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...

Representation of Women in The Duchess of Malfi

One of the most prominent features of Jacobean drama is portrayal of women as manipulative and strong. Women characters in almost all the Jacobean drama are self-willed and passionate. This kind of strength is certainly not masculine but not less than that. This is...
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...

Studying relationship in Harold Pinter’s Plays

Plays of Harold Pinter are not easy to understand. There are so many interpretations of his plays and Pinter has himself denied to be relevant in several interviews. When we talk about relationship we understand that chiefly it is about man-woman relationship. There...