John Dryden a Satirist_Hamandista

Evaluate Dryden As A Satirist in The Light of “Absalom And Achitophel”

Dryden is absolutely a multidimensional genius. He is acclaimed as a major poet, a distinguished playwright, a celebrated critic, and a satirist based on his literary works. Dryden’s remarkable poem “Absalom and Achitophel” adds a new dimension to the English classical satire. This poem has raised English satire to the level of the great satirical … Read more

Fight of Red Cross Knight vs Monster Error

Fight between Red Cross Knight and Monster Error in “The Faerie Queene”

“The Faerie Queene” is a symbolic narrative of adventure and chivalry. The characters in this poem and the situations in which they find themselves bear symbolic significance. The Red Cross Knight, who typifies the virtue of holiness, engages himself in a fight against Monster Error and ultimately defeats it. This encounter is the first in a series … Read more

The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser As An Allegory

In an allegory, some actual actions or instructive morals are shadowed under imaginary persons or things. Every allegory has two senses- the literal and the mystical. The literal sense is like the vision of which the mystical is the true meaning. The story consists of fictitious persons, creatures of the poet’s brain in a moral … Read more