Essays Tagged: "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Dead poets society.

In Dead Poets Society we feel that a considerable amount of injustice occurred in relation to Keating. Wh ... a considerable amount of injustice occurred in relation to Keating. What is your opinion about this and how do you respond to the headmaster's accusation that he is the cause of Neil's death?After the ... dmaster's accusation that he is the cause of Neil's death?After the death of Neal Perry, Mr Perry Neal's father sought the cause of his son's death, after informing Mr Nolan, Mr Nolan blamed Neil's de ...

(3 pages) 64 0 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Shakespearean Comedy.

Shakespearean ComedyShakespeare was a great writer. He wrote different types of literature which are s ... iter. He wrote different types of literature which are still known and famous today. Some of his great works were his comedies which included the plays A Midsummer Night's Dream and Much Ado about Not ... d the plays A Midsummer Night's Dream and Much Ado about Nothing.In the Shakespearean comedy, there are twelve aspects: "a thematic concern with love and beauty"; "a night-to-day movement'; "a quest, ...

(1 pages) 24 1 3.0 Oct/2003

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

The Dream.

Lydia grabbed a strand of hair, absently stuck it in her mouth, and began to suck on it. It was a nervou ... stuck it in her mouth, and began to suck on it. It was a nervous habit that she'd been trying to break for years. Nothing worked. It didn't help that this was her first day at Lawndale High, a brand-n ... It didn't help that this was her first day at Lawndale High, a brand-new school whose construction had only been finished the past summer. Lydia's previous high school had been over populated, so they ...

(38 pages) 174 1 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

In his play 'The Trial' Berkoff attempts to create a nightmarish feel. Describe how you would create this feeling on stage with the use of the 'chorus of 9 people waiting'.

In the play 'The Trial' by Steven Berkoff there are many interesting features. I have found the 'nightmare' q ... ting features. I have found the 'nightmare' quality of the piece to be the most striking of these features and I feel that as a director this nightmarish aspect is key to the success of the piece. I w ... this nightmarish aspect is key to the success of the piece. I would want the chorus of nine people waiting to play a significant part in creating this quality, especially visually.The casting process ...

(6 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Shakespeare's Scenes:A Glimpse into the Life of an Artist as exemplified in and . By Andrew Scott

Shakespeare's Scenes:A Glimpse into the Life of an ArtistIf one is to uncover a common thread between ... to the Life of an ArtistIf one is to uncover a common thread between art and life, it can only be that of impermanence. The impact of constant change becomes as compelling as it is irreversible, and, ... change becomes as compelling as it is irreversible, and, thus, burrows itself deep within the mind and soul of the artist. One, then, cannot fully understand the art without, first, understanding the ...

(10 pages) 57 0 3.0 Feb/2004

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

The comparison of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer, Wilde's the Importance of Being Earnest, and Shaw's Mrs Warren's Profession

The Role of Money in MarriageEven though the four plays were written in four different eras, there are quite a few phenome ... r different eras, there are quite a few phenomena they have in common. Written in the 16th century, A Midsummer Night's Dream by Shakespeare is the oldest among the four dramas. Goldsmith wrote She St ... Shakespeare is the oldest among the four dramas. Goldsmith wrote She Stoops to Conquer in 1773, Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest was published in 1895, while Mrs Warren's Profession by B ...

(10 pages) 96 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mendelssohn, biography

Felix Mendelssohn was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1809. His mother taught him music at a very young age. Felix would wr ... y in 1809. His mother taught him music at a very young age. Felix would write music for the entire family. His family had Sunday morning Concerts when he, his brother, and two sisters would play for w ... brother, and two sisters would play for whoever wanted to come. At these concerts Mendelssohn even had a small orchestra.At nine, Mendelssohn knew piano, organ, and viola and, he conducted and compose ...

(1 pages) 36 1 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Critique on "A Midsummer nights dream."

'A Midsummer nights dream' is a movie based on the Shakespeare writing, 'A Midsummer nights dream' . ... a movie based on the Shakespeare writing, 'A Midsummer nights dream' . A 'Midsummer nights dream' was more like a fairy-tale than most of Shakespeare's writing. I enjoyed A 'Midsummer nights dream' m ... st of Shakespeare's writing. I enjoyed A 'Midsummer nights dream' more than other movies that were based on Shakespeare's writing because the roles in the movie were not as serious, they were more fai ...

(1 pages) 31 0 1.0 Oct/2005

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

'A Midsummer Night's Dream' The interevention of the faries.

In "A Midsummer Night's Dream", fairies play an important part in shaping the romantic lives of two youn ... fairies play an important part in shaping the romantic lives of two young couples. With their help and intervention, occurrences that may have been inconceivable otherwise become reality. This realit ... ces that may have been inconceivable otherwise become reality. This reality within the play is contrasted by the dream world showing that love is a mask or just blind. The fairies are a key role in ex ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2005

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

"Dead Poet's Society".

