The Recurring Dream-The “Recurring Dream” is a supernatural story that particularly centers round a strange dream, which

Kim was frequently haunted by. Kimberly Clark, the protagonist, has undergone a serious problem which she had the same sort of dream time and again. She is a young and beautiful woman of twenty-five who used to live in London and worked in a large company. She keeps a good position in the office however she has a problem. She sees a mysterious and frightening dream almost every night. In the dream, she finds herself walking on a village lane that is surrounded by white fences on both sides of it. At the end of the lane there is a little hill where on the top a beautiful cottage is located. She enters inside the house and finds in an old man with white hair and white beards fallen asleep. When she goes near him he wakes up and looks at her. But when she tries to speak with him she wakes up and finds herself in her bed in London.As in the dream she knocks at the door and the same old man with white hair and white beard opens the door but he is afraid to see her. So, he immediately closes the door. Kim again requests him to open the door and when he opens it she asks him if the house is on sale. The man replied positively and says that a ghost has haunted the house every night. Then Kim asks him who the ghost is? The old man replies “It is you” then he closes the door.The Lost Doll-Carmen was the only child of Roberto and Rosa Soto. She was beautiful, bright and loving child. However she was sick from the day of her birth. When she was four, she fell sick seriously and died. A few days after the funeral ceremony, Rosa gave away Carmen’s playthings and clothes to a priest of another village so that she couldn’t see them time and again. She thought that she wouldn’t have another child as she was told at the time of Carmen’s birth. When Roberto knew about it, he became very unhappy because he was hopeful that they would have another child. He asked about her the little dolly which Carmen always carried with her. Rosa said that she didn’t give it away. Then they searched everywhere in the house as well asked the villagers too but they couldn’t find it.The story accounts the supernatural significance regarding its particular focus on the concept of reincarnation. When Evangelina was born and grown up, she looked very much similar to that of Carmen’s actions, characters, behaviors and other many things were very much similar. The priest said that God healed Carmen and sent her back in the form of healthy Evangelina. Though Rosa did not believe that her newly born child as the reincarnation of Carmen but she could not reject the mysterious fact

towards the end of the story. When Evangelina reported everything about past and about her doll, Rosa could say nothing anymore.The House Call-“The House Call” is a story from Germany that basically concentrates upon the mysterious arrival of the spirit of a young girl to make a call to the doctor for the treatment of her mother who was suffering from pneumonia for several days. Dr. Brawn, the protagonist of this story, is identified as the famous surgeon in his locality. The day after the Christmas of 1903, he was sitting alone in his dining room in about 9:30 p.m. he was quite tired even unable to take his evening meal due to hard surgery, which he performed on his particular day. He was preparing report about his surgical works and putting his head down the table and dozing. He suddenly woke up when he heard the doorbell. After sometime, he came to know that he had a patient to see. In fact it was a young girl who had come to call the doctor for her mother. Despite his exertion, Braun decided to follow her up to her home and see her mother. The doctor tried to catch her up on the way so that he could have asked many questions related to her mother and about herself. The doctor was old enough to walk on Adelheid died. Dr. Braun was very surprised because the very child had been to the doctor to make a call. The woman further showed some of her belongings to revive her memory in her old and least furnished apartment. The ragged shawl and tattered shoes shown to doctor by her mother made him more confused and serious because he had seen the girl in the same dress. When he looked at Elda he found her asleep and returned with his black bag on his hand.Fear-Armando Gonzalez was a very hard-working man. After he and his wife worked for twenty years, they were able to save 50,000 pesos in a large bank of Mexico City. With a dream of buying a new house Armando went to the bank to withdraw the money as per the suggestion of the agent who wanted the payment in cash. The cashier, in the bank counted the money in a loud voice. Armando thought that everyone knows how much money he had. The boys simply thought that he might have undergone some serious problem so they ran after him for his help. Armando fell in the ground many ground many times. Eventually, the boys meet him, who was weeping like a child and requested not to rob him. He said that he was honest and he had earned that money in fair way through hard work. However when he knew that they were not robbers, he felt ashamed. He returned to the bus stop with the boys feeling easy and happy. The Loving Mother-‘The Loving Mother’ is a story that reveals the

