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The Tragedy Of Hamlet
The Tragedy Of Hamlet
Arts · 892 words
  • In Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, the death of a character becomes a frequent event. Although many people lose their lives as a result of their own self-centered wrong-doing, there are others whose deaths are a result of manipulation from the royalty. This is the case of Polonius' family. The...


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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Contrast In Human Mentality
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Contrast In Human Mentality
Arts · 789 words
  • The Play: 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', by William Shakespeare offers a wonderful contrast in human mentality. Shakespeare provides insight into man's conflict with the rational versus the emotional characteristics of our behavior through his settings. The rational, logical side is represented by...


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TV Violence: Impossible To Get Rid Of Violence On Television
TV Violence: Impossible To Get Rid Of Violence On Television
Arts · 316 words
  • Tear gas flushes a gunman out of a house where he had been held up. He comes out shooting, then falls in a hail of bullets from the S.W.A.T team. A film of the shoot-out and removal of the gunman's body appear on the on the evening news. Is this what Americans want to watch, or should it...


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Oedipus Rex
Oedipus Rex
Arts · 438 words
  • If the superiority of a work of literature is based on its ability to arouse in the reader a combination of delight and anxiety, then Sophocles has succeeded in . His work provides its readers with a healthy confusion of pleasure and disquietude. These elements contribute to the effectiveness and...


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Exploring Sexuality In
Exploring Sexuality In "Taming Of The Shrew"
Arts · 1,263 words
  • Human sexuality underlies many of the happenings of "Taming of the Shrew." It affects the conflicts, theme, and resolution of the play. It becomes evident throughout the play that sexual behavior denotes whether a character is thought of as good or evil (not necessarily good evil as meant...


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Square dancing
Square dancing
Arts · 604 words
  • Eshaan Gandhi Mr. Kenwothy Period 5 Square Dance Terms 1. 'Set your square' -Go back to your original positions 2. Your Partner- -For boys: the girl to their right; -For girls: the guy to their right 3. Square Dance 'Couple'- -A boy and a girl who stand next to each other. The girl is on...


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King Lear: Treachery And Deceit
King Lear: Treachery And Deceit
Arts · 494 words
  • Shakespeare' King Lear is a story of treachery and deceit. The villainy of the play knows no bounds. Family lines are ignored in an overwhelming quest for power. This villainy is epitomised in the character of Edmund, bastard son of the Earl of Gloucester. Edmund is displayed as a " most...


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The Simpsons
The Simpsons
Arts · 2,470 words
  • Imagine a world full of Bart Simpsons. Little whining, annoying troublemakers all over the place. Now imagine a world without Bart Simpson. Rather difficult, isn't it? is one of America's most popular television shows. It ranks as the number one television program for viewers under eighteen...


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The Crucible: John Proctor's Marriage
The Crucible: John Proctor's Marriage
Arts · 351 words
  • The basic foundation of a good marriage is based on trust, and that virtue was somehow destroyed with John Proctor's act of infidelity. It also consists of communication, which they never really had, and due of this lack of interaction, John was easily caught in Abigail's web of deception and...


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All My Sons: Summary
All My Sons: Summary
Arts · 1,144 words
  • The play "All my Sons" takes place in America after WWII. The story is about Mr. Keller who killed 21 pilots flying P-40ties and the problems. In Mrs. Keller's dream she saw her son Larry in his plane. Suddenly the plan caused by it started to fall, she wakes up and sees that Larry's tree was...


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College Essay: If You Could Meet Anyone, Who Would It Be And Why - Polonius Of Hamlet
College Essay: If You Could Meet Anyone, Who Would It Be And Why - Polonius Of Hamlet
Arts · 461 words
  • College Essay: If You Could Meet Anyone, Who Would It Be and Why - Polonius of Polonius, father of Laertes, in William Shakespear's Hamlet, strikes me as someone exceptional. In the first act, he gives advice to his son who is departing on a journey. Polonius's advice guides me in almost every...


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Poppy Field And The Ravine
Poppy Field And The Ravine
Arts · 962 words
  • In the second half of the nineteenth century, impressionism became a revolutionary break through among radical painters in France. This new way of painting emphasized on the surfaces of the subject matter by utilizing color. Furthermore, impressionists had developed various styles of their own....


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Movie Review: Dangerous Minds
Movie Review: Dangerous Minds
Arts · 582 words
  • Dangerous Minds is a movie about education at a mostly white and upper middle-class California public school where poor urban teenagers of color are bused in for a 'supposedly' equal chance. These undisciplined but energetic and passionate students have been 'ghettoized' into the Academy program...


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Hamlet: Hamlet And Laertes Seek Revenge For The Death Of Their Fathers
Hamlet: Hamlet And Laertes Seek Revenge For The Death Of Their Fathers
Arts · 863 words
  • In the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare Two of the character's fathers are brutishly murdered. The first murdered character is King Hamlet who is supposed to be revenge by his son prince Hamlet. The second murder is Polonius who is supposed to be revenged by his son Laertes. Both Prince Hamlet...


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The Crucible:  Act Four Analysis
The Crucible: Act Four Analysis
Arts · 592 words
  • The scene in Act Four of The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, defines the characterization, themes, and conflicts of the play. The scene takes place in a court dungeon where John Proctor, is confronted by his wife Elizabeth for the first time in many months. The couple is imprisoned on having been...


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