on Your Own
Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Kill a Mockingbird
Student Survival Guide
hypertext guide provides explanations for over
400 words, allusions, and idioms used in the
novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Be sure
to also check out the excellent Related Links
for more information on the novel and the
issues raised in it.
Town: A Play in Three Acts by
biography of Wilder notes that Our Town
was seen by the critic Brendan Gill as "a nightmare
of passive awareness felt through all eternity"
but was "generally misinterpreted as a
slice of Norman Rockwell-like Americana."
It goes on to say that
"[a]lthough the subject matter was for
Wilder unusually provincial, his themes were
universal and the daily events in the lives
of ordinary people became deeply touching."
of America from American Folklore for Young Actors
L. E. McCullough
for Young People
you are interested in performing some of the
world’s best-known monologues, visit this site
for text from such authors as Shakespeare, Chekhov,
and Ibsen. A brief description of each character
is also provided.
in the Elizabethan Theater by
England: Popular Amusements and Entertainment
at Springfield (Ill.) High School created this
site that provides an illustrated history of
leisure during the reign of Queen Elizabeth.
It includes brief descriptions on sports, festivals,
drama, and music.
is a fun page to explore the hidden seams behind
an Elizabethan drama. You can read about the
influence of Queen Elizabeth on fashion or follow
detailed instructions and make your own "gathered
kirtle" on this comprehensive page on costuming.
page, which is intended for employees of Renaissance
Faires, will help you learn to speak Elizabethan
English correctly. It includes a pronunciation
guide, vocabulary, and grammar tips.