Translation of Dibbendu Palit’s “Rajenbabu”

For Rajenbabu, were the days                                          Like nights, And the nights were the days.  Came every now and again— And pressed the bell with a force                                     More than usual. Neither a penance nor penitence   […]

Comment on Andrew Marvell’s Treatment of Love in His Love-Poetry

Love, as in the other metaphysical poets plays a significant role in Marvell’s poetry. It has been said that one of three themes is love and it occupies a considerable portions of his poetry. In his love-poetry, his attitude to women is more of adoration than of condemnation what we find in John Donne. A […]

Bring out the Craftsmanship of George Herbert Shown in His Poetry

Herbert shares many qualities with the poets of the metaphysical poetry that started with John Donne. But, he retains his individuality in his poems. We do find the metaphysical conceits in his poems and the themes of his poetry are certainly akin to those of Donne, Marvell, and others. But, his craftsmanship makes him different […]

Coleridge’s Criticism of Wordsworth’s Theory of Poetry and Poetic Diction

The most remarkable part of Biographia Literaria lies in Coleridge’s criticism of Wordsworth’s theory of poetry and poetic Diction. While critically analyzing Wordsworth’s theory Coleridge has offered his own views on the choice of rustic, themes and characters as well as the language of poetry. In chapter XVII of Biographia Literaria, Coleridge refers to Wordsworth’s […]

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 […]

A Study of The Aeneid as a National Epic unlike The Iliad

Introduction We must agree that any artist, however talented, cannot altogether avoid the influence of his age. He is to take into account the characteristics of his age. In other words having his root in the contemporary time, he is to express the thoughts and feelings of his mind. So is the case with both […]

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