English Literature

Poem “The Song of Reed” Masnavi by Jalaluddin Rumi

A well-known passage from Rumi’s literary masterwork, the “Masnavi,” is “The Song of the Reed.” Rumi used the metaphor of a reed flute in this allegorical poem to represent the yearning of the human soul for oneness with the divine. The reed represents the soul’s separation from its spiritual source by speaking of its desire […]

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Act Wise Summary: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Prologue, Act 1 A chorus narrates the plot of the play. The “ancient grudge” between the Montagues and Capulets, two aristocratic families of Verona, has recently intensified. The dispute will be settled by “a pair of star-crossed lovers” from the two families ending their own lives. The drama narrates the tale of their “death-marked love.”

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Novel Summary: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

The Netherfield estate is excited to welcome wealthy single Charles Bingley, especially Mrs. Bennet, who intends to marry him off one of her five daughters. Upon meeting him at a neighborhood ball, the Bennet daughters are struck by his gregarious nature and easygoing demeanor. But Fitzwilliam Darcy, the landowner nobleman who is too haughty to

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Summary of the Novella “The Pearl” by John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck’s novella “The Pearl” chronicles the tale of Kino, a destitute Mexican pearl  digger, and his spouse Juana. When diving one day, Kino finds a beautiful pearl that he feels would bring his family pleasure and stability. But many around him become violent, envious, and greedy because of his sudden fortune. Kino’s obsession with

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Summary “Visit to a Small Planet” Play by Gore Vidal

Summary Gore Vidal wrote the humorous play “Visit to a Small Planet”. The protagonist of the tale is an asteroid named Kreton who visits Earth—more especially, the United States—in order to study human behavior. When Kreton shows around, everything go haywire because of his incredible abilities, which include reality manipulation and mind reading. The drama

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What are the Stages in the Production of Speech?

Speech creation is a multi-stage, intricate process that necessitates the synchronization of several physiological and anatomical systems. Three basic steps may be used to generally classify the stages involved in speech production: 1. Respiration: • Inhalation: The process starts when air is inhaled through the mouth or nose. To force air into the lungs, the

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