letteratura inglese

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The Great War for the English war poets

Never in the course of human events a war had been so bloody as WWI. About the theme of the war, the opinions of the different intellectuals were the most unlike. On one hand this was considered like an occasion for the man to show his courage and his patriotism, how we can read in … Continua a leggere

The theme of the double in the English literature of the Victorian age

All the literary production of the Victorian age is based on the contrast between appearance and reality. Intimal feelings are always hidden to the public because the Victorian society was built on traditions and conventions. The novels of this period are the mirror of this aspects. For example, in “The picture of Dorian Gray” (1891) … Continua a leggere

Jonathan Swift, an hater of man

I prefer to start with the description of one of the most important writer in the first part of the 17th century, Jonathan Swift. Jonathan Swift was born in Dublin in 1667 and died in 1745. During the Glorious Revolution of the 1688, he moved to England where he wrote and published his main literature … Continua a leggere

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