Tag Archive | literature

Greatest Closing Lines In Literature

Something I’ve started paying greater attention to lately is the closing lines in various novels and poems. I always find that in the greatest pieces of literary work, the closing lines are the ones that really pack a punch. Below are some of my favourite closing lines in literature from the novels and poems I’ve […]

Jane Eyre: An Early Feminist or Weak-Willed Victim?

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte is one of the most famous novels in print today. It is studied across schools and universities around the world, and has had countless film adaptations made of it. Most people seem to think of Jane Eyre as being somewhere in the realm of romance; they see it as a […]

Seamus Heaney – A Literary Genius

Seeing as I blogged about Sylvia Plath (my other favourite poet) the other day, I felt that it would be grossly unfair of me not to blog about Seamus Heaney – a man who is, in my opinion, the greatest Irish poet, and perhaps one of the greatest poets of modern times. His poetry transports […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Read Shakespeare

Shakespeare has, for a long time, been known as the father of English Literature. He is easily the most famous writer to ever exist, and from his sonnets to his plays, all are worth reading in some way. Poor oul’ Shakespeare gets a lot of criticism from a modern audience, however. So here’s my five […]