Essays Tagged: "Rosalind"

What challenges does As You Like It present to out conceptions of gender identity?

rotic possibilities in several characters. A good example of this is the relationship shown between Rosalind and Celia. Rosalind is called a traitor by Duke Frederick (Greenblatt, ed., p1610) and Celi ... hat the play rewrites "the record of female desire so that women want to read it." I will return to Rosalind and Celia later in this essay.Gender conception is also challenged with the scene at Duke S ...

(5 pages) 117 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Shakespeare's "As You Like It" and "Twelfth Night".

welfth Night and As You Like It the action revolves around strong female characters. Both Viola and Rosalind show immense strength, courage and power highly uncharacteristic of women in Elizabethan li ... their many similar traits, many differences can also be found in the characterization of Viola and Rosalind.In the exposition of As You Like It, we discover that Rosalind's father the Duke of Burgund ...

(6 pages) 71 0 5.0 May/2003

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

How does Shakespeare establish theme, character and plot in Act One of "As You Like It" ?

and revolves around the overcoming of the obstacles to their love. After Act One, we have seen that Rosalind and Orlando are the central lovers of the play, and that Oliver and the Duke are the main i ... sential to the vitality of the plot. In Act One, we are introduced to a varied array of characters: Rosalind, Celia and Touchstone are witty and perceptive, Orlando is passionate and noble, and the Du ...

(5 pages) 61 1 5.0 Jan/2004

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

"What does 'As You Like It' suggest about romantic love and marriage?" - An essay discussing the presentation of love and lovers in Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'.

e three love affairs that are born within the actual lines of the play, three begin at first sight: Rosalind and Orlando, Celia and Oliver, and Phebe for Ganymede. The love between Rosalind and Orland ... ly in the words of Phebe: "whoever loved that loved not at first sight!", and in the description by Rosalind of the meeting of Celia and Oliver:...no sooner met than they looked, no sooner looked but ...

(4 pages) 97 0 2.9 Feb/2004

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

Look closely at II.1.1-60 and discuss how the Duke and Jacques present the Forest of Arden.

y to be full of danger, such as wild animals or thieves, illustrated through the disguise Celia and Rosalind need to wear to dissuade thieves, which are provoked by 'beauty... sooner than gold'. Howev ... place of safety for the Duke and his followers and refuge for the youthful runaways. In the Forest, Rosalind and Orlando and the other couples have time to resolve their love issues and marry, free fr ...

(6 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

Shakespeare, As You Like It, Act 5 Scene 2,

book "As You Like It" is Act 5 Scene 2. It is one which sets up the happy ending to this play where Rosalind and her father are reunited, Orlando and Rosalind are brought together and Aliena and Ganym ... united, Orlando and Rosalind are brought together and Aliena and Ganymede are revealed as Celia and Rosalind. If you don't understand what this is all about, you will during the next few paragraphs.Th ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.7 Apr/2004

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

Shakespeare love

e film, is experiencing writer's block. He is writing, but is confused. Will's first inspiration is Rosalind, a woman that has stolen Romeo's heart at the beginning of the play. "Romeo and Rosaline. S ...

(4 pages) 53 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Plot overview of As You Like It, by William Shakespeare

e he lives like Robin Hood with a band of loyal followers. Duke Frederick allows Senior's daughter, Rosalind, to remain at court because of her inseparable friendship with his own daughter, Celia. The ... heduled to fight Charles, and the women witness Orlando's defeat of the court wrestler. Orlando and Rosalind instantly fall in love with one another, though Rosalind keeps this fact a secret from ever ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Touchstone in "As You Like It"

at his remarks never shake the firm comic energies of the play. When he ridicules Orlando's verses, Rosalind laughs along with him. When he points out to Corin (in 3.2) that the shepherd must be damne ...

(2 pages) 39 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Shakespeare's tragedy

ne of the further things I am about to mention would have happened. The tragedy of Romeo's love for Rosalind, she too was a Capulet, and so that barred his love for her, although she also did not love ...

