The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway is an apt paradigm to apply the psychoanalytic theory. The old man’s dreams in the book are a projection of his innate desires which reflects the author’s life as well.
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Shakespeare’s ‘Shall I compare Thee to a Summer’s day’ as a poem of friendship
Though Shakespeare is known as the best playwright, he is also a versatile sonneteer. His sonnets address not only a woman but also a young man, known as the Fair Youth. His ‘Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?’ is one of the prominent sonnets that talks about this Fair Youth, a mysterious male character. Literary critics and readers throughout the years tried to decipher who exactly Shakespeare referred to but in vain. Some critics take it as an account of the sonneteer’s homosexuality. However, Fair Youth is also considered as Shakespeare’s friend.
Sound of music during the lockdown
“Enjoy the next thirty minutes of uninterrupted listening.”
No problem is mightier than you!
“An elephant cannot fail to find a strategy to carry its own tusks.”
– Samburu Proverb
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall!
“Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall;
All the king’s horses and all the king’s men
Couldn’t put Humpty together again.”
But is that all to it?
Can positivity be toxic?
Can positivity be toxic? Yes. As surprising as it may sound, the truth is that there is indeed a dark side to positivity. No, I am not a negative dimwit who is in frowns and shrieks all the time. By writing this post, I am trying to oppose the idea of always making your life lookContinue reading “Can positivity be toxic?”
The importance of writing simple but significant
The real essence of content writing would be this: To express even the most complicated concepts as simple as possible. What’s it according to you?
Humans first, users next
Your idea/product/concept may be the best one. Yet, if you don’t make it connect with people through stories, none will find a reason to buy/read/bother/listen. No matter how many new channels and ways for communication arrive, nothing can beat human interaction.
When was the last time you judged a book by its cover?
It’s okay to judge books by their cover. Ideally, the main purpose of the book cover is to get judged. Isn’t it?
That’s the thing about appreciation!
Let’s talk about appreciation, shall we?
It is human instinct to crave words of encouragement. So is the basic nature of man to judge, so is the desire to be appreciated by the society at large.
Ideally, everything we do is for appreciation, knowingly, or unknowingly. When our efforts and hard work don’t get validated, we get dejected.