The theme of carpe diem is represented in the film, "Dead Poet's Society", through the theme of individualism and ... , "Dead Poet's Society", through the theme of individualism and freedom. Professor Keating, the replacement English society, introduces the idea of individualism and free thinking to the seven boys, " ... oduces the idea of individualism and free thinking to the seven boys, "I thought the purpose of education was to learn to think for yourself." helping them realize that although authority can, and mus ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.7 Nov/2005

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

That One English Professor

The windows rattled when Mr. McDonnell boomed "Hello!" every morning to the students in the hallways. With the de ... students in the hallways. With the demeanor of a drill sergeant, he even frightened the senior football players who knew him only by sight. On my first day in Mr. McDonnell's English class, I honestly ... in Mr. McDonnell's English class, I honestly thought that he would kill English for me.But I soon came to realize that my first impressions of Mr. McDonnell had little to do with the kind of teacher ...

(2 pages) 13 0 1.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - William Shakespeare

** This essay was written for a specific passage in a specific book! ISBN: 0140714553 and pages 23 and 24**In t ... ok! ISBN: 0140714553 and pages 23 and 24**In this passage, Oberon makes reference to the incident that creates further chaos in the play. Cupid's arrow landed upon a "western flower". When it's juice ... arrow landed upon a "western flower". When it's juice is laid upon sleeping eyes, the victim will fall madly in love with whatever creature it sees first. If it had not been for Oberon's fateful obse ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2006

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

The Role of Women within Shakespeare

Who would know better than William Shakespeare to start about a revolution within society? By simply taking the average woma ... n within society? By simply taking the average woman's way of life and making it even more so important, Shakespeare dramatically changed how a woman's role in a community was perceived. This was the ... 's role in a community was perceived. This was the start of a new beginning for women everywhere. Shakespeare had given the female race a new level of importance that would carry on for years - even t ...

(1 pages) 19 0 2.0 Apr/2007

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

Shakespeare's Relevance over Time

Shakespeare Relevance EssayShakespeare is a timeless playwright who has explored numerous themes throu ... hakespeare is a timeless playwright who has explored numerous themes throughout his classic plays that never lose appeal. Shakespeare's themes are timeless in the sense that they never go out of socie ... eare's themes are timeless in the sense that they never go out of society's standards as long as humans exist. I will be exploring the themes of infatuation with beauty expressed in "Shall I compare t ...

(3 pages) 32 2 3.2 May/2007

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

Discuss the Historical and Social context of America in 1980s in relation to "Moonstruck"?

The film, "Moonstruck" (1987), was set in the 1980s in America and was notably appropriated from "A Midsummer's Night Dream (Shakesp ... ica and was notably appropriated from "A Midsummer's Night Dream (Shakespeare)". In order to appreciate the aesthetic value of this appropriation, research must be conducted into the historical and so ... tion, research must be conducted into the historical and societal context of this film.Being set in America in 1987, society at that time was developing. To give a brief idea of America at that time, ...

(2 pages) 20 1 3.0 Jun/2007

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

Felix Mendelssohn

Felix Mendelssohn was born in 1809. He was born to wealthy parents. He dad was a banker and his grandfather had been a ... was a banker and his grandfather had been a philosopher. After his parents discovered Felix's musical ability, they helped Felix develop his skill. Like Mozart, Mendelssohn started composing a ... Like Mozart, Mendelssohn started composing at an early age. He wrote some very impressive musical pieces like the "Octet for Strings" and the overture to Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Nigh ...

(1 pages) 775 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Puck's Speech (Midsummer Night's Dream)

In many ways, the character Puck acts as the primary narrator to Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Drea ... he primary narrator to Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Puck successfully brings together all aspects discussed in the story by playing the part of the story-teller. In the closing, Puck sho ... e story by playing the part of the story-teller. In the closing, Puck shows his full narration with a conclusion to the play in the form of a speech.Puck's final speech is a good way of ending the pla ...

(2 pages) 1999 1 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Midsummers Night Dream Comparrison

A Review of the Status of the Feminine in Shakespearean Comedy Linda Bamber, author of, The ... e Feminine in Shakespearean Comedy Linda Bamber, author of, The Status of the Feminine in Shakespearean Comedy, speaks about the views that she feels William Shakespeare had developed and expr ... views that she feels William Shakespeare had developed and expressed in his A Midsummer Night's Dream. Her ideas suggest that Shakespeare wrote with the view that male dominance was in fact superior ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Humour in a Midsummer Night's Dream

In this essay I shall be looking at how humour in the final scene adds to the dramatic impact of the play.First ... ow humour in the final scene adds to the dramatic impact of the play.First I will look at why the play was written.?A midsummer night's dream? was written specifically for a wedding of two important p ... night's dream? was written specifically for a wedding of two important people. Even more important was the fact that queen Elizabeth I would be attending. Being a wedding ceremony, something cheerful ...

(5 pages) 901 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

Human Condition - Away by Michael Gow

Literature can reflect the human condition by presenting aspects of our existence, including the wide ran ... ndition by presenting aspects of our existence, including the wide range of emotions, our mortality and the transformations which differentiate us as a species. Examples of texts which do so include t ... us as a species. Examples of texts which do so include the play Away by Michael Gow, the photo "Woman on Bondi" by Marco Bok and the poem "Ode To A Nightingale" by John Keats, which provide similar a ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers