Category Prose Notes

In this category the readers can find the notes of prose lessons

The prehistory to Iphigenia on Tauris

The heroine Iphigenia is the daughter of King Agamemnon , the general of the Greek troops in the Trojan War . Homer's epic Iliad in particular reports on the Trojan War , but also numerous other writings from ancient Greece. So now the entire Greek fleet gathers at Aulis to sail together to Troy to go to war, when suddenly there is a calm. The sailing ships of the Greeks cannot sail without wind.
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Candida by George Bernard Shaw – Summary, Themes and Characters

The play Candida is written by George Bernard Shaw. Candida is the name of the central figure of the play. The word Candida is derived from the adjective ‘candid’, which means frank and truthful The major characters of the play are Candida, Reverend James Mavor Morell, and Eugene Marchbanks. The minor characters of the play are Burgess, Miss Proserpine Garnett, and Reverend Alexander Mills (Lexy).
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The Idyll in English Literature

What is The Idyll? The Idyll derives its name from a Greek word meaning ‘a Little form’ or ‘a little picture’. The poet presents a picture in a few words or series of pictures composing a longer poem. The pictorial effect is achieved by graphic description as colour is used…
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A Brief History of American Poetry

A Brief History of American Poetry American poetry arose first as an outcome of the hard work by the colonialists to add their opinions and expressions to English poetry in the 17thcentury, just prior to the unification of the thirteen colonies even though, earlier to this constitutional unification of colonies,…
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Where The Mind is Without Fear by Rabindranath Tagore|Summary and Questions and Answers

Rabindranath Tagore is one of the best Indian writers. The poem "Where the mind is without fear" was written during the time when India was struggling to free itself from British rule. In this poem, he expresses his love for his country and prays to the Almighty for his well-being. The poem was written in one sentence. Metaphor and personification have been used in different parts of the poem.
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