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Shelley – A Revolutionary Poet

Shelley was a true-born child of the French Revolution. The spirits of that revolution found its expression in Shelley’s poetry. But as a critic observes: 5 (1 ratings) You must sign in to vote

Symbolism in The Wild Duck

‘Symbolism means a veiled or oblique mode of communication.’ A play may have deeper meaning which is understood only by interpreting the deeper significance of the words and phrases used. 5 (1 ratings) You must sign in to vote

Browning’s Dramatic Monologue

Robert Browning aspired to be a dramatist. He wrote eight dramas and all of them failed on the stage. Browning’s genius was contemplating than dramatic. Its main reason was that neither Browning was so mature for writing a drama nor was his audience. 5 (1 ratings) You must sign in to vote

The Rape of the Lock – A Sex Symbol

Alternate question: Sex symbol in The Rape of the Lock (by Pope) The eighteenth century is and age of psychological insight. Every writer as well as his work is being analyzed in psychological terms. Modern psychology has proved that it is the sex psychology which determined the superiority of a sex. Sex is the nucleus …

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Frost sane realist not a pessimist

Robert Frost is a great artist and essentially a poet but not a philosopher – he is a philosopher poet. The writings of a poet are largely dictated by the rhythms of his moods. Expecting any systematic exposition of philosophy from a poet is undesirable and totally unwarranted. However, from repeated expression of certain views …

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Frost’s Treatment of Nature

Robert Frost depicts the bright and the dark aspects, the benevolent and the hostile forces of Nature in his poems on realistic terms. 5 (1 ratings) You must sign in to vote

Oedipus Rex: Tragic Irony

Sophocles‘s Oedipus Rex (Oedipus The King) is replete with tragic irony and is found in most of the speeches and situations. There are many occasions on which the audience is aware of the facts while the speaker is ignorant of those facts and some other characters, on the other hand, present a contrast which lends …

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Gulliver’s Travels

Gulliver’s Travels as a Satire

“Gulliver’s Travels” is a great work of social satire. Jonathon Swift’s age was an age of smug complacency. Corruption was rampant and the people were still satisfied. Thus, Jonathan Swift tears the veil of smug complacency off which had blinded the people to realities. In “Gulliver’s Travels”, there is a satire on politics, human physiognomy, intellect, manners and morality.

Shelley’s Love For Nature

Love for Nature is one of the prerequisites of all the Romantics and Shelley is no exception. Love for Nature is one of the key-notes of his poetry. His poetry abounds in Nature imagery. 5 (1 ratings) You must sign in to vote

Robert Frost as a Poet of Nature

Robert Frost depicts the bright and the dark aspects, the benevolent and the hostile forces of Nature in his poems on realistic terms.

William Butler Yeats (young)

Yeats as a Romantic Poet

William Butler Yeats, especially in his earlier poetry, was one of the most important romantic poets, who exerted a great influence on his contemporaries as well as successors. Though, in his later poetry, the modern tradition which he used was opposite to romanticism, however, there is enough in Yeats’ poetry which is unmistakably romantic. 5 …

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