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By looking closely at Act Four Scene One of 'As You Like It' & with reference to other appropriately selected episodes in the play, write about the dramatic methods used by Shakespeare to present different views of love in this Elizabethan Romance Comedy
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This love is not limited to the conventional boy-girl relationship but it transcends barriers, man-made or natural. Through centuries, critics declare that… Hamlet and Othello are the other plays that are considered Shakespeare’s sublime tragedies that develop on the different types of love and related themes, such as love for the opposite sex, love to…
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Romeo and Juliet
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The musical West Side Story famously opens with members of the rival gangs crossing paths and setting the stage for the inevitable rumble. That musical was based on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and it is easy to see where the creators of the musical got the inspiration.… The act opens with two servants of the Capulets walking through Verona and…
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Claudius' Soliloquy in Hamlet Act 3 Scene 3
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The king is perceptibly shaken by the play, telling the two to escort Hamlet immediately to England because his madness is dangerous. Polonius then enters the room… es his feelings of guilt immediately in his soliloquy, grieving about what he had done and referring to the murder of one’s brother as the world’s oldest sin. Longing for forgiveness, He is,…
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William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing
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Much Ado About Nothing is a play by William Shakespeare. This essay discusses the nature of this play being a comedy. The play's characters change for better or worse. The tragic and comic elements will be discussed and these findings will steer towards a conclusion.… He confesses that; 'it must not be denied / but I am a plain-dealing villain.' (Act One,…
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Shakespeares Henry V and The Rover
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This essay examines the socially marginal characters in Shakespeare's Henry V and Aphra Behn's The Rover. The thesis states that gender is not a discerning factor for socially marginal characters since both sexes are equally vulnerable to be marginalised. It is how one conducts oneself that respect and importance can be earned. … Behn persisted in writing…
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Tennesse Williams The Glass Menagerie
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This essay explores the credibility of The Glass Menagerie as a believable, realistic play; given that its narrator says that the play is based on memories and memories can be distorted at will. This thesis states… In Act One, Scene One, the stage setting is described as having a ‘dark, grim rear wall of the Wingfield tenement’. There are stage directions…
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Othello Act-III, Scene-III
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Through this scene Shakespeare presents that trust and love are sacred feelings but when the seed of jealously and suspicions is sown in a loving heart, the person starts analysing things from a wrong perspective. … The person gets blind to all the innocence, love and care his beloved shows and take every action as confirmation to his evil thoughts, that’s why…
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Tennesse Williams The Glass Menagerie
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Tennessee Williams wrote the play, The Glass Menagerie in 1944. This essay explores the credibility of The Glass Menagerie as a believable, realistic play; given that its narrator says that the play is based on memories and memories can be distorted at will.… In Act One, Scene One, the stage setting is described as having a 'dark, grim rear wall of the…
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Act Three
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Brian had been shy, but there was something about this girl that he liked. They met many times over the next few months, and it was clear that this girl would be special to him throughout his life. Two men dressed in black immediately jump out of the car… Young Brian stands very still, men in FBI jackets moving around him until the front door opens and his…
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Is Hamlet Mad
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The character of Hamlet has been studied upon in detail, through different interpretations, because Shakespeare has manifested such a character, whose existence is very much real, and exists in many of us.… The character of Hamlet has been studied upon in detail, through different interpretations, because Shakespeare has manifested such a character, whose…
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Crime Scene Documentation
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Crime scene documentation is central to criminal investigations since it helps in collection of physical evidence that is essential in successful prosecutions (Horswell, 2010). The main idea of crime scene documentation is to recognize, collect, interpret and reconstruct the… The photography technique requires the investigator to use both close-up coverage and…
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Gender and Class Inversion in Shakespeare's Play King Lear
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This essay tries to give a better understanding on the inversion of gender and class roles to the reader, imbedded in King Lear by William Shakespeare. Early modern expectations of both personal and political behavior and patriarchal views are also analyzed in this essay.… This essay tries to analyze and explain the inversion of gender and class roles imbedded…
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Gender and Class Inversion in Shakespeare's Play King Lear
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Gender and Class Inversion within King Lear Using Alan Durband’s Translation of William Shakespeare “King Lear” Published by Stanley Thornes (Publishers) Ltd. 1986 To understand the inversion of gender and class roles imbedded in Shakespeare’s King Lear, one must understand early modern expectations of both personal and political behavior.… In King Lear…
