A Critical Study on Hazlittâ€™s My First Acquaintance with Poets
Life and its realities gets a new dimension in the prose paintings of William Hazlitt. William Hazlitt lived during the much celebrated period ofEnglish literature, the Romantic age. My First Acquaintance with Poets is an essay written by William Hazlitt in The Liberal in 1823. As a painter paints a picture portraying all the nuances on his canvas, Hazlitt depicts all the minute details of the Romantic age and gives a beautiful depiction of two representative bards of the age. Hazlitt gives a comprehensive sketch of a period in the life of William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. In this research paper the researcher endeavors to analyze the main characteristics of the essay My First Acquaintance with Poets. Researcher also strives to explorethe various methods taken by Hazlitt to make this essay a remarkable one.