Literature

Modern English Novels Dealing with Racism and Social Inequality

Here are some modern English novels that delve into the complex themes of racism and social inequality, offering thought-provoking narratives and diverse perspectives: 1. Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi (2016): This epic historical novel follows two half-sisters separated at birth, one sold into slavery in America and the other raised in Ghana. Through their intertwined stories, […]

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Orwell’s 1984 – Chapter One Questions

Discussion Questions from Orwell’s 1984 Chapter One. Contents: Winston’s primary character traits and supporting quotes. Significance of Winston’s Journal and writing in Oceania. Purpose of the telescreen Two minutes hate O’Brien’s character and Winston’s feelings for him Three primary character traits to describe Winston and a quote to support each. Answer: Winston, the central character

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A Tryst With Destiny Speech by J L Nehru: A Rhetorical Analysis 

Nehru’s Destiny Speech on India’s Independence India’s independence from the British rule on 15th August 1947, marked a turning point in the nation’s history.  Prime Minister Nehru’s speech reminds of the values and ideals India has believed in for centuries. Freedom from the British rule marked the dawn of modern India and PM Nehru’s speech

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Rhetorical Analysis of Eliana Dockterman’s the digital parent trap

How Eliana Dockterman builds an argument to persuade her audience that there are benefits to early exposure to technology. Eliana Dockterman presents a multifaceted argument in response to the common misconceptions among parents about their kids being exposed to technology at a tender age. Through her argument, she tries to dispel the confusion and misunderstandings surrounding

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Rhetoric Analysis of Jimmy Carter’s speech on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Explain how Jimmy Carter builds an argument to persuade his audience that the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should not be developed for industry. In response to the attempts to industrialize the Arctic wildlife refuge area, ex-president Jimmy Carter argues that the US cannot afford to let a beautiful natural reserve become a web of pipelines

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Orwell’s Shooting an elephant: Summary, Analysis & Essay Questions

‘Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell : Summary & Analysis’ Shooting an Elephant presents an account of George Orwell’s, (original name Eric Arthur Blair) life in Burma where he was posted as a subdivisional police officer of the British Imperial Police Force. The environment of Burma had an impact on Orwell and his works. It

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George Orwell’s Reflections on Gandhi : Summary and Analysis

George Orwell’s Reflections on Gandhi : Summary and Analysis Orwell’s Reflections on Gandhi is one of his most important essays probing the popular saint’s personality, perspective and works from various angles. The author has tried his best to be impartial on Gandhi since even his adversaries were unable to remain uninfluenced by him.  The question

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George Orwell’s Politics and the English Language: Summary and Analysis

George Orwell’s Politics and the English Language George Orwell’s Politics and the English Language raises somewhat similar concerns as his ‘1984’. It is one of his most famous essays written about the decay of language and its use  to conceal political sins. It raises concerns regarding the spreading decay of language whose roots lie somewhere

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Character of Dr Aziz in Forster’s A Passage to India

   A Character Analysis of Dr. Aziz (Forster’s Better Muslim) Dr. Aziz features as one of the central characters in Forster’s novel ‘A Passage to India’. Forster introduces him in the initial chapters. Aziz is an affable character; a friendly, sociable and educated Muslim who practices medicine at Chandrapore (a small town where most of the

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Character Analysis of Cyril Fielding from A Passage to India

Cyril Fielding’s character in E M Forster’s A Passage to India Cyril Fielding, in E. M. Forster’s ‘A Passage to India’ is a simple yet extraordinary character. He is a significant deviation from the common Britishers in the novel. Many authors and critics have found a reflection of Forster himself in his character. Fielding reflects

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Summary and Analysis of chapter xxix from Forster’s A Passage to India

Summary and Analysis of Chapter xxix from E M Forster’s A Passage to India (Part 2 Caves) Chapter XXIX: Summary and Analysis Lieutenant Governor’s visit to Chandrapore had not changed things much except it worked to restore Fielding’s confidence to some extent. Fielding’s repeated attempts made Aziz pardon Adela and the English gentleman had used

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