Essays Tagged: "Love triangle"

A film review of blockbuster Pearl Harbor and its social consequences.

attack on the U.S. Pacific fleet, is seen as movie which is less of a history lesson, and more of a love story. However, despite booming box office sales and rave reviews, some say the movie distorts ... k that provoked the U.S. entry into the second world war serving as a backdrop to a Hollywood-style love triangle. Some even wonder why the film - one which spans from the war in Europe to James Dooli ...

(3 pages) 115 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Discuss how Twelfth Night is structured into becoming a comedy masterpiece of all time ?

t introduces most of the characters of the main plot. Viola's disguise as Cesario alsoinitiates the love triangle, for Viola falls in love with the Duke at first sight, while the Duke is in love with ... , while the Duke is in love with Olivia. Olivia is initially attracted to, then eventually falls in love with Cesario/Viola. Act II presents the rapid rising action of the main plot with Sebastian Vio ...

(2 pages) 65 1 3.7 Sep/2003

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

Summary of The Third Man.

s.This was Reed's second collaboration with screenwriter Graham Greene - a clever mystery tale of a love triangle with nightmarish suspense, treachery, betrayal, guilt and disillusionment. Its two mos ... th. In his ignorant search for the truth, he destroys his oldest friendship, the girl they mutually love, and in part, his own blind moralism.] After accepting the invitation to the lecture, Lime desc ...

(34 pages) 111 0 3.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"Ethan Frome" by Edith Wharton.

ver, who came to live with them to be of assistance to Zeena around the house. Ethan is caught in a love triangle with his spouse Zeena and secret lover Mattie. Zeena and Mattie have completely divers ... nd is quiet. Zeena is not too attractive and dreadfully troublesome. Also, Zeena does not show much love towards Mattie and demands for her to leave the house and for a hired girl to come in.Mattie Si ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

This is a film review on "This Is Spinal Tap", directed by Rob Reiner, which is a cult favourite around the world.

nd Derek Small (Harry Shearer), the bassist. Throughout the mockumentary, David creates a troubling love triangle without realizing it, Nigel is like a mopey teenager where nothing goes his way (he's ... t realizing it, Nigel is like a mopey teenager where nothing goes his way (he's the "obtuse" of the love triangle), and Derek plays the "luke-warm water" middleman.The director in the film, Marty DiBe ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A Midsummers Night's Dream.

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare uses his poetical skills to show how difficult and confusing love can sometimes be.Shakespeare starts the play off with Egeus protesting, his daughter, Hermia's ... ay off with Egeus protesting, his daughter, Hermia's love for Lysander. Although Hermia is truly in love with Lysander, her father demands that she marry Demetrius, which makes the love between Hermia ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

The realities of "Historical Movies" and how they are not truly historical or "love triangles."

lm shows all the events before, during, and after the Japanese attack, much of the story involves a love triangle between two American servicemen, and a woman. One American (Ben Affleck) joins the Bri ... erican (Ben Affleck) joins the British Royal Air Force and is said to have died. The woman falls in love with his friend, the other American serviceman (Josh Harnett). Later Ben Affleck comes back, an ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Triumph of the Human Spirit: Casablanca & Saving Private Ryan Film Comparison

epic tale that for the time raised the bar of pro-war movies. Set around the story of basically two lovers meeting up again under a different set of circumstances in a war torn world. With actors who ... ance such as Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid (IDBM). Casablanca features a twisted love triangle, which Humphrey Bogart's character Rick, A one time freedom fighter and gun runner, wh ...

(8 pages) 48 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Ideas portrayed in "Candida", by George Bernard Shaw.

ned by the arrival of the young poet Marchbanks. As the story develops, these two men fight for the love of Candida, who is forced to choose between one of them. At the end, she decides to stay with h ... is the weakest of the two and thus, the one who needs her most.Nevertheless, apart from the amusing love triangle portrayed in the play, it is also possible to identify, at a higher level of analysis, ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Twelfth Night" by Shakespeare - Consider The Character Of Malvolio, What Is The Purpose Of The Development Of This Character?

r, and the trick played on him seems little more than an amusing subplot to the Viola-Orsino-Olivia love triangle. But he becomes more interesting as the play develops into one of the most complex cha ... ing with the play's fool Feste, she gives a direct analysis of his character: "You are sick of self-love, Malvolio, and taste with a distempered appetite. To be generous, guiltless, and of free dispos ...

