Comedy of Manners Vs Comedy of senses of Humours

Comedy of manners

There are, of course, many similarities between the Comedy of Manners and the Comedy of Humours. Both are based on reality. Both commonly attack anti-social elements and both are sarcastic, but the difference between the two is so much more clear that there is no scope for doubt. The Comedy of Manners makes fun of … Read more

Break, Break, Break Summary and Theme Analysis


 Introduction The poem “Break, Break, Break” is an outstanding lyric of Alfred Lord Tennyson, the most representative poet of the Victorian Era.  This lyric was composed in 1835, two years after the death of Henry Arthur Hallam; the fellow poet and intimate friend of Alfred Tennyson. Though the poem was composed in 1835, but published … Read more

T.S Elliot ‘Preludes’ Poem Theme


I The winter evening settles down With smell of steaks in passageways. Six o’clock. The burnt-out ends of smoky days. And now a gusty shower wraps The grimy scraps Of withered leaves about your feet And newspapers from vacant lots; The showers beat On broken blinds and chimney-pots, And at the corner of the street … Read more

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard Summary by Thomas Gray


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