Of Mice and Men
I recently had the good fortune to play the sole female character, 'Curley's Wife' in Steinbeck's classic Of Mice and Men at Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
Classic American Literature such as Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' and John Steinbeck's novella 'Of Mice and Men' have been dropped from GCSE syllabuses, in regard to Gove's one of many undesired changes...
American novels and books written by non-British authors, that document tales of fiction and non fiction are as valid are as the likes of Shakespeare, although it can be argued fiction often doesn't quite embody the same level of encouragement.
Michael Gove's intention to axe American Classics (To Kill A Mockingbird, Of Mice and Men and The Crucible) from the GCSE
Dear Mr Gove, I woke up yesterday to a news feed awash with fears that you had plans to axe To Kill a Mockingbird and Of
We should not be asking for Gove to be pushed out of office, after all he unites the public and teachers alike against such changes. Whether he listens or not will be revealed when draft syllabuses for the new GCSE exams are announced later this week. I hope I am proven incorrect for once.
This week marks John Steinbeck’s 110th birthday. The author is best known for his socially conscious novels, depicting economic