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  • Despot Rulers Rule
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    Richard Michael Williams In William Shakespeare's Richard, we see Shakespeare's interpretation of despot rule and the parallels that stem from this interpretation. The character type of Richard has been examined and marveled for thousands of years. From Plato's examination of despot rule in the Republic, we see the motives of what drives despot rulers. A look at the background of Richard and how his upbringing and personal life contributed this insecurities will help to understand why someone ma...
  • Robinson's Brother
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    "Robinson has been the subject of more speculation than almost any other poet of our time" (Franchere 7). Numerous events in his life are reflected through his poetry. Edwin Arlington Robinson was born on December 22, 1869 in his father's home in Head Tide, Maine beside the Sheep scot River. His family moved to the town of Gardiner, Maine, which was only a few miles away, when he was six months old. Gardiner is Tilbury Town used in his poems. He is the son of Edward and Mary Palmer Robinson. Dea...
  • Richard's Older Brother Henry
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    Richard Plantagenet (Richard the Lionheart) was a king of England. He was born on September 8, 1157, at Oxford. Richard was the third son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine. He had an older brother named Henry and two younger brothers named John and Geoffrey. When Richard was born, King Henry gave Richard the Duchy of Aquitaine which belonged to his mother Eleanor. So Richard's full name became Richard Plantagenet, Duke of Aquitaine. Richard grew up in Normandy, which is in Northern France. It...
  • Clarence From The Tower Richard
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    The Evil of Richard Shakespeare Richard was a traitor, a murderer, a tyrant, and a hypocrite. The leading characteristics of his mind are scorn, sarcasm, and an overwhelming contempt. It appears that the contempt for his victims rather than active hatred or cruelty was the motive for murdering them. Upon meeting him he sounds the keynote to his whole character". I, that am curtailed of this proportion, cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deform'd, unfinish'd sent before my time Into this w...
  • Shakespeare's Play Richard
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    In Shakespeare's play Richard, the main character is Richard. He is living a lie, acting day to day to achieve his ambitious goals. He plays the part of whoever he needs to, ensuring he pleases whoever he is with. His ambitious tasks seem impossible for someone who has caused so much harm and chooses to admit it to the very people he is trying to fool. For example, to Clarence he plays the part of a brother, fooling him into a state of trust and false reality who's unfortunate ending is in fact ...
  • Richard's Uncle Tom And His Family
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    Black Boy, And Th Struggle For Finding Black Boy, And Th Struggle For Finding A Figure Of Manhood To Emulate Black Boy is an autobiography about Richard Wright's life, and his struggle for freedom. Throughout this book, Richard strives to find a model of manhood to emulate, but ultimately fails. Richard fails in finding manhood to emulate in his father. In the beginning of the book Richard's father leaves his mother for another woman, making life for Richard's family even more so difficult". Aft...
  • Chapter 15 Aunt Maggie And Richard
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    Black Boy By Richard Wright At Richards' grandmother's house. He sets some curtains on fire, which leads to the house catching on fire. The family moves to Memphis. Richard hangs a cat after his father tells him to (sarcastically) Richard's mother punishes him. At six while hanging out at a saloon he becomes a drunkard. At this age there are no racial differences to him. Richard and his brother are taken to an orphanage to live. His father has left the family for another woman. His mother is ill...

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