Word Stress Rules In English

What is Word Stress? In English, We do not state each syllable with the same intensity or consistency. In a single word, we focus more on ONE syllable. We state one syllable noisily (enormous, solid, significant) and the various syllables unobtrusively. How about we take 3 words: photo, picture taker and photographic. Do they sound … Read more

Javier Marías – A Heart So White

One of Spain’s best writer today by drumroll please none other than Roberto bolaño my favorite authors Javier Matias is a very famous Spanish author and translator who published his first novel at 19. Javier’s father was a Spanish author and philosopher Julio Matias who was a student of Ortega y Gasset at one point … Read more

Things Fall Apart: Summary and Analysis of Chapters 6-10

        Things Fall Apart: Chapter 6 Summary At the wrestling contest, an important part of the culture, Ekwefi meets with Chielo, the priestess of the Oracle. They are talking about Ezinma’s destiny since all of Ekwefi’s past children have been ogbanje, or evil children who die and then re-enter their mother’s womb to … Read more

Nightfall in Soweto by Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali

NIGHTFALL IN SOWETO by Oswald Mbuyiseni [lwptoc hideItems=”1″] About Author Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali, (born 1940, Vryheid, Natal, South Africa), South African poet who wrote in English and Zulu and whose work formed strongly upon the direct experience of life in the Johannesburg township of Soweto. Mtshali served as a messenger before his first collection of … Read more