Analysis of – “The Convergence of the Twain” (Lines on the loss of the “Titanic”), By Thomas Hardy

Between the nights of 14th and 15th April 1912, the “unsinkable” steamship Titanic hit an iceberg and sank in North Atlantic Ocean.  She was on her maiden voyage from Southampton in the UK to New York.  On 24th April Thomas Hardy wrote the poem “The Convergence of the Twain” to be printed in the program … Continue reading Analysis of – “The Convergence of the Twain” (Lines on the loss of the “Titanic”), By Thomas Hardy

Oceans, caught between the devil and the deep blue sea… Part IV

As I had mentioned in my last article, because of human activities on land, oceans’ health is under serious threat.  We will now go into the details of marine pollution.   However, before going deeper into it (pun intended!), it is necessary to understand how essentially our life depends on oceans.  In the last article, we … Continue reading Oceans, caught between the devil and the deep blue sea… Part IV

Oceans, caught between the devil and the deep blue sea… Part III

  “The voice of the sea is seductive; never ceasing, whispering, clamoring, murmuring, inviting the soul to wander for a spell in abysses of solitude; to lose itself in mazes of inward contemplation. The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, … Continue reading Oceans, caught between the devil and the deep blue sea… Part III

Oceans, caught between devil and the deep blue sea… Part II

India’s one of the eminent Freedom fighters Swatantryaveer Sawarkar had written a poem, one of his inspiring and patriotic ones, in which he tells the ocean, “upon your promise I left my mother (land) to come to England, because you assured me to show diversities of the world, but I am feeling here suffocated now, … Continue reading Oceans, caught between devil and the deep blue sea… Part II