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Romeo And Juliet Act 4 Scene 1
876 wordsIn William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, the nurse and Friar Laurence play an enormous role. Not only does their advice aid Romeo and Juliet but their actions and the decisions they make throughout the whole play affects the whole outcome of numerous situations. Had the nurse and the friar not made the decisions they did, the tale of Romeo and Juliet might have not ended in tragedy. Friar Laurence is a Franciscan friar who aids both Romeo and Juliet throughout the whole play. Choices he made d...
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Star Crossed Lovers Romeo And Juliet
887 wordsEven though nobody likes it, bad luck exists. There is no way to get rid of it, it is just a part of life. Not everything can go the way someone wants it to. If something random happens to someone and it favours them, like winning the lottery, then that is good luck for that person. Likewise, if something random happens to someone and it is unfavourable, like a rampaging rhinoceros escaping from a nearby zoo and brutally slaughtering them and 23 other people, that would be bad luck. Just like ev...
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Beatrice And Benedick Act 1 Scene 1
1,707 wordsExamine the differences between the Hero and Claudio relationship and the relationship between Beatrice and Benedick. Throughout lessons we have read one of Shakespeare's well-known comedies, Much Ado About Nothing. The comedy is well known for its tragedies, deception, mischief and love stories. In this piece of coursework I will be examining and comparing the relationship between Beatrice and Benedick and the relationship between Hero and Claudio, the two central couples in Shakespeare's play....
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Act 4 Scene 1 Lady Macbeth
997 wordsThe play is about a man called Macbeth who on his journey home meets three witches who for tell his future as first becoming thane of Candor and, later king. Macbeth instantly ser comes to the witches and believes what the witches say. When Duncan announces is successor as his son Malcolm is dream of becoming king through honesty are dashed. Lady Macbeth quickly comes up with a plan to make Macbeth king, by killing king Duncan and making his son Malcolm flee in hope to save his own life. The pla...
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Macbeth Evil And Darkness
654 wordsThe play "Macbeth" by Shakespeare is jam-packed with malfeasance and darkness. All actions taken by Macbeth, his wife, Lady Macbeth, the witches and Hecate have immoral intentions and / or evil outcomes. An example of such is Lady Macbeth's dark intentions to quicken Macbeth's crowning, fuelled Macbeth's "vaulting ambition[s]" (Act 1 scene 7 line 27) to murder anyone or anything that stood in his path of a long reign. Shakespeare often uses darkness and will frequently set the scene as a dark an...
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Act 4 Scene 1 Part Of The Play
973 wordsWhen we first hear about Macbeth from the sergeants report, we are led to believe that he is very much a person who does only what he believes is right. Furthermore, when he first appears in the play, his fellow nobleman, Banquo, accompanies him. Given this, we would think that he does what is right, and makes all his own decisions. However this belief is proven wrong. Although Macbeth starts off as a loyal subject of Duncan, he is ambitious and this is a weakness, which allows him to be manipul...
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Contrasting Macbeth Two Meetings With The Witches
1,203 wordsIn Shakespeare's Macbeth there are two instances in which Macbeth comes into contact with the three witches. These two instances are located in Act 1 Scene 3 and in Act 4 Scene 1. In both scenes Macbeth is informed about his future. However, these two scenes are greatly different from each other in many ways. When Macbeth first meets the witches in Act 1 Scene 3 he doubts that the witches are of this earth and doubts that they are capable of basic abilities such as speech, evidenced by the quest...
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Hail Macbeth Hail Great Birnam Wood
750 wordsMacbeth: The Weird Sisters In Elizabethan times, witches were a natural part of life. Macbeth witnessed this, as seen in the play Macbeth, by William Shakespeare. The evil forces that the weird sisters, who were witches, possessed, put Macbeth's mind in another direction. This direction was the beginning of his moral downfall and the destruction of his destiny. The weird sisters warned Macbeth of this in the three apparitions but he continued living his life without realizing that they were spea...
