The Rose that grew from Concrete by Tupac Shakur- Analysis and summary

Tupac Shakur – Introduction Tupac Amaru Shakur is popularly known as 2pac is an American rapper, song writer and actor. He was born on June 1971 and died in a homicide gunshot on September 13, 1996. His works represent contemporary social issues and he is considered as the symbol of resistance, activism and against inequality.Continue reading “The Rose that grew from Concrete by Tupac Shakur- Analysis and summary”

Where I’m From by George Ella Lyon – Poem analysis

Who is George Ella Lyon George Ella Lyon is an American writer and teacher from Kentucky. Born on 25 April 1949. Growing up in the mountains of Kentucky, she loved words, tree climbing, bike riding, singing, her family, stories, and school. She has published many works including picture books, juvenile novels and articles. Poem WhereContinue reading “Where I’m From by George Ella Lyon – Poem analysis”

What Love Isn’t by Yrsa Daley Ward – Poem meaning and analysis.

Yrsa Daley Ward as a poet Yrsa Daley Ward was born on 11 February 1989, Chorley, United Kingdom. She is a writer, model and actor. Her memoir, ” The Terrible” was published in 2018 and bagged PEN / Ackerley prize in 2019. She has also contributed to “Black is King” as a cowriter from Beyonce’sContinue reading “What Love Isn’t by Yrsa Daley Ward – Poem meaning and analysis.”

Remember by Joy Harjo poem analysis and summary

About Joy Harjo Joy Harjo became the U.S Poet Laureate in 2019 and was appointed by the Library of Congress. She was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1951. She is a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation and author of ten volumes of poetry including An American Sunrise from WW Norton (2019) and Conflict ResolutionContinue reading “Remember by Joy Harjo poem analysis and summary”

How did you die : poem and poem analysis

Poem – How did you die Did you tackle that trouble that came your wayWith a resolute heart and cheerful?Or hide your face from the light of dayWith a craven soul and fearful?Oh, a trouble’s a ton, or a trouble’s an ounce,Or a trouble is what you make it,And it isn’t the fact that you’reContinue reading “How did you die : poem and poem analysis”

Gabriel Okara : An insight to his Life and Works

Introduction Gabriel Imomotimi Gbaingbain Okara, (born in April 21, 1921 at Bumondi, Nigeria and died in March 25, 2019 at Yenagoa, Nigeria) is a Nigerian poet, playwright and novelist. He is one of the pioneers of modern African literature, the first renowned English language black African poet and the modernist writer. Most of his worksContinue reading “Gabriel Okara : An insight to his Life and Works”

Tradition and Individual talent by T.S Eliot

What are the main ideas of Tradition and Individual talent? T.S Eliot is one of the greatest critic English literature has witnessed. His essay Tradition and Individual talent was first published in The Egoist (1919) and later collected in The Sacred Wood (1920). The essay has been foundation to New Criticism. The essay is viewedContinue reading “Tradition and Individual talent by T.S Eliot”

Literature and Society: F R Leavis Summary and Analysis

Literature and Society is an essay by F.R.Leavis. During the Matrixing decade, Leavis was once invited to ‘Union of the London School of Economics and Politics’ where he addressed students on discourse on Literature and Society. He shared his view on how literature and society are interdependent. Leavis showed great interest towards literature, tradition, educationContinue reading “Literature and Society: F R Leavis Summary and Analysis”

The Call Of The River Nun! Poem Analysis

The Call Of The River Nun is a poem by Gabriel Okara, a Nigerian poet, and novelist. The poem is about the river Nun, situated in Rivers State, Nigeria. The river was formed when the Nigerian river split into two, forming Nun and Forcados rivers. Let us look into the poem below: The Call ofContinue reading “The Call Of The River Nun! Poem Analysis”