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M.Ed. English

Theme of the poem Atman

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Theme of the poem Atman Writer:          Robert Goslin The poem has the religious tone. The poet is aware of the fact that human beings may claim over everything. They have made many demarcations like mine and thine. Human beings possess the property, gift, feelings, emotions, souls and many other …

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Interpretation of Phenomenal Woman

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Interpretation of Phenomenal Woman Writer:       Maya Angelou Born:          April 4, 1928 Write an interpretation of the poem ‘Phenomenal Woman’ in your own words. A visible black female autobiographer, Maya Angelou, wrote this poem describing the qualities of a remarkably good or great woman. Since she is describing herself …

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Interpretation of An Introduction

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Interpretation of An Introduction An Introduction Writer:         Kamala Suraiyya Born:            31 March, 1934 Nationality: Indian Known as:    Kamala Das   The poem comprises the following themes: Politics: She knows about politics and politicians but not involved in politics. She knows everyone of power but she is alienated …

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Interpretation of Mek Four

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Interpretation of Mek Four Writer: John Agard Born: 21 June, 1949 The present poem ‘Mek Four’ is written by John Agard. He was born in 21June, 1949. He is a playwright, poet and children’s writer. Simply speaking, ‘Mek Four’ is a love poem. This reflects on the theme of language …

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Interpretation of I am Becoming My Mother

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Interpretation of I am Becoming My Mother Writer:            Lorna GoodisonBorn:               1947 Nationality:    West Indian Working:          At the University of Michigan The present poem ‘I am Becoming My Mother’ is written by a Jamaican poet, Lorna Goodison. She is a leading West Indian writer of the generation …

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What is lyric?

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What is lyric? The word ‘lyric’ literally means a song to be sung or recited to the accompaniment of the lyre (a musical instrument). Lyric is a form of a poem, used for a short non-narrative poem which expresses the feelings and thoughts of a single speaker in a personal …

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