Summary and Analysis of George Orwell’s A Hanging

A Hanging by George Orwell Summary and Analysis Burma, now known as Myanmar, was an important influence on George Orwell’s works and life. Orwell was born in India to a father who worked as an overseer of the colonial opium business (Osborne, 2013). George Orwell’s real name was Eric Arthur Blair. His first novel ‘Burmese … Read more

Summary and analysis of Orwell’s You and the atomic bomb

George Orwell’s You and The Atomic Bomb: Summary & Analysis While many people have written about the Atomic Bomb and its effects on world peace and unity, Orwell’s essay tackles the subject from a different angle. The essay is sarcastic as well as analytical and highlights some serious issues related to the possession of an … Read more

Acquainted With the Night – Summary and Analysis

Summary and  Analysis of Acquainted with the Night by Robert Frost Robert Frost was an imminent American poet known best for his depictions of rural life. Honored with four Pulitzer prizes, he was conferred several other honors too during his life time. While nature frequently finds mention in his poem, he uses it quite often … Read more

 Still I Rise by Maya Angelou: Summary and Analysis

 Maya Angelou’s Still I Rise: Summary and Analysis Maya Angelou’s ‘Still I Rise’ is like a bird’s liberty song that loves a free life. Its flight makes you jealous but noone can stop it from flying. While the poem is emotional in tone and evokes defiant or rather rebellious feelings, it also has a larger … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Wuthering Heights Chapter 6 Summary and Analysis

Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights Chapter VI Summary and Analysis This chapter marks a turning point in Heathcliff’s life and this is from where the drift between him and Cathy begins. The two grow more reckless because of punishments and sneak out to the Grange one day. They are caught their and while Cathy remains on … Read more

Wuthering Heights Chapter 5 Summary and Analysis

Wuthering Heights Chapter 5: Summary and Analysis   In this chapter Nelly Dean takes Lockwood deeper into the heart wrenching story of Heathcliff and Catherine. Catherine was a naughty creature which her father disliked. His health had started failing him with age. While Catherine is a bold and defiant girl, it makes readers feel all … Read more

Wuthering Heights Chapter 4 Summary and Analysis

Emily Bronte’s ‘Wuthering Heights’ chapter 4 Summary and Analysis   Lockwood was feeling lucky to have found a place where he could live in peace and away from society and its rush. However, he soon started feeling the need for social company and in order to have some, he thought Nelly Dean, his housekeeper would … Read more

Wuthering Heights Chapter 3: Summary and Analysis

Chapter III Wuthering Heights: Summary and Analysis   The third chapter is very important in terms of understanding Heathcliff’s character and behavior. Readers get a first impression of what Catherine might have been like. This turns out to be a scarier meeting than the first Lockwood had with Heathcliff. He has a nightmarish experience because … Read more

Summary and Analysis of Wuthering Heights Chapter 2

 Wuthering Heights Chapter 2: Summary and Analysis   In this chapter Lockwood has a second repelling visit to Wuthering Heights. While he had no intentions of leaving his study table, being bored he sets for Wuthering Heights again where he has to struggle at the gate for someone to open it for him. Joseph showed up … Read more

Wuthering Heights Chapter 1 Summary and Analysis

Wuthering Heights Chapter 1: Summary and Analysis   Wuthering Heights begins at a point which is set somewhere near the end of the entire Heathcliff-Catherine saga. The first chapter introduces us to Heathcliff at a point where  most of the romantic action has passed and he is now being the Frankenstein to others. This chapter … Read more

Irony in Forster’s A Passage to India

     Forster’s Use of Irony in A Passage to India (List of content AP2I study guide) A Passage to India is full of ironic characters and events. Forster shows that there are major contradictions in the cultural and social fabric of India. His work poses a difficult question that how will a race divided … Read more

Echo in A Passage to India

Significance of Echo in  A Passage to India (List of content AP2I study guide) Echo is a strong force in E. M. Forster’s ‘A Passage to India’. It chases both Mrs Moor and Adela but no one understands its effect. On the one hand, the echo symbolises the confusions in Indian life and on the … Read more

A Passage to India Themes

Themes in A Passage to India— (List of content AP2I study guide) Oriental versus Occidental: What happens when two cultures come close and how they affect, engage or contradict each other is an important theme in Forster’s novel. Orientalism versus occidentalism is a central focus in A Passage to India. Forster shows a cultural clash … Read more

Ronny Heaslop in A Passage to India

A Character Analysis of Ronny Heaslop  from E M Forster’s A Passage to India (List of Post) Ronny Heaslop is the city Magistrate of Chandrapore, Mrs Moore’s son, Adela’s betrothed and to Aziz, an enemy. Mrs Moore declares proudly to Aziz that he is her son when she visits the Mosque. He is much different … Read more

Character Analysis of Adela Quested from A Passage to India

Adela Quested – A Character Analysis (List of content AP2I) Adela Quested is betrothed to Ronny and has come to India for her marriage. A curious and immature girl, Adela wants to seen and know India. She is with Mrs Moore who is worried about her son’s marriage. However, Adela’s curiosity gives rise to difficulties … Read more

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 … Read more

Character Analysis of Cyril Fielding from A Passage to India

Cyril Fielding’s character in E M Forster’s A Passage to India (List of content AP2I) 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 … Read more