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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...one does not like (Phoebe). In Act Iv scene i, the four characters, Jacques, Celia, Rosalind and Orlando, differ in their views about love. The two men and Celia are more ideal and conventional while Rosalind is pragmatic and unconventional. Throughout the play, the conventional view of love has also been altered like that of Silvius, the simple shepherd, who assumes the role of the tortured lover, asking his beloved Phoebe to notice “the wounds invisible / That love’s keen arrows make” (III.v.31–32). This young, suffering shepherd... Views and Shades of Love in Shakespeare’s As You Like It Love as a universal feeling and expression has always been a part of Shakespeare’s plays, beit tragedy or comedy. ...
Romeo and Juliet
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...Act one, scene one of Shakespeare's play sets the stage for all the action that is to come later in the play by introducing the feud between the houses of Capulet and Montague as well as introducing many of the important characters. Oddly, however, the two title characters play little or no part in this most important scene. The act opens with two servants of the Capulets walking through Verona and joking about conquesting... 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. ...
Claudius' Soliloquy in Hamlet Act 3 Scene 3
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...one of King Claudius’ quotes claiming “All may be well” (Shakespeare, 2011) is ironic in a number of ways. First, the play’s audience is already privy to the fact that Denmark’s royal family is headed towards chaos and turmoil. In addition, the audience is also aware of Hamlet’s present plan to kill King Claudius. In fact, the only reason that the king’s life is spared is because of Hamlet’s decision to hold off on the murder and allow Claudius to pray for repentance. The relationship between the young Hamlet and King Claudius is less than normal. From the preceding and succeeding scenes in the act, it is clear that there is a sense... Claudius Soliloquy in Hamlet Act III Scene III CLAUDIUS SOLILOQUY IN...
William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing
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...Act One, Scene Three, Don John professes himself to be a melancholic man. He confesses that; 'it must not be denied / but I am a plain-dealing villain.' (Act One, Scene Three... Shakespeare's comedy of Much Ado About Nothing. Much Ado About Nothing is a play by William Shakespeare. This essay discusses the natureof 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. The thesis states that the comical elements far outweigh the tragic elements so this makes this play a comedy. The play is a comedy to show how characters interact to change for the better or worse. In the beginning of Ac...
Shakespeares Henry V and The Rover
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...Act One, Scene One opens with Florinda and Hellena discussing the former's impending marriage. Florinda says that their father gives 'unjust commands' to a forced marriage against her will. Florinda pleads with her brother Pedro, saying; 'I hate Vincentio, sir, and I would not have a man so dear to me as my brother follow the ill customs of our country and make a slave of his... The socially marginal characters are not the least in Henry V and The Rover. 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...
Tennesse Williams The Glass Menagerie
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...Act One, Scene One, the stage... The realistic drama in Tennessee Williams’ play, The Glass Menagerie. 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. This thesis states that the play is realistic at retelling the narrative accounts of the tragedies but the characters are at fault for their unrealistic goals. Williams’ original play was written with a thrust stage in mind. A thrust stage is a theater stage that extends out into the audience’s part of a theater and has seats on all three sides. In A...
Othello Act-III, Scene-III
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...Act-III, Scene_III Scene-III of Act-III holds a great significance as the fulfilment of Iago’s evil plan to take a revenge on Othello takes place here. We see how Othello, under Iago’s influence, waters the plant of jealousy and wins the title of tragic hero because of his inner weakness, how it is further unintentionally nurtured by Desdemona’s innocent gestures, how Emilia supports her husband’s plan and finally how it leads to deadly consequences. 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... ?Othello...
Tennesse Williams The Glass Menagerie
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...Act One, Scene One, the stage... The realistic drama in Tennessee Williams' play, The Glass Menagerie. 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. This thesis states that the play is realistic at retelling the narrative accounts of the tragedies but the characters are at fault for their unrealistic goals. Williams' original play was written with a thrust stage in mind. A thrust stage is a theater stage that extends out into the audience's part of a theater and has seats on all three sides. In A...
