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Essays for English: Shakespeare

  1. Rawr
    Book Review #7: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare Title: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Author: William Shakespeare Publisher: Simon & Schuster...
  2. How to Write an Outline
    Outline Subject: Making an outline Choose a topic which interests and challenges you. Your attitude towards the topic may well determine the amount of effort and...
  3. Hamlet
    Paper and Presentation Write a critical, research paper on one of the thematic units of literature that we have covered this semester. This is not a plot summary or a book...
  4. Macbeth
    Trace Macbeths change over the course of the play. How does Shakespeare convey it?<br /> <br /> The transition from brave and loyal thane to brutal tyrant king can be easily traced, when focusing on the character of Macbeth throughout the play...
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  5. Macbeth
    I am going to prove that in the play Macbeth, a symbol of blood is portrayed often(and with different meanings), and thatit is a symbol that is developed until it is the dominating themeof the play towards the end of it. To begin with, I found...
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  6. Macbeth - Manhood
    Introduction: In Shakespeare’s play titled “Macbeth”, there is a constant “be a man” theme re-occurring, which in different ways it repeatedly mentions what it means to be a man. Lady Macbeth, King Duncan even Macbeth himself, all...
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  7. Soliloquy
    Rishi Kanagarajah and Rahul Ramesh Mr. Fontaine ENG4UN July 24/12 Soliloquy Definition Soliloquy is...
  8. Macbeth - What Was Beyond His Control?
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  9. Macbeth Analysis
    Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” is one of his most famous tragedies. This basically means that the play does not have a “happy ending”. These plays invoke powerful emotions such as anger, grief and disgust within the audience and are not for the...
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  10. Macbeth, King Lear and Much Ado About No
    Shakespeare writes his plays to teach a moral story, of behavior and love. The three plays, King Lear, Much Ado About nothing, and Macbeth, the parents are very stubborn and their views are very narrow toward their children. The children know that...
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  11. Macbeth: Not a Play of Fate
    William Shakespeare's Macbeth is not necessarily a play of fate, but rather a tragedy that occurred as a result of uncontrollable greed and malevolence by Macbeth and his wife. The weird sisters only make suggestions about Macbeth's road to...
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  12. Madness in Shakespeare's Hamlet
    Madness may be “mental incapacity caused by an unmentionable <br /> injury.” Such wounds often are not easily perceived but may be <br /> revealed in time of stress. Hamlet’s question, “have you a <br /> daughter?”(Act II. Sc2...
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  13. Lan Based
    Name: MC. AIRON M. PLATON Date Submitted: OCTOBER 01, 2012 Section: III- EFFICIENT (13) Teacher: MRS. PAM N. VILLAPANDO BOOK REPORT NO.2...
  14. The Impervious Perception of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night
    In the kingdom of Illyria (fantasy world), Twelfth Night was supposedly originally written for the entertainment of Queen Elizabeth I. William Shakespeare’s comedy...
  15. Archetypes Term Paper
      Archetypes are constant throughout all times and cultures. You find them in all of the most satisfying literature. An understanding of these forces is one of the most...
  16. Merchant & a Midsummer Nights
    A Product of Society? <br /> <br /> It is hard to determine whether or not Shakespearean comedy is clearly a product of Elizabethan courtly society. It can be said that the answer to that question is both yes and no. It is apparent in The...
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  17. Merchant of Venice
    The Merchant of Venice is a play both about love and hate. Shakespeare illustrates the theme of hate most prominently through the prejudices of both Christians and Jews and their behaviour towards one another. The theme of love is shown amongst the...
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  18. Merchant of Venice: Shylock, Victim or Villain?
    “The Merchant of Venice” by William Shakespeare is a thought provoking play in which Antonio, a Christian, displays his anti-semetic views towards Shylock, a man of Jewish religion. It is easy to see Shylock being portrayed as both a...
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  19. Mid-Summer Nights Dream
    Theseus' and Hippolyta's wedding provide a frame for the royalty because they are the royalty. Because weddings are a sort of theme for this story the young lovers, who just want to marry the person they love, are seeking a marriage also. The...
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  20. The Pretended Madness of Hamlet in Hamlet
    In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the main character Hamlet is believed to have gone insane after the death of his father. There is much evidence in the play that causes one to...
  21. Midsummer Night's Dream Act 2 Scene 2
    If you were directing Act 2 Scene 2, how would you do it?<br /> <br /> This is how Act Two Scene Two may be directed in an excellent, effective way. Including some different usages of facial expressions, speech expressions and including the set...
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  22. Motiff of King Lear
    One of the primary themes portrayed in "King Lear" is the harsh effects of betrayal by one's loved ones. Incorporated in this message is the fact that such betrayal can be avoided with sound judgment and temper, and with patience in all decisions...
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  23. Much Ado About Dogberry
    In Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, there are many different <br /> subplots all taking place at the same time. There are several love <br /> stories, trickeries, and deceptions. Of all of them, though, one conflict <br /> stands above...
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