Literature

A collection of papers regarding different works in Literature including poetry, sonnets, plays, and other topics of interest.

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Let Them Love!

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 does … Continue reading Let Them Love!

Criticism of the Wife of Bath

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