Historical · NovElla

The Liberty Bell

A sound like a sound of thunder rolled, And the heart of a nation stirred— For the bell of Freedom, at midnight tolled, Through a mighty land and was heard. And the chime still rung From its iron tongue Steadily swaying to and fro; And to some it came Like a breath of flame— And… Continue reading The Liberty Bell

Love Triangle · NovElla · Quotes · Shakespeare · Supernatural

A Midsummer Night’s Trochaic Tetrameter

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most light-hearted and whimsical comedies. I recently discovered that fairies speak in trochaic tetrameter! At least, Shakespeare’s often do… but what is that? I had to find out. In Iambic Pentameter with Macbeth, we learned about iambic pentameter. One of the main differences is that a tetrameter has… Continue reading A Midsummer Night’s Trochaic Tetrameter

Education · Historical · NovElla · Shakespeare

Iambic Pentameter with Macbeth

If you’ve ever studied William Shakespeare, you’ve probably heard of iambic pentameter. Many of the characters in his famous plays use it when they speak. That’s why I wanted to learn more about it! You can find a lot of it in Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Iambic pentameter is a common meter in poetry. Meter is a… Continue reading Iambic Pentameter with Macbeth

Austen · NovElla · Quotes

This Little Bag

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a Jane Austen fanatic must be in want of a day to celebrate. Born on December 16, 1775 in Steventon, a rural village of Hampshire, England, the famed author lived until 1817. Jane Austen’s birthday, December 16th, is the perfect day to celebrate! The easiest way to honor… Continue reading This Little Bag