Inspiration is the feeling of excitement that you get from someone or something that gives you new and creative ideas. If you describe something good to someone or as an inspiration, you mean that they want you or other people to do or achieve something.
Deven's desire to escape the dreariness of Mirpore is what intensifies and attaches importance to these constant back-and-forth journeys from Mirpore to Delhi. These are not just physical journeys, but metaphorical. Through Nur and Urdu poetry, Deven is seeking liberation from his suffocating life.
He was an Indian freedom fighter, socialist thinker, social activist and Great writer of Sane Guruji. Simple, straightforward, concise language, expressive rhetorical style were the hallmarks of his writing.
On the 154th birth commemoration of Rabindranath Tagore, here is a rundown of five intriguing things about Tagore that you should know.
Edgar Allan Poe is famous for penning the first detective story and his many poems and stories written in the morbid style. His most famous, The Raven, published in 1845 brought him an instant success in his quest to be recognized.
Jane Eyre is a gothic romance and bildungsroman novel written by Charlotte Bronte. This article analyzes the "red room episode" within the book.
Knut Hamsun won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1920 and was a Nazi sympathizer while Romain Rolland won it in 1915 and was an admirer of Josef Stalin but both wrote monumental works that are now recognized as great literature.
James Joyce is one of the top writers of the English language and his book 'Ulysses' is considered the greatest novel of the 20th-century. He created the character of Molly and talking of me, I've been looking for Molly all my life
This article uses the novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte as a case study to examines the struggles of women in the society in victorian era. No matter how we fight for equality the society is still pretty much patriarchal and I hope we find the courage to keep striving and never give up.
In the Postcolonial era Latin America becomes a land of mixed culture. The contemporary Latin American writers in their literary texts represent the cultural pluralism of Latin America and the trope of indigenous language by using the genre of Magic Realism.
After reconsidering my position on the postmodernist movement, especially in the art of poetry, I have determined that although some dissembling frauds have sullied the literary canon with pretense and duplicity, some of the basic tenets of postmodernism, indeed, have a place in genuine literature.
Edgar Allan Poe's was a brilliant writer. He composed one of the most famous poems in American literature, helped to invent the of the short story and the mystery as well as helping to establish science fiction writing. However, his life was essentially tragic in his relationships with others.
Another rabbit story about how tricky they can be, this one involves different animals and tests. This is the last from the second book in the series, The FairyTale Alphabet Book, Fairy Tales and Folk Tales from Around the World.
Which would you choose if you were given the choice of "trouble when you're young or trouble when you're old?" This fairy tale tells of a girl who chose trouble when she was young and how it all turned out for her. From The FairyTale Alphabet Book, Fairy Tales and Folk Tales from Around the World.
The Egyptian history of the festival starts on August 15 and it is called the festival of 'Loyalty to the Nile River'. Many stories about the sanctity of the Nile were invented according to ancient Egyptian beliefs and over time. The most famous of these stories is the Nile Bride
The Weedah is a mockingbird from Australia with a very strange and gruesome folk tale to explain its appearance and behavior. Read on if you dare. This is from The FairyTale Alphabet Book, Fairy Tales and Folk Tales From Around the World.
This is an old fairy tale about a young fisherman who captures a magic turtle and is taken to the undersea kingdom. It is sad from there. This is another from The Fairy Tale Alphabet Book, Fairy Tales and Folk Tales from Around the World.
Rachel Hadas's recent poetry collection Poems for Camilla works against itself in many ways.
This is a collection of a few case studies of my previous students showing how they have transformed from a child to a mature and successful human with all the difficulties and struggles that they have faced. Through this exploration, I find the traces of my journey as well as a teacher.
An explication of "Some keep the Sabbath by going to Church" by Emily Dickinson.
Like most Mayan folk tales, this one is all about animals and how they got the personality traits they hold. I thought it was a funny story and was glad to include it in The FairyTale Alphabet Book, Fairy Tales and Folk Tales from Around the World.
In 1846, Edgar Allan Poe published an essay known as 'The Philosophy of Composition'. The true nature and intent behind this essay has long been a matter of debate.
An in-depth analysis of Why Sherlock Holmes is An Exceptionally Well Written Character
A look at 5 modern writers who pioneered the art of concision and literary minimalism.
The King of the Crocodiles marries a farmer's daughter. Sounds gruesome but ends very magically.
A look at Emily Dickenson's "Because I Could Not Stop for Death."
The Bible is a very interesting book, and whether or not you believe it is irrelevant when it comes to these two lessons. There are two lessons that can be found in the Bible, and in other texts, that should be heeded if you want to live your best possible life.
A Man of the People is a novel that was written by the late Nigerian novelist, poet, and essayist, Chinua Achebe. The accounts in the book are told from viewpoint of Odili, a former teacher who's intending to challenge M.A. Nanga, his class three teacher for a parliamentary seat.