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Title      : PDE-50 Readings through Literature
Subject      : Communicative English
copyright © 2018   : Karnataka State Open University
Author      : KSOU
Publisher      : Karnataka State Open University
Chapters/Pages      : 9/109
Total Price      : Rs.      : 58
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Reading I Total views (196)  
In today's world English occupies a very important place. It has a key role in activities related to our 'work', what we refer to as our professional life. Now English is becoming increasingly important even in our 'leisure tin1e' activities like watching television and in our socio-cultural activities. Perhaps the most important fact about the English language for us is that through English we ......
Pages: 33
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Reading II Total views (194)  
In this unit we present to you three comparatively longer texts: a short story, a reflective essay, and a feature on Sports. The exercises which follow these texts are meant to focus your attention on certain reading activities which enhance comprehension. These exercises also aim at increasing your awareness of the typical characteristics of these kind of writings. The purpose behind this unit ......
Pages: 16
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Francis Bacon- "Of Studies" Total views (196)  
Reading is an important mental activity. It can also be called a serious leaming exercise. As such it demands focussed attention. When reading is taken up as in a concentrated manner and as an academic activity it is termed as study. Thus there are degrees of concentration involved in reading. You have already had some practice in reading comprehension in the preceding two units. In this unit you ......
Pages: 13
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J.B. Priestley: Student Mobs Total views (226)  
I begin this unit by focusing on Priestley's versatility as a writer. He is a novelist, playwright, a brilliant essayist, a gifted speaker and a well known public figure. His essays particularly reveal his bright and delightful irony and his great love of life. His prose style is marked by clarity, ease, elegance and the greatest asset is his 'commonsense'. 'Student Mobs' is a representative ess ......
Pages: 9
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George Herbert: "The Collar" Total views (195)  
To understand the subtleties of a literary piece and to follow the deep or metaphorical meaning of a literary writing one has to make repeated attempts. It is more so in case of poetry as poets use images, symbols or motifs to present their ideas. For example, the poem analysed in this unit revolves around the word 'collar'. The collar, here is used as a symbol signifying a yoke, pressure or rest ......
Pages: 10
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Fear No more the Heat of the Sun Total views (194)  
William Shakespeare is regarded as an extraordinary playwright and poet. He was born at Stratford-on-Avon in England. The house where he was born is preserved as a National Monument by the English. It is a place of literary pilgrimage. Many scholars and men of letters from all parts of the world visit it.
Pages: 7
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My Days Among the Dead Are Past Total views (195)  
Robert Southey (1774-1843) was a contemporary of Wordsworth and was associated with the Romantic School of Poetry led by Wordsworth. He was one of the three Lake Poets, the other two being Wordsworth and Coleridge. He is remembered in literature chiefly for his shorter poems and for his Life of Nelson.
Pages: 5
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The Magic Spell of a Book Total views (198)  
"The Magic Spell of a Book" is a selection from the second volume of Mahatma Gandhiji's Autobiography. Gandhiji calls his Autobiography "The Story of My Experiments with Truth". He conceived God as truth. Gandhiji tried to realize truth in his own life, through love for his fellowmen and by participating in the various activities of life. His Autobiography is a record of his attempt to live u ......
Pages: 7
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Writing for Print Media Reading through Literature Total views (196)  
Writing gained momentum when Chinese printed first book 'Vajra Sutra - Hiraka Sutra' in 868 AD. The print media expanded with new dimension when Johan Guttenberg of Mainz, Germany invented printing press in 1454. The first full fledged publication, the Holy Bible, came out in,1456. Soon printing press were established all over Europe. William Caxton set up a printing shop at Great Britain in 1476 ......
Pages: 9
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