Category: Literature

The last scene of ‘Doctor Faustus’

Discuss the last scene of ‘Doctor Faustus’. ‘The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus’ is the greatest play of Christopher Marlowe where the last scene of this play especially the tragical death of Doctor Faustus and the last tragical feelings, things and speeches of Doctor Faustus makes the audience hopeless and sad. At the last scene …

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What is an Epic? Discuss about the Features of an Epic.

What is an Epic? Discuss about the Features of an Epic. Definition of Epic: An epic is a long narrative poem on a great and serious subject related in an elevated style and centered on a heroic or quasi-divine figure on whose actions depends on the fate of tribe or nation or the human race. Features …

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Beowulf is a Universal Poem

Why is Beowulf a universal poem? The Old English epic poem Beowulf carries a number of universal themes of human behavior: good versus evil, heroic deeds as a reflection of personal glory, and the personification of raw, deadly emotions such as envy, greed and pride through the characters. The hero for whom the untitled poem …

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General Knowledge about English Literature

1. Who wrote The Merchant of Venice and when it was published? 2. William Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar’ was published in? 3. Who is the author of ‘Hamlet’? 4. The Golden age of English Literature is? 5. ‘As you like it’ is a famous —– of Shakespeare. 6. Who is the author of ‘Hamlet’? 7.  The Victorian …

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Importance of Learning Literature

Benefit of Studying Literature 1. Understanding of humanity and life 2. Humanizing effect 3. Moral lesson 4. Liberated mind

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Features of Language

Features of Language It is generally believed that human beings are the sole species capable of developing language thanks to their intelligence and appropriate structure of the vocal tract. It is clear, however, that animals are also capable of communicating in their own way, for instance, bees by tail-wagging, or whales by ‘singing’. Yet, there …

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Types of style

Types of style: Generally three styles were distinguished the grand style; middle style and the plain style. They can be associated with the editorial factor of tone, and can be considered three stages on scale of poetic elevation. The analogy of clothing can again give some idea of what was meant by the three styles; …

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Rhythm

Rhythm: the term which is referred to a measured flow of words and signifying the basic beat or pattern in language that is established by stressed syllables, unstressed syllables and pauses, is considered as rhythm. It is distinguished from meter. When the pauses and stressed of rhythm are organized into a more formal, regular pattern …

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Foregrounding

Foregrounding Foregrounding means giving prominence to something, in a literary work that would not be accentuated in ordinary discourse. Again it means the action of emphasizing something by means of linguistic devices. In literary text, it occurs when any deviation from the normal resources of language is found. The deviation may be a matter of …

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Contribution and Place of I.A. Richards As A Psychological Critics

Contribution and Place of I.A. Richards As A Psychological Critics What is Psychological Criticism? Discuss about Contribution and place of I.A. Richards as a psychological critics.  Generally, psychological school of criticism wants to make criticism more scientific by applying psychological knowledge to its problems. It is itself divided into two groups, one would ‘explain’ about …

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