“Passage to India!
“Passage to India!
"We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language."
-- Oscar Wilde
On Humour and Pathos as used by Charles Lamb in his "Essays of Elia" particularly "Dream Children: A Reverie"
A Retrospective of Humble Rustics with the Universal Notes and Sentiments:Thomas Gray’s "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard"
Prufrock is an Aging Romantic Entrapped by Rotting World of Pseudo- gentility--An Analysis of T. S. Eliot 's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
- The multidimensional world of As you like It.
The conflicting world of reality and romance in As you like It.
- The Court versus Arden in As you like It.
A Model Question Answer Set For English Teacher ( Post Graduate ) Recruitment Examination IN West Bengal, India
- Fool, said my Muse to me, look in the heart and write – What kind of advice is given by the Muse to the poet?
- Briefly comment on the dramatic feature of Spenser’s sonnet No. 75?
- What is the significance of the title of The Good Morrow by Donne?
Attitude to War as Revealed in Wilfred Owen's 'Strange Meeting': Deep Feelings of Sorrow and Compassion
1.Affixation- The three basic category terms in a word are affixes (divided into prefixes and suffixes steams and roots. Affixes are of two sorts in English; elements that are attached in front of the base are called prefixes, while elements that are attached to the end of the base are called suffixes. Thus, im- and de- are prefixes while –able and –fy are suffixes:
Im + penetr + able – impenetrable
De + class + fy – declassify
2.Archaism- There is many irregular devices employed by the writer and speaker in expressing their language. It is such a device. The ‘archaism’ means the use of obsolete words. These words were once current, but they have now been ousted.
For example, such obsolete words are – whilom, trow, albeit, yelept, natheless etc.
3.Author’s Contribution- Certain individuals, in their own right, have immensely contributed to the growth of the English word stock. The etymological meaning of poet is ‘maker’, and in a very literal sense, some of the great English poets may be said to be the makers of the English language.
What is Twentieth Century Novel Or The Novel as the Modern Epic Or The stream of Consciousness Novel Or The modern Psychological Novel?
Q. “The world is too much with us; late and soon,
Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers;”..what does the speaker mean by Getting and spending?
Ans: It is humanity's inability to "feel" nature that most concerns the speaker of "The World is too Much with Us," a poem by Wordsworth. The speaker claims that our obsession with "getting and spending" the material worth has made us insensible to the beauties of nature. "Getting and spending" i.e. the consumer culture, has made it impossible for us to appreciate the simple beauties of the world around us.
Q. “Little we see in Nature that is ours;”…explain the line.
Ans: The speaker of "The World is too Much with Us," notes that we have become so immersed in consumerism that we no longer feels any connection to the natural world.
The Age of Dryden (1660-1700)
Biblical Influence on English Language: Development of Standard Prose Relinquishing the Crude Style of the Liturgical Treatises
Songs and Sonnets of Elizabethan Period:Sir Philip Sidney, Spenser and Shakespeare, Henry constable, Samuel Daniel, Michael Drayton
Sonnet, derived from the Italian word ‘Sonneto’ meaning a little sound or strain, is a poem expressing one main idea or emotion consisting of fourteen decasyllabic lines. the origin of it is Italy in the early 15th century.In the first half of the 16th century the sonnet was introduced in
An English Teacher; M. A.(English) , D. Ed., B. Ed., UGC- NET Qualified
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