Oxford Reading Circle

Class 8 • Literature

Other Books

Powder and Arms - R.L. Stevenson

1 hr 51 mins
10 lessons

"An intense chapter in 'Treasure Island' by Stevenson. Captain Smollett expresses concerns about the ship's crew, prompting major changes."

More About People - Ogden Nash

1 hr 41 mins
10 lessons

"Explore Ogden Nash's humorous take on human habits in 'More About People', offering sharp commentary on work ethics, leisure, and societal norms."

After Twenty Years - O.Henry

3 hrs 19 mins
13 lessons

After Twenty Years, Class 8, Grow with words, Discover the witty and ironic short story "After Twenty Years" by O. Henry. Follow the unexpected twists of two friends' reunions after two decades.

Life - Charlotte Brontë

1 hr 14 mins
9 lessons

"Discover Charlotte Brontë's poetic reflection on life, resilience, and the power of hope in this uplifting poem. Don't miss out!"

Great Expectations - Charles Dickens

1 hr 27 mins
7 lessons

"Pip narrates his terrifying encounter with an escaped prisoner in a graveyard in Dickens' 'Great Expectations’. A must-read classic tale."

In the Garden - Emily Dickinson

1 hr 27 mins
7 lessons

"Explore Dickinson's vivid portrayal of nature in 'In the Garden', a captivating poem offering insight into the world of birds, their cautiousness, & their beauty."

Virtually True - Paul Stewart

1 hr 58 mins
10 lessons

Join Michael as he ventures into a world of virtual reality games, discovering the trapped memory of a mysterious boy named Sebastian Shultz and embarking on a life-saving mission.

The Monkey Paw - W W Jacobs

2 hrs 39 mins
11 lessons

In this suspenseful chapter of "The Monkey's Paw," the Whites receive a strange visitor and use the cursed paw to make a dangerous wish.

The Solitary Reaper - William Wordsworth

2 hrs 3 mins
12 lessons

"Explore 'The Solitary Reaper', a heartfelt poem by Romantic poet William Wordsworth, depicting a Highland lass's melancholic song and nature's profound influence."

Mrs Packletide's Tiger - Saki

1 hr 52 mins
11 lessons

Explore Saki's satirical short story "Mrs. Packletide's Tiger," where jealousy drives a hunt for a tiger and unveils human greed and deception. WOW English, Class 8

The Village Schoolmaster - Oliver Goldsmith

2 hrs 4 mins
9 lessons

Discover Oliver Goldsmith's "The Village Schoolmaster," a classic poem depicting a stern yet knowledgeable teacher who inspires awe in his rural students.

Romeo and Juliet - Charles and Mary Lamb

1 hr 38 mins
7 lessons

"Explore the tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet amidst a bitter family feud in Verona. Discover their secret marriage, failed plans and tragic end."

The Demon with the Matted Hair - Claire Horsburgh

1 hr 49 mins
6 lessons

"Experience the spiritual journey of the Prince in 'The Demon with the Matted Hair,' as he defeats a ferocious Demon using his wisdom and virtue."

Two Poems - Rabindranath Tagore

1 hr 32 mins
9 lessons

"Experience the deep, symbolic journey of a madman seeking a treasure in Tagore's 'The Gardener (66)'. Poetry of love, life, and self-discovery."/ Explore Rabindranath Tagore's introspective poem, "Playthings," delving into the contrasts between the child's simple joys and adult's complex desires.

The Boarder - Alain-Fournier

1 hr 9 mins
6 lessons

"Explore the arrival of a charismatic, tall young boy, Augustin Meaulnes, at a schoolhouse in rural France, stirring intrigue in the novel's narrator."

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