How do you write an introduction in English literature?

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What is Introduction to English Literature?

As an introduction to basic literary forms, Introduction to English literature is a preparation for The Rise of the Novel, Appreciating Drama and Appreciating Poetry.

What do you mean by English literature?

English Literature refers to the study of texts from around the world, written in the English language. However, other types of text such as screenplays, nonfiction, song lyrics, and online communication through blogs and other means, could now be considered literature under the contemporary understanding of the term.

What are the types of English literature?

The four main literary genres are poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and drama, with each varying in style, structure, subject matter, and the use of figurative language.

What are the 5 types of literature?

This genre is often broken up into five subgenres: fantasy, historical fiction, contemporary fiction, mystery, and science fiction. Nonetheless, there are more than just five types of fiction, ranging from romance to graphic novels.

Who is the father of literature?

Geoffrey Chaucer

What is the first work of English literature?

The poem Beowulf, which often begins the traditional canon of English literature, is the most famous work of Old English literature. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle has also proven significant for historical study, preserving a chronology of early English history.

Who is the father of Old English?

Old English Kinterms – University of › faculties › arts › anthropology › › faculties › arts › anthropology › tutor

What is meant by Old English?

1a : the language of the English people from the time of the earliest documents in the seventh century to about 1100 — see Indo-European Languages Table. b : English of any period before Modern English.

Who is the father of English in India?

Thomas Babington