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Beatrice di Tenda
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...Beatrice di Tenda Beatrice di Tenda is an opera in two casts, a tragic opera by Vincenzo Belini. The composition is from a libretto by Felice Romani. The piece received the first performance on March 1833 at the Teatro La Fanice, Venice (Ze-Lian & Drew, 2008). Guditta Pasta was the one in the title role during this first performance. In later years, the opera went through a number of changes and modifications. The most notable of these modifications that led to the revival of the opera was the 1961 revival by America Opera Society (Yang, 2011). The chorus of the opera plays the most vital role in relaying the message the composer intends to put across....
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Beatrice Joanne - The Changeling
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...Beatrice Joanne- THE CHANGELING "Just as it sometimes happens that deformed offspring are produced by deformed parents, and sometimes not, so the offspring produced by a female are sometimes female, sometimes not, but male, because the female is as it were a deformed male." -Peck 175 Aristotle's words, as quoted from Generation of Animals, bring to mind, a comparable proximity to the definition of the word 'changeling'. As is largely understood, a changeling is a person who; by a twist of fate, or nature, or personality flaw; becomes the subject of either pity or disgust. The Changeling, as a tragedy, is best defined by the downfall of its main character Beatrice Joanne, who... or...
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The Character, Beatrice in ' The Unity:1918'
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...Beatrice in ‘The Unity: 1918’ as she mirrors the Structure of a Disease The Character, Beatrice in ‘The Unity: 1918’ as she mirrors the Structure of a Disease Thesis Statement: The dramatic structure in Unity: 1918 mirrors the structure of a disease. Particularly the experiences unfolding life of the character, Beatrice Wilde mirrors the biological phases, the psychological phases and the social phases that people went through during the Spanish Influenza outbreak. Canadian scriptwriter Kevin Kerr’s sinisterly witty Governor General Award winning play Unity (1918) is centered around one character Beatrice whose life’s unfolding mirrors The Spanish Flu. The play axes on the 1918... ? The Character,...
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Compare/contrast couples--Beatrice and Benedict --Claudio and Hero. Who has the best chance at a happy future Why
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...Beatrice and Benedict & Claudio and Hero. “Much Ado about Nothing” by William Shakespeare presents a story about love intertwined with trickery and deception. The relationship between Beatrice, the niece of the governor of Messina, and Benedict, a close ally of the nobleman Don Pedro, is in great contrast to the relationship between a young soldier known as Claudio, and the governor’s young and good looking daughter Hero. Beatrice and Benedict present their disgust for each other from the first scene. Beatrice is seen to ridicule to the governor of Messina, asserting that she constantly beats him in the battle of wits and the last time they were involved in a battle... Compare/contrast couples -...
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How far is Beatrice 'in custody of our comic pleasure and to whom we must attend.'
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...Beatrice’s Custody of Comedy in Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” Introduction “Much Ado About Nothing” is reasonably referred to as one of the most renowned and best plays of a greatest dramatist ever, William Shakespeare. This masterpiece of dramatic art definitely deserver the readers’ attention because it perfectly reveals the most actual and thought-provoking topics of Shakespeare’s days: relationships of the two sexes, social and public rules and moral norms in this regard, the problem of traditional and progressive approach to the themes usually being a taboo in society of that period – sexual matters, and the greatest achievement of the play is that it manages to deliver serious...
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The relationship between Benedick and Beatrice in the Play and the Film of Much Ado About Nothing
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...Beatrice in the Play and the Film of Much Ado About Nothing. Shakespeare’s early comedy Much Ado About Nothing has a central plot line with concerns the fate of the lovely Hero, daughter of Leonato and her admirer Claudio. There are various twists which thwart the path of this love, and it provides the superficial pretext for various sub-plots which in the end usurp the audience’s attention. Two other characters stand out as important elements in the dramatic development of the play. Beatrice is a fiery, outspoken cousin of Hero, who is intended no doubt to provide a contrast to Hero’s gentle and quiet character. Benedick is a witty... ?Discuss the portrayal of the relationship between Benedick and...
