Speech Writing for Students

Delivering a speech is not an easy job. It requires confidence to speak in front of others. Every listener is not of the same kind. Speech varies from place-to-place and audience-to-audience. It can be a speech in the general public, it can be during the school assembly or even in the office on some particular …

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After the Race by James Joyce

The cars came scudding in towards Dublin, running evenly like pellets in the groove of the Naas Road. At the crest of the hill at Inchicore sightseers had gathered in clumps to watch the cars careering homeward and through this channel of poverty and inaction the Continent sped its wealth and industry. Now and again …

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The Fox and the Grapes

A Fox one day spied a beautiful bunch of ripe grapes hanging from a vine trained along the branches of a tree. The grapes seemed ready to burst with juice, and the Fox’s mouth watered as he gazed longingly at them. The bunch hung from a high branch, and the Fox had to jump for …

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Essay on Female Foeticide

In the land where we worship Goddess ‘Durga’ as ‘shakti’, thousands of innocent girls are killed in the wombs of their mothers, for the selfish greed of having only a male child. Female foeticide is a matter of “deep shame and a cause of great concern”, these were the words of the Prime Minister Narendra …

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An Encounter by James Joyce

It was Joe Dillon who introduced the Wild West to us. He had a little library made up of old numbers of The Union Jack, Pluck and The Halfpenny Marvel. Every evening after school we met in his back garden and arranged Indian battles. He and his fat young brother Leo, the idler, held the loft of the stable …

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