Act Three
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...Act one Scene EXT. SCHOOL YARD – LATE AFTERNOON Young Brian Hello, I think I saw you last week in church. Young Sophia Really? Young Brian Yes, you were with a tall beautiful young woman. Young Sophia Yes, that is my older sister. We had gone to church, and later took she me for a walk in town. Young Brian That’s wonderful. My parents are a little strict. I am expected at home after church or even after school in case my father or mother fails to pick me. VOICEOVER He likes this girl. 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...
Is Hamlet Mad?
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...Act Two, Scene One, Ophelia describes Hamlet’s appearance to be highly devilish, and she states ‘to speak of horror, he comes before me’. In addition, Ophelia is deeply scared because she believes that Hamlet has gone mad. Even Ophelia’s father states that Hamlet is “mad for love”. One could perhaps even grasp the idea that Hamlet may have raged upon Ophelia, because she had been advised by her father to reject his letters, which is why Hamlet feels betrayed. Psychologically speaking, his madness could have been triggered by this betrayal, because he feels that his mother had betrayed his father, by marrying his uncle... ?Hamlet: William Shakespeare Is Hamlet mad? [Institute’s Is Hamlet mad? The...
Crime Scene Documentation
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...scenes where there is only one reference point such as road accidents (Ogle, 2011). The final sketch should be clutter-free and must be capable of showing pertinent evidence and items at the crime scene. Accordingly, the sketch should include explanation notes (legend) that relates to the symbols... Crime Scene Documentation Crime Scene Documentation Introduction 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 available physical evidence. The activities that take place include...
Gender and Class Inversion in Shakespeare's Play King Lear
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...Act One, scene 4), in telling his not expect better treatment: Fool: “Shalt see thy other daughter will use thee kindly; for though she’s as like this as a crab’s like an apple, yet I can tell what I can tell.” In addition to being the King’s confidant, Shakespeare uses the character of the fool as the one delivering moral lessons to the audience. His songs speak of loyalty, restraint, and duty- all topics that if broached by a fool at the time no one would pay attention to. In using the Fool as a moral compass Shakespeare... Gender and Inversion within King Lear Using Alan Durband’s Translation of William Shakespeare “King Lear” Published by Stanley Thornes (Publishers) Ltd. 1986 To understand the i...
Gender and Class Inversion in Shakespeare's Play King Lear
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...Act One, scene 4), in telling his not expect better treatment: Fool: “Shalt see thy other daughter will use thee kindly; for though she’s as like this as a crab’s like an apple, yet I can tell what I can tell.” In addition to being the King’s confidant, Shakespeare uses the character of the fool as the one delivering moral lessons to the audience. His songs speak of loyalty, restraint, and duty- all topics that if broached by a fool at the time no one would pay attention to. In using the Fool as a moral compass Shakespeare inverts his... ? Gender and Inversion within King Lear Using Alan Durband’s Translation of William Shakespeare “King Lear” Published by Stanley Thornes (Publishers) Ltd. 1986 To...
(English Romeo and Juliet Essay)Explain the importance of Act 1 Scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
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...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 laid out since we know that the house of Capulet and the house of Montague are at war. We also know that both Romeo and Juliet are both somewhat restless souls looking for love. Finally as the scenes up till now have shown us, the hatred between the houses runs deep and the tension of the play is building. Romeo as a character seems to fall truly in love as soon as he lays his eyes on Juliet and declares... Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet is one of...
English Analyzing Macbeth - Act 4 Scene 3 Line 66 to 102
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...Act IV, Scene III of Macbeth, Macduff meets Malcolm in England. 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 Malcolm and some possible help from the Kind of England. In the dialogue between Macduff and Malcolm presented in lines 66 to 102, Malcolm tries to test the patriotism and loyalty of Macduff by berating himself as person, unsuitable to the throne of Scotland. Since Macduff and Macbeth were friends before the murder of King Duncan, Malcolm is not willing to accept him as a friend until...
