King Lear Summary and MCQ

King Lear Summary and MCQ   This article provides King Lear Summary and MCQ. The story is about King Lear, his urge to find out which of his three daughters loves him the best; his folly of misunderstanding one of his daughters; his relying too much on his actually unreliable […]

King Lear

Comedy of Manners

Comedy of Manners

Comedy of Manners The term ‘Comedy of Manners’ is used for the comedies written during the Restoration Age (1660-1710) of English literature. There are some unique features which are found in almost all the comedies written during this era. Such comedies, generally, include a complex plot with confusing inter-relationships of […]

Shakespeare Othello – Quiz and Study Notes

Shakespeare Othello – Summary, Study notes and Quiz ( Shakespeare Othello ) ‘Othello’ is a Shakespearean tragedy which has been developed on the themes like jealousy, love, racism, betrayal and repentance. The protagonist of the story is Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army, who was a very efficient […]

Othello by William Shakespeare

Amoretti – Sonnet 30 Edmund Spenser

Sonnet 30 Edmund Spenser sonnet 30 Edmund Spenser Sonnet 30 in Edmund Spenser’s ‘Amoretti’ picturizes the relationship between the poet and his beloved Elizabeth Boyle. The poet says in this poem that the emotions he experiences being in love with her are like fire and the indifference displayed by his […]

Quiz on Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe Quiz on Edgar Allan Poe.Questions, answers, test preparation, summaries of works, his biography are all covered in this mcq. The questions that are covered in the quiz are given below. To get the answers, begin the quiz below by pressing “Start”. Questions Covered in the Quiz 1. […]

Edgar Allen Poe

UGC NET English Syllabus

UGC NET English Syllabus

UGC NET English Syllabus Latest June and December UGC NET English exam syllabus and study materials. Download pdf of the syllabus from here. UGC NET English Paper II Chaucer to Shakespeare Jacobean to Restoration Periods Augustan Age : 18th Century Literature Romantic Period Victorian Period Modern Period Contemporary Period American […]

Quiz on Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser Quiz in multiple choice questions on Edmund Spenser. The sonnets, Faerie Queen, Epithalamion, Prothalamion, Amoretti, other works of Spenser are covered in this test. The works and life events of Spenser are also covered in this quiz. The questions are listed here under for you to check the […]

Edmund Spenser


Frankenstein – Multiple Choice Questions

Frankenstein       Quiz in Multiple Choice Questions Summery Captain Walton’s introductory frame narrative The novel Frankenstein is written in epistolary form, documenting a correspondence between Captain Robert Walton and his sister, Margaret Walton Saville. Walton is a failed writer who sets out to explore the North Pole and […]

Multiple Choice Questions on Coleridge 1

Multiple choice questions on Coleridge ( Quiz) A quiz in multiple choice questions on Coleridge / objective questions on Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Questions and answers from Kubla Khan, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Christabel, Dejection: An Ode will be covered in this quiz. Coleridge’s life, other poems, important critical […]


Hamartia – definition, meaning and examples

Hamartia or the ‘tragic flaw’ as defined by Aristotle in his work Poetics with definition, meaning and examples from various literary works. A comprehensive analysis of Hamartia.