everlasting love of a mother to her baby even after her death. It particularly gives central focus round the mysterious arrival of a woman at a pharmacist’s usually at midnight. Shoji Sakota, the protagonist of this story undergoes an unseen fear when he received the frequent visit in the same time almost every night. Sakota was a Japanese pharmacist who lived a lonely life since his wife had died many years before. My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold William Wordsworth-‘My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold’ is a beautiful poem composed by a famous English romantic poet William Wordsworth. The poet is a great lover of nature as well as true worshiper of God and nature. In this poem, the poet recollects (remembers) the experiences of his childhood days and gives his emotion and feeling a meaning that the poet wants continuity of life and nature. For him, nature is both God and religion. In this poem, he not only presents the reality of human life but also shows a deep respect to God and religion wishing his days to be bound each to each by natural piety.The poet presents his main idea of the poem through the paradoxical line “The Child (past) is the father (present) of the future.” The poet means to say that human life begins from childhood. A man can’t be a father without being a child. According to the poet, father means from whom the creation of new generation takes place. It is the child from whom the manhood begins. Thus the child is really the father of man. Yesterday’s child is today’s man (father) and today’s child is tomorrow’s father. Speaking Of Children Barbara Holland- ‘Speaking of Children’ is an essay by Barbara Holland in which she delightfully and critically examines the idea of having more than one child and the consequent expenses of parents. The entire essay centers round the issue of having a single child is far better than to have money. The essayist goes on arguing the possible difficulties and disasters which the parents have it bear if a house is filled with many children. She has raised the most burning issue of overpopulation that has further generated series of challenges and risks to the living beings of the present world. Moreover they disturb the privacy between husband and wife without letting them chances of private talk related to their job, income, business and their experiences of their duty and so on. In a sense they need to be worried all the time for their Look At A Teacup Patricia Hampel -The essay ‘Look At A Teacup’, written by Patricia Hampel, shows how a simple writing helps in finding out great events. It is about the history of writer’s mother in a delicate teacup. The two major themes of this essay are

He knows the value of each and every part of nature to present nature as whole. etc. burn lots of logs and make themselves warm. He understands that trees are perishable like the woods. Being simple and uneducated lady also. He thinks that he will be in the tomb before such grove will grow again. the writer presents impossible example to convey deep meaning. land erosion. They drink different alcohol and go on talking about different topics such as books. Hemingway creates situation of drinking so that they can reveal their feelings. There is rain and storm. Each and every parts of nature is important. If any disastrous event comes in our life also. The weather is shown violent. He tries to know the value of each and every small and small constituents of nature to continue the wholeness of nature. Asimov focuses on a specific problem that will arise by the lack of fuels. The Nightmare Life Without Fuel -Isaac Asimov-“The Nightmare Life Without Fuel” is an essay. the nature also gives reaction. She wants to buy paper windmill for her grandson as a surprise gift on the occasion of Christmas Day. This whole world is run by different resources such as petrol. When a tree is felled down. Even if man tries to challenge the existence of the nature. landslides occur. The weather creates situation for them. Then. etc. Joining the chopped parts of trees refers to the new plantation of more trees in the open fields. who is courageous and endangers her life to get the medicine for her grandson. They make fire. Keeping Things Whole Mark Strand-The poem Keeping Things Whole is taken from Selected Poems (1980). which we plant. we should control our emotion and lead our life towards new phase and time happily. The nature should be preserved and those persons who cur the trees must plant some more in replacement. Human life is a mixture of sorrow and happiness. Through the cup the mother transfers the culture and history of her time to the daughter. In spite of her old age. As we are also the creation of the nature. But if we preserve the jungle. The writer emphasizes on the preservation of the nature. S. the cup is historical memory only. The teacup reminds her of her mother’s history because her mother bought it in 1939. there is no way to bring it into its original condition. When she sees the nickel dropped from a white man. flood. He says Nick to forget all the events related with Marjorie and lead his wife towards new direction. The Poplar Field William Cowper -Cowper is a romantic poet.The writer tries to warn us from the devastating situation of this world in the coming future. So. if we cut down the forest. Actually we are not destroying the nature but we are destroying ourselves. Bill and Nick have no specific purpose of meetings or talking. The poet pleads for wholeness against the usual fragmentation that goes on in life. the poet wants to show the real phase of human life according to rule of nature. she thinks she can do something with that money. People are living in the cities and the environment of the cities is polluted. We cannot imagine this world without the use of fuel. the story is the story of journey of old woman who walks towards the city on the cold winter day. The world is depending upon the trade and because of trade the environment is being neglected. this is an ideal situation to stay inside home. men get knowledge from the nature that the nature itself is powerful rather from human beings. wood. He describes the difference in the environment and natural beauty before and after the poplar trees are fallen down. which are full of stumps. She is taking a long trip to the city to visit the hospital and bring some medicine for her grandson.She is a very poor woman. So. which is not really possible.The Three Days Blow Ernest Hemingway-“The Three Days Blow” is a plot less story in a dramatic way. She loves her grandson so much that she faces many trouble and obstacle on the long trip. water. She goes there frequently for the medicine. Such events inspire him to think about