An Introduction by Kamala Das Conceptual Vocabulary incoherent: unitelligible, not clear and hard to understand mutterings: complaints expressed privately schizophania: a metal illness in which a person becomes unable to link thought emotion and behaviour, leading to withdrawal from reality
A Poor Woman Learns To Write by Margaret Atwood GENRE: POETRY TITLE: THE POOR WOMAN LEARNS TO WRITE AUTHOR: MARGARET ATWOOD Introduction: The poem “The Poor Woman Learns to Write” is a simple and conversational poem written by Margaret Atwood.
The End of Imagination By Arundhati Roy A Brief Introduction to the Author Arundhati Roy’s first – and so far only novel – The God of Small Things, made her famous overnight. She was awarded the prestigious Booker Prize for
The poem is addressed to the month April. The speaker in the poem makes a request to the month to rock him with its music. By the touch of the breeze, he gets thrilled. The breeze awakens him from his sleep. The mood of the breeze is fantastic. But the same time it courts and teases him.
The poem “Songs of Radha: The Quest” is a divine love song which presents the Indian faith that God lives within one’s own self. It also describes the passionate and frantic love of the beloved for the divine lover whom she is searching hastily and restlessly all the time. Suddenly, she comes to realize, that he lives within her own heart and it is foolish to search for him outside.
The Star Ducks by Bill Brown About The Author Bill Brown was born in 1910 in Oregon, USA. He worked as a journalist, park ranger and teacher of creative writing. As a young man in 1930s, he made a voyage
No Man Is An Island By John Donne (1624) BACKGROUND INFORMATION John Donne (1572-1631) was an English poet whose time spent as a cleric in the Church of England often influenced the subjects of his poetry. In 1623, Donne suffered
When I Consider How my Light is Spent ( On His Blindness) About the Poet John Milton (1608-1674), one of the greatest authors of the English language, is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost (1667). Milton was born
Lochinvar by Walter Scott About the Poet and the Poem Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), Scottish writer and poet and one of the greatest historical novelists, was born on August 15, 1771, in Edinburgh as the son of a solicitor Walter
On My First Son by Ben Jonson Note to the teacher: As an introduction, students should be made aware that Benjamin (Ben for short) means “child of my right hand” in Hebrew, and that poetry, or poiesis in Greek, means
William Shakespeare’s sonnets are mostly concerned with love, beauty, which withstands the ravages of Time the sonnets.
“To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time” by Robert Herrick Word Meanings carpe diem – (Latin) seize the day, or as the Egyptian Ptahhotep wrote, “Follow your dream as long as you live, do not lessen the time of