Month: February 2020

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee : Plot Summary, Themes, Characters and Question Answers

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Introduction: This post introduces you to the renowned American novelist Harper Lee and more specifically to her novel To Kill a Mockingbird. We are going to look at the life of Harper Lee. We are also going to look at the ways in which this novel is of …

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Coin Driver by Cyprian Ekwensi : Summary and Questions 1

Coin Driver by Cyprian Ekwensi : Summary and Questions

Summary of Coin by Cyprian Ekwensi Q. How does Cyprian Ekwensi describe the theme of love and jealousy in the story the coin diver? “Coin Driver” is a beautiful love story by a famous Nigerian writer Cyprian Ekwensi. It is about a poor coin driver and his name is Charlie. On the Atlantic shore of …

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Glittering City by Cyprian Ekwensi : Summary, Review and Questions 2

Glittering City by Cyprian Ekwensi : Summary, Review and Questions

Glittering City by Cyprian Ekwensi Introduction: Glittering City is set in the city of Lagos in the year 1960. This short story is written by the prolific Nigerian author Cyprian Ekwensi (1921-2007) who is considered to be one of the fathers of the modern West African novel. The story was first published in 1966. Glittering …

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Easter 1916 by William Butler Yeats : Summary, Analysis and Solved Questions 3

Easter 1916 by William Butler Yeats : Summary, Analysis and Solved Questions

Easter 1916 by William Butler Yeats Introduction of Easter 1916 The poem Easter 1916 is set in the aftermath of the Easter uprising. A small group of Irish nationalists led a rebellion to overthrow British rule and they wanted to establish an independent Ireland. The protest was mainly team placed by the poets and the …

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Social Media Advanced Vocabulary in English 4

Social Media Advanced Vocabulary in English

Social Media Advanced Vocabulary in English Social media is a new phenomenon and many new English words have evolved with it. There are big companies like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest etc. Social media has basically taken over almost everyday life for a lot of people. This post will give you some advanced English words …

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The Sound Machine by Roald Dahl: Plot Summary, Setting, Characters and Questions and Answers 5

The Sound Machine by Roald Dahl: Plot Summary, Setting, Characters and Questions and Answers

The Sound Machine by Roald Dahl Introduction to the story The Sound Machine is a short, sharp and sinister story by Roald Dahl published in his collection “The Complete Short Stories” in 1949. It is about a scientist named Klausner and his obsession with sounds. The story tells us about the darker side of human …

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The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats : Summary, Analysis, Questions and Answers

The Second Coming is a poem written by William Butler Yeats in 1919 in the aftermath of the First World War and was first published in the American magazine The Dial in November 1920. Later on, it was included in the volume entitled Michael Robartes and The Dancer in the year 1921.

I heard a Fly Buzz When I Died by Emily Dickinson : Summary, Analysis and Questions 6

I heard a Fly Buzz When I Died by Emily Dickinson : Summary, Analysis and Questions

The poem “I heard a Fly Buzz When I Died” is one of the most remarkable and interesting poems written by Emily Dickinson. The poem describes the scene after the speaker’s death like her earlier poem “Because I Could not Stop for Death”. This poem dwells upon the thoughts beyond the grave.

The Unknown Citizen by W.H Auden : Summar, Questions Answers and Analysis 7

The Unknown Citizen by W.H Auden : Summar, Questions Answers and Analysis

The title of the poem ‘unknown citizen’ signifies that the citizen is thoroughly unknown because he doesn’t have any personality or individuality of his own. His name doesn’t bear any importance and it has reduced to a mere identity number.

Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley: Summary, Analysis and Solved Questions 8

Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley: Summary, Analysis and Solved Questions

Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley

The Skylark By Christina Georgina: Summary, Analysis, Question-Answers 9

The Skylark By Christina Georgina: Summary, Analysis, Question-Answers

The poem ‘The Skylark’ describes a beautiful and peaceful scene in nature. The poet seems to be in peace, enjoying the sight of a skylark in a calm setting. A Skylark is flying between the green Earth and the Sky.

To a Skylark by P. B.Shelley : Summary, Analysis, Questions-Answers

“To a Skylark” written in 1820 by P. B. Shelley is one of the greatest works of all time. It is about the flight of a real skylark. It is one of the wonders of English literature which celebrated numerous poems about birds that can be considered as signifiers of Romanticism

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