Gold Hair and Black Wires: Uses of Poetic Convention in Petrarca and Shakespeare While specifics within the sonnet genre have changed across time and traditions, the sonnet remains the most popular poetic form used in love poetry. The conventions of sonnets vary widely within the two most predominant traditions, the Italian and the Elizabethan, but are utilized by the love poem genre to play with similar themes of perfected love and beauty. Both styles are fourteen line poems which follow a strict
Views of Love in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet 1. Introduction William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet has the "high profile as the love-tragedy everybody knows". Although it is regarded as the ideal of romantic love there are many other (quite unromantic) views represented in the play, too. In this term paper I will try to give a survey of the different views of love in Romeo and Juliet. First of all there are Romeo and Juliet, the "star-cross'd lovers"
FILM LANGUAGE FILM LANGUAGE A Semiotics of the Cinema Christian Metz Translated by Michael Taylor The University of Chicago Press Published by arrangement with Oxford University Press, Inc. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago 60637 © 1974 by Oxford University Press, Inc. All rights reserved. English translation. Originally published 1974 Note on Translation © 1991 by the University of Chicago University of Chicago Press edition 1991 Printed in the United States of America 09 08 07 6