Guest post by Yohana Petrovic So, you’ve decided to start your own blog! But before you can start writing and engaging with your readers, there is one hurdle that you have to jump: giving your blog a name. Choosing the best title for your blog is a very tricky thing…. MORE →
Help us to celebrate National Poetry Month; share this poem with your friends! “If” Rudyard Kipling If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance… MORE →
The list is not, of course, exhaustive. There are some hundred or so False Friends in Shakespeare. Reading Shakespeare with any medium size etymological dictionary (e.g., Chambers) or a good Shakespeare glossary (e.g., Shakespeare’s Words) at hand, would be no bootless task but befriend you with Shakespearean False Friends, merely!
The great English writer Charles Dickens is known for his well-crafted characters. While some of the characters we meet in Dickens’ novels are endearing heroes, others are sinister villains. Here are three Dickens characters you would never want to meet. Bill Sikes in Oliver Twist A career… MORE →
Help us to celebrate National Poetry Month; share this poem with your friends! Thomas Sayers Ellis is a contemporary American poet and literary activist from Washington, D.C. “Or,” Thomas Sayers Ellis Or Oreo, or worse. Or ordinary. Or your choice of category or Color or any color… MORE →