Let's Be a Spiritual Person!
Spirituality is an extensive idea with a place for many frames of reference. Simple practices in everyday life for you. • Pay attention to your discomforts. • Pay attention to your being, pay attention to the surrounding beings. • Pay attention to your relationship with everything around you.
The Grapes of Wrath is a Novel by John Steinbeck Review
This was the beginning of the Great Depression that lasted until after the mid-1930s, during which years there was much less commercial activity than previous years (the United States stopped selling arms to belligerents after World War I ended).
Kaye Gibbons: Award Winning Southern Novelist
Like Ellen Foster, the main character in Kaye Gibbons most well-known novel, Gibbons faced many problems in her life. And like Ellen Foster, she became stronger because of them. This article offers some background information to help understand the writer and her works better.
The Evolution of English Language
English has travelled a long successful journey from the 5th century to the 21st century. Starting from Germanic tribes, it has changed a lot. People like Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Francis Bacon and many more who has contributed their services in the history of English language.
Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?-1400): The Father of English Literature
When Chaucer was born in England in about 1340, there were two prestigious languages, the Latin of the Church and education, and French of the court and government. Chaucer's writings established English as a standard language of the country which remains with us today in our modern world.
Dr. Jekyll's Humanism
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a uniquely psychological book, and one too that can fit several different psychological models. Maslow's Humanism however is not usually considered when analyzing the time tested tale. Let's try it on for size.
In the Universe of Books, I Met With Soul
The relationship between man and books is primordial. No one can deny the fact that whatever has been invented so far is directly or indirectly, construed from books. Books can nourish you, compose you and make you mature. A perfect example revealing how books affect us described by Colm Toibin here
Nineteenth-Century Literary Nature Religion and the American Civil War
This article examines a book of Civil War poetry written and published by my great-grandmother in 1894.
Answered: Your Most Asked Questions About the Year of Magical Thinking
This is an article on your most asked questions about the book "The Year of Magical Thinking."
Take Out The Fear From The Heart, Play Bets on The Faith'
Your job is not to know how it will happen, but to keep the doors of your mind open. Go through those doors. Don't worry even if you miss a chance because another will come.
Racism and Jealousy in Othello by William Shakespeare
A general view on a Shakespearean drama.
Broken Dream Of A Patriotic Mother
Babies' love for their parents is natural. That love generates patriotism to the nation. Sometimes, the fragile political infrastructure of a country breaks down the ethical part of the grown baby, and make them terrorist. The parents never see the sunrise, and their efforts go in vain.
Does ‘a Clockwork Orange’ Belong in the Literary Canon?
Literary canonical texts must contain aesthetics, art and beauty, and be capable of altering the reader's moral perception. From analysing all of these components in Anthony Burgess' novel, I believe it does deserve to be in the literary canon due to its intelligent use of Nadsat and moral dilemmas.
Alternative singers and group performers have littered the charts with hits. If these hits hit home, we may all be home alone in an alternate universe of never ending chaos. Plunge into the depths of this alternate reality through this sound-charged poem!
Why You Should Read 'Waiting for Godot' by Samuel Beckett
Drama overview to encourage you read the famous play 'Waiting for Godot'
Inspiration of Our Life
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.
Life and works of a great philosopher Ágnes Heller
Little read in France, the Hungarian scholar Ágnes Heller (1929-2019) expounded on thirty works in Hungarian, German or English, of which just five were converted into French during the years 1970-1980. She was one of the incredible educated people of Central Europe, of that age which experienced co
Multiple Journeys Taken by Deven in Anita Desai's in Custody
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.
Renowned Writer, Freedom Fighter And Social Reformer Is Pandurang Sadashiv Sane Guruji
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.
Lesser known things you need to learn about Rabindranath Tagore
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: The Stephan King of His Day
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.
Brief Analysis of the Red Room Episode in Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre"
Jane Eyre is a gothic romance and bildungsroman novel written by Charlotte Bronte. This article analyzes the "red room episode" within the book.
Two Nobel Laureates Romain Rolland and Knut Hamsun Who Embraced Authoritarianism and yet Revolutionised Literature
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’s “Ulysses”, Dublin, Molly and Me
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
Jane Eyre: Striving Against Social Stigmas in the Society
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.
Latin American Literature.
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.
Edgar Allan Poe: A Brilliant Mind and a Tragic Life
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.
Zomo the Rabbit, a West African Folk Tale
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.
Trouble When You’re Young, a Portuguese Fairy Tale
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.