Othello setting act5, scene 1 & 2
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...act 5 scene 2 The setting of Othello, Act V scene I is on the street where there is total darkness (Shakespeare, 179). 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 they will not be known. Thus, the setting of Act 5 scene I comprise a dark setting where evil prevails in a way that is hidden, so that it is good time for the enemies to take revenge against one another. The dark setting allows Cassio to wound Roderigo, and then Iago wounds Cassio in his leg, but later pretends to be the one assisting him (Shakespeare, ‎182... ). The effect of the setting is that, it has...
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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...Act IV, scene 5, l. 80) and that “Macbeth shall never vanquishd be until/Great Birnam wood to high Dunsinane hill/Shall come against him” (ll. 91-93). In Act V, Scene 5, however, the unthinkable happens as Birnam wood comes to Dunsinane, heralding the downfall of Macbeth. Act V, scene 5 is, as may have been deduced from the introductory paragraph, the turning point of the play, that one scene where everything comes to a head. At the outset of the scene, Macbeth orders his men to hang his banners on the castle walls, confidently expressing conviction in his own immunity, his invincibility. The castle will hold and he will not be harmed, not only because... Initially reacting to the three witches’...
Shakespeare essay: describe Juliet's relationship with her father from act 3 scene 5 (from lines 126-195)
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...act 3 scene 5 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. Whoever came up with the choice theory did not stop to think about some of the things in life that we don’t get to choose but have a great impact on our lives. An example of such is our parents. A good example of how vital our relationship with our parents are, is the play developed by William Shakespeare, namely Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet, was set in the Elizabethan epoch a time frame where a patriarchal society was the order... ?Running head: Juliet's relationship Juliet's relationship with her father from...
Othello by William Shakespeare
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...Act One Scene Three (Shakespeare179-188). “My noble father, I do perceive here a divided duty….and so much as to you... Othello 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 starts with Othello as a prince and ambassador of the Moors. However, not all are in support of their marriage since Othello is a moor. Roderigo, a wealthy man, is also in love with Desdemona and tries all he can win over her...
Documenting the Crime Scene
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...scenes where only one reference point exists and angles are measured with optical device or large protractor (Pepper, 2010). Photography is a common documentation technique and target of the camera can be overall, midrange or close-up and interior photographs must use vertical orientation. The photos must be named such as blood stains and photographic sessions must be systematic and not interrupted (Dale & Becker, 2007). The overall photographs must be capable of highlighting the locations, angles and perimeter including cars, entry and exit points and any bystanders and should encompass the entire crime scene (Pepper, 2010). Midrange and close... Criminal investigations Documenting the crime scene...
Willy Russell's Educating Rita
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...Act One, Scene 8) because he knows that Rita is already very smart, and he is afraid that making her conform to a traditional curriculum will spoil her individuality. At this point Frank idealizes Rita, and is fascinated by her untutored mind. In the second act there is more of a focus on Frank and his dependence on “booze” to dull his brain and help him cope with a career that has not lived up to his expectations. As Rita grows more confident in her judgements, and more competent as a student, Frank begins to express much more mixed... ?Willy Russell’s Educating Rita. The comedy Educating Rita is based on the ancient myth of Pygmalian the sculptor who fashioned a female form which he called Galatea and...
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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...Act IV, Scene i and Othello’s Act V, Scene ii this essay examines Shakespeare’s implementation of character voices. Much Ado About Nothing’s Act IV, scene i is a crucial turning point in the plot. This scene begins with the commencement of the marriage to Claudio and Hero. Throughout this scene, Shakespeare implements the characters’ voices in a variety of ways to illustrate their feelings and attitudes. Early in the scene Shakespeare largely implements descriptive dialogue as a means of expressing the characters’ attitudes. Throughout the early part... ? William Shakespeare’s Use of Character Voices: Much Ado About Nothing and Othello Today, William Shakespeare is regarded as one of the foremost writers ...
Fences, a play by August Wilson
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...act one, scene one provides the context of the big disenchantment in Troy’s life, that of his thwarted dream, resulting in his leading a mundane existence as a garbage collector. Troy has once been a promising baseball... ? Write a paper on “Fences”, a play by August Wilson discuss whether Troy is a tragic figure, a hero, villain, or a combination of these types. Is hea sympathetic character? How do his interactions with the other characters affect your opinion? “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...
