Character Analysis of Raja in Clear Light of Day

Author: Maisha Rahman In Clear light of Day by Anita Desai, Raja is the most significant character. He is the elder brother of Das family supposed to be responsible, sincere and admirable. Instead of that he portrayed as an individual and non emotional being. However, it is true that he is determined, intelligent and smart […]

Character Analysis of Belinda in The Rape of the Lock

Belinda represents the fashionable and aristocratic ladies of the time. She is a woman of superb beauty and charm. Early in the poem, she is compared to the sun (also at the beginning of the Canto II). The brightness of her eyes surpasses the brightness of the sun. The poet invests her almost with divine […]

Character Analysis of Captain Ahab in Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick

Ahab is the central character in Melville’s Moby-Dick. He is a hero, whose actions are surrounded by the symbolic magnificence and whose fight with the white whale becomes a fight against the dark and terrible forces of nature. Ahab was the name of a wicked king in the Old Testament. Peleg explains that this name […]

The Character of Tom Jones

Tom Jones is the hero of Henry Fielding’s best novel, Tom Jones. Tom’s character has given rise to sharp criticism from many eminent critics including Dr. Johnson. A victim of circumstances from the birth to the end, Tom is undoubtedly a charming character. A novel, being a picture of life through a story cannot and should […]

The Character of Isabella in Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure is one of Shakespeare’s problem plays. In one sense it deserves to be considered as a drama of ideas. Isabella, the heroine of this play, is a problematic character because she displays conflicting moral and legal notions through her attitude to sin, justice, celibacy, marriage etc. She is a bundle of contradictions […]

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