Bangle Sellers Sarojini Naidu

<![CDATA[<h1 style="text-align: center;"><strong>Bangle Sellers </strong></h1> Sarojini Naidu Stanza 1 Bangle sellers are we who bear Our shining loads to the temple fair… Who will buy these delicate, bright Rainbow-tinted circles of light? Lustrous tokens of radiant lives, For happy daughters and happy wives. The poem is about a bangle-seller talking about the various kinds of bangles he carries with him, a...

The Heart of the Tree : Henry Cuyler Bunner

<![CDATA[<h2 style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #195fa6;">The Heart of the Tree </span></h2> Henry Cuyler Bunner From time immemorial, there is an all-embracing attachment of man with Nature, particularly, his dependence on trees. Trees are essential for his survival. However, as time progressed man’s attitude to Nature, and to trees, were inimical and disastrous. There has been massive deforestation ...

A River – A.K.Ramanujan

<![CDATA[<h2 style="font-weight: 400; text-align: center;"><span style="color: #000080;"><strong>A River  -  A.K. Ramanujan</strong></span></h2> The poem A River by A.K. Ramanujan is a tour de force of impressive potency and insightful philosophy and yet a poem characterised by its graceful lucidity and finely honed criticism. Through the poem A River, the poet raises the question of an artist’s commitme...

Poetry Study Aid: John Masefield-Laugh and Be Merry

<![CDATA[<div style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> Laugh and be MerryJohn Masefield The poem 'Laugh and be merry' by John Masefield probes the premise of living life to the full. The poet advises that we should have a constructive outlook in life. Life is brief and it is not to be frittered away in sorrow and despair. He advocates us to get pleasure from our lives in this world, since the universe itself is a manifestation of...

ICSE English Poetry Study Aid H L V Derozio The Harp of India

<![CDATA[<div style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> The Harp of India Henry Louis Vivian Derozio The Harp of India by H L V Derozio is a patriotic poem that pays a glorious tribute to the rich tradition of the art of Indian poetry which conveys the poet‘s deep anguish at the decline of the age of old art under the slavish shackles of British supremacy. Henry Louis Vivian Derozio was born in Calcutta [now Kolkata]. His fa...

ICSE English Literature in English Poetry and Short Stories

<![CDATA[<div align="center"> Literature in English (Two hours) Answer to this Paper must be written on the paper provided separately. You will not be allowed to write during the first 15 minutes. This time is to be spent in reading the question paper. The time given at the head of this Paper is the time allowed for writing the answers Attempt one question each from Section A, B and C and any other two questions. ...

Poetry Study Aid Ode to Duty Wordsworth Part Two

<![CDATA[<div style="clear: both; font-family: Georgia,&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_WYygX2rSluU/S1pbKNjOJDI/AAAAAAAAEKc/3flWibogvNg/s1600-h/cc1-download-free-desktop-wallpaper-fire-spinning-poi-circles-hendriko.jpg" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" height="78" src=...