A LIST OF FIVE CLASSIC WRITERS

                   VICTOR HUGO Victor Hugo was a renowned French author, who was an epitome of Romanticism. Some of his well known works are Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame.               Right since adolescence, Hugo had a keen interest in…

Unabashedly abashed

School is a place where individuals are characterised by innocence. Students possess limited knowledge about the real world, and are in the process of shaping their personalities. They are unable to distinguish between right and wrong, since their sense of morality is yet undeveloped. In such cases, one is bound to make mistakes without having…

Interview of a Cancer Patient 

Access Life Assistance Foundation is an organisation committed to the enrichment of the lives of cancer patients and their families. Their aim is to eradicate fear of cancer from the minds of people. Victims of cancer are provided free accommodation and psychological support through Art Based Therapy (ABT), thereby equipping them to deal with stress…

Movie Review: The Truth About Jane 

Directed by Lee Rose, ‘The Truth About Jane’ is a story revolving around a high school teenage girl who struggles to get in terms with her sexual orientation while copying with stereotypical mindsets of society. After joining high school, Jane (Ellen Muth) finds herself attracted to Taylor (Alicia Lagano) in her batch. Both the girls…

Robert Browning

Robert Browning was a renowned poet of the Victorian Era whose works are regarded as masterpieces of English literature. The exceptional usage of diction, rhythm and symbol in his dramatic monologues characterize his poems. Since the tender age of five, Browning developed a keen interest in reading and writing. Being a consummate student, he learnt…

A toast to Eliot

​        T. S. Eliot was born in September, 1888 to a puritan family in the small town of St. Louis (Missouri) . His parents Henry Ware Eliot and Charlotte Eliot, were staunch believers in the principles of Unitarianism. The religious atmosphere in his family, which consisted of extreme protestant rationalists, played a…

Loopholes in Land Reforms 

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was one of the brightest students of Prof. Seligman, a renowned economist from America. He is considered to be a jewel in Indian history for his invaluable contributions to employment, capital formation, land reforms, fiscal system and agricultural development. In his paper “Small Holdings in India and their Remedies”, Ambedkar has stressed…

Pondering over the past

Missing you so much Longing for your touch.. Can feel your presence Even in your absence.. How easily time flies Looking into your eyes.. Never miss a chance To have a quick glance.. Why did I meet this liar.. Who shattered my desire.. Making me walk away With nothing left to say.. Now those days…

Are You a Feminist?

The spread in values of equality, fraternity and empowerment due to rapid industrialization and modernization has led to an increase in opinions favoring equal status for women and men. However, the mere mention of the term that defines such beliefs incites apprehensions. As expounded by the Oxford dictionary, feminism is the advocacy of women’s rights…

Game On

Creative designing has been my passion since childhood. As a toddler, I would decorate the walls of my room with drawings of cartoon characters like Johnny Bravo, Dexter and Power Puff Girls. To protect my walls from vandalism, my mother enrolled me for a drawing class where I received invaluable training in art and designing….