Victorian Period – Pre Raphaelite Poetry

In 1848, a group of three young artists namely Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais founded a brotherhood known as "Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood" to reform the artistic establishment in Victorian era by restoring the medieval art which bears purity and simplicity. They disenchanted with the contemporary academic painting which emphasized on grand style. … Continue reading Victorian Period – Pre Raphaelite Poetry

John Milton – Biography / Chronology / Timeline

1608 John Milton (JM) born 9 December in Bread Street, London. 1620 JM enters St. Paul’s School, where he will begin his friendship with Charles Diodati. 1625 JM admitted to Christ’s College Cambridge, where some of his first published poems will be written. 1630 Edward King (later the subject of ‘Lycidas’) elected to fellowship at … Continue reading John Milton – Biography / Chronology / Timeline

William Shakespeare – Romeo and Juliet (Play as Story)

Here I present before you the most staged play by Shakespeare "Romeo and Juliet" in a story format. Please like my post and share with your friends to help me grow my website. Enjoy the Story !! Once upon a time there lived in Verona two great families named Montagu and Capulet. They were both … Continue reading William Shakespeare – Romeo and Juliet (Play as Story)

William Shakespeare – All’s Well That Ends Well (Play Summary)

Hello Dear, here I present an overview of a wonderful play by William Shakespeare. All's Well That Ends Well presents the customary material of COMEDY—the triumph of love over obstacles— in a grotesque and ambivalent light, and this has led most scholars to place it with Measure for Measure and Troilus and Cressida among the … Continue reading William Shakespeare – All’s Well That Ends Well (Play Summary)

Henry Fielding – Tom Thumb (Play Summary)

Henry Fielding’s famous eighteenth-century satirical play Tom Thumb was first produced on April 24, 1730, at the Little Theatre in the Haymarket, located in Westminster, England. It was an instant success, running almost continually until June 22. It was first produced as a coda (or afterpiece) to Fielding’s 1730 play The Author’s Farce; and The … Continue reading Henry Fielding – Tom Thumb (Play Summary)

Literary Devices – Anagram (Explanation & Examples)

What do cheating and a teaching have in common? They are anagrams of each other: the letters in cheating can be rearranged to form a new word, in this case teaching. Anagrams can be of individual words, or even of phrases or the names of people. The basic rule is that the letters of the … Continue reading Literary Devices – Anagram (Explanation & Examples)

Philip Larkin – Biography

Download English E Classes App to get complete study material on Philip Larkin. Larkin was born on August 9, 1922, in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, the youngest child of Sydney Larkin and Eva Emily Day. Sydney Larkin was a successful, self-made man who was outspoken about his love for Nazism as well as his love for … Continue reading Philip Larkin – Biography

Naomi Shihab Nye – Biography

Naomi Shihab Naomi Shihab was born on March 12, 1952, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Aziz Shihab, a journalist, and Miriam, a teacher. Her father was a Palestinian immigrant who loved to tell Middle Eastern folktales to his children. Her American mother had a fine arts degree in painting. Shihab developed a passion for poetry … Continue reading Naomi Shihab Nye – Biography