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  • Realism in Poetry of Rabindranath Tagore

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    SYNOPSIS OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAMME FOR Ph. D DEGREE IN ENGLISH Research Topic: “Realism in Tagore’s Poetry” Research Scholar : (Sumer Prasad) S/o Late Mahendra Prasad Vill. Semari, P. O. Gothain Dist. Ballia, U. P. Supervisor : Dr.( Ravi Shankar Singh) P. G. College, Ghazipur U. P. Co-Supervisor : Dr. (A. K. Mishra) Reader, Dept. of English D. C. S. K. (P. G.) College, Mau, U. P. Research Centre : D. C. S. Khandelwal (P

  • Essay On Antiheroes

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    all, one needs to clarify what exactly makes and antihero and what distinguishes him from other (stock) characters. To begin with, the Compact Oxford English Dictionary for Students defines ‘antihero’ as “a central character in a story, film, or play who lacks typical heroic qualities” (Soanes 36). Therefore, it becomes relevant also to list the dictionary definition of the words

  • Examples Of Antiheros

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    all, one needs to clarify what exactly makes and antihero and what distinguishes him from other (stock) characters. To begin with, the Compact Oxford English Dictionary for Students defines ‘antihero’ as “a central character in a story, film, or play who lacks typical heroic qualities” (Soanes 36). Therefore, it becomes relevant also to list the dictionary definition of the words ‘hero’ and ‘heroic’: hero: 1. a person who is admired for their courage or outstanding achievements. 2. the chief

  • Letter Concerning Toleration Essay

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    John Locke was born in 1632. He grew to become one of the most influential philosophers and was seen as the father of the Enlightenment. Locked studied at the Christ Church of Oxford in 1658 (AR). At Oxford he studied medicine which impacted his beliefs a great deal. His most famous works include First Treatise of Government, Second Treatise of Government, and Letter Concerning Toleration (AR). In his treatises he proclaimed that absolute monarchy was not the proper way to govern. These beliefs

  • The Parting And Love's Last Lesson Comparison

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    come to regard ambiguity in poetry as one of its most characteristic and valuable features’ (Furniss & Bath, 1996: 207). The literal definition of ambiguous is ‘having more than one meaning, open to more than one interpretation’ (Concise Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford University Press, 2011, p40). Ambiguity in poetry is viewed as an important and an effective feature by literary critics and poets everywhere, with William Empson stating: ‘The machinations of ambiguity are among the very roots of

  • Definition Essay- The Evolved Meaning of Private

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    originated it had a few concise meanings.  Today, the word private has plenty of definitions, some of which many people do not know.  For instance, it is interesting to learn that private means "apart from the state" or "a person not receiving treatment under the National Health Service or any similar state scheme" (Landau). Spending time looking through dictionaries helps to gain a much better understanding of a word  many think they know very well. The various dictionaries containing private states

  • General Encyclopedia And The Encyclopedia

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    1. 1.1 General Encyclopedia General Encyclopedias is the series of editions in a form of books or electronic medium that covers information from all branches of knowledge. They form a basis into a source of information for research purposes. Entries are usually comprehensive and provide an overview on topics and articles are arranged in alphabetical order and at times by the subject. Examples of General Encyclopedia are: • Encyclopedia Britannica • The World Book Encyclopedia • Encyclopedia Americana

  • A Corpus-Based, Comparative Study of 'Wage' and 'Salary' Essay

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    Introduction: In the English language, total synonymy is extremely rare, as two words would have to be completely interchangeable in any context to qualify. This criterion has consequently led to it being “commonly asserted that absolute, perfect, or full synonyms do not exist” (Divjak 2010:3). However, there are clearly examples where terms significantly overlap in semantic space, and this expansive set of near-synonyms includes the nouns ‘wage’ and ‘salary’. This study explored whether the two

  • Similarities Between Slang And Sling

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    in a devil manner. Unconventional English affords several parallels such

  • What Is Tutentology?

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    1926), a famous Latin grammarian defined tautology: "Tautology is a faulty repetition of phrases, such as 'me, myself and I'." Current dictionary definitions leave it unclear whether repeated words or repeated ideas constitute a tautology, and whether mere repetition suffices. Three dictionary definitions illustrate this confusion: (a) Merriam Webster Dictionary: "Needless

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