Category Archives: Pre-1914 Prose

More Heart of Darkness

Now we have finished reading the text, you may wish to do some reading, and listening, about it, to help you refelect on your own thoughts and responses. I will be alternating my marking today with uploading links to some … Continue reading

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Through the Heart of Darkness

I find that one of the characteristics of Conrad’s style in this work is the juxtaposition of the (apparently) trivial with the (apparently) profound. An example in today’s section would be the linking of the death of the Helmsman with … Continue reading

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Into the Heart of Darkness

An e-text of the whole novel has been placed in the Pre-1914 Prose section. Further resources will be added as we go along. Now, your first task: I want us to identify as many quotations as possible that refer to … Continue reading

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Gulliver’s Travels Task

What you have told me, (said my Master) upon the Subject of War, does  indeed discover most admirably the Effects of that Reason you pretend to:  However, it is happy that the Shame is greater than the Danger; and that  … Continue reading

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Gulliver’s Travels

I have added a few more links to the Pre-1914 prose page, including one to an excellent short online course. I very strongly recommend you all in year 11 to work your way through this. Depending on your speed of … Continue reading

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