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Critical Analysis of Mowing by Robert Frost

Mowing Robert Frost There was never a sound beside the wood but one, And that was my long scythe whispering to the ground. What was it it whispered? I knew not well myself; Perhaps it was something about the heat of the sun, Something, perhaps, about the lack of sound—

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Age of Chaucer

Age of Chaucer (1350-1400): Personal life: Geoffrey Chaucer was born in England in 1340. He was the son of John Chaucer. He had very good relation with the dwellers of the town where he grew up. He had a business of alcohol. His life was momentous. In his personal life he was royal and he …

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Period of Restoration

Characteristics of this Era: a. The old ideas have been broken. b. Some literary men have been driven out from England by the king. c. One of the most common features of this era was directness and simplicity of expression; for this excellent tendency our literature is greatly indebted. Poet: John Donne (1631-1700) Famous works: …

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Paragraph on Women’s Contribution

Women’s Contribution to the Society From the beginning of the world women have been contributing a lot to build the nation more strong and fruitful beside the male. In spite of their important support they are not given so much privilege to express themselves freely in the society. In the ancient society women were looked …

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“The Good Morrow” is a Metaphysical Poem.

What is Metaphysical Poetry? Discuss “The Good Morrow” is a Metaphysical poem.  Definition of Metaphysical Poetry: Etymologically, Metaphysical means beyond physical or something abstract. A Metaphysical Poem is a poem that consists of abrupt beginning, abstract theme, use of conceits, bending (turning) of passion and arguments. The major themes of metaphysical poems are love, death and …

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William Shakespeare as a dramatist

William Shakespeare as a dramatist William Shakespeare, the greatest dramatist, poet, actor has played an important contribution in all sectors of English Literature. He has created many tragedies, comedies, sonnets and poems. Sometimes he has seen as a dramatist, sometimes he has seen as an actor and sometimes as a poet. Discuss William Shakespeare as …

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Periods of English Literature

Periods of English Literature 1. Old English (Anglo-Sexon) 600-1200 Beowulf 2. Middle English (1200-1500) – Geoffrey Chaucer, Charles Bacon, Robert Gloucester, John Gower, John Wycliffe 3. The English Renaissance (1500-1660)/ (1485-1603) – John Skelton, Thomas More a. Elizabethan Period (1558-1603) – William Shakespeare, Sir, Philip Sidney, George Herbert. b. Jacobean Period (1603-1625) – John Donne, …

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The Role of Fate in Sophocles’ King Oedipus Rex

 Discuss about The Role of Fate in King Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex   Oedipus Rex is one of the greatest creations of Sophocles where king Oedipus is the protagonist who is the victim of his own fate. Generally, fate is one of the opposition elements of the play which is influenced by one’s own action but …

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