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Animal Farm: A Fairy Story (Penguin Modern Classics)


‘It is the history of a revolution that went wrong-and of the excellent excuses that were forthcoming at every step for the perversion of the original doctrine,’ wrote George Orwell for the first edition of ANIMAL FARM in 1945. His simple and tragicfable, telling of what happens when the animals drive out Mr Jones and attempt to run the farm themselves, has since become a world-famous classic of English prose.
‘Surely the most important fictional satire to be written in twentieth-century…

Brain Exploding Poems



Travel to new worlds, soar to amazing heights and see breathtaking sights. With just your imagination and this book of Brain Exploding Poems. Get lost in the world of a 10 year old girl through poetry. Creative and beautifully written by a child for any age to enjoy. Fly away with the Eagle, visit the beach and create a magic box. Learn what happens to Johnny McMultiskills and find out what the sheep really through of Bo-Peep.

Erscheinungsformen Komischen Sprechens Bei Aristophanes (Untersuchungen zur…



In comedy, the comic occurs when the characters’ actions appear to fail when judged by the standards of the audience. As speaking is the most important form of action in Aristophanes’ plays, it is here that the main source of the comic is to be found. Most of the aspects of language comic have already been well-researched, particularly in the realm of semantics (linguistic jokes etc.). Little is known, however, about the large area of the comic based on language pragmatics, which arises when…

Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who …



In her entertaining and edifying New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author Francine Prose invites you to sit by her side and take a guided tour of the tools and tricks of the masters to discover why their work has endured. Written with passion, humour and wisdom, Reading Like a Writer will inspire readers to return to literature with a fresh eye and an eager heart – to take pleasure in the long and magnificent sentences of Philip Roth and the breathtaking paragraphs of Isaac Babel; to…