Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard Summary by Thomas Gray

Elegy

The famous 18th-century poet Thomas Gray was born December 26, 1716, Cornhill, London. Gray’s childhood was full of troubles because his father, Philip Gray, who was a wealthy scrivener in London, often treated his mother harshly and violently. It was the year of 1725 when Thomas Gray was sent to Eton. At Eton, he was … Read more

Andrew Marvell’s metaphysical poem ‘To his Coy Mistress’ Theme and analysis

To His Coy Mistress

Introduction Metaphysical poetry and poets: Metaphysical poetry that belongs to the seventeenth century is still famous in 21 century. The credit of first coining the term ‘metaphysical poetry’ goes to Dr Samuel Johnson in his work ‘Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets’. He noticed many common characteristics in the poetry of these metaphysical poets. … Read more

Write the story of ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ in your own words

Gulliver's Travels

Introduction: Jonathan Swift’s ‘‘Gulliver’s Travels‘ or, its Full name ‘Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships’ is a prose satire.  This book is not only Jonathan Swift’s most famous full – length work but also known as a … Read more

What are the characteristics of ‘Restoration Comedy’ or ‘ Comedy of manners’

Restoration Comedy

Write a note on the characteristics of  ‘Restoration Comedy.                            Or Write a note on the characteristics of ‘Comedy of Manners’ with special reference to ‘ The Way of the World’. Introduction: ‘Restoration comedy‘  or ‘Comedy of Manners‘ is directly linked to Charles II’s return to England, after nine years of exile in France, and restoring … Read more

Write a note on the characteristics of John Keats Poetry | Write a note on John Keats as a poet.

John Keats Poetry

The famous Romantic poet John Keats was born on October 31, 1795, at Finsbury in London. When he was less than nine years, his father died of an accident.  After studying in the school of Clarke, he was apprenticed to Thomas Hammond, a surgeon and apothecary of Edmonton. His poetic career started in the year … Read more

Write a note on irony in Jane Austen’s novel ‘Pride and Prejudice’.

irony

Introduction: Jane Austen’s 1796-1797 written novel ‘Pride and Prejudice’ is a fine example of her literary art. Through this novel, Jane Austen has magnificently presented a lively picture of contemporary society. The novel is not only a portrait of men and manners of her time’s society but in this novel, Jane Austen has skillfully used … Read more

Write a note on the character of Elizabeth Bennet in Jane Austen’s novel ‘Pride and Prejudice’.

character of Elizabeth Bennet

Introduction: In the novel entitled ‘Pride and Prejudice‘, there are five daughters to Mr and Mrs Bennet; named Jane, Elizabeth, Lydia, Mary and Kitty. Elizabeth is the second daughter of Mr and Mrs Bennet, is the heroine of ‘Pride and Prejudice’. The whole action of the novel is centred around  Elizabeth Bennet. Her character, on … Read more

Write a note on the soliloquies of Prince Hamlet, according to Shakespeare’s play ‘Hamlet’.

soliloquies of Prince Hamlet

Introduction: William Shakespeare’s play ‘Hamlet‘ or ‘The Tragical History of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark’ was written between 1599 and 1601.          The setting of the play is Denmark. Prince Hamlet ٫ the protagonist of the play is the prince of Denmark. He was studying in Germany. When his father٫ the king of Denmark died٫he was called … Read more

Summarize and critically analyze John Keats’ poem ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn’

Ode on a Grecian Urn

Introduction: John Keats’ famous poem ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn‘ was composed in the month of May 1819. John Keats was greatly impressed by Greek art, painting and literature. He was very fond of Greek plays and epics of Homer. Keats used to study Greek legends and seeing various pieces of  Greek sculptures, which were … Read more