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A TO Z Literary Principles from History of English Literature: Note 109 (Key Historical events)

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What is the Importance of Reading Religious Texts for an English Literature Student?

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Introduction We are all aware that religious texts frequently have a significant influence on literature and can provide insight into the cultural and historical context of the works under consideration. It applies to all religions and literatures. The Bible and other Christian texts, in particular, have had a significant influence on Western literature, and many works of literature contain references or allusions to religious themes, characters, or events.  Again, the Quran, Islam's holy book, is a fascinating source of information about Islamic history and culture, or you may be interested in its literary and artistic qualities as you learn about the Middle East. Similarly, readers may find the Bhagavad Gita to be a source of philosophical and ethical insight, or they may be curious about its role in Hinduism and Indian culture, which are prevalent throughout the Indian subcontinent. The Tao Te Ching, a foundational work of Taoist philosophy and a Chinese classic text, can be a g

A TO Z Literary Principles from History of English Literature: Note 108 (Literary Criticism)

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A Set of 26 Objective Questions & Answers UGC NET ENGLISH QUESTION BANK/ OTHER COMPETITIVE EXAM UGC NET English model question (Multiple choice questions from English Literature (Literary Criticism) with reasoning)  What is the main focus of Aristotle's Poetics ? a) The nature of tragedy b) The nature of comedy c) The nature of epic poetry d) The nature of all forms of poetry Answer: a) The nature of tragedy Reasoning: Poetics by Aristotle is largely concerned with the essence of tragedy and the ingredients that comprise a tragic play or tale. Aristotle stated in the Poetics, his seminal study on the foundations of drama, that tragedy so provokes the feelings of pity and dread, which he regarded morbid and unhealthful, that the audience is cleansed of them by the end of the play. This catharsis improves the audience's psychological health, making them happier. Since the 17th century, Aristotle's Poetics has had a strong impact on Neoclassical play. The French dramatists