Background Study



metaphysical poetry, metaphysical poets, John Donne

Metaphysical poetry – What Donne has done!!!

Metaphysics can be defined as something that goes beyond the physical sense or perception. It goes beyond science and lures the reader into an imaginary world full of philosophical concepts written in the style of a mad man obsessed with


Rise of Novel in English Literature

While some critics may disapprove; but, the comedy of manners was the worst thing that could have happened to English drama that flourished under great names like Shakespeare, Marlowe, etc. The concentration on structure


Graveyard Poetry – 18th century poetic school

Graveyard school is a genre that has developed due to reactions created by the melancholic strain that spread across Europe in the 17th century. The poetry of the period was so vain, teaching only philosophy and optimism as a result of solitude or contemplation.


Old English Period or Anglo-Saxon period in literature

The Old English period or Anglo-Saxon period in literature spans over six hundred years from 450 A.D to 1066 A.D. During the middle years of 5th century the Roman armies withdrew from Britain and the Germanic tribes flourished