Coriolanus Acts 1 and 2

                 MARCIUS I'll fight with none but thee; for I do hate thee Worse than a promise-breaker. AUFIDIUS We hate alike: Not Afric owns a serpentI abhor More than thy fame and envy. Fix thy foot. MARCIUS Let the first budger die the other's slave, And the gods... Continue Reading →


WB YEATS The Song of Wandering Aengus

  THE SONG OF WANDERING AENGUS   WB YEATS [In labelling it “song”, the lyrical aspect of this poem is emphasised. The  adjective “wandering” has  connotations of someone endlessly search for something.] I WENT out to the hazel wood, Because a fire was in my head, And cut and peeled a hazel wand, And hooked... Continue Reading →

Ezra Pound

"Either move or be moved." - Ezra Pound Of all the major literary figures of the twentieth century, Ezra Pound has been one of the most controversial.  He has however, also been one of modern poetry's most important contributors. He was born in Hailey, Idaho, on October 30, 1885. T.S. Eliot, said about Pound - " more... Continue Reading →

The life and times of Dylan Thomas.

"When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes."                Dylan Thomas Dylan Thomas was born in 1914 October 27 in Swansea. His father was an English Literature professor at the local school. Thomas was a  neurotic and sickly child. He of course excelled in English and reading due to the fact that his... Continue Reading →

T S Eliot La Figlia que Piange

La Figlia Che Piange                   T. S. Eliot, 1888 - 1965 O quam te memorem virgo Stand on the highest pavement of the stair— Lean on a garden urn— Weave, weave the sunlight in your hair— Clasp your flowers to you with a pained surprise— Fling them to the ground and... Continue Reading →

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