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Being Rhetorical!

I will forever be in debt of Mark Forsyth. For it was his innovative book – The Elements of Eloquence – on rhetorical figures that set me on a greater curve in learning and understanding literature and not only of English language but also … Continue reading

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Project Book Begins!

I think I have found the theme for my book that I want to publish someday. I am starting a writing project that I hope will someday, in 2-3 years, culminate into a book worthy of publishing. No, it’s not … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Poirot

Disclaimer – I am a HUGE fan of Sherlock Holmes.  Since, the character was killed by the author, I would relate my impression in past tense. Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot has failed to impress me. No, it was not his vanity … Continue reading

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Of Death as an event – Insignificant or Catastrophic

Last morning, at about 4:00 AM, my attention was drawn towards Death through this essay of philosopher and journalist Stephen Cave. There was one thing that caught my attention quickly as I read the brief bio of Cave stating that his … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Poetry

Recently, a German friend of mine posted the following on his Facebook wall: Am I the only one who doesn’t get anything out of poetry? It seems so pretentious to force meaning into something that rhymes to make it appear meaningful. … Continue reading

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