Lecture 23. Visions of the End: Daniel and Apocalyptic Literature

Lecture 23. Visions of the End: Daniel and Apocalyptic Literature

Professor Christine Hayes: All right, let’s go ahead and get started; there’s a lot to cover. But I want to try to unite a lot of these disparate parts of the Bible, the many small books clustered here at the end that we’ll be considering. I’m going to try to unite them by elaborating certain […]

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Aliens, Time Travel, and Dresden -Slaughterhouse-Five Part I: Crash Course Literature 212

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and today we’re gonna talk about Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five. Mr. Green, Mr. Green! You mean, like the Motown group that sings that song – glad all over! No singing, Me From the Past! And no, it is not a Motown group! You’re thinking of the […]

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Love Poems: How love enriched Myanmar literature forever | Nay Oke | TEDxInyaLake

Love Poems: How love enriched Myanmar literature forever | Nay Oke | TEDxInyaLake

Translator: sann tint Reviewer: Tanya Cushman I never knew my mother, for she died seven days after giving birth to me. I was born in a small town called Myaung in Sagaing division when the Second World War was coming to an end. My paternal grandfather gave me an uncommon Myanmar name, Nay Oke, which […]

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Literature Criticism Online — Basics

Literature Criticism Online —  Basics

Gale’s Literature Criticism Online features the largest curated collection of criticism in the world and provides access to centuries of analysis, delivered in an easy-to-use online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals. The number of results found for each search term is displayed. Here you’ll find a description of […]

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The Handmaids Tale Part 1: Crash Course Literature #403

The Handmaids Tale Part 1: Crash Course Literature #403

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course Literature and last week we wrapped up our discussion of George Orwell’s 1984. Lately here at Crash Course, we’ve been a bit preoccupied with dystopias — which is to say, imagined futures where things have gone horribly wrong. You know, as opposed to the present. I’ve always […]

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Top 5 Most Terrifying Villains In Literature

Now, we’ve already covered many of the most monstrous and terrifying creations that populate the endless tapestry of literature, both modern and classic–but we’re yet to tread into the most nightmarish depiction of horror in fiction–the evil of humanity. Oftentimes, it is far too easy for writers to pen creatures and chaotic entities that plague […]

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Top 5 Most Terrifying Places In Literature – Part 3

Top 5 Most Terrifying Places In Literature – Part 3

Well, well–it seems that we’re becoming quite the seasoned adventurers when it comes to traversing the terrifying landscapes of literature. So far we’ve crawled through the Cenobites Labyrinth, trudged our way across The Dreamlands, scaled the infinite walls of Castle Gormenghast–and even floated listlessly across the Todash Darkness of Stephen King’s Macroverse. And–you know, as […]

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Top 5 Most Terrifying Places In Literature – Part 2

Well, it seems that you guys had a *lot* to say about this list–and I’m glad, really–because any discussion about literature is a good discussion in my books. Heh–see what I did there? Sorry, I’ll try and keep the puns to a minimum in this video. The fact of the matter remains, in our previous […]

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The Choices You Have to Make in the AQA Literature Paper 2 Exam

The Choices You Have to Make in the AQA Literature Paper 2 Exam

Hello everybody, welcome to today’s video! As if learning one modern text, 15 poems and being ready to analyse two unseen poems isn’t enough, the AQA English Literature Paper 2 exam also requires you to make two crucial choices: your choice of question in Section A, and your choice of comparative poem in Section B. […]

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Uni Q&A | First Year Literature, Reading Lists, Uni Life & More!

Uni Q&A | First Year Literature, Reading Lists, Uni Life & More!

Hello everyone! I am Ashleigh, and today I’m going to be doing my university Q&A! Basically, a couple of weeks back I decided to announce a Q&A relating to university because I’ve now finished my first year of studying literature, and I thought that might be quite interesting to talk about so here we are […]

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