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.
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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?
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?
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?
Book Lovers’ Day: an ode to the lifeless life-long companions
Books may be lifeless, but they are indeed life-long companions.
Things every literature student will find relatable
While the science stream is given preference over every damned thing in this world, literature is chosen by those who have an affinity for words and books. It is often deemed as easy to score. But, neither do some know that a literature student has to deal with grammar, spellings, analysis, writing, research, communication skills,Continue reading “Things every literature student will find relatable”
Why does the quick fox jump over the lazy dog?
“The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.” This is the most famous pangram in English. It contains all the 26 letters of the alphabet. You must have seen it while dealing with fonts. It helps a person see how each letter looks in a particular font. The sentence is in existence since theContinue reading “Why does the quick fox jump over the lazy dog?”
Tribute To The Writer Of All Ages-Shakespeare
In paper, The Bard of Avon still survives.He, for times to come and go, still arrives.Now, even for ages that need to elapse,Thou will be the elite sonneteer for eras to surpass. The Playwright of all aeons that mortals can tell,Thou potential of writing still prove to be a magic spell.One perceives while reading ThouContinue reading “Tribute To The Writer Of All Ages-Shakespeare”
A letter to Elizabeth Bennet from the novel “Pride and Prejudice”, the strongest female protagonist literature has ever seen
Dear Elizabeth Bennet, An avid Jane Austen fan would never miss knowing about you. It’s been more than 200 years since Pride and Prejudice was published but lest, needless to say, you are eternal, still thriving in my literature books in the form of character sketches, quotes, and thoughts. Your independent views, resistance against givingContinue reading “A letter to Elizabeth Bennet from the novel “Pride and Prejudice”, the strongest female protagonist literature has ever seen”