One of my favourite words in English is ‘misnomer’, which means an inaccurate name for something.Read More »
Tag: how to analyse literature
On marriage in fiction: reading Kate Chopin’s ‘The Awakening’ and L. P. Hartley’s ‘The Go-Between’
Is marriage necessary?Read More »
What is an ode? Reading Keats’ ‘Ode on Melancholy’ to find out
Do you have a favourite poet?Read More »
CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: Mince pies & juicy persons in Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’
Happy Christmas, all.Read More »
Reading poetry through art (I): W.H. Auden’s ‘Musee des beaux arts’ & William Carlos Williams’ ‘Landscape’
If literature is the peanut butter of culture, then art is the grape jelly that goes with it.
How to write an awesome analysis on sound in poetry: your guide to alliteration, assonance, consonance
Of all the areas in literary analysis, writing about sound is probably one of the most challenging.