Analzye a Scene Assignment
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...ACT I, SCENE III I like this scene, because here, to my mind, reader comes to an understanding, what kind of character Othello is. Here Shakespeare gives Othello basic personal traits, portraits him. I love, that after two previous scenes, where other characters are trying to demonize Othello (at Iago’s instigation), in this one he is cleared. After this scene we think of Othello as of positive character. Shakespeare puts an accent on how trustful Othello is and, as we know, trust will be the trait that brings him down. It begins in a previous scene, and here Othello shows...
Green Thumbs in the Family
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...one's life yet is also inevitable that some of the soil must be replenished, for whatever reason. Life needs a replenishment of nutrients; these come from what is most conducive to the current environment. Thus, the family must use the surrounding support of their heritage and family (the pot) to contain and combine the influx of new conditions ('assimilation' of new and old soil) in order for the life of the family to thrive. There are two quotes from Lena in Act Two, Scene Three... Green Thumbs in the Family 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...
Write an analysis of Shakespeare's use of language in Act 1 scene 5 of Twelth Night. You should also comment as appropriate on the relationship between language
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...Act Scene 5 William Shakespeare is today widely regarded as a master playwright and most students in the Western world have studied at least one of his plays within an academic context. However, his plays weren’t originally intended to be the subject of intense scholastic study but instead to provide an evening’s worth of entertainment with perhaps a little education and social enlightenment thrown in. “Shakespeare’s plays were written to be performed to an audience from different social classes and of varying levels of intellect. Thus they contain down-to-earth characters who appeal to the working classes, side-by-side with complexities of plot which would satisfy... Language in Twelfth Night Act...
Crime Scene
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...Scene: What Happened? Due Introduction First responders, Crime Scene Investigators, laboratory technicians, evidence gatherers of all sorts, police detective, and all of the other departments of law enforcement are involved in solutions of crimes. Crimes, that are all too prevalent, in modern society, from petty theft to hit and run and from sexual crimes to homicide finding the answers to questions and solving these cases. Crime solving is very much like putting together a jigsaw puzzle. You may have pieces, evidence, that doesn’t seem to connect at all, until you find the remaining pieces. In this case, we were presented with a homicide that appears to have occurred in the victims homes... ? Crime...
Crime Scene Investigation
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...one scene that has to be scrutinised but many. Thus, the final analysis is usually a collaborative attempt in which many investigators with diverse functionalities and expertise collate the data into a comprehensive whole that leads to the criminal act (Baber et al, 2006: 357-385). This final analysis, the association of the collected data with each other and other components of the criminal act including the crime scene, is the culmination of the investigation... www.academia-research.com Sumanta Sanyal d: 01/05/07 Report: Recovering Evidence from a Crime Scene: Comparing Paper Forms, Labelled Buttons andSpeech...
Mise-en-scene: The Bicycle Thief
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...One of them states that he might rot for lacking a job. The use of real workers of that time instead of professional actors to depict the group of unemployed people shows the limitation of the movie’s budget. In addition to this indication, it shows that the situation of unemployment is real. These workers bring out the reality of the unemployment and poverty rates affecting the people of Rome and Italy. They act just the way people looking for employment would behave at that particular time in Rome. Design – Set Construction Various physical elements of this scene have been constructed in a manner that they can deliver a message as intended by Sica. The construction... Mise-en-scene...
Hamlet Act 5 Scene 4 Lines 227-266
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...Act 5 Scene Lines 227-266) Act 5 scene depicts burial ritual of Ophelia, the main women character of the play, who committed suicide. The scene under analysis portrays psychological burden and pressure caused by her death. Shakespeare describes that death of Ophelia is heavy for her relatives and Hamlet. Thesis The passage has an important meaning for the whole play unveiling traditions and values of the society, and confrontations between Hamlet and Laertes. The passage opens with a conversation between Laertes, Ophelia's brother and a priest who doubts about Christian ritual he has to perform. "As we have warranty: her death was doubtful;/ And, but that great command... for survival, and...
