Journey of English Drama in late 18th century: From Emotional, Sentimental and Moralistic to Reality
I sing – This Verse to Caryll, Musel is due;
Charlie Chaplin (1889 - 1977)
British actor and director
Orsino never goes to meet Olivia, but sends messages to her through others, and it is the idea of being in love that attracts him. His lack of Self knowledge means that he cannot come to a realistic appreciation of anyone else's characters. It takes most of the play for him to realize that he is really in love with Viola. Olivia believes her desire to withdraw from the world is a result of grief at the loss of her father and brother, whilst in reality it is fear of a cruel world and a desire to lock her away from danger that prompts her. She does not realize this about herself, and so is defenseless against the first person (Viola) who dares to challenge her and present her with a slice of the real world. It is a subsidiary theme of the play that those who do best in life are those who face it and live it to the full, not those who try to hide away. In a tragedy Olivia’s lack of judgment would lead to her death; as it is, she was to suffer, but is allowed to fall in love where that love can be met by someone who will prove a true husband to her.
Men That Keep Attention: Life and Contribution of Toru Dutt: First Indian English Poet Extensively to Use Indian Myths
Ans- Keats' Ode To Autumn is Horatian, while Shelley's Ode To The West Wind is Pindaric in nature. In contrast to the passion, visionary boldness, and formal language of Ode To the West Wind, Keats Ode To The Autumn is calm, meditative and colloquial. In their stanza structure. Ode To Autumn contains shorter repeated stanza form than Ode To The West Wind.
Ans- Yeats has observed that during the interval of nineteen years, i.e. since the first visit to cooled park, the phenomena of swans with its variegated beauty has and delighting. But the impact of time might be a changing factor in his near future when he would feel hooded of such a sight. Thus time acts differently in nature and the poet.
And, when Fate summons, Monarchs must obey."
Jawaharlal Nehru's Literary Outputs Have an Ample Display of the Open-mindedness, Deep Insight and Prolific Scholarship
As wel over hir housbond as hir love."
Ode To Autumn is superb in its musical effects. The first stanza of the lyric is a symphony of colour, the second a symphony of movement, the third a symphony of sound.
Ans- Synesthesia signifies the experience of two or more kinds of sensation when only one senses is being stimulated. For example, Keats in Ode To A Nightingale calls for a drought of wine, that in , he calls for a drink tasting of sight, colour, motion, sound, and heat.
- Describe, in brief, the beauty of the poet’s friend as it is depicted in the sonnet ‘Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day’?
- “The night has been unruly.” – Why does the speaker think that ‘the night has been unruly”? Why do you think that the earth was unruly?
- Why does Louka say she is not ashamed of eavesdropping?
- What techniques have been adopted by Synge to create a supernatural atmosphere in ‘Rider to The Sea’?
- Conflict is the essence of drama. Do you find any conflict in Synge’s ‘Riders to The Sea’?
- How long was Christabel under the influence of Geraldine? What happened after the allotted time was over?
- “I fall upon the thorns of life! I bleed!
- Henry Louis Vivian Derozio, our first Indian English poet, is , paradoxically, remembered as a ‘Forgotten New Anglo Indian Poet’ which is the subtitle of the only available collection of his work, Poems of Henry Louis Vivian Derozio published by Oxford University Press. Derozio’s brief , but brilliant, career is a fascinating subjects of study.
- By birth Derozio was an Anglo-Indian, born of an Indo-Portuguese father and English mother. he received an English education at David Drummond’s Academy.
- By the early influence of his mother and teacher, establishing the experiences which went in to the Fauquier of Jungheera (1828), his long narrative poem. From his early age of 16, he contributed to the India Gazette.
Anti- romantic Attitude in Major Barbara: As a playwright Shaw Refuse to Write a Single Line for the Sake of Art Alone
As a playwright Shaw refuse to write a single line for the sake of art alone.
G. B. Shaw's plays are intended to expose the hollowness of all social institutions which have outlived utility. Bent on expelling the ‘heresy’ of romance from life and art alike, Shaw always maintains a rigidly anti-romantic stance.. As an iconoclast he dismantles all impractical idealism and combats silly sentimentality. In Major Barbara too Shaw reviews ideas like religious faith, corrupt money, crime and punishment bustard etc. from a realistic point.
Difficulty Level: Graduation Time: 2hr
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in misery; such joy ambition finds."
Satan is a proud of contradictions not only because of his transformation from a Seraphim to a villain, from a magnificently glorious appearance to a smoke-laden figure, lent also license even in hell, he is capable of evoking the most contraries responses from readers and critics alike. Although to many he is the apocalypse of evil, the personification of sin, the eternal heretic and desecration, to others he is quite the opposite, to Hazlitt, “Satan is not the principle of malignity or the abstract love of evil” to Shelly he is a “moral being” and to many others he embodies the justifiable rebellion and forthrightness which all men should afire to.
Men That Keep Attention: Life and Contribution of R.K .Narayan: The of Harbinger Indian English Fiction
Alexander Pope Defined Man : Glorious, Ridiculous, Majestic, Pathetic, Wonder – Evoking and Contempt Provoking
Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all;"
With too much weakness for the Stoic’s pride,"
The spirit may be willing, but the flesh proves weak and he succumbs to the temptation of the body. Even intellectually he is perpetually in a state of conflict, caught on the Horus of a dilemma as to whether activity is better than passivity, lab our better than slots he remains a creature perplexed in the extreme’ he ultimately begins to harbor doubts as to whether the epicurean chose of the body, The hedonistic enjoyment of the would though all our sensory faculties would be better. His also caught between the two extremes of considering himself a god and a beast.
The Renaissance was therefore the rebellion of the free mind which would seek to realize its infinite potentiality and man of universalism. ‘Nothing less than the infinite can satisfy man’ declared Blake, the romantic imbued with the spirit of the Renaissance. Satan imbued with the same Renaissance ambition would rebel against God and thereby achieve infinite power as Troeltsch has pointed out, ‘the Renaissance spirit would exploit his circumstances, the Govt. as well as the religious machinery in order to ascend, socially, intellectually and spiritually."(The Renaissance and The Reformation) Satan too zeal outs the vulnerability and credulousness of the some of the angels to lead the astray, using all-the resources that he can- his elevated stature, his sonorous voice and his magnificent ability to lead angels into war- to regain, rediscover and for liberty.
The Canonization by John Donne: Love Poem Which Achieves its Emotional Effect Through Intellectual Predominance
A being darkly wise, and rudely great:
With too much knowledge for the sceptic side,
With too much weakness for the Stoic’s pride,"
These lines form Pope’s Essay On Man (Epistle - II), his most didactic poem written in the antithetical mode, and presenting man’s position in the universal scheme of things, distils the essence of Pope’s belief that man is a mingled creation comprising the poles opposites.
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