English Literature

Structure in English Literature

Structure in English Literature English literature, based on many years of history, has many unique features. It has many literary products such as from novel to prose, from poem to the ballad, from hymn to elegy. Each of these has own characteristic feature, just as all of them has a different structure. Let’s look at… Continue reading Structure in English Literature

English Literature

Eras of the English Literature

To find out how many parts a literature has is the main point of beginning to study. In general division, English Literature has ten parts, Old English, Medieval English, Renaissance and Reformation, Restoration Literature, 18th century, Romantic literature, Victorian Literature, and modernism, but recent epoch postmodernism joined to the literature. Let’s give a little briefing… Continue reading Eras of the English Literature

Themes in Literature

Parody and Satire Definitions and Examples

Parody Definition A work created to mock or poke fun at an original work, its subject, author, style, or some other target, by means of humor and imitation. Parody Examples : Weird al yankovic, Scary Movie Series, Monty Python It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of… Continue reading Parody and Satire Definitions and Examples

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The Long Winter Overview and Review

In 1940,Wilder's literary agent George By,wrote Wilder to tell her that he had sat up until two o'clock in the morning reading the manuscript for'The Long Winter,' and then had trouble going to sleep for thinking of the plight of the Ingalls family and that awful winter. The book was published later in 1940 to… Continue reading The Long Winter Overview and Review

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These Happy Golden Years: Literary Overview

Laura Ingalls Wilder considered 'These Happy Golden Years' the end of her 'Little House' series. The book was published in 1943, 14 years before her death in 1957. She submitted no more manuscripts to Harper & Brothers, nor to her daughter Rose Wilder Lane, who died in 1968, 25 years after "These Happy Golden Years'… Continue reading These Happy Golden Years: Literary Overview

Themes in Literature

Literary Guild

Guilds were associations of men and sometimes women that performed a combination of social, religious, and economic activities. More prevalent in urban areas, they tended to be either parish organizations created to perform religious devotions, or craft or trade fellowships designed to regulate their organizations (membership, craft standards, and other activities), protect their business from… Continue reading Literary Guild

Literary Criticism

The place of criticism: A wider view

What has emerged from this discussion of the reform of English Literature at A-level is that the tension between the specialist discipline of English and the private act of reading is still ongoing. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this tension took two easily distinguishable forms: the intellectual authority that was used to… Continue reading The place of criticism: A wider view