Held captive by Native Americans in the late sixteen hundreds, Mary Rowlandson, wrote soulfully about her experience in A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration with endless allusions to the Christian bible. As she became assimilated into the Native American culture, she held her Christian...
Ramayana, the oldest and most popular epic of Indian sub continent, was written by Valmiki. It was written in Sanskrit, one of the earliest Indo – European languages.
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
Analysis, summary and review of the book titled The Pupil by Henry James
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.
A look at Poe's idea that the death of a beautiful woman is one of intoxicating values. I take a look at a couple of his poems and compare them to a poem Jo writes for Beth in Little Women.
Considerations of tensions between notions of barbarism and civilization
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.
A quick summary of the play can be found here. Shakespeare was always wary of women and careful to give them respect, which is obvious when reading Othello. The society of Othello is strongly dominated by men who are the political and military...
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.