Essays Tagged: "Beatrice"

Explore the Meaning of the Play's Title: "A View from the Bridge"

bridges' or connections between other characters. For example, throughout the first act we see that Beatrice is the bridge between Catherine and Eddie and she still is on page 80 when she insists that ... gainst him?...He only blesses you."(40)Catherine's growing up is a bridge as well:"I'm not a baby...Beatrice says to be a woman," (62)In this scene she also asks Rodolpho to teach her and they venture ...

(2 pages) 80 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An Analysis of Various Hawthourne Short Stories. "Rapaccinni's Daughter, " "Young Goodman, " "The Birthmark,""Look up to heaven, and resist the wicked one"

erefore a reader may interpret him to be a misogynist. In the story "Rapaccinni's Daughter" he uses Beatrice as a carrier of a deadly poison. In "Young Goodman" he targets Faith as the character who i ... Hawthorne uses a woman in this case.In "Rapaccinni's Daughter", Hawthorne develops the character of Beatrice as the possessor of poisonous elements, namely, her breath. Beatrice instills her deadly br ...

(3 pages) 156 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a paper on the two works of sramatic literature, Much Ado about Nothing and Lysistrata

ationships that Shakespeare focuses on. These are between Claudio and Hero and between Benedick and Beatrice. These are both relationships of love, but they are quite different from one another, just ... e to break up is cheating. This is the same reason that Claudio left Hero at the altar.Benedick and Beatrice were very disrespectful toward each other, but in a playful way--much like some peoples' re ...

(3 pages) 81 0 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The character Dante in "The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri

ll was to let Dante see the anguish there and choose. Perhaps this was adivine warning. In Canto 2, Beatrice, the symbol of Divine Love, an angelic spirit wassent to help aid Dante from his error and ...

(2 pages) 167 1 2.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Margaret Thatcher "Milk Snatcher"

oom over a grocer's shop in Grandham, England. Margaret Hilda was the second daughter of Alfred and Beatrice Roberts. She often stated that she was brought up very strictly:I owe everything in my life ... roness by the queen and became a member of the House of Lords.Abse, author of 'Margaret daughter of Beatrice' paints an entirely different picture of Thatcher's family background. In his psycho-biogra ...

(6 pages) 49 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Feminine Perspectives Presented in Shakespeare's Play "Much Ado about Nothing"

ession come in the form of two cousins with very different yet analogous outlooks on life. Hero and Beatrice, each carry themselves in distinctive fashions, and handle situations dissimilarly. By plac ... she very successfully manages to carry out the strategy that has been proposed by Don Pedro to trap Beatrice. She understands that not everyone spontaneously falls in love with each other, but they ca ...

(5 pages) 45 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Biblical Similaritis in Hawthorne's "Rappaccini's Daughter".

count of Adam and Eve in Genesis chapters 1-3 is extremely similar to the situation of Giovanni and Beatrice in "Rappaccini's Daughter".In both "Rappaccini's Daughter" and the Genesis chapters in the ... rden was forbidden because it was poisonous. The only person immune to the poison of this plant was Beatrice, then soon Giovanni.In Hawthorne's story, a parallel between Giovanni and Adam is establish ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dante Alighieri importance in literature and how did his work reflected "the spirit of the Renaissance".

ed a woman chosen for him by his family. Despite this, he remained in love with another woman named Beatrice, and continued to yearn for her even after her sudden death in 1290. Three years later, he ... 290. Three years later, he published Vita Nuova (The New Life), which describes his tragic love for Beatrice.Around the time of Beatrice's death, Dante began a serious study of philosophy and intensif ...

(3 pages) 87 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The comic elements of the play are constructed through language. Do you agree?

re expressed by the characters' dialogues and they affect the readers in a comical way.Benedick and Beatrice are the comical figures in the play; there are a lot of conversations between them. At the ... re the comical figures in the play; there are a lot of conversations between them. At the beginning Beatrice is aware of Benedick when she mentions him before his arrival, when they meet they start th ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

"A View from the Bridge" by Arthur Miller.

r Miller, is a study in manipulation. Throughout the text, the main characters of Eddie, Catherine, Beatrice, Rodolpho and Marco both struggle to dominate others and accept being dominated. The lines ... opening stages of A View from the Bridge are headed by Eddie being the most dominant. Catherine and Beatrice are clearly subservient to him, with this obedience revealing itself on numerous occasions, ...