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Life of Beatrice Sutrisno
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All of my relatives and friends have some weird trifles…My brother has a pet snake and an alligator! Imagine, but I used to these two small and gentle creatures from the world of animals! Actually, I am an open-hearted person, because I can listen to others, help people and be interested in a real and a worthy friendship. I am also a hard-working person because from my childhood my parents explained to me how it is important to be a professional, an independent person and to live a worthy life. I always did my best to study well and I like to study very much. The process of learning itself seems very interesting to me. I can surely claim that in my life I experienced many ups and down...
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Claudio and Hero may be the young lovers but Beatrice and Benedick are much more appealing. Say how far you agree or disagree with this statement
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...Beatrice were tricked to fall in love whereas Claudio and Hero were tricked to their separation in their love life. The comedy portrays how manipulation found its way in the lives of the two pairs of lovers. This paper argues in depth about Claudio and Hero being young lovers yet Beatrice and Benedick seem more appealing. The comedy displays acts of affection between Claudio and Hero... ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ William Shakespeare is depicted as proficient in his art of writing. He is known to write several novels and comedies that are thrilling to the readers. In his love comedy, ‘Much Ado About Nothing,’ he portrays two pairs of lovers who ended up being tricked (Shakespeare, 2003:66). Benedick and...
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Much ado about nothing: Benedick and Beatrice
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However, after reading the play, the reader remains skeptical of whether Benedick suddenly develops love for Beatrice or else, has remained in love with her for a long time and has never expressed it. This is because Benedick usually remains busy in working for the benefit of others. In his social activities, his personal concerns remain relatively undiscussed. Benedick certainly devotes himself wholeheartedly to Beatrice. This is evident from the fact that he challenges Claudio upon the consent of Beatrice for Claudio’s unjust allegations over Hero. Benedick and Beatrice intrinsically, share similar personalities. Many of the traits of their behavior are similar. Both are verbose, arg...
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Banking law
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...Beatrice When Alice deposited 100,000 pounds with Beatrice’s firm and appointed Beatrice to act as her financial advisorin building her investment portfolio, a fiduciary relationship was created. A fiduciary relationship typically arises when one party transfers money to another and confers upon the recipient/holder of the funds discretionary powers to improve and protect the beneficiary’s interest in the funds transferred.1 There was no doubt that Alice intended for Beatrice to protect and advance the funds she transferred to Beatrice. Alice was uncertain about how to manage her inheritance and made a conscious decision to hire Beatrice, who was her friend, but was also... ? Essay Question 2: Alice vs...
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Gender and Aging
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...Beatrice Newman? The most challenging aspect of widowhood, especially for older women like Ms. Beatrice Newman, might be loneliness and lack of support from the other family members. This is because their siblings are also taking care of their family and do not have enough time to visit the grandparents. Considering this, Ms. Beatrice misses being with her late husband, whom she was used to spend time together with at all the occasions. Another challenge is that the older women lack the support they deserve from their family members who take them as a burden. They feel sad because... of the loneliness and seclusion from the rest of the family. For instance, Ms. Beatrice...
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The Role of Women in The Divine Comedy
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...Beatrice the lady he loved but got married to another man and died beside the Virgin Mary mother of Jesus. Dante extensively describes the role of the two women as caring, companion, mediator, and sympathetic role while in his journey to Paradiso. The caring role played by Beatrice and Mary on behalf of Dante portrays itself in the inferno and Paradiso level. Dante describes to the reader how the inferno that was the hell was not a pleasant place as there was no one to help or care for another. Through Beatrices intervention, Virgil... Role of women in the Divine Comedy Indeed, Dante portrays the role of women in the inferno, the Purgatorio, and Paradiso phases. Dante mainly concentrates on two women...
