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.
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.
If Shakespeare has his excellence, he has his faults too, and his faults can by no means be lightly dismissed.
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.
Procrastination or delay plays an important role in Hamlet. It was all due to procrastination of Hamlet that he could not kill Claudius while he was praying. Procrastination hinders Hamlet's actions.
By the 17th century England, along came John Donne to English literature, who broke all poetry conventions of the time. While English poets were still writing in the flowery and beautiful Elizabethan style of poetry, Donne came along and shocked...
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.
Although a confident and masterful general, Othello is unable to cultivate the fundamentals of a healthy psyche. While jealousy is obviously present in the character of Othello, it is only a symptom of other underlying factors. From deprecation...
A review and appreciation of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel, Jane Eyre.
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.