The main characteristics of Renaissance

What is Renaissance? Discuss the main characteristics of Renaissance. Answer: The word Renaissance is an Italian word which means re-birth or regeneration or reawakening. Actually it was a revolution reviving the spirit of Greek and Latin learning. This revival of classical knowledge is called the Renaissance. It conveys the idea that for centuries. It shows […]

The Salient features of Romanticism

What is Romanticism? Discuss salient features of Romanticism with special reference to W.Wordsworh and John Keats. Answer: The word Romanticism has been derived from the word Romance which means to give full play imagination. Romanticism has occupied a permanent position in English literature. It is a style of art music and literature that was common […]

Neoclassical is an Age of Prose and Reason

Why neoclassical age is called an Age of Prose and Reason? Discuss with reference to Defoe and Swift. According to Matthew Arnold 18th century (Neoclassical age) is the ‘glorious age of prose and reason’. This century records the triumph of English prose. There have been various kinds of prose to deal with the discoveries of […]