War’s Wisdom

The mirror had the look of age, with a slightly clouded surface and a frame showing reasonable signs of wear.  I surveyed my reflection closely for a good minute, noticing wispy jet hair with streaks of white, stone grey eyes gleaming with a baleful fire, a map of wrinkles – a few which told of […]

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Humankind

First were billions, then were left none Harmony dwelled in the hearts of some Such deep discord made the melody cease Fire with fire could never birth peace Despair rose and caught us in her thrall Thus humankind spawned its own downfall Waving the flags of violence and sin We were defeated by the foe […]

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The Language of Your Thoughts

Language is defined as ‘the method of human communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way.’All progress as human beings have been achieved through communication with one another, language is a sin qua non for the conveyance  of thoughts, experiences and opinions. Try to conceptualise a […]

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Adrian’s Quote : The Axis of the Novel (Sense of an Ending)

‘History is that certainty produced at the point where the imperfections of memory meet the inadequacies of documentation.” In the book, ‘The Sense of an Ending’, the reader learns about the various events of Tony Webster’s life which are weaved together by him through the narratives he constructs. There is little other evidence to corroborate […]

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The Importance of Being Ernest – literary analysis of extract

In this extract, Oscar Wilde mocks the ideals of Victorian society by targeting the hypocrisy, self importance and idleness of the upper class society as well as the protocols, principles and social expectations through the use of interesting characters, humour and satirical language. Prior to this extract, which occurs in Algernon’s home in the city, […]

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Change

Change represents duality, A sudden turn of events A dramatic shift in essence Or transition in intent – Can man make it across  the sea If he is unable to lose sight of the shore? It lies in our hands to decide If we are quenched, or thirsty for more – The sky’s the limit, […]

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