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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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    Richard Burbage

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    Edward Alleyn and Richard Burbage were both notable actors in Elizabethan England. These actors have contributed to theatre in many ways, for both Elizabethan and English theatre. They have also contributed to modern English Society in many ways. These actors have also performed in plays that were scripted by Shakespeare himself. They have also performed and contributed to both the Globe Theatre, and the Fortune Theatre. These actors also are notably rivals of one another in Elizabethan theatre.

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    Richard Cory

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    doesn’t always lead to a happy ending in life. In the poem Richard Cory, by Edwin Arlington Robinson, a rich man gets a sense jealousy when walking down town and passing people who are far less fortunate than him. This entire poem portrays human irony, such that Richard Cory ends up committing suicide even though he had everything. In the poem it states, “And he was rich-yes, richer than a king.” One must raise the question that if Richard is being compared to a king from a wealth standpoint than

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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

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    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

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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

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