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My Grandmother’s House by Kamala Das – Summary & Analysis

My Grandmother’s House is a nostalgic poem written by Kamala Das (Kamala Surayya). Though it’s a short poem its meaning is vast and wide. The undercurrent of the poem is Kamala Das’s childhood life with her grandmother where she felt more love and peace than she enjoys in her present life. The poem My Grandmother’s […]

Keki. N. Daruwalla’s Poem The Ghaghra In Spate – Summary & Analysis

The poem The Ghaghra In Spate by Keki. N Daruwalla is a wonderful depiction of rural landscape. We can analyse The Ghaghra In Spate by each line and stanza wise. Daruwalla is remarkable for such horrible and frightening illustrations in his poetry, this act of focusing the rustic India as the theme of his poems […]

Significance of the title “The Ghaghra In Spate”

The Ghaghra In Spate is an amazing piece of poetry from Keki. N Daruwalla. it wonderfully illustrates of rural landscape and the wild nature of river.While we talk about the significance of the title ‘The Ghaghra In Spate’. the title itself tells the core event of the poem. We can analyse how the poem title suites to the […]

Robert Browning’s Poem The Laboratory: Ancien Regime Summary

The Laboratory: Ancien Regime is a poem written by Victorian poet Robert Browning. The poem composed as a dramatic monologue, and this is also a metaphysical poem. The poem The laboratory explores psyche of a vengeful woman who is planned to kill his husband or lover’s lover with a poison. She sits in a laboratory of […]

Donne’s Poem A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning – Summary

Before we enter into the Poem A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning ([amazon_textlink asin=’1478289430′ text=’Check Price’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’getproduct0d-21′ marketplace=’IN’ link_id=’9f3e937b-c7ac-11e7-88d2-fb4b00f9dd42′]) we can talk a bit about the author. John Donne, was born in 1572 and was died in 1631, is one of the England’s most innovative poets. He was born into a Roman catholic family. He studied in […]

Keki. N. Daruwalla As A Poet – An Overview Through His Poems

Keki. N. Daruwalla is a significant poet who made his mark on the Indian Poetic scene in the 1970’s. He is often considered to be an eloquent, angry, not-so-young man. Keki. N. Daruwalla as a poet, his satirical tone of poetic presentation sets him apart. His anger and contempt are directed against the dull, passive […]

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice Critical Analysis

The romance novel Pride and Prejudice ([amazon_textlink asin=’8172344503′ text=’Check Price here’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’getproduct0d-21′ marketplace=’IN’ link_id=’dd78c769-c7a9-11e7-a204-91dafcd39bf6′]) first published in 1813, it’s a romance novel by Jane Austen. The story voyages through the emotional development of Elizabeth Bennet, the protagonist. Let’s jump straight to the Pride and Prejudice Critical Analysis. Hertfordshire county. Don’t let the exciting name […]

A Passage to India – Critical Analysis, E.M. Forster

The novel A Passage to India ([amazon_textlink asin=’014144116X’ text=’check the book price’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’getproduct0d-21′ marketplace=’IN’ link_id=’de1d08f2-c7a7-11e7-a65a-bd9b228813d1′]) by E.M. Forster is one of the most prolific work of art of the 19th century that examines the inner thoughts of characters through the stream of consciousness. This novel is about the European conquest in the East. E.M. […]

To kill a Mockingbird – by Harper Lee Novel Summary

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Keki N. Daruwalla’s poem Routine : Analysis

The poem Routine by Daruwalla is a face to face confrontation between Policemen and a crowd of agitators (a person who urges others to protest or rebel). The title of this poem shows that the incident described here is one of the routine nature with nothing extra ordinary or exceptional about it. The poet describes […]