Background Study



Yoruba Theatre, Nigeria – A study

Drama and religion are inseparable in any country. Greek, Sanskrit and English dramas all have their origins or influences from religion, festivals and rituals. The same can be said of Yoruba theatre of Nigeria where the traditions of the country are reflected on the stage.


Verse satire definition

Satire in Verse – Ridiculing the Follies

Satire in Verse has been in use since the Greeks and came to existence as a genre in the hands of the Romans. The purpose of Satire is clearly to expose the sins, mistakes or follies of a person or the various systems in an era


Feminism - Mary Wollstonecraft

Feminism in Literature & Feminist literary criticism

Feminism is undoubtedly the support of women by women who face domination of opposite gender and fighting against the exploitation and suppression of women in the society. Women were not considered equals with men even though England had Queens


myth and archetype in english literature

Myth and Archetype in English Literature

Criticism developed into multiple branches with the increase in the genres as well publications in English literature. Myth and Archetype are forever existent in the world and employing these terms to criticism has


psychoanalytical criticism in English literature

Psychoanalytical criticism in English Literature

Literature is an infinite subject with themes, genres and expressions coming from expected and unexpected corners of the mind. Despite the presence of various categories like poetry, prose, drama, etc. it is quite difficult to define


Diaspora Literature | a world beyond home

The term migration is not new to human civilization as spread of our species to all the continents was made possible because of travelling to different lands. The literature that has arisen due to these travels, under special circumstances, is placed as Diaspora literature.


Postcolonial Literature – After decolonization

Colonization expanded across the world to an extent that the effects of it can be seen in all the continents except for Antarctica. In most of the continents the colonizers ruled the colonies for hundred years and more. This had a significant change in the traditions, culture and religious