Exploring English PDF Þ Paperback

Exploring English PDF Þ Paperback


10 thoughts on “Exploring English

  1. Fiona Costello Fiona Costello says:

    Great memories come flooding back


  2. Conor Buckley Conor Buckley says:

    This is the English textbook I had from 1st Year to 3rd Year Year s 7 9 So far, I have read Guests of the Nation, The Majesty of the Law, and First Confession The stories are lovely and well chosen.


  3. J. O& J. O& says:

    I missed out on reading this one in school as I sat the Junior Cert rather than the Inter, but I m glad I got a chance to read it It s a wonderful collection of short stories from a very different era in Irish life Some of the themes have dated somewhat country life, nuns and priests, etc, but on the whole the stories still hold their own There s humour and pathos to be found in equal measure from Ireland s best short story writers Two standout stories for me were Guests of the Nation by I missed out on reading this one in school as I sat the Junior Cert rather than the Inter, but I m glad I got a chance to read it It s a wonderful collection of short stories from a very different era in Irish life Some of the themes have dated somewhat country life, nuns and priests, etc, but on the whole the stories still hold their own There s humour and pathos to be found in equal measure from Ireland s best short story writers Two standout stories for me were Guests of the Nation by Frank O Connor, a story about Englishmen held as prisoners during the War of Independence It has a powerful ending The other is An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Beirce, a story about the hanging of a man during the Civil War It reads like you are watching a slow motion action scene in a film Amazing I also enjoyed Brother Boniface by Mary Lavin for its sense of spiritual wonder A collection for anyone who likes good short stories in the traditional style


  4. Ci Ci says:

    As a teaching tool for high school students, this book is very good Most of the stories are not complicated in terms of narrative nor morality There is a selector s preference for childhood or teenage boys stories, which may serve well for students Several of them cut a bit deeper in moral ambiguity but they are the exceptions A generally pleasant read.


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Exploring English [PDF] ✅ Exploring English ✈ Augustine Martin – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Difficult as it may be to understand today, the Exploring English anthology of short stories was revolutionary when first published forty four years ago in For the first time the short story was to b Difficult as it may be to understand today, the Exploring English anthology of short stories was revolutionary when first published forty four years ago inFor the first time the short story was to be taught as part of the English syllabus for the Intermediate Certificate For the first time students of English were introduced to the work of Irish writers such as Liam O Flaherty, Frank O Connor, Sean Faol in, Mary Lavin, Brian Friel and Benedict Kiely Exploring English has resonated with countless thousands of Irish students For many it provided a gateway to a lifetime of reading and the enjoyment of literature For even it was an icon of their school days with its unmistakeable angular cover design It is still a cherished possession in many households, taken out occasionally and nostalgically to read a story or two and, perhaps, even the accompanying notes which were so enlightening for some yet challenging for othersThe Exploring English short story anthology is now being republished in an exact facsimile of the original Times have moved on many authors who were alive forty years ago are no longer with us but their biographical notes have not been changed This is the book precisely as you will have remembered it read once , and enjoy.

    Load results Apple Footer Apple Support work of Irish writers such as Liam O Flaherty, Frank O Connor, Sean Faol in, Mary Lavin, Brian Friel and Benedict Kiely Exploring English has resonated with countless thousands of Irish students For many it provided a gateway to a lifetime of reading and the enjoyment of literature For even it was an icon of their school days with its unmistakeable angular cover design It is still a cherished possession in many households, taken out occasionally and nostalgically to read a story or two and, perhaps, even the accompanying notes which were so enlightening for some yet challenging for othersThe Exploring English short story anthology is now being republished in an exact facsimile of the original Times have moved on many authors who were alive forty years ago are no longer with us but their biographical notes have not been changed This is the book precisely as you will have remembered it read once , and enjoy."/>
  • Paperback
  • 376 pages
  • Exploring English
  • Augustine Martin
  • English
  • 08 January 2018
  • 0717150410

About the Author: Augustine Martin

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10 thoughts on “Exploring English

  1. Fiona Costello Fiona Costello says:

    Great memories come flooding back

  2. Conor Buckley Conor Buckley says:

    This is the English textbook I had from 1st Year to 3rd Year Year s 7 9 So far, I have read Guests of the Nation, The Majesty of the Law, and First Confession The stories are lovely and well chosen.

  3. J. O& J. O& says:

    I missed out on reading this one in school as I sat the Junior Cert rather than the Inter, but I m glad I got a chance to read it It s a wonderful collection of short stories from a very different era in Irish life Some of the themes have dated somewhat country life, nuns and priests, etc, but on the whole the stories still hold their own There s humour and pathos to be found in equal measure from Ireland s best short story writers Two standout stories for me were Guests of the Nation by I missed out on reading this one in school as I sat the Junior Cert rather than the Inter, but I m glad I got a chance to read it It s a wonderful collection of short stories from a very different era in Irish life Some of the themes have dated somewhat country life, nuns and priests, etc, but on the whole the stories still hold their own There s humour and pathos to be found in equal measure from Ireland s best short story writers Two standout stories for me were Guests of the Nation by Frank O Connor, a story about Englishmen held as prisoners during the War of Independence It has a powerful ending The other is An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Beirce, a story about the hanging of a man during the Civil War It reads like you are watching a slow motion action scene in a film Amazing I also enjoyed Brother Boniface by Mary Lavin for its sense of spiritual wonder A collection for anyone who likes good short stories in the traditional style

  4. Ci Ci says:

    As a teaching tool for high school students, this book is very good Most of the stories are not complicated in terms of narrative nor morality There is a selector s preference for childhood or teenage boys stories, which may serve well for students Several of them cut a bit deeper in moral ambiguity but they are the exceptions A generally pleasant read.

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