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  • The Holderness Coastline Essay examples

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    The Holderness Coastline The infamous Holderness Coastline is located on the East coast of Yorkshire, stretching from Flamborough Head to Spurn Point. In the last 2000 years the coastline has retreated by almost 400m and since Roman times over 28 villages have disappeared into the sea between Bridlington and Spurn Head. About a million years ago the Yorkshire coastline was a line of chalk cliffs almost 32km west of where it now is. During the Ice Age deposits of soft

  • Hidden Meanings Within Shakespeare 's Midsummer Night 's Dream Essay

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    within the play and the play as a whole. Following are lines from Helena. Act II.1 HELENA “I am your spaniel, and Demetrius. Line 204 The more you beat me, I will fawn on you. Use me but as your spaniel - spurn me, strike me, Neglect me, lose me; only give me leave Unworthy as I am to fallow you.” Occurring in Act 2 scene 1, Helena informs Demetrius of Hermia and Lysander’s plans to run away together in hopes of winning Demetrius’s heart. After hearing

  • The Effects of Human Activity on Coastal Landforms

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    longshore drift which will prevent the coastal beach landforms from being maintained such as the development of a spit. It is likely that a spit will be eroded and start to regress in conditions such as these. An example is Spurn head Spit. Spurn head is lcated, on the humber Estuary in North East England. The growth

  • Is Love the Solution or the Problem? A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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    shoulders. She is fed up with Demetrius rejecting her, but Helena is not tempted to give up yet. “And even for that do I love you the more. I am your spaniel, and Demetrius, The more you beat me, I will fawn on you. Use me but as your spaniel: spurn me, strike me, Neglect me, lose me. Only give me leave, Unworthy as I am, to follow you. (Act II sc i 206-211) Helena was

  • Merchant of Venice: Dehumanization of Shylock

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    Shakespeare on Religious Dehumanization: Bringing Awareness, Not Change Discrimination and hatred across religions can be often become a normal part of everyday life, and can be difficult to eradicate and extinguish. In William Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice, the idea of the “normality” of everyday prejudices comes across in interactions and the portrayal of Shylock, a Jewish moneylender in Venice. Through Shylock’s character, Shakespeare provides a commentary on how his society has viewed Judaism

  • The Theme Of Blind Love In A Midsummer Night's Dream

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    Willian Shakespeare’s play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, has a reoccurring theme of blind love. This theme of blind love can be seen through Helena’s monologue. The idea of blind love in the play is shown through Helena’s monologue when she states that “So I, admiring of his qualities: Things base and vile qualities” (1.1.). This portrays the theme of blind love through Helena’s realization that she is making a mistake by obsessing over him. She is aware that she is falling in love with him, but

  • Good In Shakespeare's The Tragedy Of Julius Caesar

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    In William Shakespeare's the Tragedy of Julius Caesar, the best intentions of good, noble people can lead to a tragedy. In the beginning, Brutus is looked at as a noble guy. Even Brutus himself knows that he is, he says that, “If it be aught toward the general good, Set honor in one eye and death i' th' other“(1.2, 87-88). Meaning, if he thinks that if killing Julius Caesar is the best thing for the Roman people he will do what it takes even if it means his own death. Considering this, he wants

  • Similarities between Frankenstein and A Work of Artifice

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    and thrive to be the biggest and tallest tree there it wants to be. This theme presents itself in Frankenstein also, “All men hate the wretched; how, then, must I be hated, who am miserable beyond all living things! Yet you, my creator, detest and spurn me, thy creature, to whom thou art bound by ties only dissoluble by annihilation of one of us” (Shelley 95). Right here the creature is basically saying I have no freedom at all, how

  • Examples Of Betrayal In Julius Caesar

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    According to dictionary.com, a betrayer is defined as a person who is unfaithful in guarding or fulfilling a promise, or committing treachery, against another person. This is a flawless characterization of Brutus in William Shakespeare’s play “Julius Caesar”. Brutus was a senator of Rome who assassinated the future monarch, Julius Caesar. However, Brutus killed Caesar out of the love he had for his country’s wellbeing and to prevent the spread of tyranny. Conversely, the senator misleads his king

  • Context Of Speech In Hamlet

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    anaphora which truly pushes to speech further, he repeats the key points of the soliloquy so it really sticks with the reader. Lastly Alliteration, "The insolence of Office, and the Spurns / That patient merit of the unworthy takes". Insolence and office are perfect examples of simple alliterations and having them joined by Spurns, patient, and takes all come around full circle to stick in your head, having something that the reader remembers easily. Literary devices are often overlooked in writing, people