Essays Tagged: "plot line"

Magic in the Tempest

akespeare's last plays. It has a combination of superb characters, interesting settings, and a good plot line--all held together by the running theme of magic, and its ever-present importance. A close ...

(3 pages) 123 0 4.2 Jun/1996

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

Character Study On Mercutio

ent them from being together. The play has many characters, each with their own role in keeping the plot line. Some characters have very little to do with the plot but some have the plot revolving aro ... eing dependent on anyone.There are two main reasons Mercutio's character is important to the actual plot of Romeo & Juliet. First of all, Mercutio convinces Romeo to attend the party at the Capule ...

(3 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/2002

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

"Cressida and the Folly of Youth" This essay discusses possible answers to the question 'what is Cressida' in Shakespeare's "Troilus and Cressida."

love story between Troilus, the Trojan prince, and the maiden Cressida is only one of the two major plot lines in Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida. However, the actions of Troilus and Cressida seem ... eed, it seems that the love story between these two provides an overarching metaphor for the second plot line, that of the Trojan War. While the scenes portraying the war are effective in their own ri ...

(5 pages) 59 1 4.7 Mar/2002

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

"The Tale of Genji" by Murasaki, and the Passing of the Seasons

n for its being qualified as a classic is not the fact that it was the first novel, or its twisting plot line. It is Murasaki's subtle insights into the medieval Japanese way of life and thought that ... n for its being qualified as a classic is not the fact that it was the first novel, or its twisting plot line. It is Murasaki's subtle insights into the medieval Japanese way of life and thought that ...

(16 pages) 136 1 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a short essay about the character flaws in "The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet". It show the flaws of 3 different people who had crucial parts in the play.

event them from being together. The play has many characters, each with its own role in keeping the plot line. Some characters have very little to do with the plot. Many characters do not have much ti ... do with the plot. Many characters do not have much time on stage but their parts are crucial to the plot of the story. Some of the character flaws in this play are the reason why "The Tragedy of Romeo ...

(3 pages) 99 0 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Romeo and Juliet paper who caused the tragedy

event them from being together. The play has many characters, each with its own role in keeping the plot line. Some characters have very little to do with the plot but some have the plot revolving aro ... m. Friar Lawrence does not have very much time on stage but the time he does have is crucial to the plot line. Through his words Friar Lawrence demonstrates the he is a good intentioned, yet sometimes ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Animal Farm by George Orwell

is a typical traditional short story, which gives it extraordinary manifest content, a traditional plot line, and universal symbolism.The scapegoat, or enemy, of the story serves as a simple reason f ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A look into the Matrix. Is it science fiction or is it Fantasy?

In addition, The Matrix is a work of science fiction because technology plays a key element in the plot line. This can be seen in one segment of the film when Neo first awakens to find him self in a ...

(2 pages) 33 1 4.3 Mar/2005

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

'The Journey, not the Arrival Matters': discuss this statement focussing on how composers represent the concept of journeys.

inhabited tropical island, the isolated environment is a feature of imaginative journey texts. The plot structure, character development, symbolism, imagery, theme of enchantment and metaphors used d ... ure, of revenge and deceit, feasts and comedy, personal growth and reconciliation.The Tempest basic plot line exemplifies a sub-genre of the imaginative journey named the Shipwrecked Mariner's Tale. T ...

(8 pages) 68 0 1.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"To Kill a Mockingbird": How does Lee's narrative structure contribute to the impact of the novel on the reader?

The novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee is unique because it contains two plot lines and climaxes. Harper Lee has skilfully combined the two plots in the one story to enhance ... y combined the two plots in the one story to enhance the impact of the novel on the reader. The two plots are strategically interwoven in the novel and make the novel more interesting as well as empha ... more interesting as well as emphasising the themes and symbolism contained in the novel. One of the plot lines involves Jem and Scout's adventures with Boo Radley, while the other is about Atticus Fin ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Critical Analysis of Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"

Samuel Taylor Coleridge presents a complex web of themes and symbols within the seemingly simple plot line of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. The story of the seafarer with the 'glittering eye' (1 ... ecomes even more brilliant. An examination of the poem on both levels proves Coleridge's genius.The plot line is told in the third person and is about the Mariner's first person account of his trip at ...

(10 pages) 82 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Bridge Over The River Kwaii

ks this pattern of "classic bore syndrome." The story had well developed characters, a unique plot line, and was all around exciting. The Bridge Over the River Kwaii is a story about Brit ... ng, which is used when the British take over the command of the bridge building project. The plot line of The Bridge Over the River Kwaii is certainly not the common World War II story plot lin ...

(3 pages) 334 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Heaven Can Wait

e enjoyable if the characters were not as robotic, shallow, and tasteless as they seemed to be. The plot line was extremely tedious, and predictable as well. The theme of this movie is very unclear, w ... appealing if the movie had a better approach.The theme of the movie cannot be determined since the plot and the characters were awful. If anything about the theme of the story can be analyzed its tha ...

(1 pages) 297 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Dreamcatcher by steven king

r put it to shame. The film Dreamcatcher in comparison to the novel has a lack of definition in the plot line. In creating a Hollywood picture the director Lawrence Kasdan has created an excellent det ... t still did not redeem itself for losing the most important fact that there was a great lose in the plot line which made the film quite confusing. Therefore the novel genre is more effective with the ...

(5 pages) 16 0 2.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Joesph campbells hero journey

limpse of the deeper recesses of his own conscious. With an overly simple, yet deeply philosophical plot line, Conrad gives Marlow's journey, what seems to be many of the basic attributes of what Jose ...

(9 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

2061 odyssey

Ever read a book that went fast with little plot? That's what kind of book 2061: odyssey three is by Arthur C. Clarke. This book is the third bo ... Clarke's space odyssey trilogy. 2061 is easy to read and moves alone at a constant pace. Its simple plot line doesn't confuse a person when the story line jumps around during the beginning. Cla ...

(1 pages) 665 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Brave New World

echnology and the quest for a perfect society can mix, creating a vial and intolerable society. The plot line of the book is very simple, but at the same time it is also very effective. The story take ... by hanging himself, for he realizes that he can not survive in the Utopia. As one can see from the plot summary of Brave New World Aldous Huxley was very against a Utopian state. He is perhaps warnin ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Matrix

I have to admit, though, that as the movie progressed I found myself struggling to keep up with the plot line. By the time the movie ended with Keanu Reeves? character ascending into the sky, I had th ...

(14 pages) 67 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Faulkner

ent than what anyone else has seen. He broke many of the rules in English and it would not follow a plot line. Every chapter would be different from the next and every idea would not be coherent with ...

(2 pages) 379 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Faulkner

ent than what anyone else has seen. He broke many of the rules in English and it would not follow a plot line. Every chapter would be different from the next and every idea would not be coherent with ...

(2 pages) 352 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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