All posts tagged: language

An illiterate’s guide to poetry

by zack soh

If you’ve ever wanted to write a poem, or even just read and comment on one, then this guide is for you.

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Poetry History: Poetic Devices in English Literature through the Ages (Part 1: Beowulf to the Renaissance)

by hannah ang

That was the moment I realised, despite my love of writing, I knew nothing about poetry. Thus began my attempt to explore some of the poetic devices and structures found in English poetry through the ages.

singlish

by ephraem tan

“Did you know academic study of the judiciary system is a prerequisite for flight attendants in Singapore?”

“What? That doesn’t sound right.”

“It’s true!” insists the foreign minister. “I asked her how she came to be employed on this plane, and she shrugged and said, ‘Study lor.’”