Skip to main content


Showing posts from July 20, 2014


Though the story Fear is from the unit of the supernatural stories, it is not a supernatural story. In fact, it is a psychological story. It’s a thriller / suspenseful story based on human fear of a nervous man. This story also shows how a man behaves in a state of panic and nervousness. Armando Gonzalez is the major character of this story. According to this story, Armando entered a large bank in the Mexico City and gave the withdrawal slip and the passbook to the bank teller. The teller asked so many questions to him and she counted the money with load voice. Armando realized himself that he was for sure going to be known by everyone in the bank . He was a man who had to look after a big family of nine members including himself. However, he had a dream. It was a common dream to have a house of his own. With this aim, he had saved 50,132 pesos for the last twenty years. He went to the bank to withdraw 50,000 pesos because he had seen a house within that limit. The deal was fina

The Lamentation of the Old Pensioner

William Butler YEATS (1865-1939) TITLE: The title of the poem, “The Lamentation of the Old Pensioner”, consists three content words, two nouns (“lamentation” and “Pensioner”), and an adjective, “old” that qualifies the second noun.“Lamentation” means mourning or wailing over the loss of some precious things, a privilege position or an advantage. The second noun used by the poet is “pensioner”. The poet could have used ‘man’ instead. But he didn't. It is remarkable. A pensioner is a senior citizen, who is provided with some (monetary) benefits for the services s/he has provided in her/his youth. It helps him/her to live in old age. SUMMARY: "The Lamentation of the Old Pensioner" is a philosophical poem composed by W.B. Yeats, a famous 20th century modern Irish poet. In the poem, the poet has proven that time is supreme and nothing can stand before time. The poet also suggests that everybody likes to be young and nobody wants to be old. But it is time that mak


1. Do dream have any connection to our real life? Discuss your personal view. Also relate to the story. "The Recurring Dreams." 2. Write about a dream that you have seen recently. 3. Why do some people have recurring dreams? Give your opinion. 4. Why does Janet want to take Kim to her parent's farm for a few days? The Recurring Dream is a supernatural story. It is borrowed from England and is set in London. The main character is  Kimberly Clark . Her short name is  Kim . She is a young and beautiful woman of 25, and has many friends. She lives in London. She has a good job. Her life is normal except a problem which is related to a dream that is strange and recurring. The person and the place in her dream are completely unknown to her. Later she sees the dream almost every night. Kim’s dream always begins on a country road where she stands. She sees a lane with white fence and a hedge on each side. And at the end of the lane, on the top of the hill, she sees a


1. How were Carmen and Evangelina alike and different? Or In what ways Maria Del Carmen and         Evangelina alike? 2. Why did they name the new baby Evangelina? 3. Why did Roberto want to save Carmen's things?     Why Rosa did said that there was no reason to save Carmen's things? SUMMARY: The Lost Doll is the story laid on the background of South America.  Carmen  was the only child of  Roberto  and  Rosa Soto . She was beautiful, bright and loving child. However she was sick from the day of her birth. When she was four, she fell sick seriously and died. Her body was taken to the cemetery in the small wooden coffin. A few days after the funeral ceremony, Rosa gave away Carmen’s playthings and clothes to a priest of another village so that she couldn't see them time and again. She thought that she wouldn't have another child as she was told by the doctor that she wouldn't have any children at the time of Carmen’s birth. When Roberto knew about i

Sample Letter

July 19, 2014 Mr. Mohan Raj Sharma Principal Rammani Multiple Campus Tilottama-06, Manigram, Rupandehi Dear Mr. Sharma, I am interested in applying for the part time account teaching position recently advertised in The Kathmandu Post. The teaching skills I have developed from my past work experience and educational background support my candidacy for the announced position. As you can see from my resume, the internship I had with XYZ Bank, provided me an opportunity to gain practical experience with account maintenance. I have also worked as a secondary level teacher for the past two years, learning firsthand how to deliver effective education for students practically and theoretically. I have been formally recommended by management several times and have been rewarded with the title of "Employee of the Month" several times. I would like an opportunity to discuss your specific needs and my overall abilities regarding the announced position. You can contact me at


The House Call is a story from Germany that basically concentrates upon the mysterious arrival of the spirit of a young girl to make a call to the doctor for the treatment of her mother who was suffering from pneumonia for several days. Dr. Emil Braun , the protagonist of this story, is identified as the famous surgeon in his locality. The day after the Christmas of 1903, he was sitting alone in his dining room at about 9:30 p.m. He was quite tired even unable to take his evening meal due to hard surgery. He was preparing a report about his surgical works and putting his head down on the table and dozing. He suddenly woke up when he heard the doorbell. He heard a child talking about her sick mother with his wife Mrs. Braun. After sometime, he came to know that he had a patient to see. In fact it was a young girl who had come to call the doctor for her mother. He went to the door and in the semidarkness saw a little girl of perhaps six or seven who was wearing a cotton dress and sha