Definition and Examples of Simile

Definition and Examples of Simile Definition of Simile The word simile came from a Latin word “similis” which means “like or likeness”. Simile is an expression of likeness/similarity/resemblance between two or more different objects or events. The word simile compares two separate things, concepts, ideas, or objects by a connecting word such as “as” or … Read more

Brief History of English Literature

History of English Literature History of English Literature starts with the emergence of English language. Like any other language, English Language has gone through different periods of evolution. It evolved over centuries and made a very rapid transformation in its form. English literature that we have in the Modern Era is very different from the … Read more

Characteristics of Heroic Couplet

Characteristics of heroic Couplet In this article we will discuss: What is heroic couplet? and, characteristics of heroic couplet. The heroic couplet is a form of writing that consists of two iambic pentameter lines rhyming together at the end. There are set patterns for writing a heroic couplet but there are some occasional variations in … Read more

What is Heroic Couplet?

What is Heroic Couplet? What is heroic couplet? The heroic couplet is a form of writing that consists of two iambic pentameter lines rhyming together at the end. Why it is called “Heroic”?  Because pentameter verse rhymed or unrhymed, was first used for epic or heroic poetry. As far as English poetry is concerned, it … Read more

Definition of Literature

What is Literature?(Definition of Literature by Celebrated Authors) Definition of Literature The word ‘Literature’ is a modified form of a Latin word (literra, litteratura or litteratus) that means ‘writing formed with letters’. Let us look at what is literature in definition. Literature generally can be any written work, but it especially is an artistic or intellectual work … Read more

What is Literary English?

What is Literary English?(Characteristics of Literary English) What is Literary English? Literary English is a form of English language used for writing literary content, for analyzing a literary writing or for literary criticism. During Medieval Ages, English was often placed at an elevated position among Fine Arts. During that time it was very distinctive from … Read more