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critical appreciation of poem

How to Write Critical Appreciation of a Poem

Read this article to know about the method of writing critical appreciation of a poem. Also read: Literary Criticism in Literature Also read: The Functions of Criticism at the Present Times by Matthew Arnold Summary Critical...

Problem Play Meaning and Features

Read this article to know about the meaning and development of Problem Play in English Literature. Also read: Characteristics of Modern Drama in English Literature Also read: Characteristics of Victorian Prose Problem Play Introduction The problem...

Characteristics of Romantic Criticism

Read this article to know about the major trends in Romantic Criticism in English Literature. Also read: Detailed Summary of Romantic Movement The Romantic Age in England was not only an age of glorious poetry,...

Rise of English Novel in 18th Century

Read this article to know about the Development of English Novel in English Literature in 18th century or Neoclassical Age. Also read:-  Characteristics of Neoclassical Prose There are two main classes of fictional prose: Tale or...

Definition of Literary Criticism in Literature

Read this article to know about the definition and importance of literary criticism in literature. Also read: The Function of Criticism by T.S. Eliot Summary Also read: The Functions of Criticism at the Present Times by...

What is an Elegy Definition

The word ‘elegy’ comes from the Greek word ‘elegos’ meaning ‘song’. An elegy is a mournful poem about the death of a person or more rarely a group. Elegy can also express a feeling...

What Does Ode Mean

The word ‘Ode’ comes from the Greek word ‘aeidein’ meaning ‘to sing’ or ‘chant’. An Ode is a lyric poem in praise of something or someone. Originally it was accompanied by music & dance...

Lyric Poem Definition Literary Term

Read this article to know about the meaning, characteristics and types of lyric poem in English Literature. Also read: What is a Sonnet Poem Definition Also read: What is a Ballad Poem Definition Meaning of Lyric...

What is a Ballad Poem Definition

Read this article to know about the meaning, characteristics and types of Ballad in English Literature. Also read: What is a Sonnet Poem Also read: What is a Lyric Poem Meaning of Ballad The word ‘Ballad’...

What is a Sonnet Poem Definition

Read this article to know about the meaning, types and characteristics of Sonnet in English Literature. Also read: What is a Ballad in English Literature Also read: What is a Lyric Poem Definition Meaning of Sonnet...

What is Comedy of Humours?

Read this article to know about the Comedy of Humours. Also read:- Characteristics of Jacobean Drama Comedy of Humours Comedy of Humours was introduced by Ben Jonson, in English Drama. The Comedy of Humours...

What is Comedy of Manners?

Read this article to know about the comedy of manners (genre of Drama). Also read:- Characteristics of Restoration Drama Comedy of Manners Genre This genre refers to English Comedies written and performed in Restoration...

What is Sentimental Comedy?

Read this article to know about the sentimental comedy of the 18th century. Also read:- Characteristics of Neo-classical Drama Sentimental Comedy In the 1800s, in Britain, a new form of drama emerged, known as...

What is Existentialism in Literature?

Read this article to know more about the Existentialism in Literature. Existentialism is a movement of 20th century literature that focuses on the individual and his or her relationship with universe or God. This existentialist tag has been...

Examples of Genres in English Language

Read this post to know about main genres of English. Following are the main genres of English Literature- Fiction Prose Non-fiction Prose Poetry Drama   1) Fiction Prose:- This genre includes imaginative stories that are...