The salient features of John Donne’s sonnet.

John Donne

1. Introduction  A lyric is a subjective manifestation of the poet’s impressions. It possesses the following qualities (1) unity of impression (2) brevity (3) personal emotion.  It passes through the poet’s heart and soul and reflects his mood. Intellect and passion are also found in it.  Edmund Gosse says: “If his songs were not so … 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