The poem, “Sunrise on the Hills” composed by H.W. Longfellow describes the beauty and the glory of nature. Poets believe that Nature has a healing power over man and that he feels enjoyed in the presence of Nature. The musical quality of the poem is truly praiseworthy. The poet used beautiful figurative languages such as simile to make the poem effective and sweet.
Liam O’Flaherty portrays the coast of the Irish Sea and bird life through his inspirational storey of a seagull in “His First Flight.” Bird life and habits are revealed clearly in the storey. A bird achieves independence only if it succeeds in flying.
The story “Deep Waters” shows us how the writer has conquered his fear of water and learned to swim through sheer determination and willpower. The fear of water had grown since childhood. William Douglas was in a position to conquer his apprehension through sheer determination. The message expressed by this story is that it is not death, but fear of death that induces terror in our minds.
The Lost Spring of Anees Jung is an expression of the national shame of children condemned to poverty and exploitation. The two protagonists of the chapter, Saheb-e-Alam and Mukesh, have lost their childhood in bearing the burden of poverty and illiteracy.
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 in a thirty-two feet schooner to the South Seas and during World War II, he…
Introduction of C0ck Fight Shahmal is one of the two main characters of Amin Kamil’s short story ‘C0ck Fight’. She along with her adversary – Jani “the skinny” carry the entire dramatic action to its logical conclusion in an extremely befitting and flawless manner. She is a young lady married to one – Ghulam Khan,…
It is a sort of detective short story written by Ralph E. Hayes– a West Virginian writer. It focuses on the undeniable truth that exteriors are deceptive and that humans should not be judged by their external appearances which are, more often misleading and beguiling.
SHOOTING AN ELEPHANT BY GEORGE ORWELL Introduction: The British Empire is evidently the dominant historical setting for “Shooting an Elephant.” During the nineteenth century, the empire expanded quickly, spreading its territories to far off places like New Zealand and India. Burma (now Myanmar ) was the place where Orwell was located and the place was…
THE STORY OF MY LIFE is an autobiography of Helen Keller. It appeared in 1903. The book contains a description of the life and struggle of its author who was born on June 27, 1880, at Tuscumbia, a small town in Alabama.
From our reading of When Autumn Came, it seems obvious that the season of autumn is a gloomy, dismal (depressing) time of the year for the poet. He sees it as a season that brings an end (and that too a violent and cruel end), to natural things like the trees and the birds
In her poem, “Sunrise”, which has been written in free verse, the poetess Padma Sachdev portrays the regular marvel of the sun rising in a simple, colourful, though childish, way, comparing the sun with a bashful, nervous school boy, frightened of his stern school master.
The story “Love Across the Salt Desert” by Keki N Daruwalla depicts a love affair of two true and sincere lovers namely Najab and Fatimah. There are many characters in the story but Najab has got a pivotal position.