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Midsummers’ Night dream

The characters in the fairy world have the greatest impact of magic for both the lovers and the mechanical ‘worlds’. Puck, also known as Robin Goodfellow, is an evil and mischievous character who is said to ‘fright the maiden of the villagery’ and ‘misleads night-travellers’. These two quotations clearly supportRead More

Shakespeare presentation

An explanation of Shakespeare’s presentation of the taming of Katherina with reference to Shakespeare’s use of form, structure and language. Shakespeare presents the taming of Katherina in a wide variety of ways through different aspects of the text, its language, structure and form. Katherina’s tamed nature at the closing ofRead More

The Taming of the Shrew

While I have no control to the extent which you use this work, I ask you to RESPECT MY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY and NOT DIRECTLY COPY THIS ESSAY. Feel free to use aspects of it in your work or use it as a basis for any work you may need toRead More

Shakespeare explore the relationship

How does Shakespeare explore the relationship between man and woman in ‘Antony and Cleopatra’? Examine how both a Jacobean audience and a contemporary audience would respond to these relationships The interesting thing about the play ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ is that it touches on issues that are as relevant now asRead More

Shakespeare explore

‘Young gentlemen flock to him every day and fleet the time carelessly as they did in the golden world’ – How does Shakespeare explore the notion of an idealised past in As you like it Shakespeare constructs the world of the Forest as a representation of a golden past; theRead More

Respects Shakespeare

‘Anne Hathaway,’ is a poem which doesn’t depict men in such a harsh light. Duffy uses a much more romantic tone in ‘Ann Hathaway.’ She also uses devices such as metaphor, ‘…My lovers words, were shooting stars which fell to Earth as kisses.’ Here Duffy is complimentary towards the male in the relationship.Read More

Shakespeare presents Antony

He wants Antony to eat and sleep until death. Pompey feels that Antony is not a threat while he is with Cleopatra. Shakespeare presents Antony, through Pompey, as a soldier who does not fight. He has done this to show a non-biased view of Antony, this is important as weeRead More

Falstaff’s companions

Although all of these things were taken from the two sources it can be noted that the storyline of the play did not fully replicate the exact story of the Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland. Shakespeare had mad some changes. Here are a few of them: In Holinshed’s ChroniclesRead More

Shakespeare and Angelas Ashe

True belonging can only be attained after one has conquered a strong sense of identity and is able to reach self actualization, allowing oneself to embrace who they are. The texts, As You Like It by Shakespeare and Angela’s Ashes directed by Alan Parker communicate the notion of identity andRead More

Write about the ways Shakespeare

Love is the seminal theme in the romantic tragedy ‘Romeo and Juliet’ written by Elizabethan playwright William Shakespeare. It is love that is the driving force of the plays actions, in the same way it is love that brings about the tragic end of the two central protagonists. ‘Romeo andRead More