the perishable nature of human joys and our enjoyment is short when our lives are so short. which was taken over and destroyed by the armies of Adolf Hitler.The writer tries to persuade us how to work hard to bring the chopped tree into the original situation. Man is the most perishable thing in the world and will live shorter than now in the future. Bill is practical. Such scenes make him think deeply about human lives. It was made in Czechoslovakia.The writer’s mother was married in the year 1939. it is unchopping a tree. This is not the first time she is going to the city. we are now facing the problem of scarcity of fuel resources. He further says that life of a tree and human life are the same so they should be preserved with equal emphasis. The topics of the talk change suddenly from one subject to another. Merwin-In the essay “Unchopping a Tree”. this is also a romantic poem representing nature. hunting. which depicts the life of this world in coming future when the fuel resources will have reduced from their source. We cannot use the solar easily and even if we use. she overpowers all the obstacles on her way due to her deep love for her grandson. We must t understand the importance of the nature and try to conserve it. the story ends. We should have capacity to adjust with all the fluctuations that come in our life. But its place can be replaced with more trees. This keeps them inside when they talk about different topics. Hampel sees a connection between herself and her mother. Her poverty drives her to pick up that nickel. our environment and energy will be improved. Both these things are represented by a teacup. Like his other literary works. We don’t have rights to destroy the nature. Unchopping a Tree -W. If we are not serious at present only. girlfriend. The poet believes in whole part and not in partial. The poet indirectly pleads human beings to fill the gaps in the nature if they separate the parts of nature. Trees are also the important parts of the ecosystem as other living creatures. Earlier these resources were found in large quantity and life style was easier. diesel. she proves herself to be a courageous and determined woman. without any plot. The main thrust of this essay is: what is going to happen if we do not conserve the world’s natural resources. we have to suffer a lot in the future. It is only a kind of feeling but certainly it has meaning. Our lives totally depend upon the nature. The same year she bought the teacups as gifts that were later given to the daughter. Two friends Nick and Bill meet at Bill’s cottage. she is able to get success in her aim. Major population of world should be engaged to plant the trees to make a better world in future. When they save and plant the trees.The poet thinks that his days too are passing away fast and should be lying down like those poplars. The poet indirectly pleads human beings to keep nature whole by conserving its every small . he can’t get victory over it. In comparison to the past days. We know a lot about the subject. which go through their conversation only. Every part of trees refers to the every parts of the nature whether they are small or big. She does this theft jus for good reason. who is suffering from extreme throat pain. For example. With example of poplar trees. We should think of conservation of such trees instead of deforestation for the protection of the ecosystem. the beginning of the Second World War. the poet becomes very much sensitive for the delicate balance . A Worn Path Eudora Welty-‘A Worn Path’ is a story about an old black woman named Phoenix. So. Unchopping a tree is impossible. Literally speaking. fishing. it is our duty to maintain the balance in the nature.The poet suggests that if human being involves to encourage the existence of the nature. it cannot naturally help us.relationship between a mother and her daughter and a connection between the past generation and present generation.At last. There is no third character. The writer warns that it is easy to destroy but very hard to create.

” Morowitz shifts his subject. Human body and human being differ from each other. The last stanza suggests that we all move to make a whole. He concludes his essay with Alfred North Whiteheads conclusion that “ the human body is an instrument for the production at art in the life of the human soul.Joan spends her day in bed there almost five times a month because of the migraine headache. He only wants love from Malini. Oops! How’s That Again? Roger Rosenblatt-“Oops! How’s That Again” is an essay written by Rosenblatt and this essay has a humorous tone. a flashing light or a fire drill.Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936). this poem doesn’t follow that pattern. i. which she inherits from her parents. Generally the headache may also be caused by stress. From a biochemical catalogue he collects the information about the price of ingredients that the human body is made of. He is a scientist. it has become the trend to laugh at them. From the words written in different shapes and styles we understand the poem. We cannot evaluate a person’s life in terms of money. Through the humorous tone also. Morowitz-Dr. allergy. But he refuses all. She also tries to do all her normal work in spite of it. philosophical plays. Alfred North Whitehead is true that “ The human body is an instrument for the production of art in the life of human soul. To clarify this point the writer has presented few examples. her son whose father is unknown throughout the story. The poem creates such a situation that we can see the real picture of cat immediately after we read the poem. So. The meaning of the poem is nothing other than the portrait of the cat. She presents something unusual about the disease in a more philosophical and meditative domain of thought. as befits its subject. not part. he has tried to depict the reality of human beings and animals caused by the change in time. When he multiplies both. she thought that she would get rid of the disease just by denying it. the