Shakespeare suggest his friend to get married and take forward his beauty by Having children.

Look in thy glass and tell the face thou viewest Now is the time that face should form another, Whose fresh repair if now thou not renewest, Thou dost beguile the world, unbless some mother. For where is she so fair whose uneared womb Disdains the tillage of thy husbandry? Or who is he soContinue reading “Shakespeare suggest his friend to get married and take forward his beauty by Having children.”

W.B Yeats and Get free Litchart PDFs on his works.

Important works of w.b Yeats pdf and notes . UGC NET PGT TGT English literature Notes PDF Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.William Butler Yeats Yeats Quote I will arise and go now,And go to Innisfree,And a small cabin build there,Of clay and wattles made;Nine bean rowsContinue reading “W.B Yeats and Get free Litchart PDFs on his works.”

From fairest creatures we desire increase : sonnet 1 of Shakespeare.

Read Shakespeare Sonnets Daily to increase your Thinking, imagination and vocabulary. From fairest creatures we desire increase, That thereby beauty’s rose might never die, But, as the riper should by time decease, His tender heir might bear his memory. But thou, contracted to thine own bright eyes, Feed’st thy light’s flame with self-substantial fuel, MakingContinue reading “From fairest creatures we desire increase : sonnet 1 of Shakespeare.”

Unknown Facts about William Shakespeare. World’s Greatest Dramatist, sonnetier .

William Shakespeare’s life and his works. Important points on william Shakespeare and his works . UGC NET ,PGT ,TGT Notes. Shakespeare: Life William Shakespeare was born the son of John and Mary Arden Shakespeare in a small town, Stratford-upon Avon, 100 miles northwest of London. His father John belonged to a farming family near Stratford.Continue reading “Unknown Facts about William Shakespeare. World’s Greatest Dramatist, sonnetier .”

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”

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”

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”

The Canterbury Tales: First Modern English Poem

Important Points , Pdf and Notes on Canterbury Tales. The Canterbury Tales (c. 1487) Based on Boccaccio’s Decameron General Prologue—Portrait gallery of 14th c. England 29 pilgrims meet at Tabard Inn, Southwark (31 incl. poet & Harry Bailey) Pen-pictures of 21 pilgrims23 pilgrims tell stories24 stories Chaucer tells twoTale of Sir Thopas and Tale ofContinue reading “The Canterbury Tales: First Modern English Poem”

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.”

The Iliad: Summary

As the story begins, the war is in its ninth year. The Achaeans have recently sacked a nearby city, taking several beautiful women captive along with a lot of treasure. Chryses, a priest of Apollo from the sacked city, approaches the Achaean camp and asks Agamemnon, the leader of the Achaeans, to release his daughter,Continue reading “The Iliad: Summary”

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