Literature

Literature broadly is any collection of written work, but it is also used more narrowly for writings specifically considered to be an art form, especially prose fiction, drama, and poetry. In recent centuries, the definition has expanded to include oral literature, much of which has been transcribed.

9 World war movies that are a must watch

For decades, filmmakers have tackled the sensitive and emotionally-driven theme of World War II in an array of noteworthy and poignant pictures. These moving and oftentimes brutal depictions of the horrors, shocking realities, and devastating impacts of the violent war seem to deeply touch audiences across the world. Production studios […]

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The Rashomon Effect

Ever heard multiple sides to a story from eye witnesses and had a tough time deciding which one is true or which to believe? Such a conundrum is brought about by subjective views, observer bias, perspective and memory of the observer. All these parameters can be summed into a single […]

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Ismat Chughtai: A Voice with many Tunes

Ismat Chughtai was most profilic Urdu writer, novelist and filmmaker. She Published Short stories, novels, sketches, plays, radio plays. She wrote extensively on female sexuality, femininity, middle class morality and class conflict. She was born on August 21, 1911 in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh. Ismat Chughtai was born on August 21, […]

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Chokher Bali: The Book Review

Introduction Rabindranath Tagore’s 1903 Bengali novel Chokher Bali is often referred to as India’s first modern novel, where he highlighted the issues of women’s education, child marriage and the treatment of widows […]

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HER

She walked down the alleyway Her hair was all Grey Her warm brown eyes twinkling like a star Her eyesight was blur But she saw what most couldn’t She heard […]

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Light Academia book recommendations .

Emma by Jane Austen. Emma Woodhouse is a fascinating and vivid character in Jane Austen’s novels. Emma organises the lives of the residents of her sleepy little village and plays matchmaker with terrible effect. She is beautiful, pampered, vain, and irrepressibly clever. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. The March […]

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Dark Academia book recommendations.

The Secret History by Donna Tartt. A group of bright, eccentric misfits at a prestigious New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from their classmates thanks to the influence of their charismatic classics professor. When they cross the line into normal morality, […]

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YA Retellings.

Beauty and the beast: Into the heartless wood by Joanna Ruth Meyer. The woodland is a deadly place where men and women are lured to their deaths by siren song. A witch has been harvesting souls to feed the callous tree for ages, harnessing its power to expand her realm. […]

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Greek mythology retellings.

If you ever one of those kids, that were totally obsessed with Greek mythology in middle school, and you still need a little bit more of it. Here are some of the Greek mythology retellings to read! A Thousand Ships – Natalie Haynes. These are the stories of the women […]

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