• 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...
  • 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...
  • Don Pedro Claudio Hero Benedick
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    Act I, scene IA messenger brings word to Leonato that Don Pedro of Aragon is passing through Messina on his return from a victorious battle. Then Beatrice asks if Benedick is part of the company, but then hides her interest in the news. Shortly the company of Don Pedro, Claudio, and Benedick arrives and Beatrice and Benedick trade clever remarks with one another, both professing that love is only for fools. Meanwhile Claudio, attracted by Hero's beauty, thinks he is in love. He asks Benedick wha...
  • Symbolism And Imagery In A Midsummer Night's Dream
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    In A Midsummer Nights Dream, William Shakespeare brilliantly uses the night as a motif which plays a valuable role in the play. He combines this motif with the related symbols of the play to demonstrate the power of night and its correlation with love and vision. He uses symbolism and imagery to develop the motif and makes extensive use of the night forest which, in part, helps the situation of the four young lovers, one of the main plots of the play. It might seem strange that Shakespeare would...
  • Macbeth Translation Jump To The Text Of Act
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    Scene i: Play opens on eerie, macabre note in 'an open place,' where we see the three witches, the 'weird sisters.' In a dozen lines, they announce their evil nature by saying 'Fair is foul, and foul is fair/Hover through the fog and the filthy air,' and their intention to meet with Macbeth once the 'hurry-burly' of a battle between the forces loyal to the King Duncan (led by Macbeth) and a rebels army (led by the current Thane of Cawdor) comes to an end. (Jump to the text of Act I, Scene i) Sce...
  • 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...
  • Midsummer Nights Dream Young Love
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    Midsummer Night's Dream Questions and Answers 1. What does Shakespeare accomplish by setting most of the action at night and in the wood? Explain thoroughly. Use examples. Setting most of the action at night and in the woods creates a dreamlike world. There is no other place that holds more myth than the forest. Obernon makes clear that nighttime is fairies' time. Theseus, who is present during the daylight, represents reason. The visions of fairies and magic are all related to the nighttime fo...
  • 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...
  • 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 Again Jump To The Text Of Act
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    Scene i: The play opens in the dead of night on the walls of Elsinore Castle. Gloom, uncertainty and anxiety hang over the kingdom of Denmark, the first words spoken coming as the sentinel's challenge, 'Who's there?' In short order we learn from the guard of the night watch that the long-time King of Denmark, 'Old Hamlet' or 'Ur-Hamlet,' died mysteriously just two months earlier, that his brother, Claudius, has taken the throne, and that Claudius has married the dead king's wife, Queen Gertrude....
  • 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 ...
  • Hamlet As King Claudius Play Good
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    What qualities come to mind when you think of a king, or any ruler for that matter A ruler needs to be very trustworthy, honest, hard working, fair, just, forgiving and intelligent. Especially where there is a king, as in the play Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, because a king is in charge of the whole community. He has to keep in mind all of his subjects as he makes tons of decisions every day. A king is a symbol of his land. There cannot be a strong country without a strong king. In this play,...
  • 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...
  • Amidsummersnight Dream True Love
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    In the romantic comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, one of the most reoccurring themes throughout the play is love. In the play, Shakespeare expresses the difficulty, and instability of love, whether it is passionate, sensible, or reasonable using a comical twist. Throughout the play, the theme of love is illustrated often and basically everything that is said and done is related to the concept of love. Although the ideal of true love seems to be held by most people, false l...
  • 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...