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.
A GCSE example answer into how Percy Bysshe Shelley uses language, structure and form to convey a negative impression of the King in Ozymandias.
Orwell has been criticized for his misogynistic portrayal of women in 1984. However, a careful look at how the female characters impact the male characters, in particular Winston, and the Party suggests that they have great importance in the plot, leading to a different interpretation.
Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies and one of his most well-known plays. The play has gained infamy for the accidents that have happened during its many stagings so much so that it is also known as “the Scottish play” to keep...
A study on the language used in A Tale of Two Cities, a critical analysis of the novel's opening, the emotional undertones in the 1800s of Paris and London.
Does Gertrude know that Claudius killed Hamlet's father? In Shakespeare's 'Hamlet', is there any evidence of Gertrude's guilt, in connection with the death of her husband? Or did she know of Claudius's guilt? No, it seems not. Indeed, there is evidence, in Gertrude’s behaviour, and her words,...
Tragic Hero Definition & Characteristics: A tragic hero is a type of character in a play, who makes an error, while judging the situation, which leads to his downfall.
This hub explores salient features of the Age of Chaucer. It shows you what events occurred during the age of Chaucer and how they impacted the personality of Chaucer.
Shakespearean Comedy is a kind of romantic comedy, which ends on a happy note through a matrimonial relationship between various characters. Marriage plays a vital role in a typical Shakespearean comedy. Any comedy, which follows the pattern of comedy modeled by Shakespeare in his comedies, would...
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