Essays Tagged: "fairies"

A Midsummer Nights Dream. The Resolution.

e events of the play into action is the strange relationship between Oberon and Titania, the ruling fairies. Because of his untamed jealousy over Titania's new servant, Oberon orders Puck to sprinkle ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.4 Feb/1997

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

This essay talks about how fairies help people to explain the unexplainable and how plays help bring fairies to life using a "Midsummer Night's Dream"

auty! Magic! Mystery! These words describe a race of creatures that only a few have claimed to see, fairies. Some people believe fairies to be an instrumental part in helping humans to understand and ... umental part in helping humans to understand and conceive of reality. In a Midsummer Night's Dream, fairies play an important part in shaping the romantic lives of two young couples. With their help a ...

(8 pages) 126 4 4.5 Mar/2003

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

Midsummer Night's Dream themes on love.

in love with Bottom when he looked like a donkey. She was so fixated on Bottom that she ordered her fairies to wait on him and even gave up her Indian boy to Oberon. Hermia was also a fool. She said, ...

(2 pages) 118 1 2.7 Aug/2003

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

Shakespeare's A Midsummer Nights Dream.

ly take. Comedies also typically involve framework, lovers, comics, and supernatural beings such as fairies. All of these aspects play an intricate role in tying the story together at the end. Shakesp ... that love does not make sense.The play would not be nearly the same without the magical tricks the fairies perform in Act three, Scene two. Oberon, the king of the fairies, had previously ordered Puc ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.0 Oct/2003

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

A midsummer night's dream.

English men and women would spend the night outdoors around bonfires, telling supernatural tales of fairies and witchcraft. The play not only suggests this holiday, but also refers to "the rite of May ... and plot recall English traditions in a way that suggests a combination of Halloween (Puck and the fairies) and a big rave (with love-juice instead of Ecstasy). At the time that the play was written, ...

(41 pages) 158 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

An essay on a midsummer nights dream.

ol because Demetrius does not love her and yet she still persists to woo the woods where the fairies live all confusion lets rip.lysander and hermia get ready for their beds as lysander tells h ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Dec/2003

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

"Good comedies always touch on troubling themes and envisage darker ends than are finally delivered." To what extent is this true of Twelfth Night?

d spells (like the wood outside Athens in A Midsummer Night's Dream). Instead of giving us fanciful fairies, Shakespeare gives us almost fanciful personalities, rooted in about the same amount of real ...

(6 pages) 64 0 3.0 Feb/2004

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

"A midsummer Nights dream" book report

nia and Bottom, it becomes particularly obvious that their love is false. Titania, the queen of the fairies, wouldn't (in her right mind) fall in love with such a vile creature as Bottom. "Come, sit t ... omance that Titania and Bottom share for a short time is out of their grasp. Why would the queen of fairies want to be associated with an "Ass-head"? The answer comes back to the everlasting theme tha ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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

Who am I? Short creative reflection inspired by a Langston Hughes poem.

a stranger before them. I do not recognize me. I am in a fairytale. But fairytales are not tales of fairies; instead they are tales of imaginary life, not true life. Not my life - therefore do I exist ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Newspaper- Janice Sauco"- art criticism in newspaper format.

aits, pets, animals, murals, and ocean landscape. There are fantasy illustrations with mermaids and fairies and abstract work using her distinctive style, using web like sections to segment the drawin ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

As a Director, how would you cast and direct the roles of Oberon and Titania to communicate your ideas about the individuals and their relationship?

Oberon and Titania are the King and Queen of the fairies respectively. They have fallen out over a 'changeling child'. A 'changeling' being a human b ... movement and gesture must present the fact that she is a fairy. Based on the stereotypical view of fairies, I would direct the actress to would move about the stage slowly and gracefully in order to ... . The colours and fabrics used on the costume must create a misty glow about her, as with the other fairies, to create the image of it being ' A Midsummer Night's Dream'In Act II, Scene I, the audienc ...

(5 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Mahler Symphony 2 - Movement V

ms, cymbals and basses. Around 50 seconds, the piece gets softer and lighter sounding - almost like fairies flying around. Then, the piece gets smoother and more lullaby sounding. The piece ends with ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code

too late. The setting rotates between London, Ireland, Chicago and the underworld (where the fairies live). The start of the book is in Ireland where Jon Spiro steals the C Cube and then it shi ... because he attacks. Artemis then had to revive Butler and to find Jon Spiro before he found out of fairies and where they live. This type of conflict is a character vs. character. The point of ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Away by Micheal Gow - Staging

e are surrounded by. Gow displays this by using conventions of stage. The music, magical element of fairies from A Midsummer Night's Dream, the 'play within a play', the costume and lighting contribut ... ents which occurred in the play. In Shakespeare's Greek comedy there is the supernatural element of fairies and the important role they play 'as nature' and representing those powerful forces. Mendels ...

(5 pages) 83 0 4.9 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Hips like Cinderella: Stereotypes in Fairytales

ench "contes de fee" and the French literary fairytales of the 17th Century (which mainly concerned fairies, hence the name). The actual stories however, are much older. Many have their roots in ancie ...

(5 pages) 95 2 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Crystal - story with a moral

e crystal as I was. She often begged me to allow her to hold it. Sometimes I did. Often, we'd play "fairies" or our favorite characters in "Sailormoon" and we would use sheets of fabric as our fairy d ... fabric as our fairy dresses or costumes and put the crystal in a secret hiding spot that only the "fairies" knew where to find. We pretended that the crystal gave us the power to fly and put glitter ...

(5 pages) 26 0 2.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Love in a midsummer night's dream

arranging a marriage between himself and Hippolyta, Egeus choosing who Hermia should marry and the fairies who have the ability to control love in the Enchanted Forest.In the story, the supreme ruler ... Enchanted Forest. In the Enchanted Forest, numerous numbers of creatures exist with the addition of fairies. These fairies, for example Oberon, Titania and Puck, have the ability to use magic that can ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Burning of Bridget Cleary" by Bourke.

vanished from her house in countryside Tipperary. Local gossips asserted that she had been taken by fairies to their fortification of Kylenagranagh, from where she would finally emerge riding a white ... r husband Michael Cleary and other close family began to say that she had been taken hostage by the fairies, and that the woman lying in her sickbed was actually a changeling left at the back to take ...

(3 pages) 26 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Archie Smith, Boy Wonder: A tiny voice asked, "Is he the one?"

iny lights flew into his bedroom. "Is he the one?" asked one of the lights, what are they? They are fairies. "He must be," answered the other fairy, knocking over a bat which knocks down the yo-yo whi ... knocking over a bat which knocks down the yo-yo which was beside it and made a loud noise. The two fairies quickly flew out the window as Archie woke up because of the noise. "Who's there?" screamed ...

(2 pages) 42 2 3.8 Oct/2005

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

The Comic view of Love in "A Midsummers Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare.

's eyes, they still fell in love with the wrong people!This play takes you to a fantasy world where fairies live and pixie dust is real and where anything is possible. In this world, dreams become rea ... ttom's complaining. "Tie up my love's tong brings him silently." (Act III, scene i) She says to her fairies. This shows that she is forceful.This next scene is the scene that I will be presenting, in ...

(9 pages) 39 0 5.0 Oct/2005

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