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462 wordsUnderwater hockey was created in the mid-twentieth century, by those that found ice, street and field hockey all to unexciting. It seemed that the only things left unchallenged in hockey were air and water. Thus, this game removed the first, and added the latter. Underwater hockey is held at the bottom of a swimming pool 2 - 4 meters deep. The 6 players in the water must hold their breath while playing, but there are 4 substitutes that may be used freely. Players wear masks, fins, snorkels, prot...
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Midsummer Nights Dream Shakespeare Plays
1,199 wordsHow do the Shakespearian elements of David Gow's Away, contribute to the overall success of the play. ? ? The Shakespearian elements of the play Away, by David Gow, contribute to the overall success of the play immensely. The play contains elements from a number of Shakespeare's plays including King Lear and A Mid Summer Nights Dream. It also contains characters from Shakespeare's plays who play very similar roles in Away. For example Tom is very similar to Puck in the way that he has a calming ...
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Beginning Of This Act Titania Eyes Oberon
570 wordsIn act two of this play, the reader learns of a quarrel between the king of the fairies, Oberon, and his queen, Titania. We later see the development of this quarrel into a dispute which the king is intent on resolving along with that of two passing mortals whose conversation we happen to overhear. Through the scene, we see Oberon's character develop into a fairly well -rounded personality, and we see the set up for the main plot of the entire play. Oberon wishes to drop love blossom juice into ...
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A Mid Summers Night Dream
519 wordsOne play can be told in so many different ways but yet have the same story behind it. A major example of this is the six interpretations of William Shakespeare's play A Mid Summers Night Dream. In class we saw these six versions, there were many differences in these plays. The setting, accuracy, costuming, acting, direction, and interpretations. The versions we saw were; a cartoon of the play, a 1940 s, 1960 s, and a 1999 movie versions of the plat and last we a 1999 stage version of the the pla...
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Nerve Impulses Emotional Pain
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A Mid Summer Nights Dream Film Analysis
1,208 wordsA Mid Summer Night's Dream Film Analysis "A Mid summer Night's Dream" is another entry into Shakespeare's recent rebirth on film. Michael Hoffman's film dose not stay true to the text, but he must take liberties to allow for this classic story to be entertaining to today's audience. In this essay I will discuss the differences between the text vision and the film vision of this story from the historical setting, the time placement, Hoffman's personal adaptations, and finally Hoffman's character ...
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Hermia And Lysander Love
425 wordsWilliam Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Nights Dream is about love. Shakespeare creates for readers a world of wonder. How true is my love? Will it stay true? Is there a destiny for me? Do I make my own destiny? With that we see Hermia and Lysander. Their love is found to be altered throughout the story. Can you tell who you are going to love tomorrow, do you know for sure that you wont wake up tomorrow infatuated with someone else? Is love predictable? For many the answer to that question is yes...
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Dramatic Effect Good Idea
777 wordsIf you were directing Act 2 Scene 2, how would you do it? This is how Act Two Scene Two may be directed in an excellent, effective way. Including some different usages of facial expressions, speech expressions and including the set design. A good set design would be a dark forest at night. There would be a full moon. It would be good to use nightly sounds like crickets. This would not just make this scene work but it adds a good effect to the whole play. In this scene, Titania is a very calm cha...
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Ice Hockey Years Ago
522 wordsThe hockey game that I played three years ago for the championship has been one of the greatest events of my life. That game was one of the best achievements that I have reached in my life. Every single chair in the arena was taken. It was difficult to describe the noise; the cheering fans, couches talking to the players, players chatting to each other, etc. The arena was built to muffle the sound of 1000 people, but that afternoon it was like a sponge that couldn't absorb anymore. Being under s...
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Literary Analysis Of Shakespeare A Midsummer Night Dream
1,397 wordsThe literary tool known as mirroring helps to emphasize a particular point or idea by repeating it throughout the text. In William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Nights Dream Shakespeare mirrors the element of foolishness to bring together three very different worlds; the romantic world of the aristocratic lovers, the workday world of the tradesmen, and the fairy world of Titania and Oberon. As result, Shakespeare creates a world of silly people acting in nonsensical fashion and it is this dream like...
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Desperately In Love Love Juice Demetrius
464 wordsIn Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, the conflict is based upon pure confusion. The main characters are involved in a mix-up of epic proportions. The story begins with Demetrius pledged to marry Hermia, daughter of Eyes. Conflict arises immediately when Lysander is shown to have won Hermia's affection and also her undying love. This situation is clouded even further when Helena, a friend of Hermia is found to be in love with Demetrius. The crowning mix-up that throws the events of the pla...
