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  1. Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    The main theme in the short story “Princess September” is Freedom. The parrots gifted by the king to their daughters are encaged and are taught to speak just two words “God save the King” and “Pretty Polly“. They lack creativity because the cage is their world. On the other hand, the nightingale isRead more

    The main theme in the short story “Princess September” is Freedom. The parrots gifted by the king to their daughters are encaged and are taught to speak just two words “God save the King” and “Pretty Polly“. They lack creativity because the cage is their world.

    On the other hand, the nightingale is a free bird which lives her life as she wishes. This makes her creative, and interesting to the Princess September as well as the King and the Queen though she is not as attractive as the parrots.

    Other princesses, like their parrots, become dull with the time and hence have unattractive looks. But Princess September grows into an attractive girl because of the freedom which she enjoys like the nightingale. Thus freedom is a must for a person to live his life happily.

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  1. Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    Princess September is the 9th and the youngest princess of a King. The king gifts all of the princesses a parrot each. However, the parrot of Princess September dies soon leaving her alone and sorrowful. But one day, a nightingale comes to her and starts singing sweet songs turning her sorrow and grRead more

    Princess September is the 9th and the youngest princess of a King. The king gifts all of the princesses a parrot each. However, the parrot of Princess September dies soon leaving her alone and sorrowful. But one day, a nightingale comes to her and starts singing sweet songs turning her sorrow and grief into joy and happiness.

    Unlike other princesses, she does not encage the nightingale. However, when the latter returns late to her, she finally encages her on the advice of other princesses. But soon she realises that nightingale doesn’t sing. Being wise, she frees it at once and the latter thanks to her.

    As time passes, she enjoys the freedom with the nightingale while other princesses remain dull with their parrots. She grows into a beautiful lady and hence is married to a king while other princesses are married to ordinary officials of the king.

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  1. Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    The poem celebrates the moral values like courage, love for the country, loyalty and dedication of the army. The Light Brigade marched towards their enemies i.e. Russians without questioning their leader in spite of knowing that he made a mistake because the enemy was stronger and had dangerous weapRead more

    The poem celebrates the moral values like courage, love for the country, loyalty and dedication of the army. The Light Brigade marched towards their enemies i.e. Russians without questioning their leader in spite of knowing that he made a mistake because the enemy was stronger and had dangerous weapons while the British Army had only swords.

    The soldiers attacked the enemy. according to the poet they went into the mouth of death without fearing and sacrificed their lives for their country.
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    Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    Lencho is the protagonist or in simple words main character of the short story A Letter to God. He is a poor farmer but is very dedicated and hard-working. We find that he leaves no stone unturned to feed his family and fulfil their needs. However he is also an uneducated person and without knowledgRead more

    Lencho is the protagonist or in simple words main character of the short story A Letter to God. He is a poor farmer but is very dedicated and hard-working. We find that he leaves no stone unturned to feed his family and fulfil their needs.

    However he is also an uneducated person and without knowledge, he is unable to make a difference between belief and reality. For him God lives on the earth and it is possible to communicate to Him.

    So he writes a letter to God and when he gets the money, he is not surprised at all. Rather he is angry over the employees for stealing some amount because his firmly believes that God has sent complete money. Lencho is thus very innocent as well.

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