Mise-en-scene
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...scene hence is the collection of all such elements from characterization to their delivery which have the highest regard in stage setting The recent block buster movies American Hustle and the Wolf of Wall Street although had many similarities and differences was much of a battle against Leonardo Di Caprio’s acting against the versatility of Christian Bale. There are many comparisons that can be made in both movies in respect to the story line, visual style; characterization etc but both movies provide premium quality of movie time. The major comparison that is to be put in mind is the fiction VS non-fiction in terms of themes. The Wolf of Wall Street is based on a real life story whereas... American...
Othello
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...act one, scene 3 where Desdemona says that she saw Othello’s visage in his mind while Othello adds to this by alleging he was bountiful and free to her psyche(Shakespeare et al., 1981). Their kinship is a healthy one both mentally and sexually. They do hold a sex life that is active but do not rely on this characteristic of their affiliation to have them together, and as well do enjoy each other’s company. Miserably, there are numerous aspects of the mortals around them, which in turn begin to ruin this glad affiliation. In a subject of fact, Othello is Older than Desdemona and black, hence this shakes the responses of other... The Tragedy of Othello, Moor of Venice Shakespeare was writing for...
Scene
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...Scene College: Spectator Participant Scene Sited outside the literature block, my friends and I are watching other students as they play on the basketball pitch. The pitch is about 300 meters from where we are sited. The game seems enjoyable as the crowd that is watching them is getting bigger second after the other. For a minute I thought, am the only one enjoying the game, but have realized that even my friends here are also glued to the game. On the other side of the field are some ladies, probably a year behind us who are walking from the canteen. Each of them holding a packet of fresh juice. They look happy in the way they are talking and walking. The ladies are joined... Spectator Participant Scene ...
CRIME SCENE PROJECT
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...Scene # 3 The reasons why people commit homicide are varied and complex (Newson, L. & Aldous, J., 2005).” For this reason and until there is more evidence available, it is possible that the offender is one of the following persons: the bar patron who found the body, one of the people he had talked to on the night he died or one of the patients where the victim works for. The homicide may also be a result of the violent incidents that are said to occur at the bar on Friday and Saturday evenings in which case the offender may be anybody carrying or who had access to a .22 caliber gun that Friday night. Based on the information provided, the body had only been there a few minutes before... ...
Revising Techniques in Crime Scene Processing
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...Scene Processing Introduction Investigating a crime scene is considered to be one of the most vital parts of an investigation process which requires the adoption of significant teamwork along with techniques. Each member associated with the process must be allocated with precise tasks as it helps in making the process more effective. With the increasing rate of crime in the real world, the exposure of the different techniques required to be adapted while investigating crime has taken significant prominence amid the crime scene investigators. It is observed that at times due to a lack of lucidity in the utilized techniques there has been an emergence of failure... of the pre-process in many...
Comparing and contrasting any two characters in Lorraine Hansberry's A raisin in the Sun
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...Act 2, Scene 1] Mama’s carriage is noble and precise; on the other hand, her speech is somewhat careless. She intends to slur everything, but her voice is soft. She loves plants and gardening; however, her gardening is limited to just one plant due to lack of space in the place where the family lives. Walter Lee Younger is Mama’s only son. Beneatha’s brother, and Ruth’s husband. He is also father to Travis Willard, ten or eleven years of age. Walter Lee is a lean, intense man in his middle thirties, inclined to quick nervous movements and erratic speech habits- and unlike his mother, always in his voice... AN ANTETHESIS OF TWO CHARACTERS IN LORRAINE HANSBERRY’S “A RAISIN IN THE SUN” ` The main...
Chapters 1-6 Summary of Forensic Science from the Crime Scene to the Crime Lab
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...scene to the crime lab, he articulately expresses diverse ideas and facts with close relation to the steps one should undertake in forensic science. The role of this task is to analyse and summarize the first to six chapters of his book. Chapter one Forensic science can be demarcated as the use of science to the civil and criminal laws that are put in place by the police... scene, one has to know ways on how to secure the scene, take a survey and how to search it in order to find evidence. Therefore, first one should establish the dimensions of the scene and...
Is Hamlet troubled more by his father's murder or by his mother's hasty marriage?
