Sunday, 17 January 2021

12 POINTS ON ENGLISH LITERATURE

1.    Kipling’s poem “Shiva and the Grasshopper” is an English version of Indian Lullaby.

2.    The Biography, THE LIFE OF CHARLOTTE BRONTE (1857) was written by Elizabeth Gaskell.

3.    Richard Saunders was the pseudonym of Benjamin Franklin

4.    “Sweetest Love I Do Not Go” is a famous poem by Donne.

5.    Mirror for Magistrates (1563) is the work of Thomas Sackville

6.    Dowden regards Shakespeare’s early comedies as “Joyous”, “refined”, “romantics”

7.    Thomas Dekker is called the Dickens of Elizabethan age

8.    Marlowe’s play Doctor Faustus is based on a German Legend.

9.    Eastward Hoe is a play jointly written by Jonson, Marston, and Chapman.

10.     MY EARLY LIFE (1930) is an autobiography by Winston Churchill.

11.     Faulkner- an American novelist is known for his Yoknapatawpha cycle.

12.     Nahum Tate gave a happy ending to King Lear


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