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.
There are two kinds of conceits: Metaphysical Conceit & Petrarchan Conceit. Metaphysical conceit is a conceit What is a conceit? Definition of a conceit?Metaphysical conceit is a kind of conceit, which was invented by...
The love story of Eros and Psyche is well known in Greek Myth. Many know the story as Beauty and the Beast. It's a lovely tale of two lovers with what seems like a problem Mother in Law. But is she?
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
A Scholarly overview of prominent literary themes in African American literature from the Antebellum Period to the contemporary Neorealism movement.
Does dark literature have an effect upon teens? The ability to imagine is wonderful, but can certain books contribute to depression and hopelessness in an adolescent?
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,...
This hub dwells on the question as to whether Hamlet's madness is real or feigned. Some critics, Hamlet's madness is real while others opine it is not. Which one is correct, read this hub from top to bottom.
Nature can take on different roles in American literature. Here we see nature take on different roles in the works of "Daisy Miller", "The Storm" and in the poetry of Emily Dickinson.
Russia in the late nineteenth century and into the twentieth century was a land of change. Many areas could even be considered as revolutionary. Politics, social conceptions, and belief systems were among the many areas...