Literature / Литература



The Turnip — Сказка Репка

Grandpa planted a turnip. The turnip grew bigger and bigger. Grandpa came to pick the turnip, pulled and pulled but couldn’t pull it up! Grandpa called Grandma. Grandma pulled ...

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Dante — Данте

Introduction Tristan and Iseult, Lancelot and Guinevere, Aeneas and Dido, Troilus and Criseyde, Dante and Beatrice, Petrarch and Laura… Intense love of man and woman is a central ...

Don Quixote — Дон Кихот

English literature depicts the characteristics and events which are apparent in society. This holds true especially in medieval and the early modern era. While Song of Roland and Don ...

Elizabethan Theater — Елизаветинская драма

The Elizabethan Drama is the heyday of dramatic theater in England. It lasts from the beginning of the 90s of the XVI century to the 20s of the XVII century. In this rather long period, ...

Fredrick Douglass — Фредерик Дуглас

Frederick Douglass the most successful abolitionist who changed America’s views of slavery through his writings and actions. Frederick Douglass had many achievements throughout his ...

Hester Prynn — Эстер Прин

Of all the classic literature I have read, the literary character I admire most would have to be Hester Prynne from Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter. Hester is an ...

John Keats — Джон Китс

John Keats (1795−1821) — English poet, one of the most gifted and appealing of the 19th century and a seminal figure of the romantic movement. Keats was born in London, October ...

Beowulf — Беовульф

Reading a work of literature often makes a reader experience certain feelings. These feeling differ with the content of the work and are usually needed to perceive the author’s ...

Children’s Literature — Детская литература

Nancy Mellon once said, «Because there is a natural storytelling urge and ability in all human beings, even just a little nurturing of this impulse can bring about astonishing ...

Cruelty In Literature — Жестокость в литературе

There are many examples of cruelty in literary works. Literary works such as plays, novels, films, short stories, and poetry. One may believe that cruelty is a way of life. Cruelty ...

Nora Helmer — Нора Хельмер

Often in literature characters are presented as victims of society. There are many examples of this in Henrik Ibsen’s controversial play, “A Doll’s House”. Written during the ...