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Playwright and Sonneteer William Shakespeare's Life and Writings

Greek and read the Roman dramatists" (Anonymous William Shakespeare 47123316). However, in all honesty, "Very little is known abou...

A Comparison of Juliet and Desdemona

This research report focuses on two female Shakespearean characters who are Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and Desdemona in Othello. T...

Life of Playwright William Shakespeare

17-18). It is probable that their sensitive son was aware of his parents marital discord, but losing himself in books was never a...

Relationships Between Sons and Their Mothers in "The Glass Menagerie" and "Hamlet"

Young Prince Hamlet of Denmark has been dealt two blows in rapid succession. First, while away at college, he learns his father h...

Comparative Analysis of Ralph in Lord of the Flies by William Golding and William Shakespeare's Hamlet

his foul and most unnatural murther" (I.v.29). Hamlet will need all of his inner resources to successfully meet this crisis, for ...

Mature Playwrights Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller

clearly tied to Puritan religious practice, it nevertheless also has a political dimension that was particularly apt to the era in...

William Shakespeare's Hamlet, William Golding's Lord of the Flies, and Their Parallels

In 6 pages the parallels that exist in these works in terms of literary similarities of allegory, metaphor, simile, irony, personi...

Innovative Use of Symbolism by Playwright Tennessee Williams in The Glass Menagerie

part of the illusionary world. Laura, on the other hand, thinks of the fire escape as a way in and not a way out. This can be seen...

'What is Man?' and William Shakespeare's King Lear

In four pages the question regarding the nature of man is examined within the context of William Shakespeare's King Lear....

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare and its 2 Couples

In five pages Benedick and Beatrice and Claudio and Hero are contrasted and compared in this analysis of William Shakespeare's Muc...

The Conduct of Life by Maria Irene Fornes

off water. There is a visceral nature to her work; one that looks you right in the face, and asks "whatta you gonna do now tough ...

Shakespeare and Jonson and Elizabethan Clowns

This essay pertains to William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and Ben Jonson's "Every Man in His Humor," and how each p...

Shakespearean Conflict Analysis

of honor. Macbeth is one of Shakespeares darkest and most intriguing plays- a tragedy of ego, obsession, guilt and ambition. Ma...

Prospero in The Tempest by William Shakespeare

In six pages this paper considers any similarities between William Shakespeare and the character Prospero in an analysis of The Te...

Miranda in The Tempest by William Shakespeare

In five pages the function and purpose served by Miranda's character in The Tempest by William Shakespeare are analyzed....

Hamlet by William Shakespeare and the Significance of Poison

that he will do anything to avenge his death and bring the now King Claudius to justice. He understands that it will not be easy ...

Sonnet 73 by William Shakespeare

In eight pages this paper presents a description and analysis of this sonnet by William Shakespeare....

Hamlet by William Shakespeare and Gertrude II

is affected by parental behavior. Sometimes, there is no reason other than the childs own psychological makeup. It does not seem t...

Macbeth by William Shakespeare and Subversiveness

student researching "Macbeth" should understand that there is virtually no relationships in the play in which people or a group of...

Significance of Tavern in Parts I and II of Henry the Fourth by William Shakespeare

plays we start with "Henry IV" part I. The first mention of "tavern" is in scene II where Falstaff is joking, presumably, with Hen...

Authorship of Pericles

This paper consisting of five pages argues that William Shakespeare alone did not write Pericles but that it was a collaboration b...

Oedipus and Othello

since the first publication of Shakespeares collected plays in 1623, readers and audiences around the globe have, by their seeming...

Shakespeare/Sonnet 73

spring of renewal, for the person that has died. This fact is emphasized in the final metaphor, which is addressed in the next fou...

Females in William Shakespeare Plays Queen Margaret and Lady Percy

In eleven pages Queen Margaret in William Shakespeare's Richard the Third and Lady Percy in Shakespeare's historical play Henry IV...

Perspectives on Authority in Renaissance Drama

The writer examines several of Shakespeare's plays (King Lear and The Tempest), as well as Fuente Ovejuna by the Spanish playwrigh...

Spying and Eavesdropping in the Works of William Shakespeare

readily recognized as nothing more than lies. In the story Measure for Measure, Shakespeare employs the use of spying/eav...

African American Playwright August Wilson

as befits an author who had been writing virtually one play a year since Ma Rainey had its first reading in 1982 at the Eugene ONe...

Blood Relations by Sharon Pollock

This paper consists of five pages and discusses Canadian playwright Sharon Pollock's play about Lizzie Borden entitled Blood Relat...

Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House as a Reflection of 19th Century Social Issues

In four pages this paper examines how the playwright represents social issues in this 19th century dramatic play....

Justifying Authority

The ways in which authority has been justified in literature is examined in Geoffrey Chaucer's 'The Wife of Bath's Tale,' William ...