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(English Romeo and Juliet Essay)Explain the importance of Act 1 Scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
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Romeo and Juliet is one of the most famous and most performed plays of Shakespeare and Act 1 Scene 5 is one of the most important scenes in the play since it lays the foundations of love between the star crossed lovers. Before this scene, the foundations of the play have been… Romeo as a character seems to fall truly in love as soon as he lays his eyes on…
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English Analyzing Macbeth - Act 4 Scene 3 Line 66 to 102
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Though Malcolm was the heir to the throne of Scotland, he had to flee from his country after Macbeth murdered his father King Duncan and enthroned himself as the King. Macduff had left Scotland in search of… were friends before the murder of King Duncan, Malcolm is not willing to accept him as a friend until Macduff proves that he does earnestly care for his…
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Othello setting act5, scene 1 & 2
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In this respect, it becomes completely difficult to tell who is doing what, and that is when the villains gets an opportunity to harm each other with their weapons, since… The effect of the setting is that, it has made it possible for evil to be committed without the ability to determine who is committing the evil against the others. On the other hand, Act V…
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Macbeth Act 5 Scene 5 lines 17-51. How does this extract reflect the development of Macbeth's character Link this extract with the rest of the play
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Initially reacting to the three witches’ prophecy with scepticism, upon the realisation of that which they promised, or foresaw, Macbeth’s character undergoes a series of fundamental transformations. From a loyal and heroic warrior, he becomes a treacherous and cowardly… After all, the witches had told him that “none of woman born shall harm Macbeth” (Act IV,…
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Shakespeare essay: describe Juliet's relationship with her father from act 3 scene 5 (from lines 126-195)
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Running head: Juliet's relationship Juliet's relationship with her father from act 3 scene 5 Name: Course instructor: Institution: Date: Juliet's relationship with her father from act 3 scene 5 “The outcome of our lives depends on the choices we make.” These were the sentiments established in the choice theory.… Romeo and Juliet, was set in the Elizabethan…
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Othello by William Shakespeare
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Othello is a great play written by William Shakespeare, who is accredited for many other works, especially during the Elizabethan era. The play revolves around the themes of wealth, racial discrimination, love, and hate among many other themes. … Othello is a character in this play who serves as a general, and is in love with Desdemona, his wife. The play…
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Documenting the Crime Scene
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The writer of the research paper "Documenting the Crime Scene" claims that crime scenes can be classified depending on the size, the nature of crime such as assault, the physical location and primary criminal or secondary criminal activity that takes place at the location.… The responding offer must assess the scene and treat it as a crime scene through…
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Willy Russell's Educating Rita
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The comedy Educating Rita is based on the ancient myth of Pygmalian the sculptor who fashioned a female form which he called Galatea and then fell in love with her.… It traces the development of a young working class hairdresser who attends English literature tutorials with an older academic called Frank. While the story of Rita is both amusing and poignant,…
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Explore how Shakespeare uses characters voices to convey thir feelings and attitudes in Act 4 Scene 1 of Much Ado about Nothing
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William Shakespeare’s Use of Character Voices: Much Ado About Nothing and Othello Today, William Shakespeare is regarded as one of the foremost writers in the Western literary canon. The expansive array of criticism that has been constructed on Shakespeare’s works speaks to the great reach of his texts.… Still, in both texts, Shakespeare makes prominent use of…
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Fences, a play by August Wilson
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“Fences” by August Wilson, is a play that evolves and revolves around the main character Troy Maxon. Set in Pittsburgh in 1950’s Troy is amongst a generation of blacks who have fled the South in search of a better future in the North, but end up disillusioned and mired in an environment of impoverishment, deprived of opportunities and resources.… This huge…
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Analzye a Scene Assignment
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After this scene we think of Othello as of positive character. Shakespeare puts an accent on how trustful Othello is and, as we… s highly qualified and honored general, and nevertheless he is moor, the Duke of Venice names him “the valiant Moor”, “valiant Othello” and shows him great respect. And when Brabantio brings charges upon Othello, Duke doubts about…
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Green Thumbs in the Family
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Lorraine Hansberry's play A Raisin in the Sun centers around three generations of the Younger family as they struggle to both improve their condition and keep their family together. Being a black family in Chicago during the peak of post World War II racism, they have reached a crossroads both personally (between the family's past and its future) and socially (between accepted racism and social reform).…
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