Wednesday, December 01, 2004

Literature thinks

Frolic and whimsy
Gilbert & Sullivan and the unexpected rhyme

The chronicler of necrophobia
Philip Larkin's Aubade

Freedom with a sigh
Lord Byron and Stockholm Syndrome

How to read Ulysses by James Joyce
Five top tips for tackling the titanic tome

William McGonagall - the world's worst poet
The Bard of the Silv'ry Tay

English as she is spoke
The world's worst English phrasebook

The distracting devils
Thrushes, by Ted Hughes