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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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 […]
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 […]
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.
Multiple choice questions on Christopher Marlow and objective type questions to give a thorough understanding of the life and works of this Elizabethan dramatist. An excellent quiz is here to give you maximum information in an easy way. The objective questions are carefully written to test the knowledge level of the students or researchers. More […]
Multiple choice questions on John Milton and quiz/objective type questions provide you with an in depth knowledge of the life and works of John Milton. The quiz is designed to cover the important events of his life and works.
Major writers of the Elizabethan Period This table lists important writers and their works of the Elizabethan period of English literature. Relevant information is added where ever possible. There are dedicated posts for some of the listed authors/works. Click on the hyperlink to get more information about the author/work. If you feel anything more needed […]
Chronology of Shakespear’s Plays and Poems. A small description of these plays and poems will be added later. This list is for your reference. Multiple choice questions / Objective type questions/ quiz on William Shakespeare Click here. Work Genre Written Published The Comedy of Errors Comedy 1589-1594 1623 The Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy 1589-1593 […]
Important Authors, Works and Dates of the Age of Chaucer This is a fairly comprehensive list of the authors and their works from the age of Geoffrey Chaucer. Important Historical Periods of the Age of Chaucer Event Period Reign of king Edward III 1327 – 1377 Birth of William Langland 1322 Start of Hundred […]