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28 11, 2019

The Devoted Friend by Oscar Wilde

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The Devoted Friend The Devoted Friend is a short fairy tale written by Oscar Wilde. The tale concerns Big Hugh, the miller, and his best friend Hans. The story is told by a linnet to a water-rat following a conversation about what it means to be a devoted friend. Enjoy reading The Devoted Friend by

21 03, 2019

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

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Who is your favourite literary character? Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe is my favourite literary character. Briefly about the Author Daniel Defoe  (c. 1660 – 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy. He is most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe, which is second only to the Bible in its

13 03, 2019

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

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Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet  by William Shakespeare is a tragedy written early in his career about two young lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as

31 01, 2019

The Canterbury Tales: Three Young Men, Death and a Bag of Gold

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THE  CANTERBURY  TALES It was a long time ago in the 14th century. One fine April evening some people met at an inn in London. These people wanted to go to the town of Canterbury. It was a long journey. To make it shorter and more interesting they thought of telling stories on their way.

29 01, 2019

Geoffrey Chaucer and “The Canterbury Tales”

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Geoffrey Chaucer, the True Founder of English Literature Geoffrey Chaucer (1340 - 1400) was the greatest English writer of the 14th century. He was born in London, in the family of a wine merchant. His father had connections with the court and hoped for a courtier's career for his son, and at 17 Geoffrey became