1. Home
  2. Engelsk Vg1ChevronRight
  3. UK & IrelandChevronRight
  4. Literature, Culture and SocietyChevronRight
  5. Oscar Wilde: The Selfish GiantChevronRight
SubjectMaterialFagstoff

Fagartikkel

Oscar Wilde: The Selfish Giant

One of the fairy tales you might remember from your childhood is Oscar Wilde's “The Selfish Giant”. It is one of the stories in the collection of fairy tales, The Happy Prince and Other Tales. Can fairy tales such as this one teach us a lesson or two? Oscar Wilde

House in the snow. Foto.

was an Irish author and dramatist. In his time he was more famous for his life than his work. People were shocked by the way he lived. In 1895, he was sent to prison for homosexuality. Today, many people think he is among the funniest men that have ever lived. Enjoy this fairy tale about a very selfish giant.


Further Reading

If you want to know more about Oscar Wilde and why many people think he was one of the funniest men that have ever lived, you should read this: Oscar Wilde - a 19th Century Celebrity

The Selfish Giant - By Oscar Wilde - Narrated By Grant Raymond Barrett (April 4, 2009)

0:00
The Selfish Giant - By Oscar Wilde - Narrated By Grant Raymond Barrett (April 4, 2009)

The Selfish Giant (Oscar Wilde) – plain text

Learning content

Literature, Culture and Society

What is core content and additional content?
SubjectEmne

Fagstoff

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Romeo & Juliet - the balcony scene

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    William Shakespeare - An Introduction

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    A.C.Doyle: The Adventure of the Crooked Man

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Roald Dahl: Lamb to the Slaughter

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Tasks: Lamb to the Slaughter

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Roald Dahl: Mrs Bixby and the Colonel's Coat

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    J. Boyne: The Boy In the Striped Pyjamas

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    A.Bradley: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    E. Forrest: Namedropper

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    East is East (Film)

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    J.B. Priestly: An Inspector Calls

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    R.Westall: Blizzard

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Film: The Queen

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    The British Royal Family

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Football

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Football Hooliganism

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Film: Bend It Like Beckham

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    British Food

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    London Knife Crime

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Climate Change and Global Warming

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Interview - Growing up in London

    Additional content is a subject that is not on the curriculum
    AdditionalTilleggstoff
  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    UK - Protecting Our Planet - Letter to the Editor

    Additional content is a subject that is not on the curriculum
    AdditionalTilleggstoff
  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    The Sun's Impact on Our Climate

    Additional content is a subject that is not on the curriculum
    AdditionalTilleggstoff
  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    British Slave Trade

    Additional content is a subject that is not on the curriculum
    AdditionalTilleggstoff
  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    The Industrial Revolution

    Additional content is a subject that is not on the curriculum
    AdditionalTilleggstoff
  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Doctors Warn British Party Teens

    Additional content is a subject that is not on the curriculum
    AdditionalTilleggstoff
  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    UK - Immigration

    Additional content is a subject that is not on the curriculum
    AdditionalTilleggstoff
SubjectEmne

Oppgaver og aktiviteter