19th century literature

Top 10 ideas for teaching Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Stevenson himself is an interesting character, admitting that what began as nightmares in childhood eventually became full and extensive images and scenes of horror that could last up to a day. Medical professionals in today’s society would probably would call these episodes paranoid delusions or the results of lack of… Read More

Top 10 ideas for teaching Jane Eyre

Use these 5 discussion points and 5 extension tasks to help your students understand the context of this classic novel by Charlotte Brontë. Jane Eyre is a transcendent novel. I’ve read it as an 11-year-old and through my teens then into adulthood, and it gets richer and more relevant with… Read More