The Iliad

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  • Critical Analysis Of Wh Auden

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    Critically Examine Auden’s Treatment of War and Imageries with Special References to his Poetry The English-born American poet Wystan Hugh Auden was one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century in English literature. His works focused on moral issues and shows the strong political, social, and psychological beliefs. W. H. Auden was born on February 21, 1907, in York. He was the last of three sons. His father worked as medical officer at Birmingham. His mother was an Anglican. The combinations

  • English As An Indo-English Language

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    English is power “ Power to control” language is influential authority of the most powerful nation, “Latin is an Indo-European language. Have a genetic relationship of large numbers of similarities both in vocabulary and grammar with Greek, Russian, Dutch, Farsi, English and many other ancient languages.” It is the mother of all languages. It was spoken mainly in Rome and in the plain of Latium in the 6th or 7th century B.C. and carried around the world to be the language of the Civilization by

  • Alexander Pope Criticism

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    While the class has the option to write a research paper on a topic of their choice, the majority did a creative project in place of the paper. This gave the class the creativity to accomplish a plethora of projects such as a web page, a comic, or a poem. In this instance, I personally created a poem in a heroic couplet format to parallel Alexander Pope's "Essay of Criticism". Writing a response in a poetic format as a recreation of Pope's poem and to challenge myself with this project. Alexander

  • Anorak In The English Language

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    1. a. anorak The word originated from the Greenlandic word ‘anoraq’. It was first used in the English language in 1924 to describe the western imitations of an “anoraq” (OED Online, 2011). It is possible that the ‘q’ in the original word was replaced with ‘k’ as there is very few English words that end with ‘q’ so it was anglicised instead. Later in 1984, it also became British slang for a boring, studious or socially inept person (OED Online, 2014). According to Cresswell (2010), this is because

  • Alienation In Art: The Concept Of Alienation In Literature

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    In a volume of Bloom's Literary Themes, Shakespeare's Hamlet is considered as the 'supreme literary portrait' of alienation, whereas for some, Achilles in the Iliad. Other literary works portrayed as dealing with the concept of alienation are: The Bell Jar ( 1963), Black Boy (1945), Brave New World (1931), The Catcher in the Rye (1951), The Chosen (1961), Dubliners (1914), Fahrenheit 451(1953), Invisible Man (1952)

  • Artemis: The Goddess Of The Gods In Ancient Greece

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    Ancient Greece is known for having worshiped many gods. Gods in Ancient Greece represented many factors in everyday life, such as love, harvest, wisdom, sea, etc. Among all of them, there was the goddess Artemis. Artemis was the goddess of the chastity, virginity, hunt, forests, hills, the moon, and archery. Homer refers to her as Artemis Agroteca, Potnia Theron: "Artemis of the wildland, Mistress of Animals". She was the daughter of Zeus and Leto, although Arcadians believe she was the daughter