English Literature

** The father of modern English poetry –
Geoffrey Chaucer
** Shakespeare is known mostly for his- Play
** The English “Epic Poet”- John Milton
** The first English dictionary writer- Samuel
**The most famous satirist in English literature –
Jonathan Swift
** The father of English novel – Henry Fielding
** The poet of nature – William Wordsworth
** Both poet & painter- William Blake
** Poet of Sensuousness – John Keats
** The poet of beauty – John Keats
**The Rebel poet in English literature – Lord Byron
** The greatest modern English dramatist –
**The father of modern English literature –
** The first English novel – Pamela
** The first translator of the Bible into English –
John Wycliff
**The poet of poets – Edmund Spenser.
** ইংরেজি সাহিত্যের প্রথম মহাকাব্য
হল- Beowulf
**ইংরেজি গদ্যের জনক – John Wyclif
**শেক্সপিয়র জন্মগ্রহণ করেন-১৫৬৪ সালে
**শেক্সপিয়র মৃত্যুবরণ করেন- ১৬১৬ সালে
**শেক্সপিয়র নাটক লিখেছেন – ৩৭ টি।
** John Milton এর উপাধি হল- English Epic
** George Orwell এর মূল নাম হল- Eric Arthur Blair
** George Eliot এর মূল নাম হল-Mary Ann Evans.
** P .B. Shelley কে Oxford University থেকে
বহিস্কার করা
** T .S. Eliot কে তার বিখ্যাত কবিতা
‘The Waste Land’ এর জন্য নোবেল পুরস্কার
**John Keats পেশাগতভাবে একজন
ডাক্তার ছিলেন।
**Winston Churchill ছিলেন এমন একজন
প্রধানমন্ত্রী যিনি সাহিত্যে নোবেল
@@Literary Works -Author-Important Characters@
**The Tempest (Comedy)Shakespeare
-Prospero, Miranda, Ferdinand, Caliban, Ariel
**Measure for Measure (Problem Play)Shakespeare
-Isabella, Juliet, Lucio, Angelo, Claudio
**Macbeth (Tragedy)Shakespeare
-Macbeth, Lady Macbeth (most powerful lady
character of Shakespeare), Duncan, Banquo, the
Three Witches
**Merchant of Venice (Comedy)Shakespeare
-Shylock, Antonio, Bassanio, Portia, Jessica
**King Lear (Tragedy)Shakespeare
-King Lear, Cordelia, Goneril, Regan
**Hamlet (Tragedy)Shakespeare
-Hamlet, Ophelia, Claudius, Gertrude
**Othello (Tragedy)Shakespeare
-Othello, Desdemona, Iago (Shakespeare’s most
infamous villain)
**Twelfth Night (Comedy)Shakespeare
-Viola, Duke Orsino, Malvolio, Olivia, Sebastian
**As You Like It (Comedy)Shakespeare
-Rosalind, Orlando, Jaques, Celia, Duke Senior
**Doctor Faustus (Tragedy)Christopher Marlowe
-Faustus, Mephistopheles
**Paradise Lost (Epic)John Milton
-Adam, Eve, Satan (most infamous villain of all
**Volpone (Comedy)Ben Jonson
-Volpone, Mosca, Celia
**Tess of the D’Urbervilles (Novel)Thomas Hardy
-Tess Durbeyfield
**Robinson Crusoe (Novel)Daniel Defoe
-Robinson Crusoe, Friday, Xury
**Gulliver’s Travels (Novel-Satire)Jonathan Swift
-Gulliver, Blefuscudian, Lilliputians, Yahoos
**Death of Salesman (Play-tragedy)Arthur Miller
-Willy Loman, Linda Loman, Happy Loman
**Oliver Twist (Novel)Charles Dickens
-Oliver Twist, Fagin, Bill Sikes
**Great Expectations (Novel)Charles Dickens
-Pip (Philip Pirrip), Miss Havisham, Estella, Joe
**David Copperfield (Novel)Charles Dickens
-David Copperfield, Agnes Wickfield, James
**Anna Karenina (Novel) Leo Tolstoy
-Anna Karenina, Alexis Karenin
**Jane Eyre (Novel) Charlotte Bronte
-Jane Eyre, Edward Rochester
**The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Poem) S. T.
-The Mariner, the Wedding Guest, Albatross,
** ‘To be or not to be‘ is the beginning of a
famous soliloquy from – Hamlet.
**The father of English Poem – Geoffrey Chaucer
** Francis Bacon is an – Essayist
**‘Renaissance’ means – the revival of learning
** Elizabethan tragedy is centered on – Revenge
** A lexicographer is a person who writes –
**The English Poet who addicted to opium – S.T.
** The Golden Age of English Literature – the
Elizabethan Age
**The author of the book ‘Asian Drama ‘ is –
Gunnar Myrdal
** Protagonist indicates -the leading character in a
** A sonnet is a poem having fourteen lines
** ‘Blank Verse’ is a kind of verse -having no
rhyming end
** The real name of O’Henry – William Sydney
** ‘To Daffodils‘ is written by – Robert Herrick
**Goethe is the greatest poet of – Germany
** ‘Romeo and Juliet‘ is a tragedy
** ‘A Passage to India‘ is written by – E.M Forster
** The full name of the tragedy ‘Dr.Faustus‘ – The
Tragic History of Doctor Faustus
** “Gulliver’s Travels” has been written by –
Jonathan Swift
** The drama ‘Hamlet’ is written by- Shakespeare
** ‘Faerie Queene’ is- an epic by Edmund Spenser
** The “Merchant of Venice” written by
Shakespeare is- a drama
** Who wrote “The Tempest”? – William
** A thing of beauty is a joy for ever’ was stated
by- John Keats
**’Paradise Lost’ was written by- Milton
** Chaucer is the representative poet of – 14th
** The music in my heart I bore Long after it was
heard no more.’ These lines are from the poem-
Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats.
** Macbeth’ is – a play by Shakespeare.

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