1. Discuss the significance of the depiction of 'nature'
2. Abhijanasakuntalam is a dramatization of the
conflicts of the private and the public and of desire
and duty. Discuss.
3. The Mahabharata is often referred to as a
Examine the messengers speech narrating the death of Jocasta and the
blinding of Oedipus in Oedipus the King. What is the messengers attitude
toward the events he describes? What is the effect of his announcement on
The audience does not see
Renascence, January 1, 1999, Vol. 51, Issue 2.
TALKING TO A SILENT GOD: DONNE'S HOLY SONNETS AND THE
DONNE'S Holy Sonnets trouble many twentieth-century readers who, like Helen
Gardner, find "some sickness in the soul" (xxxi)
Nestor seems like a minor character in The Iliad, but he actually plays a
significant role in the development of the epics plot. What are some of the ways
in which the aged king propels the action of the story? What effect does he have
on the epic as a
Sewanee Review, Winter2000, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p124, 8p.
SPENSER AND SHAKESPEARE AT SONNETS
By H. L. Weatherby
Shakespeare's sonnet 55 ("Not marble, nor the gilded monuments") and Spenser's sonnet
75 ("One day I wrote her name vpon the strand") make for in
Imperialism in John Donne
Discuss the treatment of imperialism in Donnes Songs and Sonnets.
The colonial project of imperialism in John Donnes songs and sonnets is a
complex play of the politics of desire, power and possession articulated in a