Father rules when daughters may marry
7:18

Father rules when daughters may marry

Clip from Taming Of The Shrew

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Baptista Minola determines that his daughter Bianca may only marry when her elder sister, shrewish Kate, finds a husband.

Baptista Minola determines that his daughter Bianca may only marry when her elder sister, shrewish Kate, finds a husband.

Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach
7:10

Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach

Clip from A Poet's Guide To Britain

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Arnold's SelfDependence is linked to Dover Beach, or the poet's thoughts on growing up to his reflection on change.

Arnold's SelfDependence is linked to Dover Beach, or the poet's thoughts on growing up to his reflection on change.

The Word: Rise of the Slam Poets
6:39

The Word: Rise of the Slam Poets: Child Soldier to Warrior Poet: Abe Nouk

ABC Me August 4, 2017

English

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Having taught himself English by listening to hip hop lyrics, Sudanese refugee Abe now uses spoken word to inspire others.

Having taught himself English by listening to hip hop lyrics, Sudanese refugee Abe now uses spoken word to inspire others.

The plot to marry Kate off to Petruchio
6:26

The plot to marry Kate off to Petruchio

Clip from Taming Of The Shrew

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Hortensio, Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) agree to pay Petruchio if he will marry Kate, leaving the competing suitors free to pursue Bianca.

Hortensio, Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) agree to pay Petruchio if he will marry Kate, leaving the competing suitors free to pursue Bianca.

Breaking Kate
6:20

Breaking Kate

Clip from Taming Of The Shrew

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Katherina despairs at Petruchio's treatment of her, detailing many of the ways her husband has tried to break the headstrong woman and turn her into a compliant wife.

Katherina despairs at Petruchio's treatment of her, detailing many of the ways her husband has tried to break the headstrong woman and turn her into a compliant wife.

Oscar Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol
6:03

Oscar Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol

Clip from Arrows Of Desire

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A reader recites part of Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

A reader recites part of Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

Tim Winton's The Turning
5:55

Tim Winton's The Turning: Abbreviation

ABC November 3, 2018

Literature

English

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Vic Lang's sexual awakening begins when a girl with a missing ring finger gives him his first kiss.

Vic Lang's sexual awakening begins when a girl with a missing ring finger gives him his first kiss.

Percy Bysshe Shelley's Ozymandias
5:25

Percy Bysshe Shelley's Ozymandias

Clip from Arrows Of Desire

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A reader recites Shelley's Ozymandias and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

A reader recites Shelley's Ozymandias and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

The auction of Bianca
4:57

The auction of Bianca

Clip from Taming Of The Shrew

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) bid to marry Bianca, telling Baptista how wealthy they are. Baptista agrees to let Lucentio marry Bianca if the suitor's financial ...

Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) bid to marry Bianca, telling Baptista how wealthy they are. Baptista agrees to let Lucentio marry Bianca if the suitor's financial position can be verified.

The Writer's Room
4:36

The Writer's Room: Jack Marx

ABC August 14, 2011

Literature

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A series of intimate portraits of Australia's leading authors; their work practices, their quirks and habits, their 'imaginative habitat'.

A series of intimate portraits of Australia's leading authors; their work practices, their quirks and habits, their 'imaginative habitat'.

William Blake's The Tyger
4:36

William Blake's The Tyger

Clip from Arrows Of Desire

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A reader recites Blake's The Tyger and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

A reader recites Blake's The Tyger and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

The Writer's Room
4:15

The Writer's Room: Rhyll Mcmaster

ABC June 10, 2012

Literature

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A series of intimate portraits of Australia's leading authors; their work practices, their quirks and habits, their 'imaginative habitat'.

A series of intimate portraits of Australia's leading authors; their work practices, their quirks and habits, their 'imaginative habitat'.

William Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
4:03

William Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge

Clip from A Poet's Guide To Britain

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Residents read Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge and critics discuss his vision of London and landscape.

Residents read Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge and critics discuss his vision of London and landscape.

The Writer's Room
3:56

The Writer's Room: Melina Marchetta

ABC July 31, 2011

Literature

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A series of intimate portraits of Australia's leading authors; their work practices, their quirks and habits, their 'imaginative habitat'.

A series of intimate portraits of Australia's leading authors; their work practices, their quirks and habits, their 'imaginative habitat'.

Re-Enchantment
3:00

Re-Enchantment: If The Shoe Fits

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC March 6, 2011

English

Literature

Media arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Cinderella is one of the most popular fairy tales. Why has it survived for over a thousand years?

Cinderella is one of the most popular fairy tales. Why has it survived for over a thousand years?

Re-Enchantment
3:00

Re-Enchantment: Into The Woods

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC March 13, 2011

English

Literature

Media arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Why is it that so many fairy ...

A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Why is it that so many fairy tales take us into the forest?

Re-Enchantment
2:59

Re-Enchantment: Beastly Husbands

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC March 20, 2011

English

Literature

Media arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Is it the dark side of fairy ...

A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Is it the dark side of fairy tales that makes them so valuable psychologically?

Re-Enchantment
2:59

Re-Enchantment: Fairy Tale Sex

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC March 25, 2011

English

Literature

Media arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Romance, princes and princesses are all associated with fairy stories, but what do they say about sex?

Romance, princes and princesses are all associated with fairy stories, but what do they say about sex?