Classnotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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