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Banking law
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...Beatrice When Alice deposited 100,000 pounds with Beatrice’s firm and appointed Beatrice to act as her financial advisor in building her investment portfolio, a fiduciary relationship was created. A fiduciary relationship typically arises when one party transfers money to another and confers upon the recipient/holder of the funds discretionary powers to improve and protect the beneficiary’s interest in the funds transferred.1 There was no doubt that Alice intended for Beatrice to protect and advance the funds she transferred to Beatrice. Alice was uncertain about how to manage her inheritance and made a conscious decision to hire Beatrice, who was her friend... , but was also a financial...
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HUI 235 Sex Love and Tragedy in Early Italian Literature
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...Beatrice in the Vita Nuova Different perceptions have been identified regarding the development of meaning of Beatrice in Dante’s Vita Nuova. Dante used love as an effective weapon which redefines his idea of love. One can see his concept of love is constantly changing with Beatrice at the centre. The depiction of Beatrice’ development is especially notable regarding the typical medieval literature in which writing and loving were centered on God. Dante kept this fact when he wrote his fictional character Beatrice and presented her as the personification of God. As presenting him loving Beatrice, Dante was actually... Sex Love and Tragedy in Early Italian Literature The Development of the meaning of...
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The inferno
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...Beatrice who seems to be out context because she was only mentioned and not explained and this begs the question who is Beatrice particularly in the passage “The prophecy by Ciacco of the fall of Dantes party, Canto vi., and that byFarinata of Dantes exile, Canto x., which Virgil had told should be made clear to him by Beatrice” (Canto XV). . These cruxes identified in Dante’s Inferno cannot be interpreted literally by relying merely on Dante’s text of the Inferno. The reader has to take account of Dante’s other works and inclination in order to understand... at Rome because his feature is characteristic of Rome’s strength and weakness. Its strength is in the right foot made of chosen iron...
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Feminism in Much Ado about Nothing
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...Beatrice as the symbol of the direction women should go by presenting her with more choices and better consequences. Beatrice embodies feminist values and virtues... Feminism and Strive for Gender Equality in Much Ado about Nothing        Shakespeare ed Much Ado About Nothing,which is a literary work focusing on the plight of women.  Shakespeare shows a considerable recognition and value for women as adults with the ability to reason well and come up with well-informed decisions on their own. He advances the idea that woman who breach the traditional inactivity needed of them and assume an active role in the construction of their course of life, always benefit. He clearly portrays the character Beatrice ...
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The Number Nine in Vita Nuova by Dante
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...Beatrice di Folco Portinari on Dante Alighieri’s works is very visible. In fact mention has to be made of the text named La Vita Nuova that has made it all the more clear. La Vita Nuova was written in the year 1295 and is a collection of courtly love poems in Italian instead of Latin which was the language of the intellectuals during the medieval period. It speaks of unspoken love and that too for woman who he has met only twice in his lifetime. Beatrice married a banker and Dante married Gemma Donati. The sad demise of his muse all the more made him write... this beautiful compilation of poems that made his love for her public but with dignity. La Vita Nuova is mainly concerned with...
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Essay Number 5
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...Beatrice, his daughter, describes herself as merely his earthly child, while the plants are the "offspring of his intellect.” Olsen examines identity crisis by dwelling on the difficulties a mother and daughter have in asserting themselves as separate entities, raising questions about the nature of intimacy itself. Both stories are cautionary, with Rappaccini’s Daughter appearing to be a warning about the dangers of too... The Daughters’ Dilemmas Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Rappaccini’s Daughter and Tillie Olsen’s I Stand Here Ironing are separated by over a century – the former is written in the mid nineteenth century and the latter in 1961. Yet, both stories have some common themes running through their...
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Feminism in Much Ado About Nothing
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...Beatrice and Benedick, are active participants in what some might classify as the typical love/hate relationship. The relationship between these two main characters reflects vastly on the bard's own feelings regarding love and marriage, and interestingly enough, the two main characters function as the main critics of love although they later do fall in love themselves. From the feminist perspective, the relationship between the two main characters reflects greatly on the overall feelings of the sexes in general... Feminism in Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare's play, Much Ado about Nothing, is an exploration of love and marriage presented in a comic setting. The main characters of the play, Beatrice ...
