The Arrow and the Song 

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is an American poet known for his lyrical and introspective works. The Arrow and the Song is a beautiful poem about the contrast between an "arrow" and a "song". This metaphorical piece portrays the arrow as a symbol of hatred and enmity. Meanwhile, the song is a symbol of amiability and love. By contrasting both of these ideas along with their reach and acceptability, Longfellow projects the latter's superiority. Song or poetry can touch several hearts. At the same ti...

A Subaltern

A Subaltern is a poem by Siegfried Sassoon, a World War I poet known for his stark representations of the war. As with many of Sassoon's writings, he focuses on the harsh realities of war and its impa...

Porphyria’s Lover

Porphyria's Lover is a dramatic monologue by the Victorian poet Robert Browning. It tells the story of a man who, driven by his obsessive love for his beloved Porphyria, commits a shocking and violent...

The Short Story

The short story is a fascinating and versatile literary form, offering a compact yet impactful reading experience. It is a form of literature that typically can be read in one sitting and focuses on a...

Kubla Khan

Kubla Khan is a renowned poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, written in 1797 and published in 1816. It's often considered one of Coleridge's most famous and enigmatic works. Coleridge claimed that Kubla ...

The Short Story

The Lyric

The Sonnet

Irony 

A Subaltern

Kubla Khan