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Dream Children – Charles Lamb – Summary & Notes

Dream Children a reverie  Introduction The essay is one of the ‘Essays of Elia’. The essay expresses the feelings of loss and regret faced by the narrator. It is based on the description of a place, the relationships and the feelings that have been part of the narrator’s past. Summary Just like all children do, […]

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Windhover Gerard Manley Hopkins

The Windhover Gerard Manley Hopkins Background Windhover Gerard Manley Hopkins .‘The Windhover’ is a sonnet by Gerard Manley Hopkins. The sonnet was written in 1877 but got published in 1918. It has been dedicated by Hopkins directly ‘To Christ our Lord’. Hopkins considered it to be the best of his creations. Summary Windhover Gerard Manley […]

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Mac Flecknoe Dryden

Mac Flecknoe Dryden Mac Flecknoe Dryden SUMMARY ‘Mac Flecknoe’ is one of the most famous satires. It is a poem written in mock epic style by Dryden. The satire is significant for being a personal attack by one poet on another. Dryden wrote this poem as a personal attack on another of the famous poets […]

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Metaphysical Poetry

Metaphysical poetry, its meaning, the important poets, including John Donne, Andrew Marvell, Abraham Cowley. Study notes, mcq and objective questions and answers . Everything you need to understand Metaphysical poetry and poet in a simple way.

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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 expand his scientific knowledge in […]

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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.

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge is one of the founders of Romantic movement of English literature. The life, poems, critical works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge will be analyzed here for easy understanding of students. An overview and summary of his poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan, Christabel and notes on Biographia Literaria will be […]

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Catharsis – Definition and meaning

Catharsis by Aristotle. The meaning of Catharsis, the definition and various examples of Catharsis, dramatic instances of Catharsis are discussed here. The term Catharsis is discussed in his work “Poetics”

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Paradise Lost Poem by John Milton with Questions

Paradise Lost poem by John Milton with questions and answers Questions and answers from the poem Paradise Lost by John Milton in multiple choice form/ objective type form presented in an interactive quiz. The questions in this quiz tries to cover all the important aspects of Paradise Lost, such as important historical dates, allegorical implications, […]

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John Keats poems, odes – objective type questions

John Keats poems, his odes, his life and other works- a quiz in multiple choice questions / objective type questions and answers. Study aides on his poems and odes that help you to study John Keats. The questions covered the quiz here will be comprehensive and will give you more insight and knowledge into the […]

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