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Movie review Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare
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...Beatrice and other of Claudio and Hero. I like the way it is characterized by good interplay of sounds, motion and sight which catches the attention of the audience. All characters in the films are portrayed in a manner that is real and involves the audience in the story line. Unfortunately, the film is so explicit in an immoral perspective and may leave some audience uncomfortable. I do not like the way characters... Much Ado About Nothing Part Review The “Much Ado About Nothing” film is set in a Tuscan villa during the Italian summer. It is a film dealing with passionate love affairs, renunciations, misunderstanding and reconciliations. Love affairs incorporate two couples, one of Benedict and...
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Literary History, Interpretation, & Analysis
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...Beatrice seem to be constrained inside their homes having... ? Short Story Analysis Short Story Analysis I have chosen two works by William Faulkner and Nathaniel Hawthorne respectively that fall under the genre of short stories. A Rose for Emily and Rappaccini’s Daughter are two works that contain a tragic setting where the main characters are met by death towards the end of the book. Furthermore, the books present a rather gloomy climate in which the characters seem drawn in to a social conflict for their own realization. The characters in the story seem consistent on the note that both of them have rarely stepped outside their homes to watch and experience the outside world. Both Miss Emily and...
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In Much Ado about Nothing, what is the relationship between female power and language
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...Beatrice’s witty banter with Benedick and the declaration of love scene between Beatrice and Benedick, argues that female power is gained through language. Shakespeare also teaches of the social life and structure. He informs us that there is a gap or conflict between women and men. They do not coexist peacefully at all. In the comedy men... number In Much Ado about Nothing, what is the relationship between female power and language? In this play Shakespeare uses language to bring out the message passed on to the audience. Power of language is used in the comedy. He uses wooing, destroys, and gives bad reputation then he restores honor. Thesis: The play, through Hero’s engagement and repudiation scene,...
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Much Ado About Nothing
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...Beatrice loves him. The romanticist trickery seems to be bearing a fruit when Benedick buys the idea. The character is of the opinion that he is spying on his comrades, but, because his presence is no longer a secret, they intentionally raise their voices to be heard. The romanticist drama created by Leonato, Don Pedro... Insert Much Ado about Nothing “Much Ado about Nothing” is modern-day film directed by Joss Whedon. Its release in has since given the audience reason to commemorate the romanticist, and satirical works of the 16th century Venice. Adapted from William Shakespeares play with the same title, the opening scenes of the film portray a high level of drama, forceful tone and with a clear sense...
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Rappaccinis Daughter
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...Beatrice, Hawthorne... 24 June 2007 RAPPACCINNI'S DAUGHTER The short story "Rappaccini's Daughter" appeared in 1844, and potrays a conflict between beauty and sins so typical for most works of Hawthorne. In this story Hawthorne depicts that in a general way, a person with a wide range of feelings has a fuller life than a person with a more restricted range, and that readers are alive when they are feeling freshly, or profoundly, or delicately; and that lack of all feeling is death and unconsciousness. Thesis In the short story, Hawthorne portrays low social status of women, male oppression and false social value which deprive women happiness, love and warm family relations. Through the character of Bea...
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...Beatrice, his daughter, to his home and garden. He places the chief treasure to the sole charge of Beatrice despite its harmful effects... American Literature To a Waterfowl” and “Thanatopsis” deal with death and the poet finds answers in nature. In “To a Waterfowl” Bryant tries to understand nature and derive answers from what he sees; the solitary bird provides a picturesque image. On the other hand, “Thanatopsis” tries to explain how nature consoles one who loses his individuality. Bryant finds religion in nature through “To a Waterfowl” and in “Thanatopsis” he speaks about death and does not delve into religion. “Thanatopsis” is deeply rooted in romantic perspective because the poet uses ‘he’ and...
