An easy understanding of Formalism

An easy understanding of Formalism

Formalism is a term which has generalized meaning. It has been emerged from particular schools and movements which we study in Literary Criticism. Aristotle has defined the characteristic features of tragedy. It means that he has laid foundation of a structure. Thus,...
An easy understanding of Imagism

An easy understanding of Imagism

T.E.Hulme is credited as father of Imagism. Understanding Imagism is easy if studied subjectively. It was a movement in America and England during early twentieth Century. In London it was organized by American and English poets. It was influenced by Haiku which is a...
A Critical Analysis of Edward Bond’s Lear

A Critical Analysis of Edward Bond’s Lear

In Contemporary Society Edward Bond is looked differently among the entire writer’s of Britain. He is one of the most innovative as well as controversial playwright of his age. His school of thought is wide-ranging and diverse. He is an authoritative critique of the...
A Modest Proposal on Mahatma Gandhi

A Modest Proposal on Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi is such a legend that his aura looms gigantic in our consciousness. We cannot think him to be more than just a statue standing in a public place. It seems that in modern day his place matches best on currency bills. It is our tribute to him that we feel...
BSTET English Answer Key unofficial

BSTET English Answer Key unofficial

Exam held on 18/9/2020 shift timing 12 pm to 2.30 (Based on Memory) 1. Oedipus complex in D. H. Lawrence can be found in? Answer- Sons and Lovers (BSTET ENGLISH) 2. A pattern of accented and unaccented syllable in poetry is called as- Answer- metre 3. Who called keats...
Black Day

Black Day

If Dr.Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan would have been alive today then the story of teachers could have been different. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born on 5th of September 1888. He became the second president of India. In his honor this date is celebrated as Teacher’s Day...
Elements of Love in Kalidasa and Vidyapati

Elements of Love in Kalidasa and Vidyapati

Sanskrit drama is associated with divinity and it is equally applicable to Poems written in Sanskrit as well as Maithili. Vidyapati was a very influential Poet and his works were circulated in Maithili, Abahatta and Sanskrit. Kalidasa considers the four Vedas to be...
A Critical Analysis of the Celtic Revival

A Critical Analysis of the Celtic Revival

For seven hundred years from 1169 the English made earnest though costly attempts for the political and cultural subjugation of Ireland. Within two centuries the political conquest was almost over but the cultural aggression could never be completed. By the 19th...
Ezra Pound’s view on the Art of Poetry

Ezra Pound’s view on the Art of Poetry

Ezra Pound has defined poetry in The Wisdom of Poetry. It has artistic purpose which Dante advocated-           “That melody which most doth draw           The soul into itself.”...
Discuss about the Origin of English Drama

Discuss about the Origin of English Drama

It has been said by different scholars and critics that in every country drama originated out of religion. This is typically true about the English Drama. There was nothing like drama in old English Literature. Dialogue there might have been but dialogue alone does...
Discuss Far From the Madding Crowd as a pastoral novel

Discuss Far From the Madding Crowd as a pastoral novel

Thomas Hardy like Wordsworth and Keats is a great lover of nature. It is noteworthy to find that he himself has lived like shepherds and he perceives nature with purity. He was born and brought up among the shepherds of Wessex. He displays a very close and intimate...
A Critical Appreciation of George Eliot’s Middlemarch

A Critical Appreciation of George Eliot’s Middlemarch

The subtitle of the novel Middlemarch is A Study of Provincial Life. It is a very interesting novel written by George Eliot. She used a male pen name Mary Anne Evans because during that time female authors were not so popular. It is noteworthy to find that this novel...
Reading these books can change your life

Reading these books can change your life

It is needless to point out the importance of reading books. We all know that it is one of the qualities which separate human beings from animals. Critics and scholars have said that every idea or action which is taken by human beings has already been written in a...
Summary and critical appreciation of Vanity Fair

Summary and critical appreciation of Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair is a novel written by a British novelist William Makepeace Thackeray. In this novel we can find various interesting characters. It was first published in serial form which people liked the most. There were 19 volume monthly serial which attracted people...
An easy understanding of Structuralism

