The Prelude

The Prelude, MA in English

The Prelude may be classed somewhat loosely as an epic; it does not satisfy all the traditional qualifications of that genre. The epic is customarily defined as a long narrative poem which recounts heroic actions. commonly legendary or historical, and usually of one principal hero (from whence it derives its unity). The Prelude take its […]

Thomas Shadwell

9th Class English, The Snake and the Mirror

Thomas Shadwell was born at either Bromehill Farm, Weeting-with-Broomhill or Santon House, Lynford, Norfolk, and he was educated at Bury St Edmunds School, and at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, which he entered in 1656. He left the university without a degree. He joined the Middle Temple. At the Whig triumph in 1688, he superseded […]

Mac Flecknoe

Mac Flecknoe

It is about Mac Flecknoe When Dryden wrote the poem the political scene of England was dominated by two political parties: The Tories and the Whigs. The Whigs were led by the Earl of Shafts bury who in 1979 introduced the Exclusion Bill in the Parliament following the revelation of a Popish plot to kill […]

The Waste Land

The Waste Land

Eliot’s The Waste Land is I think the justification of the Movement of our modern experiment, since 1900. He wrote Ezra Pound shortly after the poem was published in 1922. T.S. Eliot’s poem describes a mood of deep disillusionment stemming both from the collective experience of the First World War. and from Eliot’s personal travails. […]

Generative Grammar

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Generative Grammar in English Generative Grammar – It is the theory of language proposed by Chomsky in his Syntactic Structures 1957. It provides a set of finite rules that defines the unlimited number of sentences of the language and associates each with an appropriate grammatical description. Generative Grammar in English is the Theory of language. […]

The Concept of Linguistic Sign

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The Concept of Linguistic Sign The concept of linguistic sign was given by the famous linguistic Ferdinand DE Saussure (1857-1923). According to him, the pairing of word-labels and meaning concepts produce a system of signs. Each sign consists of two parts: a signifies i.e. a label and a signified i.e. the concept. It is important […]

The Characteristics of Human Language

The characteristics of human language

The Characteristics of Human Language As mentioned earlier, one of the best ways to understand what human language is, to compare it with other systems of animal communication and try to understand the similarities and differences between the two. This is precisely what we will do in this section. we will understand the characteristics of […]

What is language – MEG

What is Language

What is language The term language has been defined differently by different people. Let us look at some of these definition to understand what language is : Language is that system by which sounds and meaning are related – FromkinĀ and Rodman, 1974 has defined language in their term. Language is the most advanced and flexible […]