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Book Addict

There are books and there are books! See reviews of books that are worthy of your time. We share our experiences of books that have left indelible marks on us in terms of literary richness.         Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy: David Campbell, 1912. 963 pages. Reviewed by Kunle Abrahams. Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, usually referred to ... Read More »

Write Well

Writing is an art and studies have shown that one can actually be a better writer through constant practice and by emulating best practices. Here in this section, common errors in grammar and writing are presented for readers to learn how to write efficiently. TABLE OF CONTENT 1.PRECISE STEPS TO ANALYZING A POEM.  2.COMMON LITERARY TERMS. 3.SIMPLE APPROACH TO ANSWERING ... Read More »

Ask Literary Q

Ask any question on any aspect of literature and you get instant answer by our experts! An active forum is also created where participants can make their inputs and contribute to a literary discourse. Read More »

Model Essay

Questions are randomly drawn and systematically selected and model essays written on them to cover all the 3 genre of literature. Students and learners would have ample opportunity to draw inspiration and practically see what an A Advanced Level essay looks like.   1.COMMENT CLOSELY ON  THE POEM ,DISCUSSING WAYS IN WHICH QUEEN  ELIZABETH 1 PRESENTS CHANGE. 2. COMPARE WAYS ... Read More »

Drama

Get the opportunity to read critical analysis of plays mostly drawn from Elizabethan era(William Shakespeare’s tragedies and comedies) and works through 19th to 21st century. Some of the works you will find are Robert Bolt’s A Man for All Seasons, Oscar Wilde An Ideal Husband. 1 OSCAR WILDE: A LIFE OF SCANDALS Oscar Wilde’s life story is a pathetic one ... Read More »

Prose

Narratives both from short stories and novels are critically analysed here under the following sub-headings:Author’s Background and Writing, Plot, Setting, Themes, Motifs, Symbols, Character Analysis, Narrative Techniques/Style. Works are mostly drawn from Victorian era prose and 2oth century literary works. The current works on this site are drawn from The University of Cambridge International Examinations Anthology of Stories in English, ... Read More »

Poetry

POETRY    1 TABLE OF CONTENT 1.SONG: WHY SO PALE AND WAN,FOND LOVER? By John Suckling- CRITICAL ANALYSIS 2.WHAT THING IS LOVE? By GEORGE PEELE-CRITICAL ANALYSIS. 3.SONNET 11-BY LADY MARY WROTH-CRITICAL ANALYSIS. 4.SONG:WEEP NO MORE SAD FOUNTAINS-BY ANONYMOUS-CRITICAL ANALYSIS 5.WHEN I WAS FAIR AND YOUNG -BY QUEEN ELIZABETH-CRITICAL ANALYSIS 6.THEY FLEE FROM ME,THAT SOMETIME DID ME SEEK-By Thomas Wyatt-CRITICAL ANALYSIS ... Read More »