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North Smithfield High School Library: English:

English Resources:

English/Literature Resources:

Use the drop-down menu pages and resources gathered here for reputable information on topics connected to authors, literary works, and other topics related to your english classes.

Free resources provided to Rhode Island residents including EBSCO, which contains quality information on a wide variety of topics.

National Poetry Foundation:

The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience.

Bloom's Literature Database:

Bloom's Literary Reference Online features hundreds of essays examining the lives and works of great writers throughout history and the world.

username: nshs

password: northmen

MLA formatting and examples:

Digital Public Library of America:

These primary source sets include photographs, text documents, and interviews related to works in American Literature.

Including sets for:

  • Of Mice and Men
  • Night
  • The Scarlet Letter
  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • The Crucible
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Their Eyes were Watching God
  • The Great Gatsby
  • "The Raven"
  • The Things They Carried
  • A Raisin in the Sun

**The discussion questions found in the "Teaching Guide" are connected to the items found in the "source set"**