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Comparing Joyce’s and Woolf’s stream of consciouness writing techniques

Before tackling the comparative reading of the two excerpts, published below, a brief introduction to both. Ulysses, is James Joyce‘s most renowned novel. The entire narration takes place in a single … Continue reading Comparing Joyce’s and Woolf’s stream of consciouness writing techniques

Gulliver in Brobdingnag

Gulliver’s Travels (1726) is a peculiar travel novel,  books about journeys were quite popular at the time as they were often used by their authors to convey their philosophical theories, … Continue reading Gulliver in Brobdingnag

An Honor Student in the Bronx – an excerpt from – “The Bonfire of Vanities” by T. Wolfe

“Actually, I’m calling to inquire about one of your students, a young Mr. Henry Lamb” “Henry Lamb. Doesn’t ring a bell. What’s he done?” “Oh, he hasn’t done anything. He’s … Continue reading An Honor Student in the Bronx – an excerpt from – “The Bonfire of Vanities” by T. Wolfe

“The Just-Created Adam”- “PARADISE LOST” (1667), J. Milton

For Man to tell how human life began Is hard; for who himself beginning Knew Desire with thee still longer to converse Induced me. As new waked from soundest sleep … Continue reading “The Just-Created Adam”- “PARADISE LOST” (1667), J. Milton

“Satan’s Speech” – “PARADISE LOST” (1667), J. Milton

“Is this the Region, this the Soil, the Clime,” Said then the lost Arch Angel, “this the seat That we must change for Heav’n, this mournful gloom For that celestial … Continue reading “Satan’s Speech” – “PARADISE LOST” (1667), J. Milton