Nov 29, 2023 · Crazy Jane’s story in particular welcomed a more sensualised and erotic reading, through its assertion that sexual impropriety and the loss of her virtue caused Jane’s descent into madness. Certain lines and lyrics from the poem and ballad, such as ‘he was false, and I undone’, surely piqued the interest of the singer, listener or reader.
Nov 23, 2023 · Each ripple and wave, a verse in the ballad of the night's flight. Each wave, a melody in the symphony, where the sea's heart belong. The ocean, a silent listener, bathed in the day's bright light. In the dance of the dark, the waves weave the nocturne of the gale. A silent saga of the cosmos, a dance of night and day.
Nov 27, 2023 · Ganev states ‘It would be well if we could access the oral life of popular ballads or find evidence of how each of them was interpreted by people from different walks of life’ (p. 68). The latter part of the statement is a tall order but one sometimes comes across interesting observations on songs by people from different social positions.
Nov 23, 2023 · The Ballad of Mulanis a feature-length narrative poem epic by an anonymous woman poet in the Northern Wei (386-534) in the Northern Dynasties Period (386-581) in China.
2 days ago · Ulysses (1922) Finnegans Wake is a novel by Irish writer James Joyce. It is known for its experimental style and its reputation as one of the most difficult works of fiction in the Western canon.  Written over a period of seventeen years and published in 1939, the novel was Joyce's final work. It is written in a largely idiosyncratic ...
- James Joyce
- 4 May 1939
Nov 25, 2023 · Learn English as you read and listen to a weekly show with short stories by famous American authors. Adaptations are written at the intermediate and upper-beginner level and are read one-third ...
4 days ago · StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit project whose mission is to honor and celebrate the lives of everyday Americans by listening to their stories.