Deciphering the Age-old Question: Why are Tragedies So Popular?

The Legacy The earliest known performances of tragedy (plays) were those held in the Dionysus Festival in Athens, Greece. Large crowds gathered for these plays and many masks, including those of a laughing and a crying face (depicting comedy and tragedy, respectively) were used during performances. The nature of the plays was said to be…

Timeline of Helen Keller

“The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller Almost everyone must have heard of the iconic name Helen Keller at least once in their lifetime. She was a woman of steel who did not let anything get in her way…

Tips for Writing a Get Well Message

A bowl of warmth, a soft face, a new day. Some get-well thoughts sent your way. Often when someone close to you is not keeping well, you find it difficult to word your emotions. Writing a get well message can be a difficult task for many. It has to be simple, short, and most importantly…

The Diary of a Young Girl: Anne Frank

Anne Frank’s ‘The Diary of a Young Girl’, is a story of a little girl who was witness to the brutal annihilation of Jews in the hands of Adolf Hitler and the Axis powers (Germany, Italy, and Japan) during World War II. Anne Frank (1929-1945) was born to a German-Jewish family. Her father Otto Frank…

Online Writing Jobs

Online writing is an emerging field which employs thousands of people. Nowadays, we have people who are working full-time as content writers, bloggers, and online technical writers. It is a good way of making money and the best thing about these jobs is that they can be performed from the convenience of one’s home. There…

Hot List: Here are the Top Nobel Laureates in Literature

Did you know… … that the Swedish Academy, one of the Royal Academies of Sweden, established in 1786 by King Gustav III, makes an annual decision about the nominee, who would be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. The Nobel Prize in Literature is given each year to an author(s), who has made an outstanding…