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
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
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.
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
Man trying to rule another man, an Empire trying to dominate the world and an idea to travel that completely changed the world; these are the things that one should understand when they are trying to seek knowledge about colonialism.
If Modernism as a movement is considered as the labour for a new era in English literature, postmodernism is the child that was born out of the ideals of modernism and grew into a super power that has been in dominance for decades.
What could economic crisis, decolonization and world wars do to supreme nations? In general, one would say it would devastate the culture, heritage and progress of those nations to an almost irretrievable level. Such was the case for the British nations