• Romeo And Juliet Understand Baz Scene
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    The opening scene of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet will be the scene that I choose to analysis. Elements of plots that could be found in the first scene are exposition, point of attack, discovery and foreshadowing. Each one of these elements will be used to help analysis the scene and make it clear as to what is going on in the mind of Shakespeare. The first element of plot found in the first scene is exposition. We read that there are two groups The Montague's and The Capulets, and the...
  • Act One Of Othello
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    What Is Shakespeare s Achievement In Act I Of Othello Shakespeare s own personal aim was not to write a social and political reflection of his era, as many contemporary readers believe, it was; purely and simply, to entertain his audience. This does not mean that there can be no social and political reflections within Othello, it means that the reflections are there, not for the sake of social and political commentary, but for the sake of entertainment and pleasure. Aristotle explained in Poetic...
  • King Lear Cordellia Play Kent
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    The Tragedy of King Lear- The importance of act 1 scene 1 William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright the world has ever seen renowned for his ability to portray extremely realistic characters and the poetic verse that fills his plays. His plays have been classified into three main categories the tragedies, the comedies and the historic plays. Of his tragedies the play that left the most impact on a viewer was, in my opinion King Lear. The play was probably performed in the Globe first, but the...
  • Elysian Fields Blanche Stanley Williams
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    Tennessee Williams was once quoted as saying 'Symbols are nothing but the natural speech of drama... the purest language of plays' (Adler 30). This is clearly evident in A Streetcar Named Desire, one of Williams's many plays. I n analyzing the main character of the story, Blanche DuBois, it is crucial to use both the literal text as well as the symbols of the story to get a complete and thorough understanding of her. Before one can understand Blanche's character one must understand the reason wh...
  • Act One Of Othello
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    What Is Shakespeare " s Achievement In Act I Of Othello? Shakespeare's own personal aim was not to write a social and political reflection of his era, as many contemporary readers believe, it was; purely and simply, to entertain his audience. This does not mean that there can be no social and political reflections within Othello, it means that the reflections are there, not for the sake of social and political commentary, but for the sake of entertainment and pleasure. Aristotle explained in "Po...
  • First Scene Lee Austin Brothers
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    True West is an intense dramatization of the relationship between two brothers: Lee and Austin. As each scene progresses, the brothers rivalry and animosity towards each other become more and more apparent, building towards a single emotionally involving climax. Throughout the play, the characters undergo subtle changes as each brother subconsciously attempts to absorb the part of the other brothers life which he feels might complete him. This role reversal is the pivotal instrument in which Sam...
  • Senor Love Shot Mookie Scene
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    The first scene begins with a close up shot of Senor Love Daddy's mouth, the top of a microphone, and an alarm clock. The alarm clock, being used as a prop, is making a very loud, annoying, ringing sound. This is done in order to get the viewers attention to the problem of racism. After the ringing stops, we start re framing in, and zooming out slowly, seeing more of Senor Love Daddy and the microphone. There is hard lighting present in the scene. The entire shot has a reddish color to it. A sl...
  • King Lear First Play Shakespeare
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    King Lear: Everything About the Play Hangs on First Two Scenes An argument to support the view that 'everything about the play [King Lear]hangs on the first two scenes not just the plot but the values as well.' 'King Lear, as I see it, confronts the perplexity and mystery of human action.' (Shakespeare's Middle Tragedies, 169) As the previous quotation from the scriptures of Maynard Mack implies, King Lear is a very complex and intricate play which happens to be surrounded by a lot of debate. 'T...
  • The Opening Scenes Of Macbeth And Romeo And Juliet
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    The opening scene of any play is extremely important because it can play a major role in establishing key elements throughout the rest of the performance. The main elements are the characters, themes, language, settings and plot. The audience can form a basic idea of these elements involved to spark their interest in the play. At the end of an opening scene the audience have usually had an insight into the typical mood and language of the play. It also enables the viewers to have a taster of the...
  • Gregor's Father Room Book Life
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    Throughout The Metamorphosis, there are many scenes in which Gregor's father acts very aggressive and violent. However, there are other scenes where Gregor's father seems lazy and weak. Gregor's father changes throughout the whole book, but for the most part, the author portrays him as a power-hungry, and lethargic tyrant. During the countless hours in his room, Gregor recalled the days before his metamorphosis. "Now his father was still healthy, certainly, but he was an old man who had not work...
  • Shots Of Sam Movie Film Kiran
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    Brief 1 Film To produce the opening sequence of a new thriller, including the titles aimed at a 15 to 18-certificate audience (approximately 2-3 minutes duration). The groups had to be no more than four members; therefore my group consisted of myself, Rajbir B isla, Sam Hanover and Kiran Kaur Chee ma. We each had different responsibilities mine and Rajbir's responsibility was to direct the film and do the camera work, Sam's was responsible for the storyboard, acting and the sound and lastly Kira...
  • The Main Purposes Of An Introductory Scene In Plays
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    One of the main purposes of an introductory scene is to familiarise the audience with the play's characters. How far has Williams achieved this in your opinion? I think that Tennessee Williams has achieved his purpose of introducing the play's main characters who are Tom, Amanda and Laura Wingfield's to the audience during the first scene of the play. Tom Wingfield is introduced to us in the play as the narrator as well as one of the main characters. He says: "I am the narrator o...
  • Romeo And Juliet First Scene
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    Essay question: How does Shakespeare set up the play of "Romeo and Juliet" in act 1, scene 1? Essay answer: "Romeo and Juliet" is a tragic play, of two star crossed lovers caught up in the midst of their feuding families. The dispute between Romeo's and Juliet's' families is intense and deeply rooted, making the struggle for their freedom to love each other even more difficult. The opening scene of "Romeo and Juliet" is extremely important because it plays a major role in establishing key elemen...
  • First Scene Lee Austin Brother
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    American Siblings By Shephard American Siblings By Shephard Essay, Research Paper True West is an intense dramatization of the relationship between two brothers: Lee and Austin. As each scene progresses, the brothers? rivalry and animosity towards each other become more and more apparent, building towards a single emotionally involving climax. Throughout the play, the characters undergo subtle changes as each brother subconsciously attempts to absorb the part of the other brother? s life which h...