Recommended Reading: Black History Month Literature

Born on May 19, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska, Malcolm Little, who later became known as Malcolm X was an iconic figure of the Civic Right movement. The autobiography includes intimate details about his life, from days in Harlem to his pilgrimage to Mecca and much more. The African-American Muslim minister was a human rights activist,… Read More Recommended Reading: Black History Month Literature

Remor∫le∫s deep, histories lost and Poetic Verse: A Linguistic Approach to Milton’s “Lycidas”

Paraphrase of Lycidas With a summoning of the muse, John Milton begins to close his pastoral elegy “Lycidas.” The narrator calls for Alpheus’s return, assuring him that the “dread voice,” something which had been prominent within the previous section (including a rant about Saint Peters), had now subsided. Instead one finds that the return of… Read More Remor∫le∫s deep, histories lost and Poetic Verse: A Linguistic Approach to Milton’s “Lycidas”