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By George Eliot A Brief Storyline of the Novel Dorothea Brooke is a bright, religious girl from a “good family.” Orphans, she and her sister Celia live with their unmarried uncle Mr. Brooke at Tipton Grange. So is Sir James Chettam, who arrives to dinner at Tipton with Rev. Edward Casaubon, a 45-year-old bachelor theologian. … Read more

The Inchcape Rock

By Robert Southey Meanings Substance of the Poem: The sea was calm and the ship sailed peacefully. The waves moved gently and there was no impact on the Inchcape rock. It was the good old abbot of Aberbrothok who had placed the bell on the rock. Whenever there was a storm, the surging waves rang … Read more

The Vagabond

By Robert Louis Stevenson Meaning of some Important Phrase / words: Substance of the Poem: Robert Louis Stevenson’s poem “The Vagabond” celebrates the glorious freedom and independence of a tramp’s life. All the four stanzas of “The Vagabond” repeatedly emphasize the uncontrolled joys of an independent life in the outdoors free from all its troubles. … Read more

An April Day

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Explanation: Substance of the Poem: The poet loves a spring day when the woods are full of new blossoms and there is no rumbling of dark clouds in the sky. The poet further informs us that the tree, suffering from acute chill, comes into life again with the advent of spring. The … Read more


By Ralph Waldo Emerson Explanation: Substance of the poem Fable” is a poem written by Ralph Waldo Emerson A “fable” is a short tale to teach a lesson. A “prig” is someone who is self-righteous. In this tale. Emerson tells us to not judge others and try to understand that people unlike us also have … Read more

Mild the Mist upon the Hill

By Emily Jane Bronte Explanations: Substance of the poem: In the poem, ‘Mild the mist upon the hill’, Emily Bronte strikingly defines the surrounding scenery as she watches on the cloudy evening. During her description of natural setting, she also remembers the days of her childhood.             In the first stanza, the poet portrays that … Read more


By John Clare Explanations: Substance of the poem: In this poem the poet brilliantly depicts the season of autumn. The poet loves this season as strong wind blows all day and shakes the casement and the Elm tree sheds its thousands of leaves which can be seen through the open window. The small branches of … Read more

The Rover

By Aphra Behn Restoration Comedy Broadly Refers to English Comedies Written and Performed in the Restoration period from 1660 to 1710 Restoration Comedy broadly refers to English comedies written and performed in the Restoration period from 1660 to 1710. Comedy of manners is used as a synonym of Restoration Comedy. After public stage performances had … Read more

The Age of Elizabeth

BRITISH POETRY The Age of Elizabeth   The death of Henry VIII in 1547 was followed by a period of acute political uncertainties over the question of succession. The young King Edward VI was the titular head of the state. His premature death in 1553 unleashed a phase which saw untold violence and suffering for … Read more