This hub explores various themes in Hamlet. Though, there are many themes in Hamlet, yet I have selected only those themes of Hamlet, which bear more significance in contrast to others.
The word Renaissance has been derived from a French word, which means rebirth. It is a combination of two words: re means again, while naissance stands for birth. In English literature, Renaissance is the revival of classical learning, antiquity, values and ancient civilization in seventeenth...
A revenge tragedy is a kind of tragedy wherein the main theme is revenge. In English literature, the revenge tragedy was derived from the tragedies of the Roman dramatist, Seneca. It was Thomas Kyd, w
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.
Taking an 18th Century Litature course? Here's a brief overview of the century's most important poets, poems, historical events, and themes.
Apostrophe Definition: In literature, apostrophe is a figure of speech which is used to address an absent or imaginary person, a real or imagined object or an abstract quality as if it were a living t
Looking at the relationship between Carter's heroine and the myths of Pandora and Eve.
Faustus and Mephistopheles What is reality and from whose reference point does it exist? Philosophers and men of all ages have struggled with what appears to be reality, and what has proven to be so. Many times people see the world, themselves, and...
The word anachronism derives from the Greek word anakhronismos, which means something out of harmony with the present. In literature, anachronism occurs when something is placed or presented in inappropriate period of time.
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.