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Theater of Pain - Hedda Gabler and Equus

is a social climber; and she has no respect for her husband or his scholarship, finding it and him both incredibly boring. She is ...

Hamlet/The Ruse of Insanity

ghost is the specter of his father, condemned to suffer "sulphurous and tormenting flames" (I.v.7) because he died without having ...

A Theatrical Depiction of Apartheid Africa

"Master Harold and the Boys" was first performed at Yale Repertory Theatre on March 12, 1982. Set in...

A Theatrical Depiction of Apartheid Africa

"Master Harold and the Boys" was first performed at Yale Repertory Theatre on March 12, 1982. Set in 1950 Apartheid South...

Analysis of Agamemnon by Aeschylus

First, the author wanted to convey something political. It was a time when democracy was rising and this type of government was at...

Miles Gloriosus Play by Plautus

"heavy father ... [who] is often led into the vices and follies which he has reproved in his son" (Bates, 1906, vol. 1). These com...

Innocence and Guilt in 'Oedipus Tyrannus'

he was the victim of an unspeakable crime: it was prophesied that Laius would die by his sons hand, and so when Oedipus was born, ...

Lorca: "Blood Wedding"

there are only three characters who actually have names, Leonardo, Death and The Moon, though we can argue that the last two are n...

Reflective Essay on Hamlet by William Shakespeare

to have an impact open Hamlet and his self critical guilt. The well known quote that shows the motivation for the play is "the pla...

Wit & Palliative Care

also a former student of Vivians is now in the rather awkward position of also being one of her doctors, as he is an intern and re...

Shakespeare's Tempest/Reflections on His World

and now Prospero sees the opportunity to obtain justice. He charms Miranda into a deep sleep and summons the sprite Ariel, who is ...

Symbolism and Henrik Ibsen

Rosmer, haunts them. Both characters, as noted, feel they are the cause of the suicide of Mrs. Rosmer and by the end of the story...

Pygmalion's Liza Doolittle in the Context of Early Twentieth Century Britain

panacea when it came to womens rights. Liza was caught in this time period where she wanted to strike out on her own but was held ...

Children And Literature: Learning About Themselves In A Book

are learning that every living being sometime, somehow, some way ultimately dies. Fairy tales have long utilized this concept as ...

Jealousy in Othello

tells Desdemonas father that he must act quickly else "youll have your daughter covered with a Barbary horse" (I.1.112-113). As p...

Shaw’s Pygmalion, Euripides’ Medea

expert, Henry Higgins, makes a wager with a friend that he can masquerade a lower-class girl, Eliza, as a member of the upper clas...

Analysis: “Six Characters” Author

writer create something unless it comes at least partly from within? Trying to provider a brief synopsis of the play is impossibl...

Questions on Hedda Gabler

suicide. When Judge Brack discerns Heddas role in Lovborgs suicide, he threatens blackmail and Hedda, too, commits suicide. Why ...

Willy Loman, Not a Tragic Hero

of Willys character shows him to be a highly flawed man, who makes innumerable mistakes and brings about his own tragic demise by ...

Soyinka: "Death and the King's Horseman"

deeply offends the District Officer and his wife, Britons named Simon and Jane Parkinson (Scott, 2006). Things are further compl...

Miller’s Death of a Salesman/A Greek Tragedy

of the play supports the concept of Willy as someone who is "stuck" emotionally at an immature level. Conclusion : As this indica...

Royall Tyler/The Contrast

fianc? was away, Maria restricted her social contacts, read a great many books and focused on letters from Dimple. Letitia explain...

A Poem on "Hamlet"

the best relationship to use in the poem. Hamlets relationship with Gertrude, his mother, is even more problematic, because he tu...

John Proctor in "The Crucible": Moral Dilemma

strikingly beautiful girl, an orphan, with an endless capacity for dissembling" (Miller, 1959, p. 487). She is convinced that she ...

Play and Film Versions of A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

This paper consists of six pages in which comparisons are made between Oedipus and Ibsen's heroine Nora Helmer along with a compar...

Comparing Medea and Lysistrata

In five pages this paper contrasts and compares these plays by Euripides and Aristophanes in a consideration of the similarities a...

I Will Marry When I Want Play by Ngugi Thiong'o and Ngugi wa Mirii

In six pages the play's original production is analyzed in terms of its primary thematic elements. Four sources are cited in the ...

Women's Roles in A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen and Tartuffe by Moliere

In four pages female characters Nora and Pernelle in these two plays are contrasted and compared in an examination of the role wom...

Scene V Analysis of Antigone by Sophocles

In five pages the play's final scene and how its philosophical and theological issues reflect the society of ancient Greece. Ther...

Agamemnon and 'Oresteia' by Aeschylus

This paper consists of five pages and considers how Cassandra's rendition of events represents a play within a play as her word im...