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Luhrmann's Version Of Romeo And Juliet
693 wordsCritical analysis of Romeo and Juliet By: Shawn RolisonThis paper will compare the differences between Franco Zefferilli's version and Baz Luhrmann's version of Romeo and Juliet. The story of Romeo and Juliet is about two powerful households in Verona Italy; these households have had a grudge with each other for many years. During their fighting some how the son of the Montegues and the daughter of the Capulets fall in love with each other, and the family doesn't like it at all. In 1968 Franco Z...
My Own Unique Version Of The Play
1,537 wordsDirecting Romeo and Juliet Being a director in a production such as Romeo and Juliet is no easy task, and I enter into this paper with that in mind. My goals are to be creative, and do things differently from the many versions of the play we have viewed in class. Each of those directors took the original text, written by William Shakespeare, and turned it into a unique version of their own; unique in the sense that they changed the tragedy by taking out lines, conversation or even entire scenes ...
Kevin Klein Version
568 wordsHamlet: Video Comparison Hamlet is one of the best known pieces of literature around the world, and has fascinated many people from all walks of life, from critics to psychologists. There has been much speculation to the different interpretations of the play. Every reader has his or her own views of the play, like which words are emphasized in a speech and what actions the actors are making throughout the play. Several Hollywood directors have created their own versions of the play, including a ...
Evil Female Character In The Play
1,843 wordsMoliere's "The Imaginary Invalid" is a farcical play about a hypochondriac who is so obsessed with his health and money that he ends up neglecting his family. The story involves several different themes and plots within one family. A new interpretation of this 17th century play is now being performed at the Arts Club Theater; it incorporates some new changes and modernizations in addition to the traditional improvisation. Morris Panych has definitely succeeded in delivering a new, more comical v...
Version Of Romeo And Juliet
708 wordsMovie Compare and Contrast There are many similarities and differences between the sixties version of Romeo and Juliet and the modern version of Romeo and Juliet. It is very easy to spot these differences considering the time period each movie was set in. There are some things in the play that totally got cut from both movies. There are also some things that they added to the movies that weren't in the play. Let us get on to the similarities and differences. First off, the biggest difference is ...
Play In Ancient Greek Time Period
734 wordsOedipus the King Oedipus being shown in an updated version is a very effective and understandable way to present it to audiences. The play that was viewed in class was a good adaptation of the original play. Although modern versions of Oedipus are far different today than the way they were performed during Sophocles's time, I think he would be impressed with the way that modern versions of his play are performed. The reason I think that the play works so well in an updated version is the fact th...
Mid Summers Night Dream One Play
553 wordsA Mid Summers Night Dream One play can be told in so many different ways but yet have the same story behind it. A major example of this is the six interpretations of William Shakespeare's play A Mid Summers Night Dream. In class we saw these six versions, there were many differences in these plays. The setting, accuracy, costuming, acting, direction, and interpretations. The versions we saw were; a cartoon of the play, a 1940's, 1960's, and a 1999 movie versions of the plat and last we a 1999 st...
Better In The Newer Play Version
1,271 wordsJesse German Special Project December 3, 1999 Lorraine Hansberry and her Short Success In this report I m going to talk about American playwright and painter: Lorraine Hansberry and her life along with her first success, which was A Raisin in the Sun. This masterpiece became a very well known play and often when people here Lorraine's name, they think of A Raisin in the Sun. Also in this report, I m going to compare and contrast the film version and the later recreated version of this play. A Ra...
467 wordsWilliam Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew is one of the most classic comedies throughout all of literature. Several stage productions have been professionally done, and each version has it positive sides and negative sides. This paper will be about comparing and contrasting the two versions I have seen. I have seen the Elizabeth Taylor version that Ill be calling the movie version and I have seen the one we watched in AP English. Even though both versions are telling the same story the way in wh...
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