Marino Faliero

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  • Stillness Of Venice Analysis

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    In Marino Faliero, Lioni’s soliloquy describing Venice at nightfall illustrates the intangibility and ephemerality of Venice through emphasising the stillness of its waters. His speech functions dramatically on two levels which might seem in opposition: it humanises the previously anonymous patricians whilst simultaneously demonstrating Lioni’s (and thus the aristocracy’s) innate inability to understand Venice. Whilst Lioni is prompted by a quiet and directionless unease to leave the party early

  • Edgar Allan Poe, Oscar Wilde And Mary Shelley

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    George Gordon Byron was born on January 22, 1788, London, England died April 19, 1824, Missolonghi. He was British Romantic poet whose poetry and personality “captured the imagination of Europe” ( Byron was known to have influencing the gothic period and many popular american authors such as Edgar Allan Poe, Oscar Wilde,and Mary Shelley. Byron was the son of Captain John Byron nicknamed “ Mad Jack” and his second wife a scots heiress, Catherine Gordon. Byron did not have

  • George Gordon Byron : British Romantic Poet

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    Caroline Lamb, and the scandal of an elopement was barely prevented by his friend Hobhouse. Some of Byron’s works include poems such as Don Juan, Walk in Beauty, and Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage. Some of his famous plays are Manfred, Sardanapalus and Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice. Childe Harold’s

  • Lucia di Lammermoor mad scene Essay

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    Music 360 Fall 2012 History paper Lucia di Lammermoor- Mad scene Lucia di Lammermoor, written in 1835, is an opera by Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848) based on the novel The Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott. The opera is often called a masterpiece and has, thus far, stood the test of time. It was not only popular in its day, but remains popular repertory today and performed by companies around the world every year. The “Mad Scene” has been remarked as a reason to go to the opera