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Ultimate Guide to Every Book You’ll Need For The AP Literature Exam

AP Literature is a great class, thats super helpful for becoming a better writer, and for getting your Intro English credit for most colleges in the USA. AP Lit, as its called by many, is a lot of work though, and will other classes, and since its typically taken Senior Year, a combination of senioritis… Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Every Book You’ll Need For The AP Literature Exam

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Netgalley Review: A Literary Tea Party

A Literary Tea Party Blends and Treats for Alice, Bilbo, Dorothy, Jo, and Book Lovers Everywhere by Alison Walsh Skyhorse Publishing Cooking, Food & Wine A Literary-Inspired Cookbook for Voracious Readers at Teatime Tea and books: the perfect pairing. There's nothing quite like sitting down to a good book on a lovely afternoon with a… Continue reading Netgalley Review: A Literary Tea Party

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AP Lit Review: Hamlet

Title: Hamlet by William Shakespeare    Date of Publication: 1603, first performance in 1609                       Genre: Tragedy Biographical information about the author (for my knowledge only, but very helpful): Shakespeare produced most of his known work between 1589 and 1613. His early plays were mainly comedies and histories and these works remain regarded as some… Continue reading AP Lit Review: Hamlet

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Major Works Data Sheet – The Metamorphosis

Major Works Data Sheet Title: The Metamorphosis Author: Franz Kafka Date of Publication: Originally published in 1915, first english translation in 1933 Genre: Absurdist fiction, novella, slipstream fiction Biographical information about the author (for my knowledge only, but very helpful): Born to Jewish parents in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Kafka lived through the turmoil of the… Continue reading Major Works Data Sheet – The Metamorphosis

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Major Works Data Sheet – The Importance of Being Earnest

Title: The Importance of Being Earnest Author: Oscar Wilde Date of Publication: 1898, First Performed 1895 Genre: Satire, Comedy of Manners Biographical information about the author (for my knowledge only, but very helpful): Author, playwright and poet Oscar Wilde was a popular literary figure in late Victorian England, known for his brilliant wit, flamboyant style… Continue reading Major Works Data Sheet – The Importance of Being Earnest

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Major Works Data Sheet – 1984

Major Works Data Sheet Title:    1984 Author:  George Orwell Date of Publication: 1949 Genre:  Dystopian Fiction Biographical information about the author (for my knowledge only, but very helpful): George Orwell is the pseudonym for Eric Arthur Blair. He wrote about the despairing realities of British colonialism and the working class struggles. Many of his works… Continue reading Major Works Data Sheet – 1984

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Major Works AP Review: The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy

Leading up to the AP Lit test now in May, knowing our classic literature is going to be of upmost importance. So, our teacher had us fill out these Major Works Data Sheets throughout the year. So I'm posting a slightly edited version for people to use to help them study if they want! Title:… Continue reading Major Works AP Review: The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy

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AP Literature Reading Challenge – 2017/18 School Year

Hello! If you've been reading my blog for, pretty much any length of time, you'll know at least two things: I avoid and mostly dislike classics. I am taking AP English Lit this coming school year. What does that mean? I have to read EVERY CLASSIC EVER IF I WANT TO PASS. (Not literally, it… Continue reading AP Literature Reading Challenge – 2017/18 School Year