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Much ado about nothing
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...Beatrice fall in love itself is a very good example for this, since it was through a prank played by their friends that make them to fall in love. The same kind of incidents happens in today’s life, where love conquers the hearts of many people and they live together a happy married life. Women have been made victims of social injustice, right from the past civilisations to this age. This theme has also been very strongly dealt with in the play, which reflects upon the beliefs of society. The way the lady Hero was suspected of having an illicit relationship is even... ?Much Ado About Nothing The theme of love is strongly emphasised in the play Much Ado About Nothing. Indeed the way by which Benedick and...
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William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing
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...Beatrice and Benedick fight amongst themselves because of their strong personalities. The literary critic Miola says; 'Like The Taming... 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 Act One, Scene Three, Don John professes ...
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Minutes of Glory by Ngugi wa Thingo and The Keeper of the Virgins by Hanan Al-Shaykh
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...Beatrice (who preferred her Christian name Beatrice because according to her it sounded ‘more pure and more beautiful’). Beatrice suffers from a low self esteem and is in search of acceptance from the society. Beatrice constantly complains of the hardships that she has faced in her life and is dissatisfied with the fact that people do not seem to take notice of her. In the attempt to change her life, Beatrice steals money from a customer and runs of to Nairobi (the capital) in the search for a better life. It is in Nairobi that she feels she can finally achieve the happiness that she desires (Halpern 557). The story follows the experiences of Beatrice in her quest to find recognition... Literary...
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Writing 102
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...Beatrice (who preferred her Christian name Beatrice because according to her it sounded ‘more pure and more beautiful’). Beatrice suffers from a low self esteem and is in search of acceptance from the society. Beatrice constantly complains of the hardships that she has faced in her life and is dissatisfied with the fact that people do not seem to take notice of her. In the attempt to change her life, Beatrice steals money from a customer and runs of to Nairobi (the capital) in the search for a better life. It is in Nairobi that she feels she can finally achieve the happiness that she desires (Halpern 557). The story follows the experiences of Beatrice in her quest to find recognition... Literary...
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The changeling by Thomas Middleton
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...Beatrice-Joanna In The Changeling, Beatrice-Joanna comes across to the readers as someone who portrays a sense of rhetoric love. She is a woman who catches the attention of two men at once, and throughout the course of the play, she displays a reflection of the desires of both of them, which coincide and conflict with each other, at the same time. Beatrice-Joanna is Vermandero’s daughter. She is a shrewd young woman... Kazim Rizvi 23 December The Changeling by Thomas Middleton And William Rowley Research Paper: Character Analysis Thomas Middleton and William Rowley wrote the Jacobean tragedy, The Changeling and this play has, with time, come to be regarded as one of the best tragedies written in the...
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Hui 325 E1
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...Beatrice Portinari’s deathbed, whom he had undying love for. While he stands looking over Beatrice, two figures in green hold a canopy over her. An angel in red holds Dante’s hand and leans forward to kiss Beatrice. The dream symbolizes the transition between life and death. It shows that there are two worlds, one of the living and one of the dead. It symbolizes that angels are the links between the two worlds. When the angel holds Dante’s hand, it signifies hope. It symbolizes that Beatrice is not gone forever, but rather, she would eventually be reunited with Dante. The angel kissing Beatrice symbolizes... Symbolism of the dreams in Dante’s works In La Vita Nouva, Dante dreams that he is led to...
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Film review
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...Beatrice, played by Emma Thompson and Benedick, played by Kenneth Branargh (film). The plot of the film talks about these two relationships, which are different in many ways. The movie is set around the heat of the Italian summer, in the Tuscan villa, in an unspecified time line, though it seems to be vaguely the renaissance past. Here, time stopped, and life became a pursuit of pleasure. The head characters include... Much Ado about Nothing This is a romantic comedy film, which is American/British and based on Shakespeare’splay, going by the same name. It is the adaptation of Kenneth Branargh, which revolves around two romances, Claudio, played by Robert Sean and Hero, played by Kate Beckinsale, and...
