This book shows how literature can become a part of the complete language learning experience. It contains over 100 original ideas for working with literature in the language classroom and provides a range of literary texts, each of which can be used as the basis for language learning activities. The activities in this book should enable students of all levels to understand literature and to improve their language skills by working creatively with texts. They encourage students to approach language learning in a spirit of discovery and to express their emotions and exercise their imaginative powers. The book also focuses on the precise ways in which language is used by combining language practice with the pleasure of working with words. The "Pilgrim Longman Resource Books" aim to provide a range of practical lessons in recipe format. They are written by experienced English language teachers. The activities can be used as the basis for lessons, as a departure point for classroom development and creativity, or as last minute time fillers.