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The Romantic Movement in Literature


The Romantic Movement in literature began on the finish of the 18th century in Western Europe. it had been a revolt con to the Enlightenment of the previous century and therefore the main focus was on rational and…

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Waiting for Godot as an Absurd Play

Question:                                   Discuss “Waiting for Godot” as an Absurd Play. OR Absurdist elements in “Waiting for Godot”. Answer: Introduction to the term ‘Absurd’:…

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Animal Imagery in Ted Hughes Poetry

animal imagery in ted hughes poetry

Ted Hughes is considered as a famous modern poet. He is most profoundly concerned with the subject matter of his poetry. The major theme of his poetry as well as short stories is existence of man in relation…

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Symbolism in Waiting For Godot


Beckett’s Waiting for Godot is full of symbolism including the names of characters like Viladimir and Estragon, Lucky and Pozzo and even the hidden character; Godot. Symbolism, if simply defined, is the use of some words, things or…

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World Literature and David Damrosch


Damrosch’s book, named, “What is World Literature?” simply tries to answer about what makes a piece of literature a world literature. He tries to establish a connection that a piece of literature changes when it stops to serve…

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Analysis of Kafka’s “The Judgment”


Kafka’s imagination is a “psychoanalytic” one and from all of his stories, The Judgment furnishes the clearest demonstration of his psychoanalytic vision. It is primary a psychological story. The image that the judgment unfolds, is one of paternal…

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Importance of Lucky’s Speech in “Waiting for Godot”

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Samuel Beckett’s remarkable piece of writing “Waiting for Godot” presents several interpretations regarding human life, existence, alienation and many many more. The play, published in 1952, is subtitled as “a tragicomedy in two acts”, means that this play…

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Modernism and Post-Modernism Characteristics


Modernism and Post-modernism are the two major literary periods in English Literature, prevailed in the 20th century, challenged conventional literary styles and witnessed the annihilation of two World Wars (I, II). The modernist period, started around the turn…

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Question on “Among School Children”

Question: Elucidate that Yeats’ Among School Children deals with the anxieties of old age and decay. Yeats’ poetry communicates universal and potent ideas, which makes his poetry still  relevant and suits well for modernism. His unique philosophies and…

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Functions or Importance of Literature

Literature, if general, is a body of written works whether these works belong to English or any other language of the world. But, this definition is not enough to explain  What is Literature? However, this is a great…

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