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Madam Matisse- (the green line) - The Artwork. ‘Madam Matisse’ is a rather famous portrait of Matisse’s wife, and is a great example of a fauvist artwork, using many bold, bright and contrasting colours throughout the painting. This painting was created using oil and tempura on canvas; tempera being a glutinous water-soluble material such as egg yolk, which is added to painting medium. The paint has been applied in bold, thick and vigorous brushstrokes, in several layers, along with added texture. The green line in the centre of Madam Matisse’s face has been well placed as a shadow line, and also in order to prevent the face from sinking into the strong flat colours in the background....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Social Classes in Madam Bovary - Social Classes in "Madam Bovary" Striving for higher social status has been the downfall of many people just as it was the destruction of Emma Bovary. In Nineteenth Century France, several class existed: peasant or working class, middle class, upper-middle class, bourgeois, and aristocrats. In the story, "Madame Bovary," we see a number of individuals striving to move themselves up to the bourgeois, a status that is higher than the working class but not as high as nobility. The bourgeois are characterized by being educated and wealthy but unlike the aristocracy, they earned their money through hard work and kept it through frugality (Britannica)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Madam Curie - Madame Curie, as the scientist is venerably called, was a true pioneer of her time. Growing up amidst political turmoil and sexual discrimination she was able to persevere with austere determination to make breakthrough scientific findings, while also fighting for humanitarian betterment. In a long list of renowned female scientists Madam Curie stands at the top of the list not only for her findings, but also for her efforts to aid those with the worst afflictions; she is long remembered as a pioneer, a leader, a truly gifted scientist, and a humanitarian who died while helping others to live....   [tags: Biography] 1398 words
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Madam CJ Walker - Background Known today as Madam CJ Walker that was not the name she was given on December 23, 1867. Sarah was orphaned at the young age of seven and was able to survive by working in the cotton fields of Delta and Mississippi. In an attempt to escape abuse from her sisters, (Louvenia sisters name) husband she married at the age of 14 (married Moses McWilliams). She has one daughter names Lelia, currently known as A'Lelia Walker. Creation During the 1890's Walker suffered from a scalp ailment that caused her to lose most of her hair....   [tags: Biography] 1100 words
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Henry Matisse's Madam Matisse: The Green Line - Madam Matisse: The Green Line Henry Matisse, one of the most influential members of the Fauve movement, was responsible for much of the attention brought to it and its respective members. One of his works, Madame Matisse: The Green Line, more or less serves as an excellent example of what he was trying to accomplish in art: the use of color to express and convey emotions. The composition of the work consists of a portrait of Madame Matisse in the foreground and a background divided into several distinct areas of color....   [tags: Art Analysis] 980 words
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A Comparison of Escape in Madam Bovary and Anna Karenina - Escape in Madam Bovary and Anna Karenina   Reading provides an escape for people from the ordinariness of everyday life. Madame Bovary and Anna Karenina, dissatisfied with their lives pursued their dreams of ecstasy and love through reading. At the beginning of both novels Anna Karenina and Emma Bovary made active decisions about their future although these decisions were not always rational. As their lives started to disintegrate Emma and Anna sought to live out their dreams and fantasies through reading....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Inferiorety of Women in Madam Bovary, The Stranger, and The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Throughout history and literature women have been second to men. In many of the books we have looked at in the duration of high school years even the most powerful and influential women are often seen under men. The women’s actions and thoughts are often looked down on by others despite the men having often performed worse actions than the they have. This drives across the idea of imbalance among the sexes and pushes the idea of women being inferior to men into the reader’s mind whether or not it is picked up....   [tags: judgement, imbalance, power]
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Roles of Female Characters in "The Necklace" and "Life in the Country" - Examine the roles of the female characters in society in ‘The Necklace’ and ‘Life in the Country’ There are three things that make up the society; the time, place and people. In each society each of these points differs from other societies. The stories ‘The Necklace’ and ‘Life in the Country’ by Guy de Maupassant were set in a time in which poverty was very common in most places even though each society had a different view as to what poverty is. This essay is examining the roles of the female characters in ‘The Necklace’ and ‘Life in the Country’ by Guy de Maupassant....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 859 words
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Essay on the Character of Mademoiselle Reisz in The Awakening - The Character of Mademoiselle Reisz in The Awakening "The very first chords which Mademoiselle Reisz struck upon the piano sent a keen tremor down Mrs. Pontellier’s spinal column. It was not the first time she had heard an artist at the piano. Perhaps it was the first time she was ready, perhaps the first time her being was tempered to take an impress of the abiding truth." (26) Madam Reisz was a predominant factor in the life of Edna, compelling her to arouse her courage and supplying her with the proper motivation to do so....   [tags: Chopin Awakening Essays] 778 words
