• Othello Iago's Successful Infection Of The Moor
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    In the tragedy Othello, by William Shakespeare the character traits and styles of both Iago and Othello are reverent to the plot and themes of the play. In Act III Scene three, the discussion between the two regarding Desdemona's fidelity illustrates Othello's confidence in his relationships with both his wife Desdemona and Iago. That same passage also displays the deceptive conscience of Iago, who is planning to take advantage of Othello's trust. Othello in particular is the most famous example...
  • Macbeth Iii Scene
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    A Sample Macbeth Analysis by Kush al Dave People have a hard time getting what they want; in fact, the things they want can be incompatible with each other. A German physicist named Werner Heisenberg discovered an analogous phenomenon with his uncertainty principle. Studying matter at the atomic level, quantum physics, he realized that the act of measuring affected the object being measured. As a result, one could never accurately determine both position and momentum of an electron with precisio...
  • Act Ii Scene Love Juliet Couldn
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    Act I Scene i Today I wept and wept as I found out my one true love Rosaline does not love me back. The way I loved her. So today my coz tried to make me feel better. He did make me smile a few times but I still felt bad after knowing I am out of love. Act I Scene ii As a new I still feel out of love after being kicked in my chin. I still feel sorrow and miserable. I still can't believe I went to supper at the Capulet's after being asked by that servant. I only went to go see Rosaline I knew sh...
  • Macbeth Lady Act Roles
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    In Shakespeare's tragedy, Macbeth, the characters and the roles they play are critical to its plot and theme, and therefore many of Shakespeare's characters are well developed and complex. Two of these characters are the protagonist, Macbeth, and his wife, Lady Macbeth. They play interesting roles in the tragedy, and over the course of the play, their relationship changes and their roles are essentially switched. At the beginning of the play, they treat each other as equals. They have great con...
  • 2 Films On Romeo And Juliet
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    Romeo and Juliet Two films, both alike in content, set in fair Verona, where the directors laid out their scene, one created by Franco Zeffirelli in 1968 and the other by Baz Luhbrmann in 1996. Both cinematic, both staying true to the plot and dialogue, each one radically different than the other, Zeffirelli sets his film within historical actuality, while Luhbrmann presents his with a modern twist. A story of love, revenge and death, revolving around a pair of star-crossed lovers, interpreted d...
  • The Role Of Love In Romeo And Juliet
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    The modern literature community recognizes Shakespeare as one of the most brilliant minds in the history of dramatic theatre. His unmatched ability to represent human behavior and emotion makes the love in Romeo and Juliet the driving force behind the play's success. Shakespeare incorporated many different types of love in order to capture the hearts of the Elizabeth Era. Juliet's nurse shows amazing concern for the young girl's well being. She, in some ways, takes the place of her natural moth...
  • Othello Jealousy And Rage
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    Women in Othello are very profound. They are very dependent on their men. During the 16 th Century, women were traditional and accustomed to being submissive to their men / husband . Desdemona secretly married Othello a "Moor" (a black man). She is devoted to her husband, and respects and obeys his wishes. Even though Othello can be cruel to Desdemona, his wife Desdemona responds to her husband in a way that she gets her point across, and still respects Othello. Women during the 16 th century w...
  • Why Marc Antony Is A Round Character
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    William Shakespeare wonderfully develops the character Marc Antony in his play Julius Caesar to be a round character. Round characters meaning a character that has many traits and isn't predictable. Antony, who seems to not have many different traits at the beginning of Julius Caesar, really starts showing his real self after Caesar's death. That also shows that he is unpredictable. Antony's monologues and soliloquies really help to show readers Antony as a round character. A few traits these so...
  • Love Loss And The Court Of King Claudius
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    Emily HuskinsEnglish IV (H) December 9, 1999 Love, Loss, and the Court of King Claudius Shakespeare worked with the simplest of principals, writing at the mind's own speed, using everything he read, but reworking it first, and depending upon characters for the defining trait or flaw. One theme which constantly emerges throughout Hamlet is the theme of love and loss, revealed by the characters of Hamlet, Laertes, and Ophelia. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is a young man subjected to much heart ache ...
  • Othello Scene Iii
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    In the play, Othello, by Shakespeare, villainous character, Iago, schemes to bring Othello s happiness to an end. Iago conspires to have Othello turn against his comrade, Cassio, and try to kill him for his misdeeds against Desdamona. Iago arises Othello s feelings and emotions towards Desdamona by feeding on Othello s great pride in Desdamona s devotion to Othello. By doing this, Othello begins to doubt his point of view on what Desdamona is like and if she would really deceive Othello after al...
