As English Lit- Wider reading links, Industry and Empire

Wider reading links, including prose, poetry and plays, for AQA As English Literature Victorian Exam on the topic of 'Ideas of Progress:Industry and Empire'

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As English Literature wider reading links Ideas of Progress: Industry and Empire
Prose:
"Teach these boys and girls nothing but facts" Hard Times, Charles Dickens
"you are awlus right and how we awlus wrong and never had'n no reason in us
sin ever we were born" Hard Times, Charles Dickens
"black canal in it, and a river that ran purple with illsmelling dye" Hard Times,
Charles Dickens
"fact, fact, fact, everywhere" Hard Times, Charles Dickens
"Everybody in my world knew that regular work was only another name for being
robbed and dying of boredom" Finger Smith, Sarah Waters (Modern text)
"He served fire and smoke" Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy
"you must please to remember that our skies are not always as deep blue as
they are now" North and South, Elizabeth Gaskell
"a deep leadcoloured cloud" North and South, Elizabeth Gaskell
"from the heart of this great change, all day and night, throbbing currents rushed
and returned incessantly like its life's blood" Dombey and Sons, Charles
Dickens
"the train was alive" The Railway Children, Edith Nesbitt
Plays:
"To succeed on must have wealth" An Ideal Husband, Oscar Wilde
"more afraid of the whitelead factory than I was of the river" Mrs Warren's
Profession, George Benard Shaw
"a much better place for a woman to be than the factory" Mrs Warren's
Profession, George Benard Shaw
"there's no joy in working for yourself" A Dolls House, Henrik Ibsen
"It is the best possible time to be alive, when almost everything you thought you
knew is wrong"Arcadia, Tom Stoppard (Modern Text)
Poetry:
"Theirs but to do and die"The Charge of the Light Brigade, Tennyson
"Send forth the best ye breed"The White Man's Burden, Rudyard Kipling
"In the towns I am tracked by phantoms" Wessex Heights, Thomas Hardy
"To mend her we end her"Binsey Poplars, Gerard Manley Hopkins
"Hack and rack the growing green" Binsey Poplars, Gerard Manley Hopkins

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