The Last Lesson by Alphonse Daudet was written in the days of the Franco – Prussian War in which France was defeated by Prussia led by Bismark. The French district of Alsace and Lorraine passed into Prussian hands. It showcases the fact that the oppressor wants not only territory but also dominates over the language and culture of a particular country thus, taking away even the identity of the subjugated people.
The short story was published, originally in Arabic in 1964, in a collection of stories “The Wedding of Zein.” The action of this story, as with many of the stories written by Tayeb Salih, occurs in the fictional setting of the village of Wad Hamid, which is in Central Sudan. Though the story is quite brief, it exhibits a lot of themes of interest and applicability to people of all cultures and ideologies.
Albert Einstein at School by Patrick Pringle Summary ‘Albert Einstein at School’ is a narrative essay written by Patrick Pringle. The essay centres around Albert Einstein who is known all over the world as one of the greatest scientists of
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
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
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
Sir Patrick Spens by Anonymous In Sir Patrick Spens are included several topics. The ballad treats more topics such as suffering, loss, loyalty, the conflict between conviction and obedience to authority, dangers at sea and death. VOCABULARY skipper – captain
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A story that changes your thinking !! It was a breezy Monday morning. Everyone was enjoying University except Ali. As always, he was sitting on a bench in a depressed mood, thinking about stupid things. Suddenly his classmate Amir came
Gul Khan’s eyes were filled with tears. He was controlling his tears for his hunger, polishing the boots of Seth Usman’s son, who was of his own age. Seth Uthman’s son made Gul Khan to polished his boot. When he
The Power of Self-confidence (A Small story) There was a business manager who was heavily indebted. He could not solve his problems. Creditors forced him to pay debts. Suppliers also demanded payment. He was sitting on a park bench. He
A Peaceful Night-A short story =================================== It was 9 p.m. A 24 year old handsome young man, Robert, entered a multi specialty hospital. He went to the reception and met a nurse. He asked “Excuse me. I want to meet