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31 Soal (Essay) Introduction to English Literature Beserta Jawaban

Kumpulan Soal (Esai/Uraian) Materi Introduction to English Literature

1. Is American literature and English literature the same?

2. What degree is English literature?

3. What skills does English literature A level give you?

4. What is modern English literature?

5. Which period is known as the golden age of English literature?

6. Why Chaucer is the father of English literature?

7. What is Elizabethan Age English literature?

8. What is meant by English literature?

9. What is literature introduction?

10. What are the types of English literature?

11. How did English literature start?

12. What is the 2 types of literature?

13. Who is the father of English literature?

14. What is a level English literature like?

15. Why is Chaucer important to English literature?

16. What is English literature subject?

17. Who is the first poet of English literature?

18. How can I remember history of English literature?

19. What is the difference between literature in English and English literature?

20. What are the characteristics of English literature?

21. Who is the mother of English literature?

22. Who is the best writer in English literature?

23. Who is called the poet of poets in English literature?

24. How do you do English literature?

25. Is English literature easy?

26. What is English language and literature?

27. What is importance of literature?

28. What is literature and its purpose?

29. Is English literature hard?

30. What are the periods of English literature?

31. What does English literature teach you?


1. Literary works written and published in Great Britain and British colonies are referred by the term English literature while American literature refers to literary works written and published in America. English literature is written in British English while American literature is written in American English.

2. English literature degrees are offered from the associate's to the doctoral level. Coursework often includes the study of specific genres and time periods, and the programs will prepare students for careers in fields such as writing, teaching, and publishing.

3. Studying an English degree also develops skills in:
1. independent working.
2. time management and organisation.
3. planning and researching written work.
4. articulating knowledge and understanding of texts, concepts and theories.
5. leading and participating in discussions.
6. negotiation and teamworking to present ideas and information.

4. Literary modernism, or modernist literature, originated in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North America, and is characterized by a self-conscious break with traditional ways of writing, in both poetry and prose fiction.

5. Elizabethan era
The Elizabethan era is the epoch in the Tudor period of the history of England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603). Historians often depict it as the golden age in English history.

6. Geoffrey Chaucer is called the father of English literature because he was the first to write what became generally well-known and recognized poems and stories in the language of the common people of his time - medieval English.

7. Elizabethan literature, body of works written during the reign of Elizabeth I of England (1558–1603), probably the most splendid age in the history of English literature, during which such writers as Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, Roger Ascham, Richard Hooker, Christopher Marlowe, and William Shakespeare flourished

8. 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.

9. Literature, in its broadest sense, is any written work. ... More restrictively, it is writing that possesses literary merit. Literature can be classified according to whether it is fiction or non-fiction and whether it is poetry or prose.

10. English literature can be divided into four main types.
1. Poetry. ...
2. Drama. ...
3. Fiction. ...
4. Nonfiction.

11. The story of English literature begins with the Germanic tradition of the Anglo-Saxon settlers. Beowulf stands at its head. This epic poem of the 8th century is in Anglo-Saxon, now more usually described as Old English. ... French and Germanic influences subsequently compete for the mainstream role in English literature.

12. Literature can generally be divided into two types; prose and poetry. Prose consists of those written within the common flow of conversation in sentences and paragraphs, while poetry refers to those expressions in verse, with measure and rhyme, line and stanza and has a more melodious tone

13. Geoffrey Chaucer
Geoffrey Chaucer. He was born in London sometime between 1340 and 1344. He was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat (courtier), and diplomat. He is also referred to as the father of English Literature

14. English Literature consists of detailed study of plays, poetry and novels; making you think critically and analytically about the texts. The first year (AS) includes: the study of two modern novels, a modern play, two poetry texts, and a literary critical text. There is a coursework option.

15. One of the reasons Chaucer is so important is that he made the decision to write in English and not French. In the centuries following the Norman invasion, French was the language spoken by those in power. The Canterbury Tales was one of the first major works in literature written in English.

16. English Literature refers to the study of texts from around the world, written in the English language. ... An English Literature major will likely examine texts including poetry, drama, and prose fiction, perhaps briefly covering more contested forms of literature in their chosen path.

17. Caedmon
Today is the feast day of Caedmon, the first known English poet. As well as being the first named poet in the English literary tradition, he is also a significant figure in the history of people who hate singing in public, people who develop new talents later in life, and of cowherds.

18. You have to read the book completely at least twice. You have to read it in order. Thorough reading of the book will make you learn about different periods in the History of English Literature. You will have a perception of the ideology of a certain age/period of English Literature.

19. English literature refers to the literary works written in Great Britain and British colonies whereas literature in English refers to literary works from all over the world written in any other language. ... English literature mainly reflects the English culture, while literature in English mirrors diverse cultures.

20. Characteristics of English Literature
1. The English Language. English has more words than most languages, and those words have come from many different sources from all over the world. ...
2. Five (or Thereabouts) Common Themes in Dramatic Narrative. ...
3. Influences. ...
4. Utopianism.

21. Before there was Jane Austen or even the gleam in Mr. Bronte's eye that would engender his three novelist daughters, there was Frances (Fanny) Burney, master of the novel of social courtship, and according to Virginia Woolf, “the mother of English fiction.”

22. So, in no particular order, here is our pick of the ten most famous English authors of all time:
Jane Austen 1775 – 1817. ...
William Blake 1757-1827. ...
Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400. ...
John Donne 1572-1631. ...
George Eliot 1819-1880. ...
John Milton 1608-1674. ...
George Orwell 1903-1950. ...
Harold Pinter 1930-2008.

23. Edmund Spenser
Edmund Spenser was first called the "Poet's Poet" by the English essayist Charles Lamb

24. Start early. Don't wait to study until the night before a big exam! Particularly with a subject such as English literature, where you will probably be asked analytical questions as well as content questions, you must have time to familiarize yourself with some of the complexities of your material.

25. English Literature, contrary to popular belief, is hard to study. Unlike what most people assume, Literature students do not go about reading novels everyday and a simple interest in reading and/or proficiency in the English Language is not sufficient to understand Literature.

26. A course with a focus on English literature typically allows students to study literary texts from throughout history. ... An English language-focused degree will train students to analyze the workings of the English language outside of literature, including language-based communication in all kinds of forms and contexts.

27. Literature allows a person to step back in time and learn about life on Earth from the ones who walked before us. We can gather a better understanding of culture and have a greater appreciation of them. We learn through the ways history is recorded, in the forms of manuscripts and through speech itself

28. One of the chief purposes of literature is a means of exploring what it is to be human. It is also a way of communicating with others about a huge range of ideas and concerns. Put simply, Literature helps us to understand people, societies, events, culture.

29. You might think A level English Literature is easy to do in three terms - just a case of reading more. In fact it is a very tough subject to do in less than two years unless you have done at least a year of post GCSE work in the subject

30. Contents
1. Old English literature (c. 450–1066)
2. Middle English literature (1066–1500) 2.1 Medieval theatre.
3. English Renaissance (1500–1660) 3.1 Elizabethan period (1558–1603) ...
4. Restoration Age (1660–1700) 4.1 Poetry. ...
5. 18th century. ...
6. Romanticism (1798–1837) ...
7. Victorian literature (1837–1901) ...
8. 20th century.

31. The study of English literature focuses mainly on analysis, debate and critical theorising about a large number of published works, be they novels, poems, plays or other literary works. ... You can also expect to be taught aspects of creative writing and how to express ideas in various literary forms