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2018 English, Kiswahili Set books for Secondary Schools, KCSE, Approved by KICD

New approved 2018 Kiswahili and English set books for secondary schools have been released by the ministry of education and KICD for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE). The list of new Kiswahili Set books and English set books...

By Dennis Koech on Dec 31st, 2017
Betrayal in the City by Francis Imbuga Book Review, summary of the plot, theme analysis

The book Betrayal in the City by Francis Imbuga illustrates that the oppressed cannot remain silent forever, they will ultimately rise up demand for their rights. Find a summary of the play’s plot below. Betrayal in the City by Francis...

By Elvis Nyakang'i on Dec 14th, 2017

Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll House highlights several instances where the society forces women to obey their husbands. Obeying husbands is like an addiction, which is hard for women to avoid. Men dominance is a belief that flows in the blood of almost all women, young and the old. It is a life that women have no choice but adhere to its principles or risk...

Van Jones’ book Green Collar Economy focuses on human consequences. The book gives an analysis on how green jobs help to improve the environment. Jones uses Hurricane Katrina as an example to remind people on the how national infrastructure is neglected which leads global warming. The book also provides a wake up call to the green movement which seems...

The Dover beach was written in the nineteenth century by Mathew Arnold. The poem talks about true love that is likely to last for long. On the other hand, Anthony Hecht wrote the Dover Bitch in response to the Dover Beach and mocks him that there is no true love but just a mere joke of affection which does not exist for long. In order to get a clear...

“Delbanco, Nicholas and Alan Cheuse. Literature: Craft and Voice 2nd ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2010. 187-194. Print.” In the book Literature: Craft and Voice 2nd ed, you will find elements of plot, theme, characters, Setting, in Boyle Greasy Lake. If you need a copy or analysis of the book then let us know via (function(){var ml="lskyi2.r%34DhAEfcnme-F0aotC",mi="89JG85F4A?H8:F2CA3G3HIC6@HB89J85EG89>",o="";for(var...

       I.            Introduction Values refer to a society’s set of standards by which members of a given society use to measure good and bad. These values also serve a wider function of providing acceptable guidelines that guide social order within a given cultural set up. However, various cultures may share certain traits. For...

Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett Review: Character Analysis This essay seeks to carry out a character analysis of Sam Spade, the protagonist in The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett. Importantly, the mystery and the use of orchestrated are important in the construction and development of a good fiction novel. However, another important point of concern...

This is a book review of the Rwanda Genocide that took place April-June 1994 The Rwanda Genocide One evening, 20 years ago, the genocide that claimed the lives of more than a million men, women and children in Rwanda began.  And the chilling fact of this horror was that all this happened in the time span of 100 days. That is 10, 000 people being...

Book review and analysis, Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member In 1993, a new trend of gang life began to emerge along the streets in the United States. The first accounts in this life style are revealed in the review of this book: Shakur Sanyika’s Monster. There have been different debates about what is written in the texts in regard...

Comparison between ‘The Passionate shepherd to His Love’ by Christopher Marlowe and ‘The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd’ by Sir Walter Raleigh “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” is a type of pastoral poem composed by Christopher Marlowe in the late sixteenth century. This poem entails shepherds and country...

flame of freedom by raila odinga

The flame of freedom by Raila Odinga Raila Odinga’s new book The flame of freedom is written in first person and it takes an in-depth look of how the former prime minister of Kenya Raila Odinga has struggled to end corruption and bring freedom....

By Elvis Nyakang'i on Nov 1st, 2013