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First-Person Narrator Maugham Is Omniscient In His Lotus Eater

William Somerset Maugham is a rare author whose major short stories are the best examples of first-person narration. That means readers can find a narrator who narrates the entire story in the first person. The Lotus Eater is one such short story where the first-person narrator Maugham narrates the entire story. A first-person narration means […]

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Human Life Is Like Tram-Cars As Described in Maugham’s Lotus Eater

Somerset Maugham’s The Lotus Eater is one of the impeccable short stories uncovering the actual routine-based human life on earth. It says human life is like tram-cars. Yes, the opening paragraph of the short story The Lotus Eater begins with an appealing introduction. It depicts the inner reality of the so-called diverting human life. There is […]

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Somerset Maugham, A Genius of Present Century English Literature

The discussion about present century English literature remains incomplete without Somerset Maugham. As an eminent short-story writer, novelist, and playwright, Maugham always appeared as an indisputable genius. His words exhibit his inexhaustible creativity. His creative urge with brilliancy can be visible in story contents and writing styles. The famous short story The Lotus Eater is […]

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