‘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 […]Read more "Adrian’s Quote : The Axis of the Novel (Sense of an Ending)"
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, […]Read more "The Importance of Being Ernest – literary analysis of extract"
In the ‘Fall of the House of Usher’, the writer makes this a dramatic opening by building an atmosphere of fear and gloom with vivid description of settings, and the thoughts of the narrator through the use of various literary devices. The author uses the setting to convey ideas, effects, and images, to establish a […]Read more "Fall of the House of Usher : The Dramatic Opening"
What is it, so thrilling about uncertainty? That draws and reels us in, The knowing of unknowing, Is where the quest begins The rational thought and speculation That follows closely so, Leads to a key or result of sorts A means to make us grow Don’t go too far! They said, For ‘Curiosity killed the […]Read more "Curiosity"
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, […]Read more "Change"
I have been nominated for the Liebster Award by a very talented blogger, flyingcolours603. She is a passionate 19-year-old writer who writes about ‘emotions , the trauma of different ages especially teenage, hobbies like about Korean dramas, fun and humour, , poems a lot, women rights and the problem women faces in different cultures, self love’ amongst various other things. Thank you so much, I […]Read more "Liebster Award"
War is a state of armed conflict between different groups, where soldiers fight to serve and defend their country. War poetry is written by poets who participated in war, often writing about their experiences, their physical and emotional trials as well as the glory and nobility of war. The poems ‘Who’s for the game’ by […]Read more "Dulce et decorum est // Who’s for the game"