The Model Millionaire by Oscar Wilde: Summary and Review

Has it ever happened to you that you tipped someone you shouldn’t have tipped in the first place, or that you asked a saleswoman for help who you thought was one, but was actually a shopper like you? Do you remember the look on their faces when you did that? It’s likely that they staredContinue reading “The Model Millionaire by Oscar Wilde: Summary and Review”

Taming the Bicycle by Mark Twain: Summary, Analysis and Review

I wonder what your first thoughts were looking at the title of the story. Maybe a memory from childhood or a snapshot of some TV program where the protagonist ended up in a ditch, not able to control their bicycle? Well, just when you thought you had seen it all and laughed all you could atContinue reading “Taming the Bicycle by Mark Twain: Summary, Analysis and Review”

The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde: Summary and Analysis

The Canterville Ghost is a short story written by Oscar Wilde. It was first published in 1887. Unknown to many, this was his first published prose fiction work. Contrary to what the title of the story may suggest, this is a humorous story at the core of which lies the differences in the American andContinue reading “The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde: Summary and Analysis”

A Helpless Situation by Mark Twain: Summary and Plot Analysis

Have you ever been in a situation when you were approached by a distant relative of a friend of a friend’s friend, whom you don’t know and have never heard of before, and they asked you for a favor? If so, A Helpless Situation by Mark Twain is sure to take you for a strollContinue reading “A Helpless Situation by Mark Twain: Summary and Plot Analysis”

A Telephonic Conversation by Mark Twain: Summary and Review

A Telephonic Conversation is a short story written by Mark Twain. It talks about a telephonic conversation that ensues between a woman and her friend, a Mrs.Bagley, while the woman’s husband passively listens to a one-sided conversation writing an article on a philosophical subject in the meantime. Telephone What comes to mind when you readContinue reading “A Telephonic Conversation by Mark Twain: Summary and Review”

The 30000 Bequest by Mark Twain: Summary and Review

The 30000 Bequest is a short story written by renowned American author Mark Twain. It was first published in a collection of short stories. This story revolves around the devastating effects of union of fantasy and finance. Picture this: You are walking down the street mindlessly and  you suddenly come across a beautiful young woman.Continue reading “The 30000 Bequest by Mark Twain: Summary and Review”

Cupid and the Paintbrush by PG Wodehouse: Summary, Plot Analysis, Review

Cupid and the Paintbrush is a short story written by PG Wodehouse – an English author and one of the most popular humorists of the 20th century. The story revolves around a man who proposes marriage to his love interest through a unique contest.  Let’s take a look at the plot summary of the shortContinue reading “Cupid and the Paintbrush by PG Wodehouse: Summary, Plot Analysis, Review”

Dogs Have Boundless Enthusiasm But No Sense of Shame. I Should Have a Dog as a Life Coach: Richard Melville Halle

I am yet to find someone my age or older that says they love doing grocery. There is something about doing grocery that has chore written all over it. And I would be safe in assuming that chores is not something anyone would particularly look forward to doing. So here I am on the groceryContinue reading “Dogs Have Boundless Enthusiasm But No Sense of Shame. I Should Have a Dog as a Life Coach: Richard Melville Halle”

8 Movie Things That Piss Me Off (Real Bad)

It has been more than a hundred years since cinema has been around, but there are some things that movies just wouldn’t quit showing. I don’t have a problem with that; sure, show the good guy winning in the end, winning over a girl, win a battle, crush the villain’s skull – good stuff allContinue reading “8 Movie Things That Piss Me Off (Real Bad)”

I Don’t Know Why It Should Be, I Am Sure; But The Sight Of Another Man Asleep In Bed When I Am Up, Maddens Me: Jerome K. Jerome

I came across this quote during a re-read of the famous comic classic and my personal favorite Three Men in A Boat by Jerome k. Jerome. In addition to making me smile, it took me on a trip down the memory lane. I don’t know about you but I cannot bear the thought of havingContinue reading “I Don’t Know Why It Should Be, I Am Sure; But The Sight Of Another Man Asleep In Bed When I Am Up, Maddens Me: Jerome K. Jerome”