Here are a few links that might help you with your personal document :



Apocalypse Now poster.jpg

Images from the graphic novel version :


There is another article entitled « Lord of the Flies »






The Raven

The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe read by Christopher Lee :

Here is a short video telling you about the elements of gothic literature :

Find out about Whitby goth weekend by having a look at Martin Parr‘s blog : here and Alan Moore’s article about Whitby’s Dracula connections: here.

Examples of Martin Parr’s photos :

A cool song to listen to when you have finished your work. The clip was shot in Whitby.


Roots: the Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley (1976)

« Roots is a work of the imagination rather than strict historical scholarship. It was an important event because it captured everyone’s imagination. »

Roots was made into a hugely popular television miniseries that aired over eight consecutive nights in January 1977.



Wiki about Lord of the Flies

Here is a nice blog dedicated to Lord of the Flies by William Golding


Imagining the future…

for other relevant documents click on 1984 (tags)

you are being watched

you are being watched!

1984 : comic book (B.D.) version : http://www.my-english-courses.com/1984comic_chapter_01.pdf


Here are some ideas for your extra document :

Dossier : The character

  (Le personnage, ses figures et ses avatars)

The mythical and emblematic figure of the vampire

Suggestions for the added document :

ANNO DRACULA :Le livre de Kim Newman, truffé de référence victoriennes:  à lire si vous aimez le genre steam punk : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anno_Dracula

1) http://www.fantasybookreview.co.uk/fantasy-sub-genres/vampires-in-fantasy-books.php

2) http://www.fantasybookreview.co.uk/Dacre-Stoker-and-Ian-Holt/Dracula-The-Un-dead.html

>>>> click on a picture to get a full view.

+ the poster of the film DARK SHADOWS by Tim Burton :

dark shadows

VAMPIRE CROSSWORD : http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/quizzes/crossword/121026_crossword_vampires.shtml

You may not have heard of Bela Lugosi (an actor famous for playing Dracula) but he is mythical too! A song has been made about him by Bauhaus :


3 American writers denounce the violence and injustices of their society

Here are some suggestions to create your own document for the exam. Click on a picture to get a full view.

you can get more relevant documents by clicking on the tag : 1930s and searching for  Billie Holiday in this blog.

COLERIDGE’s poem has also been illustrated by MERVYN PEAKE, an English writer and illustrator.

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Here’s a link to different sites about Victorian times.

 instructions :
VICTORIAN BRITAIN Choose the site : BBC Primary History Victorian Britain : How did children live in Victorian Times?
  1. Main page : select an area to explore
  2. Read the facts
  3. Go to "activities" (at the bottom of the page) :
> do the quiz for each area > do the interactive activities (Victorian Children – at work, school and play) 4. If time : go back to the main page (Children in Victorian Britain) and do the Time Capsule game (on the right, at the top of the page)

The Rights of Women in Victorian Times  : do this quiz

Charlotte Brontë



 Emily Brontë



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A site that will give you lots of information about Wuthering Heights : https://www.wuthering-heights.co.uk/

If you have problems remembering all the characters and places, here is the site you can consult : http://www.wuthering-heights.co.uk/index.php)

A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy…


to read the book on line : http://www.literature.org/authors/bronte-emily/wuthering-heights/

or listen to the audio version on Youtube : chapter 3 : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yP4kjPPo3Ik

you can also find audio summaries (plus accessible):


List of Wuthering Heights references to help you find a personal document : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Wuthering_Heights_references

Reviews from the Guardian : http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2007/aug/11/comment.bookscomment



INTERACTIVE EXERCISE : http://ddata.over-blog.com/xxxyyy/0/43/50/45/hot-pot/Jane-Austen/jane_austen_bio.htm




Visit the GLOBE here

A sketch with Hugh Laurie & Rowan Atkinson : rewriting Shakespeare

N.B. Les sous-titres français ne sont pas 100% corrects mais globalement ça va…

Dans le genre loufoque continuons sur cette lancée (by the way  « hatching a plot »  means « en train de comploter »):

Click on 1930s (mots-clefs) for other relevant documents

Steinbeck’s book is still relevant today > click here : In Steinbeck’s footsteps

(You’ll find the audio file of the video documentary in the audio Box under « Terminale » at the bottom of the page)

 The Grapes of Wrath:  (Les Raisins de la Colère)  is a beautiful film made about that period and based on Steinbeck’s novel.

Pour savoir comment prononcer « WRATH », cliquez ici

Books & films inspired by 1984

Terry Gillian’s visionary film :


« It’s only a state of mind… »


V for Vendetta :

V for Vendetta

which was adapted from a graphic novel (roman graphique = longue B.D.) by Alan Moore :

V for vendetta


Charles Dickens

click on picture

Learn about Charles Dickens and play a game


A Christmas Carol (Un chant de Noël ou Cantique de Noël) is just the story to read at Christmas.   French Version


+ Version anglaise simplifiée : < ICI > avec Exercices de compréhension.


Learn some Dickensian vocabulary with the BBC teacher here