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Act 1 Scene 1 Merchant Of Venice
1,081 wordsThe Merchant Of Venice Antonio- Antonio is a wealthy merchant in the city of Venice. Although central to the play, Antonio is portrayed by Shakespeare as an outcast. It seems that Antonio is chronically depressed and is not involved in the social atmosphere that is thriving in Venice. In sooth, I know not why I am so sad: It wearies me; you say it wearies you; But how I caught it. Found it, or came by it, What stuff tis made of, whereof it is born, I am to learn: 1 Along with Shylock, both men s...
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Act 4 Scene 1 Fall In Love
983 wordsHow does Prospero use magic in The Tempest and how does he use it to try and create an ideal society? Through the use of his magic, Prospero seeks to surpass worldly values and create a utopia, or ideal society. This becomes evident in how Shakespeare portrays the innocence of Ferdinand and Miranda. He insists that Ferdinand not Break her virgin knot before All sanctimonious ceremonies may. (Act 4, Scene 1) Prospero s seeking to create an ideal society also becomes evident in his attempts at mak...
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Act 4 Scene 1 Lady Macbeth
1,023 wordsIn William Shakespeare s Macbeth, Macbeth starts as a loyal subject of Duncan. Macbeth is ambitious, and this ambition is a weakness that allows him to be manipulated by his wife and evil powers throughout the play. Macbeth s manipulation is formed in speeches, thoughts, and abnormal behaviour from many characters. When Shakespeare first tells us about Macbeth in the sergeant s report, Shakespeare leads us to believe that he a virtuous person who does only what is right. Given this, the percepti...
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Lady Macduff And Her Son Act 4 Scene 1
393 wordsAlthough Macbeth does take actions that lead to his downfall, I believe that he is not totally responsible for what happens. Although he takes the action that leads to his downfall, he perhaps would not have done this if the witches had not told him that he would be king in Act 1 Scene 3. I believe that it is the witches are more responsible for Macbeth's downfall than he is. In Act 1, Scene 3, the witches tell Macbeth that he is thane of Glamis, thane of Cawdor and that he " shalt be king ...
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Three Weird Sisters Real Life Situations
1,179 wordsMacbeth Theme-One Thing Leads To Another In Macbeth Theme-One Thing Leads To Another In Relation To Life And Literary Work In the general, a person will unexpectedly encounter a very important event. This event could be decision-maker or chanced one. In a decision-making event, the decision becomes the determinant of a set of sequence of events. In a chanced event, it is pure chance. This generalization applies not only to real life situations but also to literary pieces of work. A decision-maki...
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Merchant Of Venice Act 4 Scene 1
2,000 wordsMerchant Of Venice Examine Act 4 Merchant Of Venice Examine Act 4 Scene 1 And Comment On How Dramatically Effective You Found This? The Merchant of Venice? was written by William Shakespeare almost certainly between 1596 and 1598 and was first performed at The Theater, London, in 1597. The play is classed as one of the sixteen comedy plays but it is also a? problem? play due to the tragic elements woven throughout the intricate plot. It was performed in front of a xenophobic, Elizabethan audienc...
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Act 4 Scene 1 Romeo And Juliet
641 wordsBy Anthony Chan 10 A Romeo 038; Juliet. Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare's plays about tragedy. It is about two lovers who commit suicide when their feuding families prevent 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 around them. Friar Lawrence does not have very much time on stage but the time he does have is crucial to the plot line. Throu...
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Romeo And Juliet Act 4 Scene 1
754 wordsEven though he was not actually on stage for most of the play, he was the most important character in the play. There was basically three major parts that lead to the tragedy; marriage, the plan and the deaths. In all three of these parts Friar Lawrence played a vital role. His attempts to make the marriage of Romeo and Juliet was very admirable but were poorly planned. It these attempts that make his role the most significant one in the play. This is why Friar Lawrence is the most powerful char...
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