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CompareContrast Nathaniel Hawthorne's heroines in The BirthMark and Rappaccini's Daughter
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...Beatrice Rappaccini, the bewitching daughter of the brilliant, but sinister scientist Rappaccini and to a lesser extent, Georgiana Aylmer, the beautiful young wife of the obsessed scientist Aylmer, are examples of poignant, yet powerful 'dark heroines'. This short essay shall compare and contrast the heroines of two of Hawthorne's short stories, 'The Birth-Mark' and 'Rappaccini's Daughter' respectively. This essay shall cite appropriately from them and other secondary sources to show that, while both the heroines testify to their purity of character by their ultimate sacrifices, Hawthorne's portrayal of Beatrice Rappaccini more than Georgiana Aylmer, aptly suits a 'dark heroine... Dark Heroines of...
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Marriage in Much Ado About Nothing and Trifles
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...Beatrice and Claudio/Hero -- in ‘Much Ado About Nothing’. The essay... ?Marriage in Much Ado About Nothing and Trifles Introduction While over the centuries literature has altered greatly in terms of style and form, works that have stood the test of time have generally done so through their profound articulation of universal themes of human experience. One such deeply-rooted theme is the union between a man and woman. The exploration of marriage and compatibility becomes a prominent theme in both William Shakespeare’s 17th century work ‘Much Ado About Nothing’, as well as Susan Glaspell’s 20th century work ‘Trifles’. This essay considers the potential for happiness in the two marriages --–...
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Undecided
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...Beatrice Corporation, food-manufacturing companies claimed responsibility for the contamination, associated deaths and sufferings that the locals underwent (Tisdale 32: 50). However, a court process was necessary to determine the extent and guilt in the companies... A Civil Action Environmental Issues that Led to the Court Case Pollution is one major environmental issue that led to thecourt case. Pollution refers to the introduction or existence of substances or things to the environment that pose harmful or poisonous impacts. The court case took place in the early 1980s, when a group of families located north of Boston sued major American corporations for irresponsible dumping of poisonous chemicals....
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Shakespeare & Theatrical Aspects
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...Beatrice for example talks to Benedick without the knowledge that she is actually... First sur Lecturer’s Theatre art in Much Ado about Nothing Theatre as an art has undergone rapid changes in a number of areas in the recent past. These areas include how it is projected to the audience as well as the theatrical effects, which have particularly benefited immensely from the visual and sound technology. However, its roles have basically not changed much since Elizabethan ear, the golden era of England’s literature and theatre. Today, the theatre still plays its roles of entertainment and education the only difference between now and the Elizabethan era is that the rapid rise in the popularity of theatres...
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Minutes of Glory by Ngugi Wa Thiong'o and The Fat Man In History by Peter Carey
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...Beatrice Wanjiru. The protagonist has been portrayed as a character which suffers from inferiority complex and identity crisis, along with the feeling of entrapment and isolation. She finds herself trapped in an urban setting, who is battling with an identity issue and is seeking approval in a post-independence setting, where women are oppressed by men of the New Africa elite. She considers herself as an injured bird, who is forced to land but due to her injuries she is trembling in the due process (Achebe& Catherine, 71). The story establishes women self-realization rather than eternal isolation, and that validates... Comparison of ‘Minutes of Glory’ by Ngugi Wa Thiong'o & ‘The Fat Man In History’ by...
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Dantes The Divine Comedy
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...Beatrice in Inferno and Purgatorio Virgil and Beatrice are renowned characters of Dante's The Divine Comedy, which is a striking, elongated classic. The Divine Comedy is alienated into the Inferno (Hell); the Purgatorio (Purgatory); and the Paradiso (Paradise). In classic stories heroes usually come across supernatural characters who guide them to the right path and prevent them from all the potential troubles, so were the roles of both Virgil and Beatrice in this epic as well. (Vernant, p. 271- 272) Virgil's character is by and large comprehended by reviewers as symbolizing humanistic cause, who directs and defends not only Dante in particular but the mankind as a whole... The roles of Virgil and...