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Extreme and Moderate Characters in Moliére’s Tartuffe - Extreme and Moderate Characters in Tartuffe In Moliére’s Tartuffe (Moiré 1664), the reader is able to see a great contrast of Extreme and Moderate characters. Extreme characters being those who are seen as over the top, or very passionate people, and the moderate characters having a more calm and subtle approach to ideas. The extreme characters in this case would be Madam Pernelle, Orgon, Tartuffe, and Dorine. The moderate characters are seen as Cleante and Elmire. One of the characters that obviously fall into the extreme character category would be that of Madam Pernelle....   [tags: essays research papers] 525 words
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Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert - Madam Bovary is a novel written by Gustave Flaubert in 1856. It takes us through the journey and the life of an extremely complex character Emma Bovary, who was a doctor’s wife. Emma had adulterous relationships and lived beyond her means in order to get away from the ordinariness and emptiness of her life. Madam Bovary was later turned a romance and drama film in 1949. It was written by Robert Ardrey and directed by Vincente Minnelli. In the film, the figure of Emma Bovary as a character in the novel causes cheers of approval and howls of outrage as Gustave Flaubert is tried to prove that he did not write an indecent novel....   [tags: story and character analysis]
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Life In The 20th Century As Sh - Life in the twentieth century is different through each decade but also much different than life in a century before. The short story “Magic”, written by Katherine Anne Porter in 1930, shows how people think they have choices in life but their future is actually already planned out for them. Ernest Hemingway’s short story “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” which was written in 1933 shows how people feel about the well being of others and others feelings. “The Storm”, written by Kate Chopin in 1898 is an example of how views of marriage have changed....   [tags: essays research papers] 1054 words
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Hanajo or Lady Han by Zeami - Hanajo or Lady Han was undoubtedly written by the Noh playwright, Zeami. It is classified as fourth-category or yonbamme-mono Noh play. When compared to other literary works Hanajo can be equivalent to a ballad, rhyme, anecdote, and melody. As a ballad, Hanago’s problem of endlessly waiting for her lover, Yoshida, is considered to be an anecdote. The name Nogami, the inn (where Hanago lives and works) is considered to be poetry because its name suggests a “romantic sorrow”. Lastly, the melody of the of play is Chinese, which is due to the fact that, at one time the play was received and developed by painters and poets in China....   [tags: noh play, noh drama, karma]
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Commentary on The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant - There are four settings in this story. The first setting is Madam Loisels Apartment where every day after she lost the “diamond” necklace she labored herself. The second setting was Madam Forestier’s where Madam Loisel got the “diamond”necklace. The next scene s the large ball room where they had the banquet and had the best time of her life. The last scene is the Champs Elyrees where Madam Loisel meets Madam Forestier for the first time in ten years and Forestier tells her that the necklace is only paste....   [tags: essays research papers] 893 words
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Juliet, Scene 5 - Act 4, Scene 5 Nurse: Mistress. Hey, mistress. Juliet. I bet she’s fast asleep. Hey, lamb. Hey, lady. You’re acting like a lazy person who lays lies in bed long after usual. Hey, love, I say. Madam. Sweetheart. Hey, bride. Why are you not responding. Take your small amounts of rest now; get a week’s worth of sleep. I bet Count Paris won’t let you rest much tomorrow night. God forgive me, marry and amen. How sound asleep she is. I need to wake her up. Madam, madam, madam. Let the count take you in your bed, I bet he will wake you up....   [tags: personal narrative] 929 words
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Hanjo - Lady Han by Royall Tyler - Written by Zeami, Hanjo, or “Lady Han,” is a play which “resembles an old love ballad with a haunting tune” (108). Tyler's version is dated 1543, almost a century after Zeami died, which also means the text represented here may be different from Zeami's original. There is also a great amount of honzetsu and honkadori, or borrowing phrases from other prose texts and poems (respectively), not only from the older classics such as Kokinshū or Genji Monogatari, but there are also Chinese references in this particular play as well....   [tags: Hanjo, Zeami, Lady Han]
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The Interaction Between the Old and Young in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet - The Interaction Between the Old and Young in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet In William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, he tells a tale of “A pair of star crossed lovers”. Unusually for Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet focuses on two very young people. Throughout the play there is a contrast between the young and older characters in the play. The interaction between the characters is very important as it would form what happens in the play. In Shakespearean times there were probably different interactions depending on how you were related to each other....   [tags: Papers] 1363 words
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Alernatiove Ending to George Bernard Shaw´s Pygmalion - Alternative Ending to Pygmalion Act V After Higgins, confesses to his undying love for Eliza. Eliza decides to leave Higgins’s home because felt that it would only hurt Higgins more to have her stay another moment in his home because she did not share the same feelings for him. She now resides at the home of Mrs. Higgins. Mrs. Higgins’s drawing room. She is at her writing-table as before. The parlor-maid comes in. THE PARLOR MAID [at the door]: Mr. Henry, madam, is downstairs MRS. HIGGINS: Well, show him up....   [tags: George Bernard Shaw Pygmalion] 1063 words
