Hueneme High School English Links:
Ms Huckleberry's Assignment:
Abercrombie and Fitch Careers Page --Look for "Diversity and Inclusion""
Lord of the Flies Links:
Things Fall Apart Links:
Internet Public Library Online Literary Criticism Collection- contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works; browsable by author, title or literary period.
Censorship and Book Banning:
Banned Book Week from the American Library Association : Lots of information about book challenges and book banning from the top organization in America against the censoring of books.
"Censored"- links to many sites dealing with the topic of censorship
Banned Books On-line: Special exhibit of books that have been the objects of censorship or censorship attempts.
Celebrating the Right to Read: A list of some challenged/banned books and the reason for the challenges.
The Censorship Files: Links to sites that deal with book challenges and banned books
From Bookwire: Lists of banned books throughout the centuries and commentary from authors on censorship.
Muggles for Harry Potter: Homepage to the group supporting the right to have J.K Rowling's Harry Potter books in school libraries and classrooms.
American Civil Liberties Union's (ACLU) Home Page: Click on "Freedom of Speech" and read the article on the controversy over a teacher in Virginia posting lists of banned books on his classroom door.
American Literature Links:
Book Spot: provides online books, book reviews, reading lists, author information, links to related resources, and more
World's Best Poetry: UserName=hueneme Password= vikings
American LiteratureDiscusses the uniqueness of American literature breaking it down into the following periods: colonial literature, revolutionary war literature, early national literature, American renaissance, post-Civil War, post WWI, the 1930's, and literature since WWII. It also gives brief biographical data on several of the more famous American authors
Author Guides: a literary site with "pointers to individual author guides or other cumulative documents that deal with specific writers"
Author's Pen: hundreds of links to contemporary author information
Biography of Edna St. Vincent MillayThis well arranged site contains the poetry of and a biography of this familiar writer. Among the poetry featured here is "City Trees, The Dream, Tavern, Spring, The Shroud, The Little Ghost," and the ever popular"Ashes of Life." Study these beautiful works of art and let them fill your soul with the music of poetry.
British Literature Links:
Visit the Electronic Beowulf Project
Learn about William Shakespeare and his times by visiting some of these sites.
Explore the Romantic Circles a website devoted to the study of Lord Byron, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelly, John Keats, their comtemporaries and historical contexts.
Visit The Dickens Project, one of the best places on the web to learn about Charles Dickens, his works and his era.
Legends explores the history, literature, and lore surrounding Robin Hood, King Arthur, Pirates & Privateers, and other swashbuckling characters of balladry, fiction, and film, from The Queen of Elfland to Zorro.
Learn more about James Joyce and his writings by visiting some of these sites.
General Literature Links:
Visit the Anne Frank House in the Netherlands to learn more about her home, her life and her diary.
Discover more Literary Resources on the Net at this site maintained by the University of Pennsylvania.
Search Literature Resources for the High School and College Student, a site maintained by Michael Groves of Reed College.
Bibliomania: The Network Library: Over 40 classic novels, literature, and language reference materials, plus non-fiction and poetry selections are available here.
Glossary of Poetic Terms: Use this glossary to look up poetry vocabulary. Definitions include phonetic pronunciation, numerous examples, cross references, and quotations from poets.
Literary Calendar: An almanac of literary information. Look here for your daily dose of literary trivia.
Virtual Thesaurus: This site creates either a 2D or 3D word web of synonyms and word phrases
Realist Wonder Society: This Web site is dedicated to providing text and information about fables and fairy tales.
BrowseBulfinch's Mythology and access information ranging from the Roman Deities and The Trojan War to the Adventures of Aeneas.
Visit the Greek Civilization Home Page maintained by Portland State University and find out how the ancient Greeks lived.
Search Argos and type in your topic to find sources for ancient civilzation.
1999-2000 High School Debate Topic On-line: Lots of links to sites which can help you prepare for this debate topic.