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  • Richard Nixon : The Downfall Of Richard Nixon

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    Being the only president to ever resign from office is not the best title to posses (“Richard M. Nixon”). Richard Milhouse Nixon resigned from office after facing the consequences of his actions (Bankston 793). Richard Nixon started his life in California. Nixon and his family was pretty well off as they lived within the middle-class. A couple centuries later Nixon was elected president, as many believed he would be. Nixon would later be the mastermind behind a devious act that would cloud his name

  • Richard Iii/Looking for Richard Essay

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    HSC Advanced English, Module A: Richard III and Looking For Richard, Essay Connections of commonality and dissimilarity may be drawn between a multiplicity of texts through an appreciation of the values and attitudes with which they were composed. Accordingly, the values and attitudes of the individual being may be defined as an acute blend of externally induced, or contextual and internally triggered, or inherent factors. Cultural, historical, political, religious and social influences, dictated

  • Richard IIi : Transformative Task

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    Richard III: Transformative task Note for parents For the parent/s of the child who now owns Richard III: a children’s novel. I decided to convert Shakespeare’s Richard III into a children’s book due to how much Shakespeare’s Richard intrigues me and the moral lessons that I believe a child can learn from his story. In Shakespeare’s play, Richard is portrayed as a Machiavel, he is unapologetically manipulative yet a smooth-talker with a sense of humour. This combination of characteristics, along

  • Essay on Richard Iii and Looking for Richard

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    A deeper understanding of ambition and identity emerges from pursuing the connections between King Richard III and Looking for Richard. Compare how these texts explore ambition and identity. Ambition; an earnest desire for some type of achievement or distinction, as power, honour, fame, or wealth, and the willingness to strive for its attainment * Al Pacino’s production as an art-house vanity project * Promotes himself – manipulating the audience through cutaways, specific and timed

  • Richard III And Richard Loncraine's Comparison Of Richard III

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    historic tragedy, Richard III. This will be compared with the 1996 adaption of Richard III’s act one scene one, directed by Richard Loncraine. This analysis will take in to consideration, the elements of film which regard to visual communication of the actors, costume design, a consideration in the music will also be considered and the period of which it’s set in. Camera angle choices and shots will be analysed and how they convey to the audience by progressing through the story. Richard III begins

  • King Richard Iii and Looking for Richard Essay

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    Essay 1 – King Richard III and Looking for Richard How has your study of the connections between King Richard III and Looking for Richard deepened your understanding of the context of and values within, each text? William Shakespeare’s play King Richard III and Al Pacino’s docu-drama Looking for Richard have enriched my understanding of how context shapes the values inscribed within each text. In light of this, the connection that exists between the two texts is: how the central character of the

  • Richard II By Richard IIi

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    Richard II’s subjects become increasingly aware of his corrupt ruling, yet they do nothing to overthrow Richard II because they strongly believe in his divine right to rule. John of Gaunt, Richard II’s uncle, along with the rest of his subjects, allow Richard II to get away with murder and other questionable acts because he is their king anointed by God. Gaunt reveals he knows that Richard II played a part in killing John’s brother to remain king: God’s is the quarrel; for God’s substitute, His

  • Richard Cory Poem Analysis

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    masks people use, Edwin Arlington Robinson uses his “Richard Cory” to draw attention to a mask of money and success, which makes the average people (“we people”) admire and idealize the successful person (Richard Cory) only because we do not know and do not even try to see what is hidden behind the mask. With ABAB rhyme scheme, in just 4 stanzas and 16 lines, Edwin Arlington Robinson tells a meaningful and timeless story about misfortune of Richard Cory, a person behind the mask of money and success

  • King Richard Iii and Looking for Richard Essay

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    The texts King Richard III and Looking for Richard both accept the centrality of power and the yearning for it, as a central plot driver and an assumed part of the human condition. However, each presents a different perspective as to the nature of power; its origins and morality. Discuss this statement with close, detailed reference to both texts set for study. Power is defined as the possession of control or command over people and events. In Shakespeare’s play ‘King Richard III’, the centrality

  • Biography of Richard Lovelace

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    the sibling of four brother and three sisters, Richard Lovelace a poet of the 17th century. Born with wealth and accomplish in many things. Richard was the eldest son of Sir Williams and Anne Barnes Lovelace. Richard was a Cavalier poet and a Metaphysical poet. Richard father held a big position in the military. Richard was a great poet and had a wonderful and highly family. Richard Lovelace studied as for high school was good. Richard attended Dawson high school and Crockett high