to be the fastest boy in the fifth grade--he wants it so bad he can taste it. He's been practicing all summer, running in the fields around his farmhouse until he collapses in a sweat. Then a tomboy named Leslie Burke moves into the farmhouse next door and changes his life forever. Not only does Leslie not look or act like any girls Jess knows, but she also turns out to be the fastest runner in the fifth grade. After getting over the shock and humiliation of being beaten by a girl, Jess begins to think Leslie might be okay.
Quotes about Guns, Quotations about Guns, The Right To Bear Arms
Arms Quotes A man with a gun is a citizen, a man without a gun is a subject. Our forefathers knew this to be true..... Why do so many of us question their wisdom? -D. Michael Wiechman, May 14, 1996
Social media brings change in Gulf despite efforts at control
6 December 2012Last updated at 14:06 GMT By Bill Law Middle East analyst, BBC News Efforts to legislate online debate are having mixed results in the Gulf A recent decision by the United Arab Emirates to tighten restrictions on internet use has highlighted attempts by the authorities in Gulf states to staunch the flood of comment and criticism appearing on social media websites.
FIRST KISS ZINE
letusreadandletusdance: This is a DORKY photo but gotta shout out to girls still making zines - Marisa (mwah) Meltzer and Elizabeth Spiridakis(s) - its awesome and such a great idea! Number 404 - I love it and well, I just got super excited.