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If we read the first few lines of Paradise Lost, we can see the poet mentioning the theme of the epic quite clearly. The poet says, "of man's fist disobedience‚Ķ", which means that the subject that he is going to address is man's first disobedience; the disobedience "which brought death into the world". It is … Read more
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Geoffrey Chaucer was basically a diplomat by profession. He had been on various diplomatic missions to different countries on behalf of the King of England. His frequent travelling to various countries, especially, Italy rendered him with some of good techniques in poetry. His metre and his style are most affected by his readings of French … Read more
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Chaucer is to be read at three different levels simultaneously: Chaucer, the poet, Chaucer, the moralist and Chaucer, the humorist. All of the above mentioned aspects of Chaucer's poetry are intermingled with each other and you cannot draw a clear line of demarcation among them.  As far as Chaucer's humor is concerned, it is more … Read more
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Horcruxes are the things or possessions of others in which a wizard is supposed to pour a part of his soul and when it dies, it can come alive by using it but it can be destroyed by others. Voldmort had seven Horcruxes it killed his self seven times and poured his soul into seven … Read more
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Before having an answer to this question, we first have to analyze a little of Aristotle's concept of tragedy. According to him, tragedy must be about reversal of fortune of the hero and the reversal should be from prosperity to adversity. This reversal must be an outcome of character's own error of judgment. It must … Read more
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The term Metaphysical poetry relates to a group of poets of Seventeenth century. This term was used for the first time by Samuel Johnson is his book "Life of Cowley". Metaphysical is generally a term used for things which do not have any physical existence or they are beyond physical existence. For example, ghosts, spirits … Read more
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Writing a letter of recommendation requires a first hand knowledge about the person whom you are going to refer. It is supposed to be starting with your brief description of the individual's personal traits, like his strengths and weaknesses at personal level. For example, you can tell that he is a confident person but … Read more
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Shakespeare's Hamlet is a masterpiece of all times. There is absolutely no doubt in the greatness of the play. Of four tragedies written by Shakespeare, Hamlet and King Lear are given the same ranking by many of the critics. As far as the story of the play is concerned, Hamlet does not have anything new … Read more
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The best way to answer this type of questions is to start from your education. You must move in an ascending manner i.e. firstly, you must tell about your schooling, secondly about your college education and then your university qualification. If you have varying qualifications in you educational career, explain the reasons for this variation. … Read more
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I must say, it primarily depends upon your interest and the field you want to choose for your future career. If you see your future in the banking sector and you have a passion to join some company which deals primarily with accounts, I would recommend you to do M.Com. But if you see your … Read more
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Writing a letter of recommendation requires a first hand knowledge about the person whom you are going to refer. It is supposed to be starting with your brief description of the individual's personal traits like his strengths and weaknesses at a personal level. For example, you can tell that he is a confident person but … Read more
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Pauses occur quite frequently in Chekhov's Cherry Orchard. There are various purposes of using these pauses at different occasions. Moreover, these pauses have varying effect in different acts of the play. Sometimes, these pauses contribute in creating suspense in the mind of the audience and sometimes they contribute to the serene atmosphere that the writer … Read more
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"Oedipus Rex" is a quite difficult play to interpret. A reader of Oedipus always remains confused as to what extent Oedipus himself is responsible for his downfall. There are certain facts in Oedipus' life for which his fate is more responsible than he. But, nonetheless, various traits of his own personality also contributed in his … Read more
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To trace down the difference between tragedy, comedy and a tragi-comedy, we will first have to see what these terms mean. Tragedy is probably one the most debated issues in literature. No critic in the history has ever been able to define "tragedy" in an absolute way. Aristotle's definition of tragedy seems to fail now … Read more
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There cannot be drawn a clear line of demarcation between plot and story of a play. However, there are certain differences which separate plot from story. To understand this difference we can take example of a ship voyaging through an ocean. Plot is the ship on which a play voyages through the ocean of a … Read more
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The roots of metaphysical poetry are basically found in the seventeenth century, when a group of poets, co-incidentally shared some common features of metaphysical wit. The term Metaphysical poetry was used for the first time by Samuel Johnson in his book "Life of Cowley". The reason for calling these poets as metaphysical poets is the … Read more
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If we watch Othello closely, we will see a transformation in Othello's character. Othello of Act I, Scene I is different from Othello of Act III, Sc. Iii. In the early stages of the play we see Othello articulating dialogues like "my life be upon her faith" but eventually as move on in the play … Read more
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It depends upon your area of study and further more upon the subcategory of your study area in which you are interested. If you are a science student your research question will be entirely different from the one who is studying literature. So as far as I think, your question is incomplete. You should some … Read more
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The meanings of symbols vary from writer to writer and literature to literature and same is the case with the symbol of night time. For example, night time can be representation of serenity and calmness for one writer but can be a source of evil and unrest for another writer. Generally in English Literature, night … Read more