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English 4 Poetry and Literature

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. Seneca


Here's a list of links for the Matura Poetry and Literature Exam- Higher Level.

I have enjoyed  watching all these videos! ; ) WOW for You Tube! Hope this is helpful!

Robert Frost Poetry

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnWU29o2xwA&feature=related  Robert Frost The road not taken

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1v-hS86FR-o&feature=related R. Frost Woods on a snowy evening (a song)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89vjO1Wtf7g&NR=1 R. Frost Woods on a snowy evening (a song by  3 high school girls)

http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/a_f/frost/frost.htm All you want to know about Robert Frost

Emily Dickinson Poetry     

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sp2y6QWuB4I an ode to Emily Dickinson

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQYzN2KTWVw&feature=related about her life, really great

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzK0mQER28A&feature=related I heard a fly buzz when I died, great

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MWFKbWJg_4&feature=related Because I could not stop for death

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Lt1R-lPSnU&feature=related There's a certain slant of light

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wADXi5kS_8o&feature=related Hope is a thing with feathers recited by a child, great!

Wordsworth Poetry

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-NKZn9n4HiQ&feature=related About Wordsworth and Romanticism

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWY2mEhkjUI&feature=related The Daffodils

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NipvZeumBqU&feature=related The Daffodils

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKej4AHnyH0&feature=related a bit of rap, great presentation of The Daffodils

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7O69rSjp70&feature=related interesting!

Shakespeare sonnets:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngZY8coaWMg&feature=related sonnet 18 well read

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEcC5iRdplo&feature=related sonnets 29, 55, 116

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0GysN5UDIk&feature=related an intro to sonnets

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cw6Swr-ME40&feature=related sonnet 130 well read

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trkStXJ9brY&feature=related a short lecture on sonnet 130 by a prof.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWhOABLD4oE&feature=related sonnet 130 recitation

John Osborne: Look back in Anger

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sx3EseBb_a0&feature=related Look back in anger / a clip from 1989

Mark Haddon: The curious incident

http://www.markhaddon.com/curious.htm Mark Haddon's web site

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Curious_Incident_of_the_Dog_in_the_Night-time Wiki Curious incident

http://iautistic.com/autism-myths-the-curious-incident-of-the-dog-in-the-night-time.php Autism myths

http://www.reviewsofbooks.com/curious_incident_of_the_dog Book reviews of the Curious Incident

Some other links:

Gutenberg :: Internet Public Library ::  Classics.mit.edu :: Library of Congress :: Poets.org :: Words Without Borders