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Critique of the Play The Servant of Two masters
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...Beatrice looks like a man, dresses like a man, and acts like a man. Since Beatrice did this even before pretending to be a man, this not only helps the audience believe she is capable of it, but also tells us something about Beatrice's character. Afterwards, Truffaldino introduces himself, establishing several puns and word-plays in the process. “Poor guy... deaf as cheddar. My master is Signor Federigo Rasponi”. Truffaldino, once being told that Rasponi is dead, makes... ? The Servant of Two Masters is about a great many things: Love, relations between master and servant, duty, marriage... It's a light-hearted comedy, but that doesn't stop it from having some themes. The word “poor”, used both as a...
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Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy
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...Beatrice in Inferno and Purgatorio The concepts of Inferno and Purgatorio are given in Dante's world renowned poem 'The Divine Comedy'. He segregated it into three phases Inferno means 'Hell', Purgatorio means 'Purgatory' and Paradiso means 'Heaven'. There are three main characters; Dante himself, Virgil and Beatrice. Traditionally, Virgil had been a Roman poet famous for his creation a legendary initiation of the Roman Empire through 'The Aeneid', his well-known epic. Dante takes him as his hero to support the value of 'Justice' and 'Reason' without any strict religious application and this is the main role of Virgil in the comedy. Throughout the comedy he acquires a number... The roles of Virgil and...
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The purpose of Dante's journey
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...Beatrice (his platonic love... The Purpose of Dante's Journey (word count = 2,230) 29 July Introduction This paper examines the work of one of the greatest Italian writers ever who wrote the literary classic, the “Divine Comedy” which tells the journey of the author, Dante Alighieri. It is an allegory told through a fictional but largely autobiographical account of Dante's journeys through Inferno (Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory) and Paradiso (Heaven or paradise) in which he detailed where people he came into contact with during his life go after they die. As such, the story is heavily influenced by the Catholic teachings during his time (the Medieval period) as shown by belief in these three states as...
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Equity and Trust Degree Essay
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...Beatrice so that she can ensure that my old mare Clopalong will be looked after in the manner to which the horse has become accustomed Abigail was aged 15 at the time Dominic died. Soon after Dominic's death Abigail discovered that she was allergic to horse hair and asked for 9,000... from the 16,000 to pay for sailing lessons instead. Tick agreed to this and gave her the 9,000 which Abigail immediately spent on a new wardrobe for herself. Beatrice looked after Clopalong for a year but has just been reported to the police for wilful neglect of an animal. Tick and Tock are of the view that the money should be used to maintain the horse at a rescue centre. Tick and Tock...
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Godfather Death and Rappaccini's Daughter
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...Beatrice “Rappaccini's Daughter”. Therefore, the two works above shows or portrays the elements that are found within nature and how they would be handled. “Godfather Death" makes death as its evidence while whereas “Rappaccini's Daughter” makes use of the beautiful flowers. The two evidences used are a representative of nature (Smith). This article gives an account of two men who are determined to change the wrong things that are within their society. They feel that some people are being mistreated and that this needs change. This is shown by their actions that serve to facilitate administration of fairness... that Beatrice is watching over the flowers, and he decides to...
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The purpose of Dantes journey through Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso. including La Vita Nuovo, and relating it to the modern day
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...Beatrice (his platonic... The Purpose of Dantes Journey (word count = 2,230) 29 July Introduction This paper examines the work of one of the greatest Italian writers ever who wrote the literary classic, the “Divine Comedy” which tells the journey of the author, Dante Alighieri. It is an allegory told through a fictional but largely autobiographical account of Dantes journeys through Inferno (Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory) and Paradiso (Heaven or paradise) in which he detailed where people he came into contact with during his life go after they die. As such, the story is heavily influenced by the Catholic teachings during his time (the Medieval period) as shown by belief in these three states as well as...