act of laughter is caused by any interruption of normal human fluidity or momentum.Human beings often make mistake knowingly and unknowingly when they speak. He does not posses any arm and power to show his power of the past. Michael. Malini. He enriches his discussion with remarkable examples. writer and philosopher. The poet moves forward and he parts the air but it becomes whole again. devotion. she feels good that she does not have any other physical problems. The rationality and humanity are the characteristics of human being. Harold J Morowita is a professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. husband and children are the objects of worship. betrayal. that is wrong.e. To avoid the attack she takes some medicines and starts to work.e. and tiredness. After making mistake they also apologize for it. However. emotion and language.of the nature. He is very much happy with Supriya and so he proposes Supriya to ask for anything even the princess Malini along with provinces worthy to tempt a king. novelist. Everything in the world is whole. He was awarded by the Nobel Prize for literature in 1907. Malini has been charged for her acceptance of a new creed. Helen Turrell conceals (hides) the truth about Michael . loyalty.The Six Million Dollar Man Harold J. i. and her relationship with Michael. It shows the bitter reality that the power of animals or human beings doesn’t remain same when time and situation change. The gardener is a mysterious character who does not appear at first and in the middle but only at the last of the story creating confusions in the readers. the words are arranged in such a way that emotions are kept in a shadow and real portrait is highlighted. although. He spends his essay in refining and improving the statement and tries to arrive at a more accurate definition at the end. whom Helen calls nephew.In Bed Joan Didion-‘In Bed’. She would also vomit. Julius Caesar was a great warrior and a famous general statesman. The “vanity” actually means the degrading value of reputations of any persons and animals in the world. and author. Six million dollar. He is famous for his poetic works. Outer appearances seem to be important than emotions and thoughts. Concrete CatDorthi Charles-“Concrete Cat” is an example of a concrete poem. A Hindu kingdom. Unlike other poem. He was born is 1861 and died in Calcutta (now Kolkata).” Thus.ON THE VANITY OF EARTHLY GREATNESS ARTHUR GUITERMAN-“On the Vanity of Worldly Things” is a poem written by Arthur Guiterman. which is also called “reduced language”. which she has for every creature in the world. In her earlier days. Then he calculates the average value of a gram dry weight of human being and his own dry weight. is best known for his humorous verse. But. It is written in the short form. It can produce anything. Having been taught by Buddhist Monks. what we think of being parted i. His head is on the shelf and weapons and other things belongings are only in the museum in the form of history. When people make mistakes. sacrifice. But soon he realizes that each human being is priceless and infinitely precious. the essayist has tried to reflect the bitter reality of human beings when they make mistake when they speak.The king enters. This poem is made for our eyes rather than our ear. According to the philosopher Henri Bergson. Why do we laugh at them we don’t know. tongue slips are like slips of banana peels. It also deals with the topics such as religion. the protagonist. The poet has used craftsmanship. each human being is priceless and infinitely precious. a poem just giving focus to the physical picture and not the imagination. he finds his price. the princess of Kashi.e. During the attack her right temple (head) would suffer extreme pain and tears would roll down from her right eyes.The Gardener Rudrard Kipling. She thinks that wealth does not cling to whose destiny it is to find riches in poverty. an abrupt change in blood pressure. ‘The Gardener’ ends surprisingly revealing the reality of Helen. Through humour. She does not find any attachment with the worldly beauty and the material world. an American poet and journalist. the Queen opines that for a woman. and the writer of short stories was born in India and set many of his writings in the Indian flavor. novels and short stories. It does not appeal to the heart because it doesn’t emphasize on emotion and thought. faith. But that power lost its value with the change in the time and situation. friendship. teacher. an essay by Joan Didion depicts her personal experiences with migraine headache. ‘The Six Million Dollar Man’ is a popular essay in which Morowitz examines the statistical statement that the chemical value of the human body is only 97 cents. is a story of love and hatred. He earned a great name and fame in his time through his strength and power. Human body is made up of chemical organism but a man becomes human being because of consciousness. The play opens with the agitation of the Hindu Brahmins for the banishment of Malini. He is much concerned with the psychological causes of bloopers. This type of poem is written for eyes and not for mind and heart. The poetic play. He thinks these as rewards for his treachery. eyestrain or high blood pressure. is in reality. She knows that she is going to be attacked by the headache when she feels some sort of irritation and flow of blood in the vessels of her brain.Malini -Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore is a Bengali Indian poet. she was influenced by Buddhism. Sometimes she even tells lies saying that she did not have the attack frequently. But the truth was that sometimes the attack was quite violent and long lasting. rationality and some indispensable human qualities. Buddhism. So. forgiveness. Her mother. He starts out talking about the human body and ends up talking about the human being. etc. We simply make fun and hoot at the errors simply to break the monotonies. such as brain tumor. a British poet.

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