Top 20 Free Linux Games: Let’s Play

Due to the COVID 19 outbreak, we all are staying home and have a lot of leisure time to spend. Well, staying home might be boring but when you have your favorite games in your pc, it is not. So, if you are planning to explore some new games here, is the list you can […]

Metaphysical Poetry

At the beginning of the 17th century, a new school of poetry started surfacing in reaction to the Elizabethan poetic convention. That new school of poetry is known as ‘metaphysical poetry’. Metaphysics, as the term denotes, is a science of abstract concepts. ‘Meta’ means beyond and ‘physics’ means the science of concrete things. So, metaphysics […]

Ozymandias

Ozymandias is a sonnet by P. B. Shelley, a poet of the romantic period. He is also called the revolutionary poet of English Literature. This sonnet has been named after the main character in this poem. The poem portrays the futility of an Egyptian king called Rameses-II who has several by-names. Vasimare was one of […]

Ulysses

“Ulysses” is a modern novel by the modernist James Joyce. At the same time “Ulysses” is a poem by the great Victorian poet Tennyson. Today we are going to talk about the hero Ulysses of the poem “Ulysses”. As per the tradition of Dramatic Monologue, Ulysses is the only speaker of Tennyson’s famous dramatic monologue […]

Windy Troy

According to Greek Mythology, the war happened to the Greek and Trojan sides involving gods and goddesses is known as windy troy. The reason for this war was Paris of troy abducted Helen, wife of Menelaus who is the king of Sparta and brought her to troy city. To rescue Helen and Greek prestige, the […]

Who was Achilles?

In Tennyson’s famous dramatic monologue “Ulysses”, there is an allusion to Achilles. Achilles’ mother was Thetis, a sea goddess and his father was Peleus, a mortal. Achilles accompanied Ulysses and other Greek heroes to the Trojan War to rescue Helen and restore the prestige of the Greek. He was the greatest hero of the Trojan […]

Who was Oliver Cromwell ?

In “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard”, there is a reference to Oliver Cromwell who ruled England from 1649 to 1658. He was in the Army under the command of King Charles-I. Later on, he supported the puritan leaders who protested against the miss-rule of Charles-I. He fought against the Army of the King and […]

Who was John Milton?

Gray refers to John Milton, the famous English poet of the 17th century in his remarkable poem “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard”. Milton was cornered with the political development of his time. He was a puritan throughout his life. He pursued truth for which he had to suffer a lot. He did not receive […]

Who was Hampden?

In “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard”, Thomas Gray refers to John Hampden (1594-1643). Hampden was the M.P. for Buckinghamshire during the reign of Charles-I who was the king of England from 1625 to 1649. Charles-I was a hot-headed king. He imposed new taxes on ship money without the approval of Parliament. Hamden protested against […]

Suggestion of Poetry for First Year Final Exam

Part-C, For- 2020 How does Shakespeare immortalize/glorify his friend in his “Sonnet- 18”? Comment on Wordsworth’s treatment of nature in “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”. Explain the central idea of Milton’s sonnet “On His Blindness”. Describe the Victorian Spirit/features as reflected in the poem ‘Ulysses’. Comment on the treatment of childhood/imagery in “Fern Hill”. […]

What is Poetic Diction?

Generally, Poetic Diction means the selection of words in a poem or in a prose piece. It denotes the type of language a particular writer chooses for a particular piece of writing. Therefore, poetic diction includes words, phrases, figures of speech, and syntax. Since different writers have different purposes of writing, their selection of words […]

What is Lyric?

The word ‘Lyric’ is closely related to the word ‘lyre’, a kind of musical instrument. In ancient Greece, some poems were sung in accompany with the lyre. Such a poem came to be known as a lyrical poem.   The main characteristic of the lyric is its musical stains inbuilt in its texture. Its music […]

Suggestion of Prose for First Year Final Examination

2020 Examination Consider I have a dream is a charter/manifesto of freedom and equality for the black people. Comment on the theme of alienation in the story “Cats in the Rain”. How does K. Mansfield depict a sharp contrast between the haves and have-nots in her story, “The Garden party”. Discuss Letter to Chelmsford is […]

What is ODE?

The ode is a kind of lyrical poem in which the poet addresses someone to express his inner grief. It ends with hope and consolation. There are three types of odes- the pindaric ode or regular ode, or public ode, the Horatian ode or the private ode, and the irregular ode. The Pindaric ode has […]

Templates of Writing Answer of any Question

Formats of writing question While creating a hand note, your brain may get stuck and you may not understand what will be the structure of the note. If you follow the formats or templates described below, hope you will be benefited. Character- character of lady Macbeth History of English literature- intro+features of age + description […]

What is Elegy?

What is an elegy? The elegy is a lyric poem that mourns the death of someone near and dear to the writer. It is longer than other lyrical poems. Usually, it begins with a description of nature to set a gloomy mood and then passes on to the cause of mourning. In this part of […]