An easy understanding of Structuralism

It was an intellectual movement which was started in France in 1950’s. Claude Levi Strauss and Roland Barthes are closely associated with this movement. One of the most striking features of this movement is the concept that-...
Earn from writing content

Earn from writing content

Is it accurate to say that you are searching for article composing sites so you can begin acquiring cash on the web? Independent article composing offers you the chance to earn a lot. Real content writers are gaining cash through some good websites. Article...
A critical analysis of Restoration Comedy

A critical analysis of Restoration Comedy

The comedy of manner is a unique product of the Restoration era. It reflects the spirit of the age. The period between 1660 and 1700 is known as Restoration Period because monarchy was restored in England when Charles II returned back to England from exile and became...
A Critical analysis of Lycidas as a pastoral poem

A Critical analysis of Lycidas as a pastoral poem

John Milton’s Lycidas first appeared in 1638, is a collection of elegies, mostly Latin. It was written on Edward King, Milton’s contemporary at Cambridge University, who had been drowned in the Irish sea. Milton did not compose Lycidas on spontaneous impulse. King had...
George Orwell’s 1984 is applicable in today’s time

George Orwell’s 1984 is applicable in today’s time

This is a novel written by George Orwell which was published in June 1949. This novel is considered as a dystopian novel. It was the ninth and last novel written by Orwell during his life time. The theme of the novel deals with totalitarianism. The future of the...
A Critical Analysis of P.B.Shelley’s Ozymandias

A Critical Analysis of P.B.Shelley’s Ozymandias

This poem has been written by P. B. Shelley who is regarded as one of the finest writer of Romantic Movement. He loves to write on nature and there is a perfect blend of plot and setting in almost all of his writings. He was a straight forward person who wrote mainly...
A Critical Analysis of Toni Morrison’s Beloved

A Critical Analysis of Toni Morrison’s Beloved

Toni Morrison is an American writer who wrote Beloved in 1987. The story of this novel begins in Cincinnati in 1873. The protagonist of the novel is Sethe. She lives at Cincinnati with her eighteen year old daughter Denver. Baby Suggs her mother in law also lived with...
START EARNING BY WRITING

START EARNING BY WRITING

Today In almost every country people take education only to get a good job. In countries like India people wish to get government job. Students who prepare to enroll themselves in government job go through a hectic preparation. There are so many competitive exams in...
Analysis of “Stopping by woods on a snowy evening”

Analysis of “Stopping by woods on a snowy evening”

This poem has been written by Robert Frost. Life span of the poet is from 1874 to 1963. He is known as New England poet. He has won four Pulitzer prizes. At the inauguration ceremony of President John F Kennedy he delivered his poem entitled “The gift outright”. ...
A critical analysis of “The Chimney Sweeper”

A critical analysis of “The Chimney Sweeper”

This poem is written by William Blake. In 1789 which was the beginning of French Revolution William Blake brought his songs of innocence. The current poem “The Chimney Sweeper” is a part of it. The poet has used first person narrative technique in this poem. The first...
An analysis of “The marriage of true minds”

An analysis of “The marriage of true minds”

Shakespeare is one of the greatest poet and playwright of the Elizabethan Period. He was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in England in 1564. He wrote 154 sonnets. The current poem “The marriage of true minds” is sonnet number one hundred and sixteen. In this poem nature...
An analysis of Where the Mind is without Fear

An analysis of Where the Mind is without Fear

it is a lyrical poem taken from Gitanjali written by Rabindra Nath Tagore. It is a kind of poem which is patriotic in nature. It is actually a prayer to God to move the country from slavery to ideal freedom. It is interesting to find that the entire poem is actually a...
An analysis of The Second Coming

An analysis of The Second Coming

Turning and turning in the widening gyre    The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere    The ceremony of...
Analysis of Hamlet as a revenge tragedy

