Category Archives: Essays on English

Edmund Spenser (1552-1599)

Edmund Spenser was an English poet who lived for less than 50 years. He was best known for Faerie Queen, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor Dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognised as one of the premier craftsman of Modern English verse in its infancy. He is considered as one of the greatest poets in the English language.

Essay: A Temporary Matter by Jhumpa Lahiri

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‘A temporary matter’ by Jhumpa Lahiri talks about a married couple that lost a child who was still born. Since that death, their marriage has deteriorated. There is a coldness and distance between the two. When the electric company decides to cut power in order to repair a faulty line, the couple gets a chance to open up and discuss things they had never shared with each other before. However, the husband, Shukumar realizes that while his wife brought up the idea of sharing secrets, and despite the fact that this had brought them closer for a time, she was still planning for her life alone.

Essay: 20th Century Women Writers

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20th century women writers based their works on a lot of different topics. However, they focus mainly on women and what they were going through. Depicted in the poems and essays they wrote, these topics are eye opening and provide a lot of insight into their world of.

Essay: Frankenstein’s Representations

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Frankenstein’s representations in movies are however more distorted than the original owner’s intention. For Mary Shelley, the 1818 novel representation of the creature gave the machine human characteristics, a distorted human form and desires like love.