Rearrange on William Shakespeare

a) Shakespeare composed both tragedies and comedies.

 b) By 1598 he was ranked the greatest dramatist.

c) Shakespeare was one of the greatest poets and dramatists of the world. d) He possessed property both in Stratford and in London. e) He was interested in the theater and very soon became an actor.

f) He retired sometime before 1613 and died in 1616.
g) He was born on 23rd April, 1564 at Stratford on Avon. Continue reading

Rearrange on Thomas Alva Edison

a) Edison created his first invention, an electric vote-recorder, when he was only twenty-one years old.

 b) After that, Edison concentrated on inventing objects that he expected would be readily marketable. 

c) The inventions made Edison both famous and rich.

d) He died in West Orange, New Jersey in 1931. 

e) Thomas Alva Edison, the great American inventor, was born in the town of Milan, Ohio in 1847. 

f) His school master considered him retarded. Continue reading

Rearrange on Einstein

(i) They looked for him here and there for some time.

(ii) Once the queen of Belgium invited him to Brussels.

(iii) So, they went back to the queen and informed her that Einstein had not come by train.

(iv) “I did not think that anybody would send a car for me,” replied the great scientist with a smile.

(v) But understandably, they failed to find him out. Continue reading

Vocabulary Test (Without Clues) Set 05

1. Today women (a) — an important role in all spheres of life. They (b) — no longer within the four walls of their home. They have (c) — out of their kitchens and are (d) — with men in all the development programs of the government. Many women have (e) — higher education and are (f) — as doctors, engineers, teachers, administrators, justice etc. they have been able to (g) — their worth. However, women still face (h) — discrimination. Many girls are married (i) — at an early age. Many never (j) — to school.

2. Computer is one of the latest important and most (a) — invention of science. A computer performs three important (b) —. Continue reading

“The Good Morrow” is a Metaphysical poem.

What is Metaphysical Poetry? Discuss “The Good Morrow” is a Metaphysical poem.

Definition of Metaphysical Poetry: Etymologically, Metaphysical means beyond physical or something abstract. A Metaphysical Poem is a poem that consists of abrupt beginning, abstract theme, use of conceits, bending (turning) of passion and arguments. The major themes of metaphysical poems are love, death and religious faith which are all conceptual truths.

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Feature of Victorian Era

An Era of Prose: Age of Newspaper, Magazine and the modern novel. 

Coming of Many poets: Alfred Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning, Mrs. Browning, and George Eliot. 

Coming of Many Novelists: Charles Dickens, Charles Reade, Kingsley, Blackmore, and Thomas Hardy.

Coming of Many Essayists: John Ruskin, Mathew Arnold, Newman, and Carlyle.

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Vocabulary Test (without clues) part 4

1. One day a grocer borrowed a balance and weights from a fruit-seller. After a few days the fruit-seller asked the grocer to (a) — his balance and weights to him. The grocer said, `I am sorry to say that the mice ate away your balance and weights.’ The fruit-seller became very (b) — at the (c) — excuse of the dishonest grocer. Then one day the fruit-seller said to the grocer, `I am (d) — to the town to do some shopping. Please send your son with me to (e) — my things. We will come back tomorrow. `So the grocer (f) — his son with the fruit-seller. The next day the fruit-seller returned alone from the town. `Where is my son?’ asked the grocer. `A crow carried your son away,’ replied the fruit-seller. `How can a crow (g) — away such a big boy?’ The grocer shouted angrily. ` Continue reading

Vocabulary Text (set 03)

1. Quickly, learn, over, Commit, explain, reading, filled, enriched, aloud, times, possession, Know, thoughts, of. 

Young people often consider (a) — poetry by heart a tiresome drudgery. But the learning of poetry has great advantage (b) — merely reading it. Poems that have been learnt become a permanent personal (c) —. The mind is (d) — with a store of beautiful or lofty (e) — and ideas which may be a source of pleasure, comfort and inspiration at (f) — when the books are not at hand. Poems selected for learning, however, should be worthy (g) — the time to be spent on them and should be those which make a strong appeal to the learner. The best way to (h) — a poem to memory is not to learn it line by line, but to read the whole poem (i) — over and over again until it is thoroughly (j) —. Continue reading

Why Not Writing

                     Why Not Writing

   In this world everybody wants to be alive; though it is impossible. They also want to be popular and famous to others, nevertheless it is not an easy task; but there is a great chance for the person to alive and to be famous and popular by his work who writes and creates a new world. A writer is a great creator of a new world. By his writing he can re volute and change people, society, country and the world. Every writer has an imagery world, so when he feels any fain from the real world he hides himself in his imagery world.

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Literary Term: Symbol, Alliteration, Personification, Line, verse, and stanza, Image and Imagery,

1. Symbol: A word which has another meaning or even several meanings is called symbol. For example, a sword may be a sword and also symbolize justice.

2. Alliteration:  Alliteration means the repetition of the same sound beginning several words in sequence.

3. Personification: Personification is the attribution of personality to an impersonal thing.   

4. Line, verse, and stanza:  The single written poetic line is called the Line when two lines are combined they make a Verse and when two or more verses are collected, they form a Stanza. Continue reading