How is Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold a dramatic monologue?

Dover Beach

“Dover Beach” by Matthew Arnold is considered a dramatic monologue because it is spoken by a single speaker, who addresses a silent listener. The poem is written in the first person, and the speaker’s thoughts, feelings, and reflections are revealed through the words he speaks. The speaker’s words are directed to a specific listener, whether … Read more

Seamus Heaney “Digging” Anyalisis

Digging

“Digging” is a poem by Seamus Heaney in which the speaker reflects on the work of his father and grandfather, both of whom were farmers and diggers of potatoes. The speaker observes that his father and grandfather “digged” with a spade and compares the work to the writing of poetry, saying that the “squelch and … Read more

What is the sleepwalking scene of Lady Macbeth? Dramatic Significance

sleepwalking

Lady Macbeth is her husband’s accomplice in the crime of regicide. She incites him to murder the king in order to gain the crown. She brings her all willpower to bear upon her hesitating husband. She wilfully suppresses her womanly nature in order to achieve her hesitating husband. She wilfully suppresses her womanly nature in … Read more

Write a brief critical appreciation of ‘Look Back in Anger’.

look back in anger

‘Look Back in Anger’ was John Osborne’s first play to be staged in London. The play was staged for the first time on 8th May 1956 This play was written when its author was only twenty-six years old. The play was written during a period of unemployment. John Osborne was an unknown actor and dramatist … Read more

The Double Dealer Summary

The Double Dealer

The Double Dealer is a well-known dramatic work by William Congreve that was originally published in 1694. It is this dramatist’s second play. It is undoubtedly a comedy but features many touches of tragedy as well. In fact, the play is a study of various human relations as well as the social atmospheres in the … Read more