  • Macbeth Power Is The Paradox
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    Macbeth: Power Is The Paradox People have a hard time getting what they want; in fact, the things they want can be incompatible with each other. In Shakespeare's Macbeth, the protagonist is lured to murder the king, Duncan, by the desire for power, an appetite honed by witch's prophecies and his wife's encouragement. But when he reaches the kingship, he finds himself insecure. He attempts to remove threats that decrease his security, including his companion Banquo and his son Fleance, predicted ...
  • Hamlet Sanity Vs Insanity
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    As stated by Ms. Turk, "If a person in a rational state of mind decides to act crazy, to abuse the people around him regardless of whether he loves those people or hates them, and to give free expression to all his antisocial thoughts, when he starts to carry out those actions, its it possible to say at what point the stops pretending and starts actually being crazy?" . In Hamlet by William Shakespeare, the way others interpret Hamlet's behavior is different from the way Hamlet views himself. Ha...
  • Hamlet Is He Insane
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    Hamlet: Is He Insane? The term insanity means a mental disorder, whether it is temporary or permanent, that is used to describe a person when they don't know the difference between right or wrong. They don't consider the nature of their actions due to the mental defect. ("Insanity", ) In William Shakespeare's play "Hamlet" Shakespeare leads you to believe that the main character, Hamlet, might be insane. There are many clues to suggest Hamlet is insane but in fact he is completely sane. Througho...
  • Romeo And Juliet 10
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    Over the past four hundred years, the famous play, Romeo and Juliet, has inspired many readers across the globe. The classic play, written by famous playwright William Shakespeare has captured and will continue to capture people's minds. The main question that rises is why this play has been read for so long. The story consists of two 's tar- crossed '; lovers who fall in love at first sight. One of the main reasons why this play has been so popular is because stories in those times relied more ...
  • Mary Warren John Proctor
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    Mary Warren is an important character in Arthur Miller's play, THE CRUCIBLE. Much of the action in Act III revolves around Mary's testimony in court. She is a kind and basically honest girl who tries to do the right thing, saving her friends from harm. However, throughout Acts I and II, Mary is a follower who allows Abigail Williams to negatively influence her good judgment. To make matters worse, Mary is terrified of Abigail's threats. Because of her weak will, the reader isn't certain if Mary ...
  • Quests Not Dreams A Raisin In The Sun
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    Quests Not Dreams A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry is the story of black family living in the south side of Chicago. Each member of the family has a dream, a dream that has been put off for some reason. The storyline revolves around an insurance check for $10, 000. The check belongs to Mama but each character envisions a different use for the money. Through the events of the play, each person either has their dream realized or caught a glimpse of their dream being fulfilled. I believe ...
  • The Temptresses Of Unconscious Enticements
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    Upon the heath. [Act I, Scene I] is the first sight we see the three weird sisters. They are beldams... saucy and overbold [Act III, Scene V], the temptresses of evil who seemingly lurk behind all the dark thoughts and unconscious enticements. They seem to live for riddles and affairs for death [Act III, Scene V]. At first sight it appears that they entwine their misgiving through mystical charms and spells, yet truly their power lies in knowing the weaknesses of others. Macbeth tells Lady Macb...
  • Manner Towards The Women Hamlet Ophelia Mother
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    In William Shakespeare's renowned play, Hamlet, the title character has many different states of mind and personality changes. However, he consistently shows throughout the play evidence of misogynistic behaviour. Because Hamlet feels so betrayed by the actions of his mother, he begins to associate this betrayal with the actions of all women, which in turn causes him to treat Ophelia cruelly and unfairly. Hamlet's misogyny is shown in how he speaks to and about his mother, how he cruelly address...
  • The Evolution Of Macbeth's Morals
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    The Evolution of Macbeth's Morals Throughout the course of Macbeth, the title character goes through a large amount of personality change. These changes take great effect on his moral disposition and his relationships with others. One of the most important turning points is in the beginning of Act III. Initially, the character of Macbeth is well meaning. He has only the best intentions in mind. When intrigued by prophecies of great power, and then egged on by his wife, his personality...
  • Romeo And Juliet 8211 The Role Of 8211 Love
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    The modern literature community recognizes Shakespeare as one of the most brilliant minds in the history of dramatic theatre. His unmatched ability to represent human behavior and emotion makes the love in Romeo and Juliet the driving force behind the play's success. Shakespeare incorporated many different types of love in order to capture the hearts of the Elizabeth Era. Juliet's nurse shows amazing concern for the young girl's well being. She, in some ways, takes the place of her natural moth...