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Shakespeare has used conflict

“In order to attract an audience towards themes, a playwright must use conflict.” Show how Shakespeare has used conflict in The Tempest to explore ideas that are of interest. In doing so, refer in detail to the literary and dramatic elements employed. Shakespeare in this play sets out to represent ProsperoRead More

Shakespeare’s The taming of the Shrew

Ten things I hate about you is a modern day version of Shakespeare’s ‘The taming of the Shrew’. Unlike other movies of the ‘teen’ genre, 10 things I hate about you features a surprisingly edgy and intelligent script and captures the audiences interest for longer than 90 minutes. The storyline evolvesRead More

Richards game

On numerous occasions does Richard use his deformities to his advantage to draw pity and guilt from others, it adds to his ability to act innocent and allows him to give explanations for his actions. In Act 1 Scene 3 when Richard stirs up trouble and makes accusations against theRead More

Richard III a play written by Shakespeare

Richard III is a play written by Shakespeare, detailing a man’s journey on his way to gaining the throne, and ultimately his death. Richard’s rise to power can be attributed to several different factors, and while his achievements owe a great deal to his use of language, other reasons canRead More

The Quest to ruin Richard’s Name

“Cheated of feature by dissembling Nature, Deform’d, unfinish’d, sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up And that so lamely and unfashionable That dogs bark at me as I halt by them; Why, I, in this weak piping time of peace, Have no delight to passRead More

The Taming of the Shrew

Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew shows two sisters: Katherina and Bianca, as two complete contrasts to each other. He used various techniques to achieve these effects. The same techniques are used for both sisters to show comparisons between their characters. Shakespeare created two different characters by making the outcome ofRead More

As You Like It by William Shakespeare

A. The Forest of Arden at first glance, is a country life of arcadian contentment, rustic tranquility, a ‘golden world’ in all its glory. A place to while away the hours like, ‘the old Robin Hood of England. ‘ And so is portrayed and backed up with the seemingly contentRead More

A Mid Summer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

The exact same thing is happening to Hermia as she is being told to marry under the Athenian law that she must do as her father wishes. We also notice that the workmen’s play gives an almost perfect outline to what “Romeo and Juliet” is about, which maybe trying toRead More

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