Of Beauty Essay by Francis Bacon

Critically Evaluate the Essay “Of Beauty” :  Francis Bacon was a reputed essayist, thinker, and philosopher. His essays reveal keen intellect and vastness of worldly wisdom. There is much suggest that he nurtured a strong fascination for public life and material advancement. However, he adopts …

Influence of Seneca on English Drama

It is obvious that Seneca, the Roman Dramatist, influenced the tragic writers of England more than Sophocles and Aeschylus. He left his mark on the English stage, partly because of the melodramatic element in his plays and partly because Latin was more treasured than Greek …

Restoration Drama

RESTORATION DRAMA SHORT NOTES : Restoration achieved its excellence in the comedy of manners evolved through the works of Etherege, Wycherley, and William Congreve. Etherege paints a word of elegant ladies and gentleman of the day in their conversation and amorous intrigues. “The man of mode” …

CHRIST’S HOSPITAL by Charles Lamb Summary

Charles Lamb is one of the greatest English essayists whose work “Essay of Elia” is considered to be matchless on account of its naturalness and humanism. His essays are light without being frivolous and wise without being tedious. Christ’s Hospital Five-and-Thirty Years Ago presents an …

History of THURSDAY

Thursday is the fourth day of the week between Wednesday and Friday. The English word Thursday is named after the Norse God of Thunder, Thor. Thursday literally means “Thor’s day” in old English. Thor represented riding a chariot drawn by goats and wielding the hammer. …

IN INDIA poem by Nissim Ezekiel Summary

Nissim Ezekiel is easily one of the most notable writers of the verse of historical importance in Indian English Literature. His poetry having many facts has enriched Indo-English poetry and gave a new dimension to it by extending its scope and range. Ezekiel has made …