Recommendation 1 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘Why whipping works: 51 shades of mommy porn’

By: ‘Srijana Mitra Das’

Peeing is like a good book in that it is very, very hard to stop once you start. : John Green, Paper Towns

Summary:

The article is stating that Angelina Jolie might be playing Anastasia from the novel Fifty Shades of Grey, a novel in which woman is beaten into submission and had sex with every way that has yet been unknown. The novel has also been described as mommy porn by the critics. Here, the writer has pointed out that this novel has left everyone amazed, as to what women of today are finding so tempting about a novel that beats a woman into submission and woman herself begs the man to beat her up.

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Demeaning: Humiliating
Equality: Parity
Irresistible: Tempting
Conquest: Take-over

Recommendation 2 from ‘Project Syndicate’

Article Name:‘It’s thrilling to see science take centre stage in the national conversation’

By: ‘Paul Nurse’

Making the new Enlightenment a reality

Summary:

The article expresses the thrill experienced as Science took centre stage in the opening ceremonies of Olympics and Paralympics, with a number of great personalities from the field of science present there. The writer expresses the relation Britain has with science and the need to take steps to strengthen this relation as science gets intertwined in our lives and economy and an indispensible tool to make lives better, as witnessed in the Paralympics.

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Resurgence: Bringing again into activity and prominence
Pronouncement: An authoritative declaration
Surge: Rise rapidly

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Independent’

Article Name:‘Robert Fisk: Syria’s road from jihad to prison’

By: ‘Robert Fisk’

Facebook’s strategic planning

Summary:

The article talks about the detailed interviews given by prisoners from Syria’s military prison, opposing the Bashar –Al-Assad regime. It talks in detail about their experience as protesters, the whole journey, their encounters with Islamist preachers and the Salafist cause. The whole journey from joining the militant groups to their present situation in prison is described, along with an indication towards their sorry state in the prison.

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Learn Words from the article:

Warring: Engaged in war
Appalled: Struck with fear, dread, or consternation
Allegiance: The act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action.

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