15 Classic Books to Read in High School

Classic Books for High Schoolers There’s nothing quite like the feeling that September brings. The start of Autumn, the beginning of a new school year and, if you’re like us, the unmistakable joy of new stationery. Whether you’re beginning your GCSE’s or A-Levels, embarking on higher education, or simply fancy brushing up on your classic […]

The Lucy Poems by William Wordsworth – She dwelt among the untrodden ways

She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways She dwelt among the untrodden waysBeside the springs of Dove,A Maid whom there were none to praiseAnd very few to love. A violet by a mossy stoneHalf-hidden from the Eye!—Fair, as a star when only oneIs shining in the sky. She lived unknown, and few could knowWhen Lucy ceased […]

Recuerdo – by Edna St. Vincent Millay

We were very tired, we were very merry—We had gone back and forth all night on the ferry.It was bare and bright, and smelled like a stable—But we looked into a fire, we leaned across a table,We lay on a hill-top underneath the moon;And the whistles kept blowing, and the dawn came soon. We were […]

Over hill, over dale – By William Shakespeare

Over Hill, Over Dale A wood near Athens. A Fairy speaks.  Over hill, over dale, Thorough bush, thorough brier, Over park, over pale, Thorough flood, thorough fireI do wander every where, Swifter than the moon’s sphere; And I serve the fairy queen, To dew her orbs upon the green: The cowslips tall her pensioners be; In their gold coats spots you see; Those be […]

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: The Original Book Behind the Film

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First penned in the 14th-century, the poem has influenced many remakes over the years, including the latest epic fantasy adventure film The Green Knight, starring Dev Patel, released in July 2021. Sir Gawain[…] embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men. Gawain contends with ghosts, […]