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...act leads to the death of hamlet and entire plotters (Prentice-Hall Staff; Prentice-Hall, inc77 ). The desire for revenge is revealed in prince hamlet actions. In fact, the prince decides to take action by avenging the death of his father. The nature of Hamlet’s heart is revealed in the statement; “And I am sick at heart” (Shakespeare, Act one, Scene one). During the planning of the avenging process... is not focused on revenge (Bacino 174). The action of the mother contributed significantly to the problem witnessed in the story. However, the death of the father is the main cause of anger and desire for revenge. In addition, the involvement of Claudius in the murder of Hamlet’s father is...
Wedekinds Spring Awakening.
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...Act One, Scene Five a) How does the scene work dramaturgically The scene works dramaturgically in a number of ways. First of all, the two characters Melchior and Wendla meet in a wood by surprise. This shows two things: first, that a lot happens by chance within this world and second, that the young teenagers spend a lot of time in the forest. Melchior says that he is "having his own thoughts" while Wendla is looking for woodruff. Neither is doing anything particularly "dramatic" in turns of a classic dramaturgy. The scene rather opens out into a world in which thought is as important as action and inaction often seems to be the dominant feeling. The fact that both... Wedekind's Spring Awakening Act...
Comparison of the Play Hamlet and the Film Hamlet by Zeffirelli
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...acts one of scene one, the ghost said, “…whatever you do, do not harm your mother…” this is proving that he was to refrain from hurting his mother. However, the director of the film allocated importance to this scene. He gives the prince more power to confront his mother. It is lack of respect to confront a mother and judge her and this shows the consequences of letting revenge drive our actions. The quest for revenge in Hamlet portrays the level of another form of decay in society (Shakespeare and Edwards 147). Some lines prove the hostility... Comparison of the Play Hamlet and the Film Hamlet by Zeffirelli Far and wide, Shakespeare is documented as the best English writer. He has achieved...
HAMLET PLAY VS HAMLET MOVIE
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...acts one of scene one, the ghost said, “…whatever you do, do not harm your mother…” this is proving that he was to refrain from hurting his mother. However, the director of the film allocated importance to this scene. He gives the prince more power to confront his mother. It is lack of respect to confront a mother and judge her and this shows the consequences of letting revenge drive our actions. The quest for revenge in Hamlet portrays the level of another form of decay in society (Shakespeare and Edwards 147). Some lines prove... skipping ideas. In addition, this opens up the characters more, defining their traits elaborately. The fact that Hamlet overheard what transpired between Ophelia...
Shakespeares: As you like it
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...Act one, scene two, during the big wrestling scene, Orlando wrestles with Charles but they later cannot resist the urge to turn this game into a metaphor for romance (BiblioBazaar & Shakespeare 37). Rosalind praises Orlando for wrestling well more than his enemies, but later tells him “I have a crash on you” (BiblioBazaar & Shakespeare 51). In the following lines, Orlando talks to himself “O poor Orlando! You have been overthrown” (BiblioBazaar & Shakespeare 65). It is obvious from these lines that Orlando has been defeated by love. Falling in love with a crush, especially for the first time, is usually exciting, but the emotions involved are painful and dramatic just like a wrestling... Shakespeare’s...
Romeo and Juliette: How Language Reveals Deception in Act 1, Scene 3?
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...Act Scene 3 Othello is a play centred on the theme of deception. Throughout the play, Shakespeare uses this theme principally through the character of Iago. Iago’s evil manipulation of others causes them emotional turmoil and mental anguish and eventually brings about their downfalls. It is through deception that Iago makes them to do things that benefit him and moves him closer to attain his own selfish goals. Through the use of carefully thought words, figurative language, rhetorical devices and other language features, Iago successfully manages to vilify innocent situations and people and pushes everyone to their tragic ends. Iago himself realizes... ? Sebastian How Language Reveals Deception in Act...