(5 pages) 35 1 5.0 Feb/2006

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

How Jane Austen's "Mansfield Park" explores the virtuous & vixenish dichotomy

of female characters, mainly Fanny Price, the protagonist, and Mary Crawford, the antagonist in the love triangle between Fanny, Edmund and Mary."Mansfield Park" subverts the Cinderella story, in that ... ated and ignored, has a companion in Edmund Bertram, who, unlike the Prince in Cinderella, falls in love with someone else, Mary Crawford. Cinderella has an uncommon stroke of good luck when she meets ...

(2 pages) 20 1 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Rushmore"

dy "Rushmore" is a film that follows the interaction between three main characters, and the unusual love triangle that gets formed between them. These characters are different in many ways, but are al ... all searching for one thing: happiness. They all feel that the way to achieve happiness is through love.Max Fischer is a fifteen year old student at Rushmore academy. Rushmore is a private prep schoo ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"A Midsummer Night's Dream"

ing to put on a play for Theseus and Hippolyta, the future king and queen of Athens. In both worlds love has turned their lives upside-down; well everyone knows that the course of true love never did ... nun or no life at all, so she decides to elope to the forest with Lysander. As well as this little love triangle, there's Helena, who loves Demetrius, then due to some fairies magic mix-up Lysander f ...

(8 pages) 72 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

"Casablanca": An historical Movie

In "Casablanca", the remarkable themes of unhappy love and self-sacrifice set this romantic melodrama apart from most in its genre. These themes are b ... emme fatale; and Richard (Rick) Blaine, a seemingly morally ambiguous1 night club owner. An unusual love triangle forms with the two men's mutual love for the intermediary woman. Unlike the romantic t ... rmediary woman. Unlike the romantic triangle which includes the betrayed husband and the victorious lover, this situation results in unhappiness and loss for all involved. All three are willing to sac ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Yourmother

hibits numerous parallels to Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare through literal allusions. The love triangle between Christian De Neuvillette, Cyrano De Bergerac, and Roxane corresponds to the lo ... ac and Romeo and Juliet both have a most memorable balcony scene, a secret marriage, and all of the lovers die. The multitudinous of Romeo and Juliet allusions in Cyrano De Bergerac, enhances the stor ...

(1 pages) 298 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Oh What Fools Theses Mortals Be

Throughout time men have tried to solve the mystery of love. Shakespeare has taken all of their attempts and put it all in a nut shell with the character P ... k then the human's own foolishness.When two bestfriends; Helena and Hermia, are captured in a sever love triangle, one is bound to be hurt. The story goes Hermia loves Lysander, Demitrus loves Hermia ... w foolish mortals can be. We fight, bicker and end the strongest of friendships' all in the name of love. Hermia is betrothed to Demitrus, even thought she doesn't love him and this is what sparks the ...

(3 pages) 8 0 1.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

King Lear

Love is something that is gained and earned. It cannot be bought or measured. William Shakespeare's ... It cannot be bought or measured. William Shakespeare's King Lear is a play that shows the theme of love. Shakespeare's writing ability of using parallel worlds helps contribute to the readers on unde ... on understanding the central theme. After reading the play, readers can understand how the power of love can make people do things to either help or harm a loved one by looking at the relationships of ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Nov/2001

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

The Thematic Application of Music In "Twelfth Night"

"If music be the food of love, play on…" With these words as the play's beginning, it comes as no surprise that the co ... ip;" With these words as the play's beginning, it comes as no surprise that the correlation between love and music turns out to be a significant motif of Twelfth Night, exploited often by Shakespeare ... II, scene IV. His short rhyme tells the painful story of the suffering that accompanies unrequited love, which has obvious ties to the love triangle found between Orsino, Viola and Olivia. Howevera c ...

(4 pages) 26 0 2.3 Sep/2007

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

Of Good Morality and General Pleasure

sh common folk, general pleasure comes from crudity of humor, sex, and violence; romance in courtly love and gentilesse; and some connection to their own lives. By giving “good morality” the ... y best exhibits these traits?First, is the Miller’s tale. A comedic tale of the always-popular love-triangle, the Miller’s tale depicts the life of John, a carpenter in Oxford, and his lovel ...

(6 pages) 18 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Themes surrounding the Vietnam War.

er countries' issues clear. Foreign powers should stay foreign countries.Pyle also is involved in a love triangle with Fowler and Phuong is also of intrigue. He can care of little more than he does of ... hom he wishes to marry and would have had Fowler not been overcome by his jealousy. So powerful can love be, enough to want to end another person's life. Phuong, however, is not prone to being emotion ...

(6 pages) 17 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American