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WHO ARE YOU, LITTLE i ? - E E Cummings - Summary and Analysis

  WHO ARE YOU, LITTLE i? E E Cummings  BACKGROUND : E(dward) E(stlin) Cummings  (1894-1962), often styled as e e cummings, was an American poet, painter, essayist, novelist, and playwright. He wrote approximately 2,900 poems, two autobiographical novels, four plays, and several essays, as well as numerous drawings and paintings. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. As one of the most innovative poets of his time, Cummings experimented with poetic form and language to create a distinct personal style.    Cummings’ poem “ who are you, little i ”   describes a child looking out a window at the end of the day. It is about nature and the effect it has on the speaker. The speaker of the poem is the person “voicing” the words, recalling a childhood moment closely connected with nature. Perhaps the speaker is Cummings.    SUMMARY : This poem is related to nature and its effect on the speaker. This poem is quite short which contains only eight lines. The main theme of this poem is freshnes

BBS 1st Year - TU - Business English - I (MGT: 201) - Model Question Paper 2021


BBS 1st Year Model Question 2021


All the World's a Stage - William Shakespeare (Complete Summary)

  All the World's a Stage William Shakespeare  Glossary   Infant: child during the first few years of life William Shakespeare (1564-1616) Mewing: a week crying sound Puking: vomiting Whining: an unpleasant sound Satchel: school bag Creeping: to move slowly Unwillingly: not wanting to so something Sighing: to take and then let out a long deep breath Woeful: very bad or serious/sorrowful Mistress: a woman Pard: a leopard   Cannon: artillery/gun Capon: a male chicken that has been castrated (neutered) Severe (su’veer): serious/intense Slippered: shod with slippers Pantaloon: trousers worn in former times Hose: tights, thin trousers that men word in Shakespeare’s time Shank: the part of the human leg Treble: child’s high voice/high-pitched Oblivion: forgetfulness/a state of nothingness Sans: without/lacking There are two major literary devices used in this poem namely,  metaphor  and  simile . Simile examples: “creeping like a snail”, “soldier … bearded like the pard”, etc. Metaphor e