Write a note on Shakespeare’s handling of tragedy.

Answer: Shakespeare represents the first modern success in the projection of tragic view in literature. The tragic element is predominant in Shakespeare and in this context he compares and competes on equal terms with the greatest Greek tragedians and in some cases he even surpasses the Greek, particularly in the variety of characters, situations and Read More

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Analyze Shakespeare’s treatment of comedy and tragic-comedy.

Shakespearean Comedy: Comedy is the kind of drama that entertains us and makes us laugh. Its main characters are often ordinary people—people who do not frighten us. We can smile at their weakness and can easily share their joys and sorrows. Comedy appeals to our sense of humour. Different kinds of comedy make us love Read More

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