Author Profile: Tomi Adeyemi

Author Profile: Tomi Adeyemi is a Nigerian-American novelist and creative writing coach. Name:  Tomi Adeyemi Timeline: 2018 – Children of Blood and Bone 2019 – Children of Virtue and Vengeance 2020 – Awaken the Magic: A Children of Blood and Bone Journal Background: Tomi Adeyemi is born on 1st August 1993 in the United States. She is 26 years old. Her parents emigrated from Nigeria to the United States. When Tomi was a child they faced a lot of financial struggle. WhiRead More…

Author Profile: Andrés Barba is a Spanish writer.

Author Profile:   Andrés Barba is a Spanish writer. Name: Andres Barba Timeline: 2008 – Such Small Hands 2010 – August, October 2002 – The Right Intention 2012 – Rain Over Madrid 2020 – A Luminous Republic Background: Andres Barba was born in 1975 in Madrid Spain. He is 45 years old. Barba has worked as a Spanish teacher to teach the language to foreigners at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He has also taught at Bowdoin College. Presently he gives writRead More…

Analysis of ‘Caged Bird’ by Maya Angelou

‘Caged Bird’ is a poem comparing two birds, one a free one and the other a caged one. It was published in 1983 in a collection called ‘Shaker, Why Don’t you Sing?’She had written a memoir and it was titled ‘I Know Why a Caged Bird Sings’. This poem might not be the experiences of Mary Angelou but the experiences of the Afro American community to which Mary Angelou belonged. About the Poet Mary Angelou (April 4, 1928 to May 28 2014) played so many roles in her life time but was knRead More…

Analysis of ‘A Life’ by Sylvia Plath

A Life Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American poet. She has written short stories, novels and stories for children. She is credited for advancing confessional poetry as most of her poems had an element of her in it. Her huge work can be categorised as the early stage, middle stage and the third stage. She had progressed steadily over these stages and most analysts say that the poems of the third stage are her best poems. The third or the final stage of poetry waRead More…

Analysis of’I am Vertical’ by Sylvia Plath

I am Vertical Sylvia Plath, known as a confessional poet was born on October 27th 1932 in Boston, Massachusetts. Her interest in writing started at an early age and she started by keeping a journal. She was a troubled poet even from her young age. Her father was a great influence on her and his death, when she was eight, left her very sad. She won a scholarship to Smith College in 1950. Death has been a prominent theme in most of her poems and she tried to take her life a couple of times. SinRead More…

Analysis of ‘Crossing the Water’ by Sylvia Plath

Crossing the Water Sylvia Plath was born on October 27, 1932 and went on to become one of the popular American poets of the 20th century. She was best known for her novel ‘Bell Jar’ and her collection of poems titled ‘Ariel’ and ‘The Colossus’. After her college she married British Poet Ted Hughes but split after some years. She had two children in this marriage. She had suicidal tendencies from a young age and on February 11, 1963 she committed suicide. Her poems became popular aRead More…

Analysis of ‘Daddy’ by Sylvia Plath

Daddy Sylvia Plath was the daughter of Otto Plath, a German immigrant college professor, and his student Aurelia Schober. Her father was an authoritative figure in her life and she rudely shaken when her father died when was still young, eight years old. She had a troubled relationship with her father but felt betrayed at his death. From the known surroundings in Boston, the family moved to Wellesley. Plath was good student and started writing when she was young. She won many awards for storiRead More…