Notes on Tom Stoppard's Rock'n'Roll - updated Feb 2.
Characters: Jan: "Communist" - he wants the ideal communism. Loves Rock'n'Roll music (that's why he didn't emigrated to Germany - he didn't know their music) Journalist, Cambridge, Jew They moved to England. His mother is now in Gottwaldov - (More)
The God of Small Things post
When reading The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy, I\'ve noticed one thing. It\'s incredibly simple story. I don\'t mean that it has no point or that it isn\'t dramatic, but the book simply describes the ordinary life of ordinary Indian people. T (More)
The God of Small Things: Arundhati Roy, cultural aspects
Arundhati Roy was born in 1961 to a Syrian Christian mother and Bengali Hindu father. She grew up in Kerala and she moved to Delhi when she was 16 were she lived from selling empty bottles, then she started to study architecture. More)
RUDYARD KIPLING “IF” (1895) Annotation
This article is my response to Elya\'s blog post. It\'s my practice annotation of a poem. You can read the poem when you go to Elya\'s blog. I chose the poem “If” b (More)
Paper 1 Practice
It was raining when she came out of the building and the sky was a dull putty color. The soldiers on the square had taken shelter in their huts and the streets were deserted. There was no vehicle in sight and she knew she would have to walk the l (More)
Literature Responses
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What gives us Szymborska?
Szymborska\'s poetry is a Socratic seminar for me. I wonder, what is she trying to tell us? As deeper I try to understand her poems, as more I discuss them with other, as more I see that poetry itself differentiate by the point of view of an author, (More)
10 most important professions in 100 years
We can\'t predict the future, but in my point of view, there can be a war or fast progress (I trust in the progress and that\'s why I chose most of the scientific and engineering jobs - I trust that one day people will travel and live in space). The (More)
Blindness - philosopher and moral point of view
When I was walking all around our school with a scarf over my eyes I felt really blind. I found out how much important are my eyes for me, but in this case, when I can’t use them, I had to trust the other people behind me, and I also had to trust my (More)
Blindness - José Saramago to page 90
Reading to the page 90. Characters I met: The blind man + his wife The thief The doctor + his wife (we never know her name) The girl with black glasses + the boy searching for his mum soldiers taxi driver, officer and (More)
The Desert Ship
The ship went through the sand dune. The sun was shining high on the blue sky onto the crew’s backs and heads. All the people on the ship had a white scarves on their had. They were sweaty and red colored from the sand. More)
Shooting an Elephant - Geroge Orwell
IN MOULMEIN, IN LOWER BURMA, I was hated by large numbers of people--the only time in my life that I have been importan (More)
For Him, For Her
In the shadow of streetlights In the light of a fog Under the majestic platan, Two young people met Quietly, but with all the beauty, clinked two goblets. No wine, just water, from the enchanted well “Let our love last forever” “And even (More)
How close was scene 1 in act 5 of Hamlet to Shakespeares own personality?
I think ACT 5 scene 1 is the closest part to Shakespeares own personality. I guess that Hamlets words could be Shakespeares own autobiography. Hamlet is talking to the skull. Does it symbolize Shakespeare talking to his dead son Hamnet? The skull of (More)
Challenge accepted...
I was asked during our English literature class what my verse will be. What do I want from this year? Well, it might be not wrong to repeat what I enjoyed since the year had started. It was the biggest challenge of my life. New people, new friends, (More)
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera is one of the most complicated books I’ve ever read. It brought me a lot of complex considerations and different ways how people see the life. The chapters  are usually very short (or extremely long (More)
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