John Milton

English literature Free PGT Notes Pdf : lit chart pdfs

UP PGT and UGC NET exams are coming and everyone is searching free notes ,PDFs , online coachings etc. So here I am with some ideas and notes. For preparing any exam you must have to focus on your syllabus and sort out things which are really important and which are not. Then set yourContinue reading “English literature Free PGT Notes Pdf : lit chart pdfs”

Geoffrey Chaucer : Starting of English literature . Father of English poetry.

Important points for English literature Exam on Geoffrey Chaucer. Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340-1400) Father of English poetry First poet of national importanceGenius recognized in all ages including his own His career is divided into three phases:French period , Middle period, Italian period, or French period, Italian period, English period Patron—John of Gaunt Wrote in EastContinue reading “Geoffrey Chaucer : Starting of English literature . Father of English poetry.”

Tudor Period 1485-1603 : Age of Innocence and Age of Great Writers . Quick Revision Points of English literature Tudor period

Important Points on Tudar Period for UGC NET , PGT TGT English literature Notes Introduction Intellectual background: Renaissance Associated movements: Humanism & Reformation. The new geographic discoveries broadened imaginationInfluence of Italians like Dante, Aristotle & Petrarach Literary experimentation. Fall of Constantinople Immediate cause of the spread of learning– Fall of Constantinople (1453)Constantinople—capital of the ByzantineContinue reading “Tudor Period 1485-1603 : Age of Innocence and Age of Great Writers . Quick Revision Points of English literature Tudor period”

William Shakespeare and His Age

Quick Revision Points and important Points for UGC NET English literature Exam . William Shakespeare and His Age Lived during a great period in English history. Reign of the Tudor queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603). England emerged as the leading naval and commercial power of Europe. Defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588. Spirit of nationalismContinue reading “William Shakespeare and His Age”

Elizabethan Theatre: Beginnings Important Time Period or Time Line of Elizabethan Age and Points

Elizabethan Theatre: Beginnings Early 16th c. travelling actors.Considered vagabonds and thievesLater, a licenses were given to nobles for maintaining actorsThus, acting troupes came into being. Acting Troupes :Played in the courtyards of taverns (called Inn-yards). Temporary stage erected Permanent Theatres. The 1st permanent theatre was James Burbage’s ‘The Theatre’ Theatre Timeline 1564: On April 23Continue reading “Elizabethan Theatre: Beginnings Important Time Period or Time Line of Elizabethan Age and Points”

Nissim Ezekiel (1924-2004) Important PGT TGT Points on Nissiem Ezzikiel

PGT TGT NET English literature Free Notes and PDFs on Nissiem Ezzikiel Nissim Ezekiel was a Jewish Indian poet actor, playwright, editor and art-critic. His family migrated to India from Israel. He was a fundamental figure in post-colonial India’s literary history specially for Indian writing in English . He got Sahitya Akademy Award in 1983Continue reading “Nissim Ezekiel (1924-2004) Important PGT TGT Points on Nissiem Ezzikiel”

111 Terms and their Inventors in Literature

Important Points for PGT TGT NET 2021 Exam: Exam Points. 111 Terms and their Inventors in Literature 1. Art for Art’s Sake by Victor Cousin 2. Dissociation of Sensibility by T.S.Eliot 3. Willing to Suspension of Disbelief by Coleridge 4. Negative Capability by John Keats5. American Renaissance by F.O Matthiessen 6. Natyashastra by Bharata 7.Continue reading “111 Terms and their Inventors in Literature”

Glossary of Terms Part 1

Allegory — The device of using character and/or story elements symbolically to represent an abstraction in addition to the literal meaning. In some allegories, for example, an author may intend the characters to personify an abstraction like hope or freedom. The allegorical meaning usually deals with moral truth or a generalization about human existence. AlliterationContinue reading “Glossary of Terms Part 1”

Literary Terms in a simple Form part 2 / Glossary of Literay Terms Part 2

Glossary of Literay Terms part 2 for UGC NET PGT TGT English literature Exams . Clause — A grammatical unit that contains both a subject and all verb. An independent, or main, clause expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentence. A dependent, or subordinate clause cannot stand alone as a sentenceContinue reading “Literary Terms in a simple Form part 2 / Glossary of Literay Terms Part 2”

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