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  • Kate And Petruccios
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    The Taming of a Shrew or The Escape of a Prisoner The female characters of Shakespearean literature inspire much controversy over their roles. Many critics assert the female characters are depicted as unreal portrayals of passive women. Other critics argue that the roles portrayed were considered normal for the period in which they took place. During the period of the Enlightenment, many social norms changed and evolved. One such norm was the position of women in society. Queen Elizabeth was a c...
  • Desires For Material Riches And Temporal Pleasures
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    An Analysis Of Leave Me O Love A Sonnet By Sir Philip Sidney By Avi Langer Leave me, O love which reaches but to dust; And thou, my mind aspire to higher things; Grow rich in that which never taketh rust, Whatever fades but fading pleasures brings. Draw in thy beams, and humble all thy might To that sweet yoke where lasting freedoms be; Which breaks the clouds and opens forth the light, That doth both shine and give us sight to see. O take fast hold; let that light be thy guide In this small cou...
  • Thy Love
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    That Time of Year William Shakespeare That time of year though mayst in me behold When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang Upon those boughs which shake against the cold, Bare ruined choirs where late the sweet birds sang. In me thou see " st the twilight of such day As after sunset fadeth in the west, Which by and by black night doeth take away, Death's second self, that seals up all in rest. In me thou see " st the glowing of such fire, That on the ashes of his youth doth lie As the deathb...
  • Thee Goddess For Thy
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    Oh Muse! With visions Thou hast filled my soul, With visions overpowering, for Thou Hast shown me Golden Aphrodite; now The blaze emboldens me; like coal To brighter burning fanned by Breath Divine, The Cyprian me with words, Seductive sounds, which swiftly would entwine My soul, as lime-twigs trap unwary birds. An Ancient Poet spake the truth; he said When Cypris cometh swift, high-spirited Just like a Hero -- irresistible Her onslaught, nor may anyone annul Her summons; flouting Her is arrogan...
  • Love Time
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    To His Coy Mistress Had we but world enough, and time, This coyness, Lady, were no crime. We would sit down and think which way To walk, and pass our long love's day. Thou by the Indian Ganges's ide Shouldst rubies find; I by the tide Of Humber would complain. I would Love you ten years before the Flood, And you should, if you please, refuse Till the conversion of the Jews. My vegetable love should grow Vaster than empires, and more slow; An hundred years should go to praise Thine eyes and on th...
  • Nymph's Reply To The Shepherd
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    What is a romantic and what is a realist? Can a romantic and a realist ever have a relationship together? What are the factors that will bring them together or keep them apart? These are the questions that Christopher Marlowe and Sir Walter Raleigh have posed in their poems, "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" and the response to this poem "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd". The shepherd is the romantic proposing his love to a nymph. His whole life, from the littlest thing to the biggest thin...

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