Matching on The Ancient Mariner

Match the phrases in the substitution table to make sensible sentences. Write out the sentences in full.

 

           A                B                   C                     D
(i) The ancient

    mariner

opened flying until they arrived in cold grey seas.
(ii) He and other sailors being the marriage guest towards the ship
(iii) The big white sails an albatross as a bird of good omen
(iv) The weather told very cold, there were about his last journey on the sea.
(v) One day the sailors saw welcomed it to the south blew them quickly through icy waters
(vi) All of them sailed away wide, as the strong wind no birds or animals in the sea

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Vocabulary Test Set 06

Execution, wretch, prove, wit, spoil, death, angry, unpleasant, happen, knowing.

1.  Once upon a time, there was a King who was very fond of (a) — his future from the astrologers. A famous astrologer (b) — to stop at his capital on his way to Benaras. The King called on him to know about his future and the astrologer told him something (c) —. At this the King got (d) — and condemned him to (e) — saying, `Men like you should not live to (f) — the peace of the world.’ But another thought had crossed his mind before the astrologer was removed for (g) —. Continue reading

Metaphysical Vision of Sophocles in Oedipus Rex

Discuss the Metaphysical Vision of Sophocles in Oedipus Rex. 

Etymologically, Metaphysical means beyond physical or something abstract or outside the world; but it is related to the universe.    

Sophocles has described in King Oedipus, what he believes from his religious view or metaphysical vision of man’s life in the universe and King Oedipus is regarded as Sophocles’ masterpiece, and the greatest of all Greek tragedies. The tragedy evidences the writer’s artistic excellence. It is dominated by the powerful figure of Oedipus. In spite of his hastiness, faults and proud he is a good man.   Continue reading

Cohesion

 Cohesion: Cohesion means the Grammatical and lexical relation that makes the relationship within a test or sentence. It is achieved when writers connect their organized parts with satisfactorily clear and plentiful signals, by using the words ‘firstly’, ‘secondly’, ‘finally,’ ‘thus,’ ‘however, on the other hand, in summary etc. to make the development of their topic comprehensible. It is also used to lead the reader safely along the initial lines of their arguments. It can be defined as the links that hold a text together and give its meaning. It is related to the broader concept of coherence.  Continue reading

Coherence

Coherence: Coherence means a quality of composition in which the parts of ideas of a piece of writing are so logically and clearly arranged and presented. So the readers can follow the progression from one part or idea to the next part or idea without facing any difficulty.

A coherent sentence is one which makes logically relationship with words, phrases and clauses. It is a sentence that “holds together.” It is often linked with unity and emphasis as the basic requirement of composition. Continue reading

Life

Life is a strategically unmeaning matter . sometime I think all of my work is meaningless. My daily activities are not necessary  for our society. I want to do something better for the people so that they will be benefited by my activities and work. We are human being. we should help other. It’s necessary for a peaceful life. We don’t believe anything only for ourselves. We also should forgot our rudeness. Several time we have to avoid about our familiar things which may make any harm of others. Continue reading

18th Century Literature

18th Century Literature (1700-1800)

Characteristics of this era:

a. Most of the people of this era were uneducated and the houses of those uneducated were marked so that people could recognize those uneducated people easily.

b. Coffee house was the most popular place for the educated person. Most of the time, they were found there in discussing or gossiping.  

c. England became the center of trading and civilizing.

Famous writers of this Century:

Alexander Pope (1688-1744): Continue reading

Characteristics of a good paragraph

To make a paragraph attractive and better, the author has to follow some rules and characters and he should apply those rules in his writing. The characters are as followed:

a. It should be written in a Para. It should have a clear focus and a striking topic sentence with a controlling idea.

b. A good paragraph should have a unity and it should have a beginning, middle and an end.

c. It should have coherence and cohesion. Continue reading

Style of Paragraph Writing


Definition of Paragraph: A paragraph is a unit of much information unified by a central, controlling ideas and themes. It consists of a few sentences and all the sentences refer to a single topic or idea. In paragraph there is only one idea which is introduces, developed and concluded in a psychologically satisfying way. A paragraph has three parts which are beginning, middle and an end. The sentences of a paragraph are related to each other; all of them are arranged in a logical sequence and tied together with linking devices or sentence linker. Continue reading

Using Linking Devices

Nowadays parents are worried about their children to bring them up to the expected level. So, tension overwhelms them each moment whether the children are going ahead or back footing. Though they love their children but they have exactly no time to make them ordered as they usually pass their highest time in institutions and concerns. Usually, parents, especially in urban area think that they might be friendly with their children which will be enough to guide them. Continue reading