Category Archives: Reading

Netflix Diaries: Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norell

Off late I have been watching quite a lot of British dramas. Maybe it is the post effect of watching Downton Abbey and Game of Thrones, but its certainly a spell I am enjoying every bit of. In my quest … Continue reading

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A Bookworm’s Teenage Idol

I hate to admit but I have truly fallen short on my reading habit. Growing up I spent most of my waking hours with my nose buried in a book. Every morning my mother chided me for bringing a book … Continue reading

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The Original Phenomenal Woman: Maya Angelou

Women live under the illusion that their body dimensions define their identity. They are suffering from an unhealthy body image. There is a tremendous pressure on the youth to conform to the society’s image of a healthy human, which for … Continue reading

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Studying Indian Writing in English

As a school student, I had read my fair share of books authored by Indian writers. Back then, it was Narayan’s Malgudi Days, Tagore’s works, and the minor works of Vikram Seth and Anita Desai which we got to read … Continue reading

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Funeral Blues by W.H. Auden

The 1994 Hugh Grant starer movie Four Weddings and a Funeral– cut to the funeral scene – this moment of grief could not have been more aptly conveyed as Matthew read out W. H Auden’s Funeral Blues dedicated to his dead lover Gareth. … Continue reading

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Memorable Quotes from Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest is a satirical comedy which discusses and pokes fun at themes like marriage and societal niceties, the main themes governing the Victorian era. In this three act play, we look at the protagonists using … Continue reading

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