Classnotes

Dover Beach as a Victorian Poem

Dover Beach as a Victorian poem illustrates a variety of elements that defines the changing mindscape of the times. Nineteenth

Elizabeth in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is an interesting character, representing changing conventions of early 19th Century England.

Enterprise by Nissim Ezekiel is a powerful, multifaceted metaphor for a journey, an expedition, or a significant human enterprise, which

Shooting an Elephant, written in the form of a memoir, presents George Orwell‘s anxieties and negotiations with the condition of

In Araby, as in other stories in Dubliners, James Joyce presents a captured frame portraying the decadence of vitality, a

odes of john keats

The odes by John Keats, on the level of superficial reading, may be seen as brilliant rendering of a scene,

The Fly by Katherine Mansfield has a unique identity that characterizes the vagueness, the intensity as well as the desire

the return of the native

Egdon Heath, sunk in history, representing both Man and the stage on which human drama has been performed from time

the living and the dead

The Living and The Dead: Understanding Silence In numerous literary expressions, down the ages, there has been a constant suppression

In his attempt to communicate his essential divine vision, William Blake created a poetic world where images are realized in

satan in paradise lost

One of the primary questions that perplexes the readers of Milton’s Paradise Lost concerns the poet’s delineation of Satan, the

belinda

The Rape of the Lock, a mock heroic epic by Alexander Pope, is both a careful exploration of the contemporary

loving in truth

Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show,That she, dear she, might take some pleasure of my

porphyria's lover

Porphyria’s Lover by Robert Browning is an extraordinary poem in the form of a dramatic monologue. The poetry of Robert

kubla khan

Kubla Khan by Coleridge records  an opium-induced dream, interrupted by a visitor from Porlock. The poem has been taken to

the cactus

The Cactus by O Henry is a characteristic short story showing the subtle art of storytelling that O Henry is

english sonnet

English sonnet, as a poetic genre is intimately connected to the continental poetic movements. The “sonnet” is traced back to

hard times

The role of circus people in Hard Times is both tangible and symbolic. Dickens presents the world of circus as

invocation

John Milton, in his attempt to create an epic presentation of practically the whole act of creation and transgression of

twelfth night

Twelfth Night, the last day of Christmas feasting, the last night of holiday, is the day before normal life resumes.