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British and American Literature Lecture# 60

British and American Literature Lecture# 60

Lecture 60 Q. Act of Union between England and Wales passed in? Ans. 1536 Q. Whose dying words were, “Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius, will you remember to pay the debt?” Ans. Socrates Q. Who was opium addict? Ans. Coleridge Q. For whom did Samuel Beckett work as secretary for a long time? Ans. James Joyce Q. Where was Albert Camus born? Ans. Algiers Q. The lines, “The… Read Article →

British and American Literature Lecture# 67

British and American Literature Lecture# 67

Q. Papal aggression took place in? Ans. 1850 Q. Who said, “My love is like a red red rose?” Ans. Robert Burns Q. Who considers the play Hamlet to be an artistic failure? Ans. T.S Eliot Q. Which influence is shown in the work of G.B Shaw? Ans. German Q. T.S Eliot shows a bent towards? Ans. Victorianism Q. Mrs. Dalloway is the masterpiece of? Ans. Virginia Woolf Q. The… Read Article →

How to prepare kindergarten children for writing in English

How to prepare kindergarten children for writing in English

Teach 21st century skills with confidence Improve kindergarten children’s hand-eye coordination, pencil movement and letter recognition with this alphabet card activity. This activity is great for all levels, as well as children with learning difficulties, such as dyslexia This activity teaches the following 21st century skill: communication. Developing our children’s writing is animportant part of learning to communicate in English. This activity will improve their hand-eyecoordination, pencil movement and letter… Read Article →

√ Writing Idea Bank, Stimulus to Build a Character, Creating a Setting | English | English

√ Writing Idea Bank, Stimulus to Build a Character, Creating a Setting | English | English

#iiutor #English #WritingSkills Creating a Writing Idea Bank • Allows you to be prepared for any exam situation. • Have one complete story prepared and well learnt. • Additionally, a bank of characters, settings, motifs and plots will allow you to always be familiar with what you are writing about in exam conditions. Automatic Writing • “Blanking” in exam situations. • “Ghost” takes over. • Write down any thought that… Read Article →

British and American Literature Lecture# 46

British and American Literature Lecture# 46

Q. When did plague close theatres for two years in England? Ans. 1592 Q. G.B Shaw’s plays are known for? Ans. Both Social Criticism and Plays of Ideas Q. The ‘Prefaces’ of G.B Shaw to his own plays are? Ans. Very popular Q. ‘Rhymers Club’ of the late 19th century was? Ans. A group of young poets who wrote on the prostitutes and music-hall dancers. Q. What is Bildungsroman? It… Read Article →

British and American Literature Lecture# 36

British and American Literature Lecture# 36

In this lecture, I have answered the below-mentioned questions. I bring Quality Content for you. Keep watching my lectures! Q. Black death took place in? Q. Which novel begins with, “One evening of late summer, before the 19th century had reached one third of its span…?” Q. Which novel ends with these words, “Unbroken tranquility had been accorded in the adult stage…?” Q. Who wrote Modern Painters? Q. Ruskin wrote… Read Article →

British and American Literature Lecture# 42

British and American Literature Lecture# 42

In this lecture, I have answered the below-mentioned questions. I bring Quality Content for you. Keep watching my lectures! Q. Union of England and Ireland took place in? Q. Who wrote Sons And Lovers? Q. Which novel of D.H Lawrence has an element of autobiography? Q. The phrase, “Religion by the blood” is associated with? Q. i.e stands for? Q. Who wrote The novel Ulysses? Q. James Joyce’s Ulysses is… Read Article →

William Shakespeare Explained In 5 Questions

William Shakespeare Explained In 5 Questions

Often called the English national poet and considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time, William Shakespeare occupies a position unique in world literature. No writer’s living reputation can compare to that of Shakespeare, whose plays—written in the late 16th and early 17th centuries for a small repertory theatre—are now performed and read more often and in more countries than ever before. MORE — ~~~ Encyclopaedia Britannica… Read Article →

