The Duchess and the Jeweller Summary

The Duchess and the Jeweller” is a short story by Virginia Woolf following Oliver Bacon, a wealthy English jeweler who, despite his success, feels deeply unsatisfied The Duchess of Lambourne arrives at Oliver’s jewelry shop to sell a set of pearls, and Oliver questions their authenticity. Tempted by the promise of a long weekend with … বিস্তারিত পড়ুন

‘Banquet Scene’ in Macbeth by William Shakespeare OR Bring out the significance of ‘Banquet Scene’ in Macbeth

‘Banquet Scene’ in Macbeth In order to satisfy the popular taste of the contemporary audience for melodramatic presentations of materials on the stage, Shakespeare presents a popular spectacle on the stage in the form of Banquo’s ghost in Macbeth, which subsequently has come to generate numerous debates, reading and, of course, presentation on both the stage and … বিস্তারিত পড়ুন

Evaluate Twelfth Night as a Romantic comedy

Introduction: William Shakespeare is a great playwright. Twelfth Night is one of the best romantic comedies by him. It can be compared with The Merchant of Venice, Much Ado about Nothing and As you Like It. It deals with the light and trivial incidents of life. Happiness through Marriages:  Twelfth Night possesses certain features which are common to all romantic comedies … বিস্তারিত পড়ুন

Comment on the significance of the Banquet scene in Macbeth.

the significance of the Banquet scene in Macbeth he Banquet scene in “Macbeth” is one of the most moving scenes; and as far as the tragedy of Macbeth is concerned, it is tremendous in its dramatic impact and intensity. This scene is simultaneously the high point of Macbeth’s reign and the beginning of his downfall. … বিস্তারিত পড়ুন

Discuss the role and character of Malvolio in Twelfth Night.

character of Malvolio in Twelfth Night Malvolio initially seems to be a minor character, and his humiliation seems little more than an amusing subplot to the Viola-Olivia-Orsino love triangle. But he becomes more interesting as the play progresses, and most critics have judged him one of the most complex and fascinating characters in Twelfth Night. When we … বিস্তারিত পড়ুন

Comment on the role of the three witches in Macbeth.  

role of the three witches in Macbeth In William Shakespeare’s play “Macbeth”, the witches are weird sisters. In some way, they resemble the mythological Fates, who impersonally control the human destiny. They are malevolent characters. They embody evil. They control the sequence of events of the play in true sense. When they meet Macbeth and … বিস্তারিত পড়ুন

Examine the nature of colonial violence in Orwell’s ‘Shooting an Elephant’.

‘Shooting an Elephant’ In “shooting an elephant” George Orwell describes his experience as a police officer in Burma at the time colonialization. Orwell narrates a story when he had to kill an elephant because Orwell did not want to feel inferior in front of Burmese people. Also, Orwell’s encounter with the wild elephant insight him … বিস্তারিত পড়ুন

Comment on Shakespeare’s treatment of time and love in the sonnets from your syllabus.

The classical concept that the verse preserves, against the ravages of time, the love that it commemorates is, perhaps, nowhere so happily manifested, as in Shakespeare’s sonnets. Indeed, Shakespeare’s sonnets, particularly those which are addressed to a young man of a rather controversial identity, are inspiring efforts to immortalize the glory of love in a … বিস্তারিত পড়ুন