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Answered a Question in Emily Brontë
One of the most interesting things about Emily Bronte (in fact all the Bronte sisters) was the influence of their family life as well as the political (what was happening in Europe at the time) and...
Answered a Question in Frankenstein
All three women highlight Victor's shortcomings as a parent to his creation and his lack of morality and ethics (especially in regards to his dangerous pursuit of knowledge) throughout the novel....
Answered a Question in Student Study Tips
This is what I give my English students as a starting point. It's not strictly teacher-speak, sorry! Use a highlighter to highlight important notes. Try not to use the flouro yellow, it gets a...
Answered a Question in 1984
A foil is a character who provides a clear comparison. So what you are being asked to do is compare and contrast the Parsons and Winston. The Parsons are totally devoted to Big Brother and the...
Answered a Question in Literature
I've had issues teaching texts that are not in keeping with religious doctrine while teaching at a Catholic school. I've found that the issues come more from the parents than from any...
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