Synonyms and Antonyms from Aladin and the Wonderful Lamp (Part 03)

Aladin and the Wonderful Lamp (Part 03)

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Symbolism in J.M.Sing’s Riders to the Sea.

Discuss about the symbolism in Riders to the Sea.


It is well known to us that, symbolism is the main element of any kinds of arts. The dramatists or poets explain their conception in their writings by the help of symbolism. J. M. Synge has also used the symbolism in his prominent play ‘Riders to the Sea’ very carefully. According to T.R. Henn, ‘This general play has become the best tragedy by the help of the symbolism’.     

The symbolisms are as given bellow: 

The Sea: The Sea is an archetypal symbol in this play.  Continue reading

Rearrange on Sheikh Sa’di

 (i)  This time he put on gorgeous dress

(ii)  The courtier understood his fault and begged pardon to the poet.        

(iii)  On his way back home, Sadi again took shelter in the same courtier’s home.

(iv) He set out for the emperor’s palace in ordinary dress.        

(v) Sadi replied, “My dress deserves this food

(vi) He was simple in his ways of life. Continue reading

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.

A Class between Religion and Science: Continue reading

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