This page includes reading, journal, and writing assignments

The content of these links is in constant flux, so be sure to refresh. Also, if you find any broken links--or you find newer and cooler ones--please email Mr. C. to contribute.

Mystery & Crime Literature Resources

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Agatha Christie:

(Although these links below are from a comercial web site, the resources are excellent:)

Academic Discourse

The Write Way: Empire State College  

For Research

Writing About Literature

Writing About Literature: U of NC at Chapel Hill

Academic Writing: Reviews of Literature

Writing Conclusions: From Harvard

Academic Discourse

The Write Way: Empire State College

American Memory: Historical Collections for the National Digital Library

Smithsonian Institution: American Social and Cultural History

On-Line Data Bases at Warren

Philosophy Links

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Essays in Philosophy: A Biannual Journal

Chapter 5 of "Experiencing the Humanities" by Richard Jewell

Philosophy 101: Introduction to Philosophy

The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Literary Theories

From Purdue's OWL (online writing lab) An Introductory Literary Theory

Philosophy (relates to lit theory) A Must Read!

Feminist Literary Theory and Criticism

Contemporary Literary Theory

Kristi Siegel: Introduction to Modern Literary Theory

An Introductory Guide to Literary Theory

Here are some others

For Writing

These handouts are formatted as Microsoft Word documents and PDF files Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. The Murders in the Rue Morgue Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library.

These are Power Point Presentations

For Introductions and Conclusions

For Introductions and Conclusions--from Dartmouth

Writing and Thinking about Conclusions--from Harvard

For Invention

Invention PowerPoint: Common Topics (Topoi)

For Style

Stylistic Devices:

 For Fallacies


A List of Fallacies.

Informal Fallacies 

 For Writing in General

Some on-line guides and writing centers:

Purdue University's OWL (Online Writing Lab)

The Writing Center

Writing Tutorial Services

Resources for Students from Dartmouth

For MLA in-text citations
(parenthetical documentation)

LEO--Literacy Education Online

The Writing Center--University of Wisconsin Madison

Duke Library--This one is excellent

For Feminism: Remember, looking at feminism is a positive and constructive way of looking at issues in society! Students who avoid feminism, understand less than half the world!

National Organization for Women: NOW

Women in the United States: U.S. Department of State's Office of International Information Programs

Women's Human Rights Resources: Bora Laskin Law Library at the University of Toronto