Thackeray was born in Calcutta in 1811, but after the death of his father, who succumbed to fever in 1815, he moved back to England for education.
I did some research on poems about age and getting older, and found out that most of them are pretty bitter or sad, but I did find a few poems that were a bit more…well, optimistic.
When you start digging into literature, you start finding a lot of Greek words, because the Greeks had a huge impact on language for multiple reasons (they were certainly cultured and used one of the first alphabets).
I, for the life of me, have always struggled with the difference between a homonym, homophone, and a […]
For this post, I am going to look at what is typically recommended to writers for developing voice in writing, and then I will provide my own opinions (which don’t differ too much, but there are a few things I would like to address).
The Encyclopedia Britannica states that Bellow was “representative of the Jewish American writers whose works became central to American literature after World War II.”
Zeus, The Headless Horseman, Paul Bunyan, and Bigfoot all have some commonalities among them–clearly there are supernatural and […]
Zola was a French novelist and critic who was certainly politically minded and was a naturalist thinker.
While Fielding’s work wasn’t solely responsible for the Theatrical Licensing Act of 1737, it was plays like this that caused the upper crust of the political pizza to curse, frown, and feel dejected at being made fun of by artists. After all, being in politics doesn’t mean you have thick skin.
The Harlem Renaissance was a period between 1910 and the mid-1930s that saw a large amount of Blacks generating art from Harlem in New York City.