(5 pages) 101 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Amerindian Resistance.

ed through an initial resistance against adaptation to the reality in which they find themselves." (Beatrice Hinkle) It is obvious that in Las Casas' book, Amerindians are constantly undermined and ar ...

(3 pages) 32 0 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

This essay deals with Dante's Inferno and how sin and love compare and contrast to each other throughout Inferno.

me turbulent and he felt that he was no longer on the right path to "Paradiso".A connection between Beatrice and Dante is established in Canto 2. The connection between the two can be interpreted as b ... d in Canto 2. The connection between the two can be interpreted as being a misleading form of love. Beatrice, the symbol of Divine Love, becomes an angelic spirit who now holds a place in heaven. She ...

(6 pages) 201 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The assignment of this essay was to demonstrate how Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing illustrated the literary term, "comedy of errors"

sunderstandings, miscommunication, and mistaken identity.When the play opens, the audience believes Beatrice, ex-wife of Benedick, a young lord of Padua, despises Benedick, and Benedick despises Beatr ... ses Benedick, and Benedick despises Beatrice. In a case of mistaken identity at a masquerade party, Beatrice, mistakes Benedick's identity for that of a disguised stranger and speaks about Benedick- h ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare


Symbols:Dante: HumanityVirgil: Human ReasonBeatrice: Divine LoveSun: Divine IlluminationDark Wood of Error: WorldlinessGeryon: Dishonesty, Frau ... in Florence, Italy 1265. Died 1321.-Had an arranged marriage, but he was in love with a woman named Beatrice, but she died when she was 16 years old.-Dante was involved with the GUELPHS (white group). ... nd the guelphs (white group) were exiled. Including Dante.Reasons For Writing the Inferno:-Death of Beatrice. Helps to teach people what it takes to be saved. Prove that for humans to overcome evil, i ...

(7 pages) 90 0 2.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Discussion of the presentation of women in "Much Ado About Nothing" - How might different audiences react to this presentation?

onato's household. Therefore she has more freedom as she is not expected to honour her family name. Beatrice, another female character in the play, does not fit into either of these categories.Life fo ... Hero, seemingly with little regard for her own feelings.In this scene, Hero is a sharp contrast to Beatrice who speaks her mind on all occasions, and Margaret who would not be denounced as a mere ser ...

(8 pages) 93 2 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Orsen Welles

d others writers throughout his career.Orson Welles, born on May 6, 1915 to Richard Head Welles and Beatrice Ives Welles in Kenosha, Wisconsin wasn't the focus of his parents' attention. Instead his b ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

How does Arthur Miller Capture and Sustain the Audience's Attention Through the Relationships Portrayed in 'A View from the Bridge.'

co come from. One of the main characters is Catherine, who is 17 and lives with her aunt and uncle, Beatrice and Eddie. Rodolfo and Marco are Beatrice's cousins' who have come over from Italy as illeg ... d not go away."The lights fade on ALFIERI, then rise on EDDIE standing at the doorway of the house. BEATRICE enters on the street. She sees EDDIE, smiles at him.He looks away.Eddie -"It's after eight. ...

(3 pages) 40 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Much Ado about nothing" by William Shakespeare, A character anaysis

ttempts and complications in finding love. Hero and Claudio fall deeply in love, while Benedick and Beatrice hated each other, which lead to them falling in love as well. Claudio is a flawed lover tho ... ero has a passive and submissive character throughout the play, which is the opposite of her cousin Beatrice who is cynical and feisty. Benedick and Beatrice have very similar characters, which make t ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Literary analysis of "Rappaccini's Daughter"

re to relay to the reader a more allegorical meaning. In the story " Rapaccinni's Daughter" he uses Beatrice as a carrier of a deadly poison. Beatrice's relationship with Giovanni is the main plot of ... is the one with the poisonous heart.Giovanni, the would-be lover, alternates between obsession with Beatrice, which he considers love, and abhorrence of her as shown when he says he felt "a wild offsp ...

(4 pages) 50 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tricks and Manipulation

of such manipulation includes Don Pedro, Claudio and Leonato tricking Benedick into believing that Beatrice loves him, and also Hero and Ursula tricking Beatrice into thinking Benedick is in love wit ... nto thinking Hero is dead. An occurrence of trickery involves Benedick being manipulated to believe Beatrice is in love with him. Don Pedro, Leonato and Claudio carry out trickery playfully when they ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers