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    My Story : My Tale

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    My life was one consisting of quite the amount of tragedies, however, as I tell my tale, I am careful in reminiscing of the delightful times that occurred throughout, despite all the burdensome moments I have endured. My story begins in the early twentieth century, when my parents birthed a healthy girl, a prepossessing little creature. I am delighted to say I had a merry childhood, as my wealthy parents raised me to be nothing short of whimsical, up until I reached my teenage years. My Christian

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    his new wife. He additionally brings a peace giveaway from France, which Gloucester peruses. He flounders when he goes to an entry about the French keeping the regions of Anjou and Maine consequently for Margaret. Gloucester is disturbed with this loss of area, once hard-won by Henry V and by alternate rulers in late French wars. He estimates the up and coming loss of France and takes off. Beaufort talks against Gloucester, recommending to Buckingham and Somerset that they plot to remove him. Salisbury

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    Tyranny In Macbeth

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    The Duke of Gloucester makes it clear, frequently, that his intent is purely evil, “I am determined to prove a villain,” thus reaffirming his pleasure of being wicked and not needing any motives to be so (1.1.30). In the book, Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900

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    Richard II Authority

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    eventually crowned King Henry the IV. The next, character in the play is Mowbray, who is the Duke of Norfolk. He is responsible for killing Duke Gloucester for Richard II. Therefore, he perceived as the King’s hit man. He is the one that Bolingbroke accuses early in the play of disloyalty against the state and of involvement in the killing of Thomas, Duke of Gloucester, the uncle of King Richard. Then there was Machiavelli which means the royalty of righteous. It is a means for doing what it takes to be

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    Richard III Women

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    Richard's mother, the Duchess of York lacks motherly instincts as shown when she turns against him and she even curses him to "die by God's just ordinance"(4.4.185). “O, she that might have intercepted thee, / By strangling thee in her accursed womb, / From all the slaughters, wretch, that thou hast done!” (4.4.136). Here the Duchess argues that her dominance as a woman may have been to kiss Richard before his birth, then toward

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    John of Gaunt is talking to the Duchess of Glouster about the death of her husband, Gaunt’s own brother. The Duchess is distraught that the murderer of her husband is not to be brought to an appropriate justice. It is implied that King Richard is the one that ordered her husband be killed because of jelousy. In this scene the Duchess compares Edward’s blood line to a tree as she berates Gaunt for not taking action; “Were as seven vials

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    glimpse into the world of Lear and his subordinates sets the premise for the whole play, unravelling within the first few pages, themes which I believe will become increasingly evident. The scene opens with the introduction of three characters – Kent, Gloucester and Edmund. Of these three characters the only one who seems not to have been shown in an unfavourable light yet, by this brief introduction, is Kent. This could be intentional to set It is made clear Edmund is a bastard, and therefore illegible

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    King. Perhaps if Richard hadn’t taken, what would have rightfully been his cousin’s his position would have been more sympathetic to the nobility that joined Henry’s side. There are a few other characters whose deaths were predicted. The Duchess of Gloucester predicted that for his part in his brother’s death, John of Gaunt would die. John of Gaunt also himself says that he will not live to see his son return from exile. Bagot foreshadowed the deaths of Bushy and Green when he told them his instincts

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    More, one that is disputed by Susan E. Lee’s “Richard III’, Shakespeare, and History”- focuses on Richard’s worldly rise to power at the exchange of virtue as he offers up each kill as a sacrifice towards his rise. The idea is that the Duke of Gloucester has the mark of the beast-- physical deformity-- and therefore was born sinful and is predisposed to evil deeds. Ian Frederick Moulton, author of “‘A Monster Great Deformed’: The Unruly Masculinity of Richard III” argues that it is more than Richard’s

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    Women play a compelling part in the play Richard III. On one hand, they can be viewed of as vulnerable and weak as they base their lives on the power and deeds of the men. However, their curses appear to have a prophetic ability. In a way women are the possessions of the men who be wed with them, nevertheless the women advance themselves with absolute emotive potency. The women produce much of the spiritual strength behind the political activities of the play. Paying attention to the men solely we

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