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The Master With An Earring

THE MASTER WITH AN EARRING By bunpeiris “Will stands out not only as the greatest literary light ever, but also the supreme intellect, with the exception of Buddha & Maha Rishi Vyasa, the author of Mahabharata. “Dilshan the cricketing swashbuckler, the only batsman to have a cricketing stroke [Dilscoop] named after him, got it all:will, dash and dare. And he got a diamond in his left […]

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conjunctions

conjunctions

WRITER’S DIGEST   Can you start a sentence with a conjunction? by Catherine Soanes For many of us, our English lessons at school were marked by the stern admonition: ‘Never begin a sentence with a conjunction!’. I was taught this ‘rule’ as a grammatical diktat back in the 1970s, and a quick trawl of the Net shows that the same advice […]

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The Golden Kite, the Silver Wind

cold-war

The Golden Kite, the Silver Wind “The Golden Kite, the Silver Wind” was written during the Cold War, a period of intense rivalry between the United States and the former Soviet Union that shaped the politics in the second half of the twentieth century. During this time, each action by one country-the creation of a weapon, the launching of a […]

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APPRECIATION OF LITERATURE OL

Literary Appreciation

APPRECIATION OF LITERATURE OL & AL Written by bunpeiris APPRECIATION IS THE THING, NOTHING ELSE MATTERS Literature in English Cambridge OL & AL &  Sri Lanka National  OL & AL: Essay Type Answers As the street story teller once told Scheherazade, the stories do tell us how to live. Being cheated by his queen, the King Shahryar would have each one of […]

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