Homepage

English by Patrick Carpen: Welcome English by Patrick Carpen was designed not just to teach English, but also to inspire a love of English Language and Literature on the impressionable Continue Reading →

Welcome

English by Patrick Carpen: The Difference Today, there are so many mass-produced websites out there, filled with slabber-dash, user-generated, ambiguous and sometimes highly inaccurate content, that it would seem like Continue Reading →

Sarcasm

Sarcasm is a form of irony. Sarcasm is a literary device which is often used in everyday conversations, especially disputes, debates and arguments. Sarcasm is meant to insult someone’s knowledge, Continue Reading →

The Metaphor

What is the Metaphor? The metaphor is the use of pictorial or imaginative language. The metaphor implies that one thing is like another in some aspect. The metaphor is “suggested” Continue Reading →

The Last Straw

In the classic Sci-Fi Novel, “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas”, the author, Jules Verne, describes a series of events that leads to a climax. An unknown “creature” was destroying Continue Reading →