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MA English Sem-II Results Announced


100% Result of Dr. V. R. Godhaniya Post Graduate Centre of English, Porbandar

Centre First Rathod Kinjal with 66.00%

Many Congratulations to all the students

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Posted by on July 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

Welcome Party Celebration


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July 12, 2013 – Semester-III students of Dr. V. R. Godhaniya Post Graduate Center of English, Porbandar organized a welcome party. The rainy evening soon transformed into an energized atmosphere by the speeches of Sh. Bharatbhai Visana (Managing Trustee) and Dr. Anupan R. Nagar (Principal). The melodic performance of Nilam on Shri Ganesha Stuti was followed by Shri Tandav stotram by Priya, Pooja, Ishita, Pushpa and Dimple made environment devotional. Junior student Brijraj gave a speech on Literature, Kunjan recited a poem, Nirali made atmosphere spiritual by her speech on spirituality. Disha danced on a song on rain and Afsana sang a song on memories. Khushal, Kiran and Nilam performed anchoring part of the celebration.

The musical evening filled with awe-inspiring poetry and rhythm concluded with light refreshments and by the speeches of Profs. Rushi Pandya and Hirak Jogia.    

 

 
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Posted by on July 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani school pupil and education activist


Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani school pupil and education activist from the town of Mingora in the Swat District of Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. She is known for her education and women’s rights activism in the Swat Valley, where the Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school.

 
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Posted by on July 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

Different Types of Poetry


Poetry is the expression of a thought, an idea, a concept or a story in a structured form which has a flow and a music created by the sounds and syllables in it.

  •  Acrostic: Acrostic poetry is one that contains certain letters, which are usually placed at the beginning of each line. These letters form a message or word when they are read in a sequence.
  • Ballad: This type of poetry is short and narrative and is made up of stanzas of two to four lines. Ballads usually have a refrain. They also deal mostly with folklore or popular trends though some also originate from a wide range of subject matter. The verses in ballads are straight-forward and seldom have any detail. Apart from that, ballads always possess graphic simplicity and force.
  • Blank Verse: A blank verse is written in unrhymed iambic pentameter. This form is a little like the rhythms of speech.
  • Burlesque: In this kind of poetry a subject that is serious in nature is treated as humor.
  • Cinquain: A cinquain is short poem that is made up of five lines that are usually unrhymed. These five lines contain two, four, six, eight and two syllables respectively.
  • Clerihew: This type of poetry is made up of a comic verse that has two couplets and a specific rhyming scheme.
  • Didactic Poetry: Didactic poems are poems that are written in order to instruct or teach.
  • Epic: This type of poem is long and narrative in nature. It talks about the adventures of a hero. Epics usually deal with the history and traditions of a nation.
  • Epigram: Practiced by poets like Robert Frost, William Blake and Ben Jonson, epigrams are short poems that possess satire. This type of poetry ends with a stinging punchline or humorous retort. Common forms of epigrams are written as a couplet.
  • Epitaph: A short poem with rhyming lines written on a tombstone in praise of a deceased person is called an epitaph.
  • Elegy: This type of poetry is sad and thoughtful in nature. They talk about the death of an individual.
  • Free Verse: Like the name suggests, free verse is poetry that is irregular. This type of poetry has content which is free from the traditional rules of using verse.
  • Ode: A poem that is written in praise of a place, thing or person, is known as an ode.
  • Sonnet: A poem that is made up of 14 lines and a particular rhyming scheme is called a sonnet.
  • Couplet: Perhaps the most popular type of poetry used, the couplet has stanzas made up of two lines which rhyme with each other.

(source: http://www.cssforum.com)

 
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Posted by on July 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

 
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Rain


I opened my eyes
And looked up at the rain,
And it dripped in my head
And flowed into my brain,
And all that I hear as I lie in my bed
Is the slishity-slosh of the rain in my head.

I step very softly,
I walk very slow,
I can’t do a handstand–
I might overflow,
So pardon the wild crazy thing I just said–
I’m just not the same since there’s rain in my head.

Shel Silverstein(1930 – 1999)

 
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Posted by on July 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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We will be back soon with study material of MA Semester I, II, III & IV

 
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Posted by on July 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

“KAVYA PARVA” at DR. V. R. Godhaniya College, Porbandar.


Yesterday, there was a KAVYA PARVA at DR. V. R. Godhaniya College, Porbandar. It was a great evening where Shri Chinu Modiji, Shri Rajendra Shukla and other poets of Gujarat uplifted the audience with their Poetry.
“સુખડ જેમ શબ્દો ઉતરતા રહે છે,
તિલક કોઈ આવીને કરશે અચાનક .” -રાજેન્દ્ર શુક્લ

 
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Posted by on July 2, 2013 in Uncategorized