As I was going through files on my computer I came across some works which I had not yet uploaded. So I have added two more pages under the Literature section titled: John Milton, Book 1: Is Satan a Hero? and Sydney or Shakespeare; a Sonnet for the New Age
The opening stanza of The Canonization “For Godsake hold your tongue and let me love, / Or chide my palsy, or my gout, / My five gray hairs, or ruin’d fortune flout,” (Donne 1-3) starts off in a whimsical and satiric way. The author conveys that he just wants to love, and that it really … Continue reading Let Them Love!
In times of old when kings, knights, and mythical beings of legends ruled over the lands, tales of epic quests and journeys were the common theme among authors of the era. In these writings and tales of old, certain aspects of the characters within were portrayed. It was these aspects themselves that were perceived as … Continue reading The Fallacy of Chivalry and Courtesy
In the telling of her story in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Dame Alison tells a story of her marriage life and the various husbands that she has had. Throughout the telling of her story in Chaucer’s The Wife of Bath Prologue, she mentions many times her justification for her chosen lifestyle and that she herself sees … Continue reading Criticism of the Wife of Bath