Inductive Learning Vs Deductive Learning

Whenever people ask me “how to be good in English?” I am really at a loss for how to answer the question. Because, I actually am not that good. And this is not false modesty. There are so many other brilliant English writers and speakers out there. Trust me, I still make grammatical mistakes. I …

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Unintended by Muse : An Interpretation

I haven't written poetries in a long time. Nor have I had the time nor the inclincation to ponder on songs (and their lyrics interpretation). I have missed writing literature analysis (not the scientific journal kind). I haven't had the mood to do book reviews in ages. (I am not that functional in the BookClub …

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Nilai bahasa dan ilmu dalam novel…

Kenapa sesetengah karya diangkat sebagai sastera (literature) manakala sesetengah karya dianggap picisan/pop/trashy atau hanya sekadar fiction? What are the criterias used to categorize whether one particular work could be categorized as literary or non-literary? Yang lebih menyedihkan, penulis2 sastera seolah2 sudah sinonim dengan fenomena 'karyanya tidak laku'...tapi yang menulis novel2 cinta picisan/pop/trashy, karyanya laris di pasaran hingga …

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