Category: English and American Literature

Merchant of Venice By William Shakespeare

Study Questions: Discuss Shylock’s dramatic function in The Merchant of Venice. What do critics mean when they suggest that Shylock is “too large” for the play? Does he fulfil or exceed his role?   Shylock’s dramatic function in The Merchant of Venice where he values money rather than showing mercy to Antonio, he is interested […]

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Basic Genres of Literature and Elements

  Literature Latin root literatura/litteratura (derived itself from littera: letter or handwriting) was used to refer to all written accounts. The concept has changed meaning over time to include texts that are spoken or sung (oral literature), and non-written verbal art forms.

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