Classic Books Zone

Classic Books Zone

From George Orwell to William Golding, here you can delve into the settings and themes of some of the world’s most famous and frequently studies works of literature.

Be transported to another time and place as you become immersed in the settings of various classic books.

From the loneliness of the Californian ranch in Of Mice and Men, the small-town setting of To Kill a Mockingbird, to the imagined future dystopian society of 1984, you are transported to distant settings as you travel through this Zone full of scenes from classic books.

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1984

Take a trip into a dystopian vision of the future in George Orwell's '1984'. In this scene, you can explore the Orwellian vision of life in Winston Smith's apartment, looking out over the four ministries and looking for clues into the key themes of the book.
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The Catcher In The Rye

Step back in time to the late 1940s and visit a small section of Central Park in New York, the setting for many of the key events in The Catcher in the Rye.
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Lord Of The Flies

Explore this scene based upon the Lord of the Flies. Discover key characters, a reminder of the plot and examples of symbolism found within the book.
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Of Mice and Men

Travel to rural California, the setting of John Steinbeck's novella Of Mice and Men. This lonely ranch is where friends George and Lennie find work.
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To Kill a Mockingbird

Visit the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama, the setting of Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Explore some of the key buildings and investigate the results of the racism prevalent in their society.
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Animal Farm

Animal Farm, George Orwell's satirical novella on the pitfalls and hypocrisy of totalitarianism and communist governments, is one of the most well-known examples of political literature of all time. This scene looks closely at some of the key themes and settings within the novella.

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