Language Arts


"Here is your chance to discover the wisdom of anagrams."  This site allows you to enter a phrase and have an anagram produced for you.
"Hawthorne in Salem" explores Nathaniel Hawthorne's connection to Salem, Massachusetts, with a primary focus on "the Custom House sketch," the first chapter of "The Scarlet Letter." The site also presents materials from museums in Salem, as well as lectures & excerpts from books & articles by leading Hawthorne scholars. (NEH)
Welcome to This site is devoted to the origins of words and phrases, or as a linguist would put it, to etymology. Etymology is the study of word origins.
"'Do You Speak American?' is the companion website for a film that takes us cross-country to examine the dynamic state of American English & ask: Why do Maine lobstermen & Texas cowboys speak English so differently?"

Visual Thesaurus

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Middle English Texts

"Tell About the South: Voices in Black & White provides a study guide to accompany a film telling the story of modern Southern literature. The film explores the interrelationship between white & African-American writers & features many Southern writers -- Ellison, Faulkner, Hurston, O'Connor, Percy, Warren, Welty, Wolfe, Wright, & others.  Interviews with contemporary Southern writers are included."
Dictionary and Your Dictionary are two online dictionaries that also have other resources.
"Welcome to Hamlet on the Ramparts, a public website designed and maintained by the MIT Shakespeare Project in collaboration with the Folger Shakespeare Library and other institutions. We aim to provide free access to an evolving collection of texts, images, and film relevant to Hamletís first encounter with the Ghost (Act 1, Scenes 4 and 5)."