Plath’s Suicide: Considering Lazarus

Born on October 27, 1932, in Boston, Sylvia Plath mainly wrote confessional poetry. Plath’s life was marked by periods of severe depression and multiple suicide attempts. The death of her father and betrayal of her husband forced her into a state of paranoia and motivated her to write poems about her sufferings. In the poem, […]

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The human brain

Today it is common to compare the human brain to a computer, and a human mind to a program running on a computer. Once seen as just a poetic metaphor, this viewpoint is now supported by most philosophers of human consciousness and most researchers in Machine Intelligence. If we take this view literally, then as […]

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“She Walks in Beauty” Explication

“She Walks in Beauty” Explication By embracing the concept of self-expression, the poet, Lord Byron, has brought together the use of imagination and deep emotion in order to show his admiration towards a woman of beauty. “She walks in Beauty” is a love poem in which the poet illustrates the physical beauties of such a […]

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The Life and Work of Matsuo Basho

The life of the great poet Matsuo Basho was one filled with modesty and adventure. His journeys throughout nature and his encounters with new ideas influenced him to create many poems and journals. These works became treasured by his friends and followers due to their unique style and poetic beauty. To this day, his life […]

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Preservation and Conservation of Books

PPRESERVATION AND CONSERVATION OF BOOKS & NON – BOOKS IN ASIATIC SOCIETY LIBRARY, MUMBAI: A STUDY Key Words – Library, preservation, conservation. Introduction:- Preservation and conservation of reading resources is central mission of the libraries. Now a days the wind of computerization and digitization blowing everywhere in the world. The libraries are also not behind […]

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The Meaning of True Love

Keywords: True Love, Wislawa Szymborska Wislawa, meaning, emotion True love is possibly the most fulfilling of life’s secret treasures. but love by a lesser standard is still extremely important for the human experience. In the poem True Love by Wislawa Szymborska Wislawa talks of how true love is overrated and unnecessary. But in truth the […]

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English Essays – Pride and Prejudice

Introduction Jane Austen’s much loved novel Pride and Prejudice was first published in 1813 at a time when family relationships in Britain were governed by rather rigid societal rules. Male and female roles were very clearly defined, and in the more wealthy families in particular, great effort was spent on maintaining moral respectability and financial […]

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Self-Portrait Essay

Keywords: Suirnamese, South American, self-report My understanding of the society I live in changes from day to day. When Obama was elected, I had great hopes for this country and that racial equality would finally balance out and that old prejudices would disappear – Black people would get better jobs, everyone would be equal, and […]

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Imaginative Journeys in ‘The Tempest’

Imaginative Journeys in The Tempest by William Shakespeare The Tempest by William Shakespeare develops the notions of power, control, authority and moral order through the representation of imaginative journeys. Responders must suspend their disbeliefs in order to proceed on this speculative journey. An imaginative journey that provokes exploration, challenges our thinking and advances our understanding […]

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