Category Archives: Essays on Literature

Library- its types and uses

 The root-meaning of the world library is a room or a building containing a collection of books for reading purpose. The word Library derives from the Latin word liber, which means “book”. However, as there are now circulating or traveling libraries in many countries, the word has undergone a change in its meanings. By the word is now indicated a collection of books for reading and references.

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889)

Hopkins was an English poet born in July 28, 1844 at Stratford, London. He is recognized as one of the most famous poets of Victorian Era. Hopkins devotion to God and the Jesuit Oder gave his poetry more intensity and depth. He is at the same time a great poet and deeply religious man. He was born into a family of exceptional talents and religious devotion. He inherited the poetic power from his father and the gentle nature and love for religion from his mother. From his early years, he was fascinated with the beauty of nature and wild landscapes. He associated the beauty with “something mystical… something beyond”. In short, with an aspect of God. He was the poet of religion, of nature, or of melancholy.

Wordsworth theory of poetic diction

What kind of language is appropriate for poetry?

Aristotle, Horace, Dante, Sidney, Dryden, and Johnson, had all advocated in a certain degree that a serious poet should use a lofty/high style language. They briefly discussed that the language of literature, whether poetry or drama, should be different from the language used in the real world. Wordsworth opposes this view, and in doing so, makes an ‘Objective’ analysis of the language of poetry.

Essay: American Language

Sample Essay

English when describing a recent past event. The article is also written in a seemingly chronological order. The author shows no personal connection to the reader and detaches herself completely from the subject she interviews as well. The use of punctuation is the same as in American English. There are also certain minor differences from the American language in the use of terms such as “on the advice” instead of “at the advice” and the use of the term “mobile phone” instead of “cell phone.” The graphics design used is simple, formal and easy to read. There is evidence of the usage of categorical grammar.