The Superpower of the Conman | Alexis Conran | TEDxBerlin

The Superpower of the Conman | Alexis Conran | TEDxBerlin

Visit our website www.tedxhamburg.de for more information on Alexis Conran. Alexis Conran, TV Presenter and Actor (LAMDA trained) is best known known as the man who identifies, uncovers and helps us to protect our businesses and ourselves against scams. As writer and presenter of the highly acclaimed BBC TV show, The Real Hustle he is in the rare position of being able to advise and educate even the most-foolhardy on… Read Article →

Winter Sleep – Shakespeare Scene

Winter Sleep – Shakespeare Scene

The Shakespeare scene from Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s movie Winter Sleep – winner of the Palme d’Or at 2014 Cannes Film Festival. Subscribe to Nuri Bilge Ceylan: Follow NBC Film on Twitter: Like NBC Film on Facebook: Winter Sleep (Kış Uykusu) is a 2014 Turkish drama film directed by famous Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan. The story set in Anatolia and examines the significant divide between the rich and the poor… Read Article →

"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" - Classic Literature Reading

"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" – Classic Literature Reading

“The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” was written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 – 1834). Originally written between 1797 and 1798, the poem was not published until 1798 in the first edition of Lyrical Ballads. ———————————- Classic Lit. Tuesday! This one is a bit longer than previous installments, however I think the story is captivating enough to justify a longer listen. I injured my voice doing this, and I hope… Read Article →

Stoicism as a philosophy for an ordinary life | Massimo Pigliucci | TEDxAthens

Stoicism as a philosophy for an ordinary life | Massimo Pigliucci | TEDxAthens

How to change your life for the better by practicing ancient Greco-Roman philosophy as a way of life. Massimo Pigliucci has a PhD in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Tennessee. He currently is the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. His research interests include the philosophy of biology, the science philosophy relationship, pseudoscience… Read Article →

The Bard: Why is Shakespeare Great?

The Bard: Why is Shakespeare Great?

Andrew Klavan makes the bold statement that Shakespeare was the greatest writer of all time. Find out why he and Bill Whittle think this is true. This is one of the few Klavan & Whittle episodes available to everyone. If you want to see ’em all, click here to become a PJTV Member ( (dramatic music) – Hi everybody, I'm Bill Whittle, here with my friend, Andrew Klavan, Andrew Klavan,… Read Article →

British and American Literature Lecture# 44

British and American Literature Lecture# 44

Q. What is Setting in literature? Ans. It is the Time and Place in which the story takes place. Q. The setting in most of Joseph Conrad’s novels is? Ans. His experiences of the sea. (Note: To Conrad, the sea meant above all the tragedy of loneliness) Q. Who wrote The Rainbow? Ans. D.H Lawrence Q. Which novel begins with, “The Brangwens had lived for generations on the Marsh Farm?”… Read Article →

Charles Dickens: Google Doodle

Charles Dickens: Google Doodle

Charles Dickens was born on the 7th of February, 1812. Google honours him for the 200th birthday with a Doodle on his homepage. Charles Dickens was second of eight children. In 1823 the father could not nourish the big family any more and came to the debt prison of London. The mother moved with seven brothers and sisters in the prison. Only Charles Dickens lived outside to earn the maintenance… Read Article →

# Most Important British Diasporic Writers#

# Most Important British Diasporic Writers#

# me on Unacademy. This video gives you the detailed information about the term ‘Diaspora’ and the English writers who were called ‘diasporic’ writers. To watch video on African American writers click on: For Indian English Literature video click on: For British Literature video click on: [Applause] [Applause]

Shakespeare Country

Shakespeare Country

“Shakespeare Country” will take you on a journey , not only through the life of the great Bard of Avon, but also across the beautiful Warwickshire countryside that he knew, loved and never forgot his whole life long. Visit his birthplace in the picturesque Stratford upon Avon and follow his meteoric rise to fame and fortune.