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Milton Paradise Lost Midsummer Night Dream
1,045 wordsOpen Book Test 1. Identify the following, include the work they appear in and significant data about their role in the plays: a. Prince Hamlet is the title character and protagonist in Shakespeare's Hamlet. He is the Prince of Denmark, who seeks to reveal that his father was killed by his uncle. Hamlet is disgusted by his mother's sexuality, and he is full of hatred for his scheming, possibly murderous uncle. Seeing his father's ghost makes his rash and impulsive, where he is usually very though...
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Hermia And Lysander Main Plot
478 wordsIn Shakespeare's, MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM, he wrote about a tragedy that he turned into a comedy. He did this to show his audience how stupid humans can act upon their emotions. There are three plots that tie together with one main situation. There is Hermia and Lysander, two star crossed lovers that cant be together. Hermia's father wants her to marry Demetrius who Hermia's best friend Helena loves. Demetrius loves Hermia and trys to pursue her. Then there is Oberon and Titania the King and Quee...
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Midsummer Nights Dream Romeo And Juliet
976 wordsShakespeare's Comedy vs. Tragedy- Certain parallels can be drawn between William Shakespeare's plays, A Midsummer Nights Dream, and Romeo and Juliet. These parallels concern themes and prototypical Shakespearian character types. Both plays have a distinct pair of lovers, Hermia and Lysander, and Romeo and Juliet, respectively. Both plays could have also easily been tragedy or comedy with a few simple changes. A tragic play is a play in which one or more characters is has a moral flaw that leads ...
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Midsummer Night Dream Plays An Important Role
977 wordsVinnie Chad English Literary Themes Due: 10 / 17 / 00 Setting Two worlds Apart A Midsummer Nights Dream offers a unique blending of styles, characters, and realms of experience into a unified work of art. From the prose to the characters, Shakespeare was again brilliant in offering great riches of the imagination and language throughout this romantic comedy. What separates Shakespeare from any other author is his ability to not have an excess of useless information in is writings. Everything Sha...
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Act V Sc Similarities And Differences
1,499 wordsThe play opens in the palace of Theseus, Duke of Athens. Theseus is a mythical Greek hero. He is about to marry Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons, a mythical race of women-warriors. Hermia s father, Egeus, comes before the Duke to ask that she be punished by law for disobeying him. Hermia wants to marry Lysander and Egeus wants her to marry Demetrius. The law he asks to be invoked provides that she die or enter a nunnery if she doesn t obey her father. We learn that Demetrius, her father s choice,...
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Dead Poets Society Marilyn Manson
602 wordsPlease do not use at Ohio Northern University. This is a reaction to A Midsummer Don? t Blame the Artist The first time I was exposed to A Midsummer Night? s Dream was in the movie Dead Poets Society. I finally learned how powerful a piece of literature could be in this movie. This made me very excited to get the chance to read and interpret this play in class. The most memorable scene for me in Dead Poets Society was the young man reciting the beginning of Puck? s final speech, ? If we shadows ...
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Ice Hockey Hockey League
828 wordsHave you ever wanted to play a sport, but you were just a little too unsure if you would like it or not? Well I am going to tell you some stuff about the sport of ice hockey and hopefully make it so you decide to play the game. First let me tell you a little about the game of ice hockey. Ice hockey is played on a sheet of ice usually 200 feet (61 M) long and 85 feet (26 M) wide. The sheet of ice is surrounded on all sides wit low walls, and play glass bolted in on top of the walls. You will also...
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928 wordsTris WarkentinDOVER EDITION Intro. to Shakespeare Midsummer Night? s Dream, question 2 10 / 14 / 99 Logic vs. Magic Shakespeare? s A Midsummer Night? s Dream draws sharp parallels between the two sets of order in the play; one seen in Athens, and the other in the forest. Athens is the paragon of order, with Theseus ruling in a logical and equitable manner. The enchanted forest is a place of chaos and magic, untouched by such logical laws as we see in Athens. Faeries and inconstant love rule here...
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Soviet Union One Minute
750 wordsFor this project I chose as the quintessential Canadian, Paul Henderson. He is representative of the entire 1972 Team Canada. Before this famous series, it was assumed that Team Canada was unbeatable, but it soon became clear that Canada would be the underdogs and have to fight back. In the end, it was the little known player, Paul Henderson, who became the star and restored pride in the hearts of all Canadians. He is truly a quintessential Canadian. The 1972 Summit Series represented what was g...
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