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 […]

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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 […]

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John Galsworthy quality

Can Galsworthy’s Dramatic Genius Be Named As John Galsworthy Quality?

No one questions the dramatic sense of John Galsworthy. As a born playwright, he has succeeded in establishing a sense of realism through his plays. And, this dramatic genius can be called John Galsworthy quality. Plays like Strife and Justice show how the playwright has successfully drawn attractive plots in his plays with a complete […]

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Marxism-influence as English literature content

Marxism-Influence As English Literature Content

Marx spent a vast portion of his later life in England. Also, the big part of his epoch-making creation, Capital, or Das Kapital, got shaped in words in England that uncovered the principles of Marxism. But the question is whether Marxism-influence as English literature content emerged in the later period.  As a philosopher and socialist […]

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COVID-19 pandemic and less money

COVID-19 Pandemic and Less Money; But Staying Happier Is Still Possible

COVID-19 is no more a mere crisis only; it is now a pandemic. No one knows how long the human civilization has to bear this brutal patch as millions have already died. A vast number of people all over the world are living in dire distress. Many of them even can’t make ends meet adequately. […]

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the poetry of revolt

Does Modern English Poetry Mean Poetry of Revolt?

Is modern English poetry synonymous with the poetry of revolt? There is another question hidden in answer to this question. The hidden query is can anyone fix the border of modern poetry? Or is it possible to define the actual borderline of the beginning of contemporary or modern poetry? Modern or contemporary English poetry means […]

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