Francesco Petrarch is the father of Humanism because he was very smart and took influential action that laid down the foundation for humanism all together. Petrarch laid the foundation for humanism. Firstly, Petrarch was one of the wisest people of his time. Petrarch “was regarded as the greatest scholar of his age” (Britannica.com). He cascaded a lot of his wisdom into his work, most notably his poetry.
William Shakespeare was an English playwright, poet, and an actor. He is famously known by the title of “England’s national poet” and the “Bard of Avon”. Shakespeare’s plays are important to today’s modern culture, and majorly impacted the late 1500’s and early 1600’s. Although there’s a relatively substantial amount of evidence that he is the author of his 37 plays, his authorship was questioned for a long time, beginning in the 18th century. Claims were made according to the Shakespeare Conspiracy Theory, that the main contenders for the authorship are Francis Bacon and Edward de Vere.
There were so many great writers that evolved in this period. William Shakespeare was one of the most famous writers in the age of Elizabeth. There were some interesting things that we can get about Shakespeare like his life, his works and also how the historical background of the age can affected his works.
Faisal Mazen Mr. Ali Alshehab English- 10N 30 November 2016 Sonnet 18 Sonnet 18 is a poem written by the English poet, playwright, and actor William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. He is often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon.” Shakespeare was born and brought up in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Shakespeare produced most of his known work between 1589 and 1613. His early plays were primarily comedies and histories, and these are regarded as some of the best work ever produced in these genres.
Shakespeare’s phrases are now our clichés. His influence has been enormous on our language as well as today’s writers. Shakespeare was born in Elizabethan era, in 16th century. When he wrote plays there was a lot of pressure because he had to write in a way that appealed both to the commoner as well as the royals. He was well aware of the expectations and mindset of the audience which certainly
In England, the lyric which most almost methodologies Venus and Adonis is Marlowe 's Hero and Leander. Shakespeare 's pieces are recognized additionally by a significant authenticity which uncovers the grouping of his individual encounters. His ballads were generally welcomed by his peers. Verse and epic verse was the vogue.
The Indian English Novel, moreover, has now been widely much-admired all over the world, as it has been successful in shaping its own position not only in the world of commonwealth literature but also in the ‘World literature’. Though the origin of Indian literature in English as a whole is necessarily the English education and the introduction of British literature, the Indian English Novel came forward as a necessary product of its own story telling tradition and the tradition of English novel. So, it is considered that one of the most worth mentioning gifts of English education to India is prose fiction for though India was probably a fountain head of story-telling, the novel as we know today was an importation from the
The Indian English Novel, moreover, has now been widely much-admired all over the world, as it has been successful in carving its own position not only in the world of commonwealth literature but also in the ‘World literature’. Though the origin of Indian literature in English as a whole is necessarily the English education and the introduction of British literature, the Indian English Novel emerged as a necessary product of its own story telling tradition and the tradition of English novel. So, it is considered that one of the most noteworthy gifts of English education to India is prose fiction for though India was probably a fountain head of story-telling, the novel as we know today was an importation from the
First of all the traditional romance, after which it has taken its name the ‘scientific romance’, deserves special attention. They both have many elements in common, the foremost is the element of adventure and fantasy. In fact it has made use of romance as the fundamental and the universal mode of narration because romance has an old and honoured place in the history of English literature, bridging the gap between literature and para-literature and its immense popularity influences the minds of literary critics when they make any judgement on any particular branch of literary writing. In fact if we look closely we notice that westerns, thrillers, historical novel, erotic literature, love stories and adventures of such heroes as Tarzan and James Bond can be classified under the heading of romance because a romance is, as argued by Gillian Beer; “essentially subjective literary form presenting an absorbing, coherent and yet arbitrary vision of the world, which the reader can only enter at the price of a willing surrender to the writer’s
Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941) is considered as one of the prominent modern educators of India. A Nobel Laureate in literature (1913), Tagore was also an artist, dramatist and philosopher. His thoughts on need for an improved and creative educational system India arose as a result of his exposure to various forms of art and literature. Tagore was born in a privileged Pirali Brahmin family who provided much of the cultural core for the Bengal Renaissance. The only degrees he received were honorary ones, given later in life.