(2 pages) 17 1 5.0 Feb/2005

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

Book Review for "This Side of Paradise" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

es his degree. During his time overseas his mother passes away. When he returns to America he meets Rosalind Connage and the two fall head over heals fro each other. But because of his family's poor i ... over heals fro each other. But because of his family's poor investments Amory has little money and Rosalind doesn't want to marry into poverty. Despite his efforts to earn money in an advertising age ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Love in "As You Like it" by William Shakespeare.

ay is the major theme of different faces of love. In his depiction of the four couples (Orlando and Rosalind, Silvius and Phebe, Oliver and Celia, and Touchstone and Audrey) Shakespeare offers four di ... through Oliver and Celia toward the end, but is mostly shown through the young love of Orlando and Rosalind. It shows many peoples vision not necessarily of what love is, but what love should be. Orl ...

(4 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2006

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

Shakespeare's use of metaphors in the play "As You Like It" with citations.

erally in all his writing William Shakespeare uses a lot of metaphors. In, "As You Like It," he has Rosalind who is disguised as boy named Ganymede use an interesting metaphor that explores the relati ... n of time and the movement of a horse based on mood or pleasure. In my opinion the only reason that Rosalind ever uses the metaphor is to try to convince Orlando, the man she has fallen in love with a ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2006

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

Friendship Essay on "The Chrysalids": Shows the Friends that are in the book and describes them

st someone else with. The three main friendships in the story contained David and Sophie, David and Rosalind, and David and Uncle Axel.David and Sophie were initially introduced in the first chapter o ... ally good friends. This is how their friendship had started and had lasted, until the end.David and Rosalind are cousins, which made their friendship even stronger. David and Rosalind both have a devi ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Chrysalids" by John Wyndham

eing primitive too. The Sealand society also shows eocentricism when they come for Petra, David and Rosalind because they kill everybody who is unable to send thought-shapes. The Waknuk society is ego ... e world. The Sealand society was unaware of how huge the world really was when they came for David, Rosalind and Petra. They think that the "true image" should be able to send thought-shapes. The Wakn ...

(9 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

As You Like It

the play is happy and cheerful. The major theme is the importance of love. We see four characters: Rosalind, Celia, Touchstone and Silvius fall in love in the forest. Rosalind falls in love with Orla ... erent manner from that of aristocratic courts. We see this in the play As You Like It. Duke Senior, Rosalind and Celia move out of the court as they have been banished by the Duke Senior's younger bro ...

(6 pages) 38 0 5.0 Sep/2001

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

Crystalids Alternative Ending

little animals in the picture so that Petra could relate better to what I was trying to say. Rosalind caught some of the image which I had sent and snickered to herself. In real words I questio ... ht I heard something funny." The ride to Sealand seemed to take ages; both myself and Rosalind were anxious to get there and start a new life. Even Petra was in a hurry, but instead of w ...

(5 pages) 406 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Merchant Of Venice - Male Disguises

revealed and the conflicts are all resolved.In Shakespeare's As You Like It, two female characters, Rosalind and Celia, are banished from the court in which they live and forced to flee into the nearb ... court in which they live and forced to flee into the nearby woods. In order to protect themselves, Rosalind decides to dress as a young man, Ganymede, and Celia as his poor younger sister, Aliena. Th ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2001

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

The Crysalids - The Role of Rosalind

Rosalind is the most powerful girl in the Chrysalids. In this book, Rosalind proves that girls know ... at girl aren?t just little sissies that can?t take care of themselves when they can?t do something. Rosalind is very protective about her friends and her family and is always prepared for life?s littl ... ow what to expect from people that she meets along the road.When Sally and Catherine were arrested, Rosalind knew exactly what to do.She was already prepared wit supplies to make a fast get ? away. Sh ...

(2 pages) 1856 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

As You Like It

ehavior, Shakespeare seems to condemn Phoebe's exaggerated idealistic love for Ganymede. Similarly, Rosalind explains that death this is a senseless threat, for no person has ever died of a broken hea ... orms have eaten them, but not for love" IV.i.112-113). In addition, this excessive infatuation with Rosalind is critiqued when Phoebe compares Ganymede to God: "[a]rt thou god to Shepard turned" (IV.i ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2014

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