Essays Tagged: "Plays"

Intro to Theater.

(2 pages) 210 4 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Henry IV Part 2 as Compared to History. A comparison of this play to the actuall history of the time in Wales and Europe. Original draft.

uthful historian could not succeed at.If Shakespeare had only used the facts to produce some of his plays, then he would have been like every other historian known to date. The contrasting difference ... f may seem to represent one of the people in historical references, but Shakespeare puts him in his plays mainly for a bit of much needed comical relief. Shakespeare uses this carefree and portly char ...

(9 pages) 36 0 3.3 Mar/2003

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

The History of Drama from the Romantic Period to Modern Times.

e peak of the Romantic period, many playwrights turned to neo-Shakespearean dramatic verse to write plays. These writers desired to explore philosophical issues in poetic dialogue that would have defe ... ical issues in poetic dialogue that would have defeated believable acting before an audience. These plays were written to be read rather than performed and were known as closet dramas. Wordsworth, She ...

(2 pages) 127 0 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Hamlet: Truly mad or acting mad. An essay about role playing in Shakespeare's "Hamlet".

r interpretation.Regarding his "played" madness for example the question arises whether Hamlet only plays this role in order to fool the others or whether the murder of his father had such an influenc ...

(2 pages) 77 1 4.5 Jul/2004

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

How does Shakespeare maintain the balance between seriousness and comedy in the play "Much ado about nothing"?

erry add humour to the play, while Don John and Borachio include the evil aspects that occur in all plays. Claudio and Hero are the central figures in the play and major efforts are made to destroy th ...

(1 pages) 16 0 3.0 Mar/2006

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

Kind Lear

the previous of Oedipus Rex. It was a little hard to read, but it is not unlike other Shakespearian plays. It seemed to me that the plot was better and more interesting in this play. I definite ... read. It may seem a little odd at this time, but it has been explained that people enjoyed reading plays written like this one.

(1 pages) 273 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critique of "Much Ado About Nothing"

(1 pages) 24 0 3.5 Nov/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Book Report

(3 pages) 511 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Crucible: Movie vs Book Essay

on a book, while changing the plot and scenes to fit the taste of the public. For example, in most plays, people look for drama, but not for action since everything is done live on stage. Much of the ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Bell's Macbeth Shakesphere Review

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

How closely does Hamlet match Aristotle's definition of a tragic hero? Can he be accepted as a modern tragic hero?

William Shakespeare, English playwright and poet, wrote a total of 37 plays during his lifetime, beginning his theatrical career in 1590 when he wrote Henry VI. Since the ... t where it culminates in a purgation of such emotions - catharsis. In ancient Greek, the purpose of plays and dramatic performances was not to entertain, but to contribute to the good health of the co ... 1902)Hazlitt, W., Lectures on the Literature of the Age of Elizabeth and Characters of Shakespear's Plays (1817)Miller, A., Tragedy and the Common Man (New York, 1949)Shakespeare, W., Hamlet, in Seely ...

(9 pages) 19 0 5.0 Nov/2008

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

Deep Rooted Lies - Wobbly Foundation

ussions and mainly plain lies. True love and Romeo- Juliet’s concepts are all limited to stage plays and books but not in real life. Dishonesty uproots all love; it starts out small, but then spr ...

(4 pages) 11 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American