Auden grew up in Birmingham, England and was known for his extraordinary intellect and wit. His first book, Poems, was published in with the help of T. Much of his poetry is concerned with moral issues and evidences a strong political, social, and psychological context.
Malabar PointBombay, Kipling cannot exist in the same room. They married and moved to India in They had been so moved by the beauty of the Rudyard Lake area that when their first child was born they named him after it.
Mother of Cities to me, For I was born in her gate, Between the palms and the sea, Where the world-end steamers wait. Complex issues of identity and national allegiance would become prominent in his fiction. Holloway might not have hastened the onset of his literary life: If each contradiction be set down as a lie and retailed at breakfast, life is not easy.
I have known a certain amount of bullying, but this was calculated torture—religious as well as scientific. Yet it made me give attention to the lies I soon found it necessary to tell: They spent a month each Christmas with their maternal aunt Georgiana "Georgy" and her husband, Edward Burne-Jones, at their house, The Grange, in FulhamLondon, which Kipling called "a paradise which I verily believe saved me.
Kipling remembers, "Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told any one how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established.
Also, badly-treated children have a clear notion of what they are likely to get if they betray the secrets of a prison-house before they are clear of it". He sailed for India on 20 Septemberand arrived in Bombay on 18 October. He described this moment years later: Other Indian-born boys have told me how the same thing happened to them.
After these, my English years fell away, nor ever, I think, came back in full strength". The Civil and Military Gazette in Lahore, the newspaper which Kipling was to call "mistress and most true love",  appeared six days a week throughout the year except for one-day breaks for Christmas and Easter.
Inhe published his first collection of verse, Departmental Ditties. That year also brought a change of editors at the newspaper; Kay Robinsonthe new editor, allowed more creative freedom and Kipling was asked to contribute short stories to the newspaper.
By then, it was established practice for the Viceroy of India and the government to move to Simla for six months, and the town became a "centre of power as well as pleasure". Rudyard Kipling returned to Simla for his annual leave each year from toand the town featured prominently in many of the stories that he wrote for the Gazette.
It began in heat and discomfort, by rail and road. Kipling included most of these stories in Plain Tales from the Hillshis first prose collection, which was published in Calcutta in Januarya month after his 22nd birthday.
In Allahabad, he worked as the Assistant editor of The Pioneer and lived in Belvedere house, Allahabad from to By this time, he had been increasingly thinking about the future. Kipling was favourably impressed by Japan, writing that the Japanese were "gracious folk and fair manners".
Weeping softly for O-Toyo O-Toyo was a darling". He also found a place to live for the next two years at Villiers Streetnear Charing Cross the building was subsequently named Kipling House: Meantime, I had found me quarters in Villiers StreetStrandwhich forty-six years ago was primitive and passionate in its habits and population.
The Charing Cross trains rumbled through my dreams on one side, the boom of the Strand on the other, while, before my windows, Father Thames under the Shot tower walked up and down with his traffic.
On 18 JanuaryCarrie Balestier aged 29 and Rudyard Kipling aged 26 were married in London, in the "thick of an influenza epidemic, when the undertakers had run out of black horses and the dead had to be content with brown ones.
Henry James gave the bride away. Taking this loss in their stride, they returned to the US, back to Vermont — Carrie by this time was pregnant with their first child —and rented a small cottage on a farm near Brattleboro for ten dollars a month.
We bought, second or third hand, a huge, hot-air stove which we installed in the cellar.Literary Devices refers to the typical structures used by writers in their works to convey his or her messages in a simple manner to the readers.
When employed properly, the different literary devices help readers to appreciate, interpret and analyze a literary work. Literature.
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