Geoffrey Chaucer portrays “The Wife of Bath” as the most entertaining character in “The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales” as indicated by its summary.
He gathered Middle English dialect and started writing poetry in it due to which we call Chaucer father of English poetry, language and literature.
We find Geoffrey Chaucer “Canterbury Tales” close to reality because everything in it is based on the technique of realism.
Is not it happening in modern life? “Still Citizen Sparrow” becomes an allegory of modern life ascribable to Richard Wilbur’s unique philosophy.
The poet does appreciation of vulture along with analysis of his critical and dirty work and then humorously asks is sparrow still citizen [civilized]?
Richard Wilbur has done analysis of the senselessness towards waste newspapers in “After the Last Bulletins” as revealed by its critical appreciation
Geoffrey Chaucer becomes a poet of connected link between the medieval and modern wolds so far as English poetry is concerned. He is poet of both ages.
Geoffrey Chaucer belongs to medieval era and can only be called representative of his age if genial representation of medieval life is found in his poetry.
“The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales” shows Chaucer’s exceptional art of characterization. Marvelous art of characterization represents Chaucer’s whole era
Pope wrote “The Rape of the Lock” on friend’s request, hence, the main purpose of the poem was not to mirror the eighteenth century aristocratic society.
Milton is known as Puritan Poet instead of John Donne. However, metaphysical poetry belongs to Puritan Age, in which Donne’s contribution is remarkable.
As a love poet, John Donne was not practically mature yet poetically he was mature enough to get the attention of his readers. He has broken the tradition.
John Donne, indeed, is a metaphysical poet but many critics have doubt about it. It is because his poetry is limited to emotions and personal experiences.
Doctors made an analysis of the poet’s health and diagnosed fever and John Donne through poetic powers exemplified his condition in “Hymn to God, My God”.
A keen analysis of “A Hymn to Christ” helps us to find a form of the poem, which is a dramatic monologue. He has faith in his religion. He strengthens it.
“A Hymn to God The Father” belongs to “Holy Sonnets” of John Donne, in which he, after careful analysis of his life, asks forgiveness of his sins.
“A Valediction: Of Weeping” is a dramatic monologue of John Donne, in which he, after careful analysis, talks about the love between him and his beloved.
In this poem, he is addressing to his wife Anne Moore. The theme of the Poem is parting; therefore, the poet consoles her wife.
Analysis of “The Expiration” puts it in the category of “Love Poems”. It is the second closest love poem to metaphysical poetry after “Forbidden Mourning”.
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning is metaphysical poem, which focuses on conceits. Donne was leaving for France and was departing from his wife Anne Moore.