Wikipedias reliability has been questioned for a long time. Some say that Wikipedia is
reliable because the majority of the people who edit, make sure that articles show objective facts
and not opinions; others say that Wikipedia is unreliable because of
How to read a poem
How do you read a poem? It sounds like a silly question, but when you're faced with a
poem and asked to write or talk about it, it can be good to have strategies on how to read.
We asked a Cambridge student to read a p
2014 Sacrifice: Romeo & Juliet The Great Gatsby
Of Mice & Men As I Lay Dying
2013 Bildungsroman: Invisible Man
2012 Surroundings: Romeo & Juliet
The Scarlett Letter
2011 Justice: Animal Farm
2010 Exile: Heart of Darkness
USING TRANSITIONS IN YOUR WRITING
Transitions are the signal words and phrases used in writing to help ideas and examples connect and flow smoothly. In
other words, transitions are the glue of the essay; they help things stick together. Transitions can be
Advanced Placement Vocabulary
Allegory The device of using character and/or story elements symbolically to represent an
abstraction in addition to the literal meaning. In some allegories, for example, an author may
intend the characters to per
How to Cite from Perrines Structure, Sound and Sense
Full publishing details must be given at the first mention of a work that comes from our
In Tobias Wolffs Hunters in the Snow (reprinted in Thomas R. Arp and Greg Johnson, Perrines
Commercial Fiction: Intended solely to entertain. Takes us away from the real world.
Literary Fiction: Provides a complex, lasting aesthetic and intellectual pleasure.
Plot: Sequence of events though which an author constructs a st
Wikipedia takes the collaboration used to make an encyclopedia to the next level.
Core of Wiki editing is about 12,000 people.
Wikipedia is a meritocracy.
9/10 Wikipedians are male.
Believe in science, reason, and progress.
The more people that
Chapter 1 Night: You can tell that this is not a good period for women. The immediate
supervisors using cattle prods instead of guns suggests that these women are not some sort of
authority but just people who may have more life experience so th