Research paper on Fences by August Wilson
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...acts. Act one consists of four scenes, and Act two contains five. The play begins on Friday, which is a payday for Troy and Bono, Troy's bosom pal. Troy works as a garbage collector, but he is not allowed to drive a garbage lorry, because he is an African-American (Wilson... Research paper on 'Fences' by August Wilson 'Fences' by August Wilson is a prominent example of African-American drama. It brought Pulitzer price to the author in 1987. In his play, Wilson creates the character of Troy Marxon, a person with weird ideas and individual qualities, whose life can be defined as a disappointment. As Robert Brustein writes, "August Wilson larger purpose depends on his conviction that Troy's potential was...
Frank Wedeknds play Springs Awakening
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...scene analysis and theme extension will be shown during the analysis of the play. In addition, the information examined for the analysis and the scene analysis will present how the development of the play is supported by these factors. In order to properly analyze the work the theme and other aspects of the "Awakening" will first be examined. Four scenes from the play will be analyzed, Act One Scene 5, Act Two Scene 7, act 3 Scene 5 and Act Three Scene 7. Spring's Awakening, was published by Wedekind in 1891. However, it was not actually performed until 1906. "Spring's... Spring's Awakening Analysis This paper encompasses and analysis of Frank Wedeknd's play "Spring's Awakening". An understanding of...
Spring Awakening Analysis
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...scene analysis and theme extension will be shown during the analysis of the play. In addition, the information examined for the analysis and the scene analysis will present how the development of the play is supported by these factors. In order to properly analyze the work the theme and other aspects of the “Awakening” will first be examined. Four scenes from the play will be analyzed, Act One Scene 5, Act Two Scene 7, act 3 Scene 5 and Act Three Scene 7. Spring’s Awakening, was published by Wedekind in 1891. However, it was not actually performed until 1906. “Spring’s... Spring’s Awakening Analysis This paper encompasses and analysis of Frank Wedeknd’s play “Spring’s Awakening”. An understanding of...
Hamlet Act 4
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...scene she describes. What is strange about her account a. Ophelia drowned at the place where a willow tree grows over a brook. Ophelia had made garlands of willow branches and wildflowers. She climbed the willow to hang the garlands. A branch broke and she fell into the water. She started singing as her clothes become waterlogged and pulled her under. It was strange that no one tried to save her. 15. Do you believe Ophelia's death was an accident or suicide a. It was a suicide. She was depressed over losing Hamlet. Willow is a symbol of forsaken love, and people used to make garlands of willow when a lover left them. 16. What additional character traits...
Crime scene in the novel and film
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...Scene in the Novel and Film The literary works can be considered as mirrors of the occurrence in the real society.For that matter studying different works regardless of the genre can give a certain view and perception on human nature. The main objective of the study undertaken is to be able to determine a certain aspect of the human nature which is the capacity to commit evil through the study of the different crime scene as depicted by the different authors and creators. One of the authors in focus is Joseph Conrad who is a renowned novelist. The Secret Agent is a noted novel of the said author that deals with important political and social issues such as terrorism, anarchism... conflicts...
Mise en scene in Juno (Jason Reitman, 2007)
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...scene in Juno The film’s mise-en-scene refers to “all the elements in front of the camera that composea shot” (“Elements of Mise-en-scene” par. 1). All the aspects of a shot like the setting, acting, costume and make-up of the actors, lighting, camera placement and movement of shots as well as music all interplay to create what is called a movie or film’s mise-en-scene. The movie “Juno” has a simple plot – that of a 16-year old teenage girl who gets pregnant at a time when she still cannot handle the responsibility of motherhood. It tells of how this girl Juno finds a way to get out of this sticky situation not by resorting to abortion but by instead going through... 8 May Elements of Mise-en-scene...
Shakespear's Play Macbeth: Who killed Duncan?
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...one can force him do anything (Shakespeare and Braunmuller 118). Although the other actors could encourage him or give him some ideas, he ultimately does his own actions. Finally, by considering who is responsible for the murder of King Duncan, this essay considers some of the characters who were physically involved in the murder or not. Macbeth who is the main protagonist he is obvious the murderer because he is the one who physically involved in the murder. In Act 1 scene 2, 19 the general view of Macbeth termed as positive because he is a brave warrior fighting to become... Who killed Duncan? Macbeth play is one of the Shakespeare’s works largely associated with murder. The main themesthat are...
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