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Discuss Emerson as an Essayist (Ralf Waldo Emerson)

Emerson as an Essayist  credit: google Introduction : Robert Waldo Emerson:- Emerson is one of the greatest American essayists of the 19th century. He is appreciated all over the world for his essays. About the significance of his essays Mathew Arnold, a great critic, is of the view, " As Wordsworth's poetry is, in my judgement, the most important work done in our language during the present century, so are the Emerson's essays, I think, the most important work done in prose" .  His prose style is marked by its aphoristic quality and epigrammatic terseness. The sentences are remarkably impressive, handled with subtleness and have poetic beauty. Ralf Waldo Emerson Profile Born May 25, 1803, US Died April 27, 1882, US School Transcendentalism Interest Individualism, nature, divinity, cultural criticism Essays Self-Reliance, Compensation, The Over-Soul, Experience, The Transcendentalist, The Poet Notable Idea

MA English Questions Paper (English Language) Paper - 2 (3rd semester)

 Previous year question paper of MA 3rd SEM English Literature Credit: MA SEM III EXAM 2021 DEGREE COLLEGE SATNA ENGLISH LANGUAGE (PAPER-2) SECTION-A Objective Type Questions 2×5=10 Marks Q1. Choose the correct option :- 1) Total number of vowel sounds in English is :- a) 24                               b) 20  c) 26                               d) non of these 2) In common English pronunciation /eI/ is a :- a) alphabet                    b) pure vowel  c) monophthong          d) diphthong 3) Articulatory, Acoustic and Auditory are the three major branches of:- a) Phonology                b) Semantics  c) Phonetics                  d) Grammar 4) Signal out the active organ of speech :- a) tongue                       b) Teeth  c) Uvula                         d) Palate 5) Scientific study of language is called :- a) Sentence                   b) Grammar  c) Linguistics                d) Literature SECTION-B Short Answer Type (any five) 7×5=35 Marks Q2. Give some def

Super Natural Machinery in 'Rape of the lock' by Alexander Pope

 Supernatural Machinery in 'Rape of the Lock' πŸ“ƒ Table of Contents:- 1) Introduction : Alexander Pope. 2) Supernatural Machinery in 'Rape of the Lock'.     2.1 Source of Machinery.     2.2 Other sources for machinery.     2.3 Characteristics of the Machinery.     2.4 Role of the Machinery. 3) Conclusion . 4) Read More in English Literature. πŸ“„Introduction : Alexander Pope :- Alexander Pope was one of the greatest literary figures, poets and satirists of England. His rape of the lock is a finest mock-epic poem ever written. Though, It is based on an actual event, Pope was able to achieve a wonderful unity of structure in this masterpiece. Alexander Pope > Profile Born 21 may 1688, London Died 30 may 1744, UK Era Augustan, 18th century Profession Poet, writer, translator Genre Poetry, translations, Literary Criticism Notable works The Dunciad, The Rape of the Lock, an essay on criticism

Various Themes of Gitanjali of Rabindranath Tagore

Various Themes in Gitanjali of Tagore  πŸ“„ Table of Contents :- 1) Introduction: Tagore. 2) Various themes of Gitanjali.       1)  Theme of God.       2)  Theme of Nature.       3)  Theme of Humanity.       4)  Theme of Death.       5)  Theme of Love. 3) Read More in Indian English Literature. πŸ“ƒ Introduction : Rabindra Nath Tagore :- Rabindra Nath Tagore, a man of poetic genius, is the greatest poet of modern India. He brought the honour to India by becoming the first nobel laureate from Asia in year 1913 with his poetic achievements. Tagore was a poet, playwright, philosopher, writer and a social reformer.  Tagore played a pivotal role in modernising Bengali literature, music and Indian art. He discouraged classical rigidity in literature and resisted language boundaries. He is also known as the ' Bard of Bengal' as well as some sobriquets such as ' gurudev, vishwakobi' etc. Ravindra Nath Tagore Profile Born 7 may