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Rappaccinis Daughter
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...Beatrice and Giovanni acted as pawns in the game of rivalry between the two scientists. Furthermore it is observed that generally women are physically weaker than men that has led to an imbalance in power throughout the history of mankind, this can also be seen in “Rappaccini’s Daughter” and the control of her father over her. As Homas and Zaitzow also state that, “men and women are socialized from birth into gender-specific roles... English 10 December Rappaccini’s Daughter “Rappaccini’s Daughter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne is an intriguing tale of unrequited love and heartache where a young couple suffers because of the selfishness of the two rivals Rappaccini and Baglioni. In other words the two lovers...
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Tales from Shakespeare
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...Beatrice and Benedick: Beatrice: 'I wonder that you will still be talking, signior Benedick: nobody marks you.' Benedick: 'What, my dear lady Disdain, are you yet living' Claudio's observation about Beatrice and Benedick is stated in the lines: 'This is a pleasant-spirited young lady. She were an excellent wife for Benedick.' In which Leonato replied: 'Oh, my lord, my lord, if they were but a week married, they would talk themselves mad.' These and more have made the tale version incorporate in it a true "touch" and "feel" of the beauty of the Shakespearean English used in the original play. The dialogues when read aloud are so...
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Briefly explain Carl Jung's Theory of the collective unconscious. Then find 3 examples Jungian Archetypes in the book Demian by Hermann Hesse and explain why they're Archetypes
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...Beatrice and stock symbol of Mother Eve. Demian himself is an archetypal character. All these archetypes are the creations of the “unconscious”. The protagonist’ identification of his self with all these archetypes show that the hero is viewing in each some aspect... Jungian Archetypes and Herman Hesse’s Demian Both Freud and Jung had consensus on the concept that “the human mind contained innate structures” whichhelped him in understanding the world around him (Knox 12). These innate structures are inherited by the newborn unconsciously. Jung rejected behaviourists’ principle that “a newborn child’s mind is a tabula rasa” which contains nothing in it. A newborn according to Jung encounters the world...
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Passionate Love: Wordswoth's Theory of Kindred Emotions and Dante's Vita Nuova
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...Beatrice... “The Relationship between Wordsworth’s Critical Theory of Poetry and Dante’s Literary Work” Introduction The primary concern of this essay is to explore Wordsworth’s Theory of Kindred Emotions with close reference to Dante’s written material of Vita Nuova. The actual correlation, between the Critical Theory of Wordsworth in relation to the aforementioned work of Dante, revolves around the origin and subsequent maturation of a poetic work. Wordsworth gives a detailed examination of the basis upon which the foundation of poetic works is established. He further outlines the relevant stages requisite in such a process, starting from the observational point of view to the ultimate end of a poet, w...
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Early Italian Poetry and Woman
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...Beatrice Portinari, at the age of nine served as inspiration for his entire artistic career, and the love story between Dante and Beatrice unfolds in Dante’s Vita nuova, which was written after (and inspired by) the deep emotional impact of Beatrice’s death in 1290 (Lambdin & Cooner Lambdin 2000, p. 118). During the political turmoil in Florence at the end of the 13th century, Dante... ? In the thirteenth century, Europe witnessed a shift from sacred to secular literature, and in Italy, compilations of poetry that expressed the poet’s experiences became popular; this shift in literary style reflected the shift from story telling and oral mediums to the written word. Holmes states that the shift to the...
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Strength and Imagery of Powerful Women in English and Italian Literature
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...Beatrice in Dante’s Inferno portrays significant strength as a woman especially in love and relationships. Although Beatrice appears as an imaginary character as one of the blessed in heaven, she is able to attract Dante into falling in love with her before and after she died. One of the overarching strengths she possesses as a woman is the ability to forgive Dante despite the betrayal in real life. Despite Dante betraying her love by sleeping with another woman consequently leading to her death as a victim of revenge... Powerful Women in English and Italian Literature Women perform many roles in the society making different use them as the dominant characters in their artwork to show their importance....
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