prospero and caliban

Caliban in Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”: A Critical Analysis

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In “The Tempest”, William Shakespeare draws the character of Caliban with dubious shades. Critics down the ages have responded differently to the portrayal of Caliban. While some have downright dismissed him as a lowly savage, others (especially the post colonial critics) have focused on Caliban as the subjugated victim of colonial domination. Nonetheless, the portrayal […]

Anne Sullivan and Helen Keller

Anne Sullivan: The Light and Music of Helen Keller’s Life

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Anne Sullivan’s contribution in the life of Helen Keller is immense and fathomless. In the autobiography of Helen “The Story of My Life” she reveals how Miss Sullivan has been the inspiration behind her otherwise dull and unprogressive life. Miss Sullivan herself was partially blind and had undergone surgery to regain vision at an early […]

jimmy-valentine

O Henry’s Jimmy Valentine Rewritten as a Play

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Jimmy Valentine: Drama Adaptation A Dramatic Rendering of the Short Story by O.Henry Dramatis Personae: Jimmy Valentine Alias Ralph D. Spencer , a notorious burglar Annabel Adams : Jimmy’s fiancé Mr Adams : Annabel’s father Annabel’s sister May: Annabel’s niece, aged nine Agatha: Annabel’s niece, aged five Ben Price, the detective Mike Dolan: Jimmy’s friend […]