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In ProQuest Learning: Literature, there are all many resources connected to poetry. You can gain insight into the writings of famous poets by reading about their lives, their time periods, and their personal backgrounds. You can read thousands of full-text poems right within the resource itself, for easy and quick access, or access websites that provide expanded access and discussions about poetry. One of the most valuable tools in ProQuest Learning: Literature is the Poets On Screen library. This video library offers over 800 poems, read by noted poets, offering rich insight into the deeper meanings behind the words. Take a closer look at ProQuest Learning: Literature. It’s available by itself, or even more popularly, as part of the eLibrary Curriculum Edition set, which combines eLibrary with ProQuest Learning: Literature and History Study Center.
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ProQuest Learning: Literature is all about author biographies, literary criticism, and an extensive collection of full-text literary works of poetry, prose, and drama. Literature can be used in many ways, among which is the study of author motives, attitudes, story telling, and even history. ProQuest Learning: Literature provides an excellent section to help young researchers stretch their horizons through creative projects, fact finding, comparing, and addressing questions that require thoughtful and critical review. This section is called Study Pages:
Study Pages uses ProQuest Learning: Literature content to take an in-depth look at literary genres, periods, and movements. They also connect students with Shakespeare content. As an example looking at the period page for the American Colonial Period, the following types of content are easily accessed:
To accompany review of the content, extensive Study Questions are provided, as shown in this sample:
ProQuest Learning: Literature provides dozens of these types of thought-provoking exercises, giving students ample opportunities to consider elements of literature as well as history, and draw conclusions from their reading.
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It’s possible that when teaching on a particular subject, there may be a need to continually access the same resource within ProQuest. Fortunately, most of our ProQuest K-12 resources offer “durable links” – or links that never change. Some examples of this are the Author Pages in ProQuest Learning: Literature. We have provided an easy button to click and obtain the durable URL that you may link to in order to go directly to an Author Page anytime you need to get there. You can do this with articles as well as other pages in the resource too. Other ProQuest resources either provide similar links, or you can simply use the URL in your address bar as your durable link!
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