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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.

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

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Genocide Guide:

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.

Google Scholar:

"Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature."

Human Rights/Activism Fair Guide:

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.

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New York Times:

"Since 1851, The New York Times has been on the ground reporting stories from around the globe that no one else was telling. How we tell those stories has changed, but our mission to seek the truth and help people understand the world has remained constant."

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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"**

Critical Insights FILM - Alfred Hitchcock (ebook):

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