Arts Essays and Term Papers
Educating Rita – Coursework Piece‘Educating Rita’ is a play by Willy Russell. It follows two people and their ever changing relationship. It takes place in just one room at a redbrick university in “the North of England”. Frank is an English lecturer at the university. He takes on an Open University teaching course “to pay ...
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The Merchant Of Venice: Is It A ClassicOne of the many elements that make up a classic, is that the book,
novel or play can be read in any generation, decade, century or in any part
of the globe at any time and have relevance to the reader. The themes of
this book should be universal, so that the reader can take something and
create a ...
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The Generation Gap In King LearOne of the underlying themes in Shakespeare's play, King Lear is
the concept of the generation gap. This gap is mainly illustrated between
the family. The older generation is Lear himself, and the younger
generation consists of his daughters Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. In the
second plot of ...
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Shakespeare's HamletHave you ever heard the saying that actions speak louder than words? Well, this is true in many cases, but in one case particular, Shakespeare’s Hamlet, we see that words can just about say it all. In the tragedy Hamlet by Shakespeare, we see how the character of Hamlet expresses his concerns and ...
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Romeo & Juliet: Friar LawrenceRomeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare's plays about tragedy. It is
about two lovers who commit suicide when their feuding famillies prevent them
from being together. The play has many characters, each with its own role in
keeping the plot line. Some characters have very little to do with the ...
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Performances Of A Lifetime In Thelma And LouiseIf the 1991 box office success of Thelma and Louise was unexpected, more surprising was the heated debate that followed its release, a debate over the film’s political status and social implications. While Joan Smith of The Guardian argued that the film’s “effect is perversely to reinforce the ...
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Dear Shakespeare: A Critique Of The TempestTo Mr. William Shakespeare,
I am going to get right down to business. I am writing to you regarding
our recent collaboration on The Tempest. In my opinion I think we need to make
a couple of changes. The first is in regards to Caliban and the second has to
do with Prospero.
As I was reading ...
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Love In Much Ado About NothingWhat is love? Many people would answer this question differently. People fall in love, get married, form families with children, pets and houses. Every family differs from one another. The reason that no identical families exist in this world is that people understand love in their own ways. ...
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Communication Analysis: Men Are From Mars, Women Are From VenusJohn Gray’s “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” portrays the differences that men and women feel, and encounter in everyday life. Being so different, often times it is hard for men and women to communicate without upsetting the other. Gray offers some recommendations for couples to ...
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Movie: Wolfgang Amadeus MozartThe movie takes place in Vienna, Austria in the 1700's. The film begins
with the attempted suicide of Antonio Salieri, a court composer of the Austrian
Emperor. He is placed in a mental asylum where a priest visits and asks for his
confession. Salieri claims to have caused the death of Mozart. ...
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Analysis Of Witches In MacbethIn the play Macbeth by Shakespeare the three female witches play an
important part in the development of the story. This essay will analyze
the dramatic function of the witches in Act I of Macbeth.
I think that the reason that Shakespeare begins the play with the
witches is to gives us the ...
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Henry IV: Appearance Vs. RealityShakespeare's play Henry IV begins with a king (King Henry) beginning a
pilgrimage after killing King Richard II. Henry believes that by gaining the
throne of England he has done an honourable deed, yet he admits that the
fighting and bloodshed could continue, A. . . ill sheathed knife . . . ...
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King Henry IV And Joseph Strorm: Archtypical FathersAn ideal father is one who is both caring and understanding. To fit this
mould, one must express these characteristics. The outlook and actions of King
Henry IV (Shakespeare, Henry IV Part 1) and Joseph Strorm (Wyndham, The
Chrysalids), suggest characters who do not match the mould of the ...
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Oedipus Rex: Fate And FreewillIn the play Oedipus Rex, it shows many different forms of fate and
freewill. Fate is a word that can be defined in many different ways. Fate
can affect a person’s life in many different ways. Oedipus’s fate ruined
his life and lead him to a horrible death. Antigone’s life was also thrown
out to ...
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The MatrixIn the science fiction movie "" people are ruled by Artificial Intelligence (AI), machines made by men to make life easier on the human race. This form of industrialization has also begun in our world today. We have given birth to a host of machines that think for themselves, hoping they would ...
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King Lear Earl Of GloucesterThe presence of the Earl of Gloucester in King Lear helps the audience to better understand the behavior of Lear because Gloucester becomes Lear’s source of sight to reality. This is so, because Gloucester learned the relationship between reality and appearances, which Lear has a problem of ...
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Othello: Roles Of Cassio, Roderigo, And Brabantio, And Their FunctionsFrom Shakespeare's play Othello, this paper will be discussing the roles
of Cassio, Roderigo and Brabantio, and their functions.
First, Cassio. Cassio is an honourable lieutenant and a soldier, who is
very loyal and caring towards his commanding officer, Othello, as shown
in one of many ...
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The Tempest: Drunk And More DrunkBilly Schwartz
English 1202 IB
March 30, 1998
Trinculo and Stephano though not major characters in William
Shakespeare's The Tempest, serve a large role in the story itself. They
mainly serve as the story's comic relief and they also contribute to
demonstrating to the ...
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The Tragedy Of Julius Caesar: BrutusWilliam Shakespeare's play, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, is mainly
based on the assassination of Julius Caesar. The character who was in
charge of the assassination was, ironically, Marcus Brutus, a servant and
close friend to Julius Caesar. But what would cause a person to kill a
close friend? ...
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Our Town: Universal Theme Of FamilyThe universal theme presented through out this whole playwright is
family, and consistency. The author puts the theme of family above the
other themes to clearly show it's intentions throughout the whole play. By
using the Webb family and Gibb's as the main character, he clearly repeats
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Hamlet's Madness`What is madness? Is someone mad merely because they are different, and
do they in return see the same about the world? The dictionary defines madness
as, “1. the state of being mad; insanity. 2. senseless folly. 3. frenzy;
rage. 4. intense excitement or hilarity.” Though is there a ...
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Macbeth: How Money KilledMany of our friends at Wall Street have serious heart problems; some of
them even die years before they should because of the stress that is brought on
by the money and greed of Wall Street. Money is also evident as a health risk
in Macbeth and The Merchant of Venice, both written by William ...
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Andy Warhol And Pop ArtThe pop art movement began in London during the 1950's and then
quickly spread throughout nearly all of the industrialized world. Although
the artists did have some overlapping styles, pop art focuses more on the
subject and less on style, which was left up to each individual artist.
The main ...
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Romeo And Juliet: RomeoRomeo is the type of person who loves everything except his enemies.
He shows his love and hate to everyone. Whenever he saw Juliet, he would
tell her how much that he loved her. If he saw another Capulet, he would
try and start a fight or just leave them.
Romeo's actions reflect many ...
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