Pope wrote “The Rape of the Lock” on friend’s request, hence, the main purpose of the poem was not to mirror the eighteenth century aristocratic society.Continue reading
Knight and parson are very minutely painted by the poet in “Prologue to the Canterbury Tales”. Knight represents feudalism and parson symbolizes religion.
There is explanation of women’s status in Robert Browning (Victorian) society as obvious from analysis of dramatic monologue My Last Duchess.
Mr. Darcy has been demonstrated as true friend, loving brother and considerate master in “Pride and Prejudice”. He shows Austen’s art of characterization.
In Othello Shakespeare has exaggerated romance through two major characters of the play introduced to the audience as Othello and Desdemona.
Francis Bacon has widely been read all over the world because of his prose style. Certain stylistic qualities in Bacon’s essays helped him in gaining fame.
Waiting for Godot may not be a traditional tragedy yet there are sufferings in play along with comedy that forms a successful tragicomedy.
Novel in which a writer talks about effects of colonialism as Chinua Achebe elucidated in Things Fall Apart is called postcolonial novel.
Many incidents are there in “Importance of Being Earnest” which demonstrate that the play was written for social satire. Wilde tries to cover every aspect.
Work that deals with theory of existentialism comes in the category of “existentialist literature”. Existentialism is added in literature to show existence.