Chaucer’s Contribution to English Language & Literature is of paramount importance in the history of English literature. It was Chaucer who transformed English into a full fledged language.
A masterpiece of Old English literature, Beowulf's funeral is influenced by the interaction between an old Pagan culture and a new Christian influence that is prominent in 8th century Germanic burials
This hub dwells upon the characteristics of Middle English Literature. Some people also call it Medieval English Literature. Whatever may be the case, you can read about Middle English Literature in this hub.
Laurence Sterne’s The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman is full of unfortunate mishaps and strokes of bad luck that usually have tragic consequences on the human body. Indeed, the three central...
Soliloquies in Hamlet ~ what can we learn from Hamlet's soliloquies? Do they help us to understand Hamlet, the character, and 'Hamlet', the play, better? How does Shakespeare show his own talents through the...
An analysis of Geoffrey Chaucer's poem, 'Truth' - a homiletic ballade intended by Chaucer as a source of advice and guidance for the reader.
There are many characteristics of John Donne poetry, which have been discussed in detail in this hub. If you want to know about characteristics of John Donne poetry, then read this hub.
Part 4 of this article delineates the various accomplishments of evangelical leaders, churches and mission societies during the nineteenth century. They cared for the poor in a holistic manner.
Samuel Johnson's views are colored by the critical creed of his time, the rules of neo-classicism. In his "Preface", He firstly considers the excellence of Shakespeare, then turns to his defects.
Metaphysical is derivative of the Latin word Metaphysica, which is a combination of two words: Meta and Physica. The word meta means ‘beyond’ or ‘after’. It is a prefix and is equally used in English.