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  • The Relevance of the Literature of Renaissance In the Twenty-First Century

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    The Relevance of the Literature of Renaissance In the Twenty-First Century In many ways the age of Renaissance was similar to the times we live in. It was the beginning of the modern era which saw a revolution in almost every aspect of life: living became prosperous for the average people, a new money-based economy was being built. Geniuses were producing scientific inventions which were improving the quality of life. The printing press created a media revolution. It was

  • Macbeth And A Midsummer Night's Dream Analysis

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    Through the many different dynamics that have happened throughout both of these films “Macbeth” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” both of them have had very different type of dynamics with different characters. When I watched “Macbeth” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” I found one relationship for each of the films. Most dynamics are provoked by the antagonist’s reactions but they aren’t really shown. I will be comparing the dynamics in both of the relationships of the two different films as well as

  • Goodnight Desdemona: a Feminist Introspection of Shakespeare

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    Desdemona (Good morningJuliet) uses intertextuality to unveil the complete Shakespearean characters of Juliet and Desdemona to reveal the feminist narrative lurking between lines of Shakespeare’s plays. Only through the intertextual re-examination of the Shakespearean text itself via the interjection of genre and the reassigning of dialogue, within the metatheatre, is the true feminist representation of the female Shakespearian characters unveiled from behind the patriarchal preconceptions. From this understanding

  • Contrast In Mesure For Measure And Julius Caesar By William Shakespeare

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    How is contrast displayed in Shakespearean drama? Playwright William Shakespeare’s works are not written in the way we normally see poems and plays. His writing often displays the contrast between his works. Shakespeare utilizes contrast in his plays “Measure for Measure” and “Julius Caesar” through his themes and characters to carry out the Shakespearean tragedy. Shakespeare demonstrates the contrast in his works through his non-uniform look on tragic stories. In both plays, Shakespeare’s use of

  • Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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    On the other hand, Shakespearean tragedy radiates with strong characterization—round, of course—“Character is Destiny”. Sixthly, Pity and Fear for Catharsis are perhaps common in both the tradition of tragedies. And, lastly, the role of chorus (highlighting the past and intimating the future—pivotal to the plot)

  • Characteristics Of Shakespearean Tragedy

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    2. SHAKESPEAREAN TRAGEDY Shakespearean tragedy is the title given to most tragedies written by the playwright William Shakespeare. “Shakespearean tragedy began, roughly speaking, with marked indebtedness to the tragic writing of Marlowe and Kyd: poetry, character, and style from Marlowe; motive, plot, and tragic intensity from Kyd. No evidence suggests Shakespeare was ever particularly aware of or influenced by, Aristotelian theories of tragedy”. (Bevington, 1980) The plays we usually have in mind

  • Analysis : Shake And Stir Theatre Company

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    experience these emotions and challenges which gives Shakespeare a foothold in modern times (Bruster, 2014). Shake and Stir sequenced together an array of modified scenes from Shakespeare’s most iconic plays, to implore the dramatic meaning that Shakespearean text can be rendered to engross modern audiences while maintaining its integrity and Elizabethan charm. “Great Shakes” is staged in a graveyard, where three year ten students, Betty, Brock and Ben are incarcerated. However, after appearances from

  • Tragic Hero in Othello by William Shakespeare

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    was used multiple times during the story as a form of disrespect shown towards Othello. Manipulation occurs for the majority of the story between Iago and the other characters. Iago, the antagonist, consistently manipulates everyone around him to better serve himself. It is strong theme of this play because it attacks the characters weaknesses and brings the overall downfall. Marriage,

  • Shake And Stir By William Shakespeare

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    honour, ambition and courage- humans still experience these emotions which give Shakespeare a foothold in modern times. Shake and Stir sequenced together an array of modified scenes from Shakespeare’s most iconic plays, to implore dramatic meaning: Shakespearean text can be rendered to engross modern audiences while maintaining its integrity and Elizabethan charm. “Great Shakes” is staged in a graveyard, where three year ten students, Betty, Brock and Ben are incarcerated. However, after appearances from

  • Conflict In Othello

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    Eagleton. Hence, to say that the play is Hegelian does not necessarily mean it is not Aristotelian. While Aristotle focused on tragedy Hegel focused on the tragic. Both features of tragedy and the tragic are to a great extent available in the Shakespearean tragedy of Othello. Hegel’s theory on the tragic helps us to a great extent analyze the tragic conflict in this play. He focuses on the tragic vis-à-vis tragedy. And for me, Hegel is the best whom can we depend upon analyzing Shakespeare’s Othello

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