Study Notes

The Tempest: Act 1, Scene 1 Summary & Commentary

Introduction to The Tempest “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare was first published in the collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays known as the “First Folio”. It is one of the most original and perfect of Shakespeare’s productions. It is a fine fusion of both the comic and tragic elements. It is a perfect example of universality of …

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner: Introduction

There are numerous stories of adventure written in the literary world, almost all of them featuring a courageous hero who fights and overcomes all odds in his way. But what is it really like to face the perils and misfortunes that befall these reckless men who undertake such bold adventures? This is what Coleridge’s ‘The …

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