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Weathering the Storm in Ersama

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 12-Jan-2023 10:45:55
Introduction ‘‘Weathering the Storm in Ersama’ is a story written by Harsh Mander. An Indian author, Harsh Mander is a well-known researcher, columnist, and social activist and has worked for the welfare of victims and survivors, who are homeless and orphans due to mass violence. Summary The story is about the cyclone that took place in the Ersama district, a coastal region of Odisha in 1999 and how a courageous nineteen-year-old boy called Prashant managed to come out and help others in that disastrous situation very well. When the cyclone occurred Prashant was at his friend’s place, witnessing ... Read More

The Road Not Taken

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 12-Jan-2023 10:36:29
Introduction In the poem The Road Not Taken, the poet Robert Frost talks about the complications of life. He tells about an incident when he was traveling on a road and stops at a divergent. He was confused about which road he should choose. He compares roads with life and divergent paths with the point where we have to choose between two things. He compares this situation to real life Summary It is a well-versed poem written by Robert Frost. He shares an incident where he had to choose between two paths. Here he uses the road to symbolize life. ... Read More

The Last Leaf

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 11-Jan-2023 14:21:20
Introduction The Last Leaf is written by O. Henry. It is a story of a girl who is suffering from pneumonia. Her name is Johnsy. Johnsy has lost the will to live and for that, all the medicines had stopped working on her. The doctors have said that only the willingness to live can cure her. Behrman was living in the same building. He was an old painter who was looking for his lifelong dream to paint something that looked real. When he heard about Johnsy’s condition, he tried to help her. Summary The Last Leaf is a story ... Read More

The Happy Prince

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 11-Jan-2023 14:18:19
Introduction The Happy Prince is written by Oscar Wilde. The story of the happy prince is about the sacrifice of a prince and a bird. The story is the true reflection of a prince who loves his people. It is a story of a prince who was always happy because he never saw sorrow and suffering. When the prince dies his statue was erected on high ground. His statue was made of gold and his eyes were made of sapphires. With all the riches the prince was not happy anymore because he had seen the suffering and sorrow of his ... Read More

On Killing a Tree

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 11-Jan-2023 14:04:00
Summary ‘On Killing a Tree’ is a tactful poem written by Gieve Patel through which the poet wants to convey to readers not to destroy trees and makes a connection between the killing of a tree with human beings. Gieve Patel is an Indian poet, playwright, painter, and also a well-known physician. He is one of the active writers who spoke up for the Green Movement, an initiative to protect the environment. Some of his literary works include Urban, From Bombay Central, Post Mortem, Public Hospital, and Old man’s Death The poem On Killing a Tree is full of poetic ... Read More

No Men Are Foreign

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 11-Jan-2023 13:50:54
Introduction No Men Are Foreign is a poem with sharp perspective meaning written by English Poet, James Harold Kirkup. James Harold Kirkup (1918 - 2009) is a famous English poet, skilled translator of verse and a distinguished travel writer, dramatist and auto biographer. Including autobiographies, novels, and plays, he wrote more than 45 publications. His first collection of poems, The Drowned Sailor at the Downs, was released in 1947. James Kirkup who had an honourable life, passed away on May 10, 2009. The poem No Men Are Foreign showcases the idea of equality. The poet tries to create an impact ... Read More

In the Kingdom of Fools

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 11-Jan-2023 13:45:05
Introduction In the Kingdom of Fools is an interesting story by Indian writer A. K. Ramanujan. He has written stories in Kannada and English language. This story talks about the Kingdom of Fools. The kingdom is ruled by a foolish king and he has a foolish minister. In order to create some change and make a Kingdom different from others, the king and his minister decide to complete all the day's work at night and vice versa. Summary One day a guru and his disciple visit this Kingdom and see how the people and even animals were trained to ... Read More

A Legend of the Northland

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 11-Jan-2023 13:30:06
Introduction In Northland, 'A Legend of the Northland' is a folktale passed on from generation to generation. The little woman who got punished for being selfish is the central character of this story. This legendary poem teaches the readers not to be greedy and to be kind and empathic. The poem was written by Phoebe Cary, a renowned poet. Four lines are in each stanza of the sixteen-stanza ballad. The younger sister of Alice Cary, Phoebe Cary was an American poet. Each of them has published many poems, both individually and together. “A Legend of the Northland” is a very ... Read More

A House Is Not a Home

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 11-Jan-2023 13:25:02
IntroductionBorn in Yanow on the Russian/Polish border in 1900, Polly Adler (1900–1962) immigrated to New York City in 1912. She was a Russian-Jewish author and American madam best known for her book A House Is Not a Home, which was later made into a movie with the same name. Zan Gaudioso shared a personal experience in the story A House Is Not a Home. The story emphasizes the fine difference between a house and a home. A home is a location where a family lives together and shares the bond of love and oneness, whereas a house is a ... Read More

Two Stories about Flying

Bitopi Kaashyap
Updated on 06-Jan-2023 16:07:36
Chapter Summary “Two Stories about Flying” represents two different stories in different two parts from two different authors. The first part explores the younger bird seagull. It demonstrates how the bird is afraid to fly for the first time. Seagull has the feeling that its wing will not support it to fly. This story also demonstrated how Seagull looks for his parents to teach others how to fly. This story elaborates on a beautiful narration of how the bird overcomes its fear and becomes able to fly. The second part of the story elaborates on how a pilot lost ... Read More
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