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THE ENGLISH NOVEL

FAMOUS NOVELS: The novel proper in English literature began in the 18th century. But the rudiments of the novel could be seen even in Chaucer’s conception of the gallery of characters in The Canterbury Tales. Several Elizabethan writers wrote prose fiction which laid the foundations of the English novel. Among […]

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WHAT IS TRAGEDY?

Drama presents fiction or fact in a form that could be acted before an audience. It is imitation by action and speech. A play has a plot, characters, atmosphere and conflict. Unlike a novel, which is read in private, a play is intended to be performed in public. Traditionally drama […]

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THE BALLAD

The ballad is a simple narrative poem in short stanzas telling a story. It may be called a short story in verse. Originally it used to be sung to the accompaniment of musical instrument like the hard by strolling bands of singers or minstrels. The word is derived from the […]

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SHAKESPEAREAN ROMANCES

The plays of Shakespeare’s final period (1608-12) are called Romances. In Shakespeare’s own time they were simply classified as tragedies and comedies. Shakespeare must have written his tragedy and comedy plays under the influence of his younger contemporaries. Beaumont and Fletcher were very popular. The masques at the court of […]

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THE ELIZABETHAN THEATRE

The early part of the Elizabethan age was a period of strolling players. It was a time when the actors had to go to the audience instead of the audience coming to the actors. These strolling players performed in improvised theatres anywhere in tavern, yards, palaces or gentleman’s house. DRAMATIC […]

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FRENCH REVOLUTION (1789-1799)

France was for years ruled by the spots like Louis XIV. The kings ruled the country as they like without caring for the good of the common people. As a result of this indifference of the autocratic monarchs. There was famine and suffering all over the country the popular upsurge […]

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COLD WAR

The Cold War is the term used to describe the extreme political and friendliness that existed from the end of world war II to the late eighties between groups of Communist and non communist countries. On one side with the USSR and its communist allies known as the Eastern bloc […]

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MOVIE REVIEW-THE HATE U GIVE

The title of the movie The Hate U Give is directly inspired by the acronym THUG , which stands for “The Hate U Give” coined by late rapper Tupac Shakur (who had it tattooed across his torso). I had no idea about the movie until i see it. ABOUT THE […]

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THEN CAME YOU (MOVIE)

I have been thinking about this movie for the past several days since watching it which is probably the sign of a good movie.  ABOUT THE MOVIE: Then Came You is a 2018 American  movie directed by Peter Hutchings and written by Fergal Rock. It is romantic comedy-drama. The movie […]

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FIVE YEAR PLANS IN INDIA

From 1947 to 2017, the Indian economy was premised on the concept of planning. This was carried through the Five-Year Plans, developed, executed, and monitored by the Planning Commission (1951-2014) and the NITI Aayog (2015-2017). With the prime minister as the ex-officio chairman, the commission has a nominated deputy chairman, […]

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STRATEGY PLANS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDIA AND ITS ACHIEVEMENTS:

India has achieved self-sufficiency in almost all basic and capital good industries and consumer good industries. There is a considerable rise in net domestic product, saving and investment. Self sufficiency in food grain production is achieved. There is a good deal of diversification in industrial structure. STRATEGY PLANS : 1. […]

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UNKNOWN FACTS ABOUT HARRY POTTER

Harry potter doesn’t need an introduction. Speaking of Harry Potter, Potterheads are one of the biggest fandom in the world. Harry Potter and its eight movie parts were  adapted from the Harry potter books by J.K. Rowling. FACTS: 1. Harry potter’s parents James and Lily are soulmates because the patronus […]

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THE BRONTË SISTERS

The Victorian era is known for the galaxy of female novelists. Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, Mrs. Gaskell and George Eliot are in prime focus. However, the four most important women novelists, who yet are quite important, are charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, Mrs. Gaskell and George Eliot. Of the four, the […]

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MAGGIE JORDAN BY EMMA BLAIR

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Emma Blair was a pen name for Scottish actor and author Iain Blair, who began writing in his spare time and whose first novel, Where No Man Cries, was published in 1982. During a writing career spanning three decades he produced some thirty novels, but his true identity […]

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