Analysis of Hamlet as a revenge tragedy

Hamlet is the most successful and famous play written by William Shakespeare. To understand it as a revenge tragedy we will have to understand about the literal meaning of revenge. According to Wikipedia revenge can be defined as- “Revenge is defined as the act...
Discuss Langland as a satirist

Discuss Langland as a satirist

Looking into the dynamics of Langland’s Piers the plowman it is one of the most famous English satires. To talk about satire we must know the kind of society prevailing at that time. That was the age of transition when entire feudal system was cracking. 14th Century...
Analysis of Morte D’Arthur as a chivalric Romance

Analysis of Morte D’Arthur as a chivalric Romance

As per chivalry is concerned the era of 15th Century was full of the ideas associated with valor and power that guided the spirit of knighthood. In Le Morthe D’Arthur Malory presents us a fine mosaic of so called chivalry and romance that is always a splendor of great...
salient features of Romantic Poetry

salient features of Romantic Poetry

The term “Romanticism” has been defined by several authors and critic in their own way. Some calls it “addition of strangeness to beauty” while Watts Dunton defines it as “the renaissance of wonder”. All such definitions are unsatisfactory and very much partial and do...
Some figures of Speech

Some figures of Speech

The simile: here two dissimilar things are compared to each other. There are two kinds of simile namely the simple simile and the Homeric or Epic simile. In the simple simile the comparison is without any elaboration. Thus it is brief and direct. In the Homeric or...
On the sublime by Longinus

On the sublime by Longinus

It is not sure that Longinus has given the theory of sublimity yet conventionally it is referred to his name. It is a literary criticism dated to first century.  It is work upon aesthetics and Longinus has tried to guide us to sublimity.  It is written in...
Forms and techniques in MacFlecknoe

Forms and techniques in MacFlecknoe

MacFlecknoe is a very famous mock-heroic poem written by Dryden. It is also known as mock-epic. It is a kind of poetic form which uses the structure similar to an epic but it is not an epic.  It is typically a satire or a parody which mocks stereotypes. It...
Analysis of The Home and the World

Analysis of The Home and the World

The setting of the novel can be identified with the home rule movement or swadeshi movement in Bengal. This novel was originally published in Bengali with a title Ghare Baire in 1915. It was further translated in English by Surendra Nath Tagore with some help from the...
Spenser’s Platonism in Epithalamion

Spenser’s Platonism in Epithalamion

Plato has influenced many writers and created several milestones in English Literature. Horizons of Poetry suddenly widened under his influence and poets as well as readers enjoyed this changing. it was a kind of journey from known to unknown. this fresh and splendid...

Nta net English questions 2019

few questions based on memory- Q.1. which novel of Anita Desai deals with an insane wife killing her husband? Answer- I have already written blog on Anita Desai and the right answer is Cry, The Peacock. Q.2. what is the Greek origin of word comedy? Answer- komodios...

Humor in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

As per humor is concerned Austen’s humor is not applicable in a particular class or country but it has a universal appeal. Humor can be best seen as a tool of irony but it is also ironical that Austen lacks serious irony. She never wrote to correct society but...
Studying Comic Elements in different Periods

Studying Comic Elements in different Periods

Comedy like tragedy also began at the festival of Dionysus. The worship of Dionysus, once extremely popular in both cities and villages, survived only in villages. The original Greek word for village is Komai. A band of revelers in villages gave birth to comedy. The...
How Shakespearean Sonnets varies from Petrarchan Sonnets

How Shakespearean Sonnets varies from Petrarchan Sonnets

Looking into the dynamics of sonnets, it has been defined as a poem consisting of fourteen lines and following a definite pattern of rhyme scheme. Sonnets marked their presence according to the feelings and music of hearts earlier in Italy and it was Petrarch who...
Discuss the novel Jane Eyre as a love story

Discuss the novel Jane Eyre as a love story

There are so many stages in the novel Jane Eyre which deals with day to day life of the heroine. She is in the centre of the story and we learn about her from very beginning. The story uncovers her childhood, her school life, her role as a governess, her role as a...