Robert Burns Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Robert Burns.

  • 4 Biographies
  • 1 Student Essay
  • 26 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more
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Biographies (4)

8,757 words, approx. 30 pages
Biography EssayBorn on 25 January 1759 in Alloway, Scotland, to William and Agnes Brown Burnes, Robert Burns (he eventually dropped the "e" from his surname) followed his father's example by becoming ... Read more
1,012 words, approx. 4 pages
The work of the Scottish poet Robert Burns (1759-1796) is characterized by realism, intense feeling, and metrical virtuosity. His best work is in Scots, the vernacular of southern Scotland, and he is ... Read more
3,867 words, approx. 13 pages
Eighteenth-century Scottish poet Robert Burns wrote or adapted one of the most instantly recognizable songs in the world, "Auld Lang Syne," which is chorused annually around the globe on New Year's Ev... Read more
8,286 words, approx. 28 pages
Born on 25 January 1759 in Alloway, Scotland, to William and Agnes Brown Burnes, Robert Burns followed his father's example by becoming a tenant farmer. Unlike William Burnes, however, Burns was able ... Read more