In 1900 he started a small school at Shanti-Niketan on the pattern of the ancient Indian forest schools where the pupils led simple lives and learnt the truths of life from Nature and their gurus. This school developed into a university called Visva-Bharti in 1921.
Alpha of the Plough is the pen name of Alfred George Gardiner, an English journalist, biographer and essayist. “On saying please” is an apt commentary on the mannerism of people in the society. The writer wants people to be civil and courteous. The world is a place where, we have to live with a lot of different people who have different attitudes, different manners, traditions and mentalities.
The story “Footprints Without Feet” is an excerpt from the novel “The Invisible Man” written by H.G wells. The novel deals with the adventures of a scientist – Griffin, who discovers a mysterious drug that could make the human body invisible. He is invisible after taking the medication. He sets fire to the landlord ‘s house which makes him homeless. As it is mid-winter, he faces several difficulties; however, he overcomes most of them by one means or another.
In a witty piece of writing A.G. Gardiner brings out the essential difference between individual and social liberty and the need for adjustment between the two. He illustrates how unlimited freedom will only lead to disorder. Man is a part of society and he should always realize his social obligations.
The poem is written by Edward James Hughes. In this poem, the poet describes in a few words a very tough and cruel image of nature. He creates an atmosphere of a hard winter and uses images from nature to portray the toughness and brutality that a severe winter brings. The poet describes in a few words the way the winter has reduced the horizon of many creatures. He says the world has shrunk and many outdoor creatures are on the verge of death. They no longer scurry or fly as they used to.
For ages, people have had differing opinions about miracles. Did miracles really happen or the universe is the product of a chance? Across all cultures, peoples, and time periods, there have been stories of miracles. According to the general view, miracles are hard to believe and can’t be explained on scientific grounds. But Whitman claims that he has never known anything other than miracles.
Inklings From the Dark By Rahman Rahi, translated by Prof G R Malik Summary, Themes and Poetic Devices
Loading… Loading… “Inklings From the Dark” is a metaphysical poem. It unveils the plight of modern society caused by moral corruption, exploitation and uneven distribution of power. It also endeavours to bring hope in times of terror, turbulence and violence. Introduction: “Inklings from the Dark” is a metaphysical poem. It Read more…
Shylock, the Jew lived in Venice. He was a usurer by profession. He had amassed an immense fortune by lending money at a great interest rate to christen merchants. Being a hard-hearted man, he exacted the payment of the money he lent with such severity that he was much disliked by all good men.
Governments all over the world have embarked on challenging and ambitious vision to enable the achievement substantive equality especially for the disabled persons among other minority and marginalized people. People living with disabilities deserve equal choices and opportunities to enable them to bolster the quality of their lives. They should be treated equal members in any society. Disability is the result of an impairment, which may be cognitive, physical, sensory, emotional, mental, developmental, or a combination of them. It is a problem in the structure or function of the body.