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Analysis of ‘Phenomenal Woman’ by Maya Angelou

‘Phenomenal Woman’ is a lyrical poem that has a message for the world that empowerment of woman comes from being confident no matter how you…

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Analysis of ‘On the Grasshopper and Cricket’ by John Keats

On the Grasshopper and Cricket John Keats born in 1795 was considered as the main poet of the Romantic Movement. He shared this space with…

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Analysis of ‘To Autumn’ by John Keats

To Autumn John Keats was born on 31st October 1795. He started writing at a very young age and all that he did and wrote…

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Analysis of Lines on the mermaid Tavern by John Keats

Lines on the mermaid Tavern John Keats was one of the main poets in the second generation of Romantic Poets. Others were Byron, and Percy…

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Analysis of ‘Meg Merriles’ by John Keats

Meg Merriles John Keats (1795-1821) died at the young age of 25. While alive he lived almost in obscurity but after death he shot to…

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Analysis of ‘To Sleep’ by John Keats

To Sleep John Keats was a part of the British Romantic literary tradition. During his lifetime Keats did not associate himself with other major romantic…

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Analysis of ‘La Belle Dame sans Merci’ by John Keats

La Belle Dame sans Merci John Keats was born in Moorgate, London on October 31st 1795 to Thomas Keats and Frances Jennings.  He was the…

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Analysis of ‘Ode on Melancholy’ by John Keats

Ode on Melancholy John Keats was one of the most famous English Romantic poets of all times. He succumbed to tuberculosis at the young age…

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Analysis of’Cinderella’ by Sylvia Plath

Cinderella Cinderella was one of the early poems of Sylvia who made a mark on the literary scene within the short span of thirty years….

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Analysis of ‘Sheep in Fog’ by Sylvia Plath

Sheep in Fog Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was a poet whose fame kept growing after her death. After her suicide…

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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….

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Analysis of ‘Bitter Strawberries’ by Sylvia Plath

Bitter Strawberries Sylvia Plath a gifted enigma was born in a suburb of Boston on October 27th 1932. She battled mood swings, perfectionism while she…

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Analysis of ‘Contusions’, by Sylvia Plath

Contusions Sylvia Plath’s novel ‘The Bell Jar’ brought profuse literary accolades for her but her biggest achievement was her voluminous poetry. Her poems were bold,…

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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…

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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…

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Analysis of Haroun and the Sea of Stories, by Salman Rushdie

Analysis of Haroun and the Sea of Stories: Haroun and the Sea of Stories is written by Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie, a British Indian novelist…

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Figure of Speech – Simile

Figure of Speech – Simile: A simile is figure of speech compares two different things using the words ‘like’ or ‘as’. What is desired by…

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Figure of Speech- Oxymoron

Figure of Speech- Oxymoron: Oxymoron is a rhetorical figure of speech with words that contradict each other. The ‘same difference’ is used quite commonly and…

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Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs are generally used in conversation. It is used in place of a verb. The phrasal verb has a short verb and a preposition. …

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Figure of Speech – Idiom

Figure of Speech – Idiom: Idioms are words or phrases that cannot be taken literally. Every language has its own collection of sayings. These sayings…

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Parts of Speech Preposition

Parts of Speech Preposition: Preposition is a connecting word which shows a relation between noun or pronoun with another word in a sentence. In the…

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Function of Exclamation Mark

The exclamation mark is used at the end of sentences that express strong feeling or an emphatic declaration. Interjection is a part of speech that is sounds that express some pain, joy, anger and more.

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Function of Question Mark

Function of Question Mark The question which is also known as interrogation point is a punctuation which is marked at the end of an interrogative…

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What Does The SAT Reading Test Focus Upon

SAT Reading Test: The SAT Reading Test focuses on knowledge and skills about things you have learnt at high school and stuff that will be…

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Function of Hyphen

Function of Hyphen Hyphen is used to join two words and then they function as an adjective. For instance in the sentence, ‘This is a…

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