Wednesday, June 23, 2021

LITERARY

contrast between a tragic and a picaresque hero

Define A Contrast Between A Tragic and A picaresque Hero

How many readers of the modern era are familiar with the term ‘picaresque hero’? The answer must be very few. However, nearly all readers have heard about a tragic hero. Even a big chunk of them can identify the key features that shape a tragic protagonist. But very few people know about picaresque heroes. So […]

first-person narrator Maugham

First-Person Narrator Maugham Is Omniscient In His Lotus Eater

William Somerset Maugham is a rare author whose major short stories are the best examples of first-person narration. That means readers can find a narrator who narrates the entire story in the first person. The Lotus Eater is one such short story where the first-person narrator Maugham narrates the entire story. A first-person narration means […]