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Anti-Semitism in Anthony Trollope's Palliser Novels - Anti-Semitism in Anthony Trollope's Palliser Novels Because Anthony Trollope belonged to the Liberal party, one would assume that he would be less concerned with the glorification of a specific social class to the neglect of any other. Yet, of the major novelists of the Victorian period, none was more infatuated with the code of the gentleman than Trollope. His political beliefs, which might seem to conflict with those of a Liberal, are best defined by his own description of himself as "an advanced, but still a conservative Liberal" (Autobiography 291)....   [tags: Anthony Trollope Palliser Novels Essays]
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Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan - In the beginning of the story, Steve Leonard, a friend of Darren’s, steals a flyer from his brother’s room. The flyer advertises the Cirque du Freak, an illegal traveling freak show which will be performing in his town. Darren and his friends play a game of chance to see who would go with Steve to the show, Darren suprisingly wins. The two boys sneak out to see the show at an abandoned theater. They see many amazing and terrifying acts, including a man named Larten Crepsley, who performs with a venomous tarantula named Madame Octa....   [tags: Essay on Cirque du Freak] 562 words
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My Love for Cosmetology - ​Every since I was a child I have had a passion for doing other people’s hair. When I was little I would use my baby dolls as clients and work on their hair until it was perfect and neat. I have chosen to be in the cosmetology field because I like to help other people with their needs and wants as well as mine. I am aware that while working in this industry I will work with many different ethnic groups and many different hair types. I feel I can do anything as long as I have the determination to do so....   [tags: career choices] 1373 words
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Charlie's Promise. - Father works in a factory, and Mother passed away from Influenza four years ago. But with three children, the money they make doesn't care for them well; and the lack of food and coal for heating specifically is troublesome. Charlie’s father sent her away and as awful as that may sound, Charlie would disagree. She's paid a dollar a week, though it is not as much as in the factory, she lives in better conditions. Though she was away from her family Charlie promised her father to always take care of her sisters....   [tags: short story] 895 words
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Dangerous Games of Love in the Films Cruel Intentions versus Dangerous Liaisons - Dangerous Games of Love in the Films Cruel Intentions versus Dangerous Liaisons Would you like to play a game. This game involves passion, deceit, lies, and love. I viewed two movies that share the same painful theme; Cruel Intentions and Dangerous Liaisons. They both bring to life a set of characters that play with emotions like they are nothing but a mere child's game. I chose to introduce you to the infamous Viconte Valmont and the spoiled Sebastian Valmont. Not only are their names similar, but so were their motives....   [tags: Papers] 955 words
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Concepts of love in Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew - 1. Introduction In Shakespeare’s comedy “The Taming of the Shrew”, the audience becomes aware of a variety of different love concepts. Such as romantic and rational love, mature and immature love, intimate and reserved love, paternal love and the love of a daughter. These concepts are represented by the different characters and are contrasted with each other. I will sum up the play and furthermore elaborate on the contrast between the conventional and social accepted love and the unconventional love, which is looked down upon by society....   [tags: The Taming of the Shrew]
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Contributions to Digital Computing of Alan Turring - Contributions to Digital Computing of Alan Turring Alan Turing was a dedicated mathematician who devoted his lives works to developing computer knowledge, as we know it today. Alan was born in London, England on June 23, 1912. Alan soon began to attend a local school and his interest in the science fields arose. His teachers an others would try and make him concentrate on other fields such as History an English but his craving for knowledge of mathematics drove him the opposite way. Turing’s prosperous career in math started at King's College, Cambridge University in 1931....   [tags: Papers] 571 words
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An Analysis of A Tale of Two Cities - An Analysis of A Tale of Two Cities By reading the novel A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, it gives us an understanding of the French Revolutionary War that cannot be found in textbooks. By reading between the lines, each of the characters represents the stirring emotions and reactions of the people that were affected by the War. Lucie Manett, who later becomes Lucie Darnay, is a tender and affectionate loving person. She is a very virtuous woman who reaches out to all human beings in need of love....   [tags: Tale Two Cities Essays] 464 words
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Great Minds Think Alike A Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishimo and Romeo and Juilet by Shakespeare - The male protagonists, Shinji and Romeo have many differences. Hatsue and Juliet are perhaps not as different from each other than Shinji is to Romeo but still, the distinctions are abundant, as are the resemblances. Both young women seem to be a puppet of their families. Without consulting her first, Juliet’s father chooses Paris to be his daughter’s groom. Juliet obviously despises Paris and loathes the very thought of their marriage, stating that she would rather leap off the battlements of any tower, walk in dark alleyways, be chained to roaring bears, or hide in a mortuary covered with dead men’s stinking limbs and rotting bones (4.1.78-90)....   [tags: wealthy, parents, wedding]
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The Awakening: An Emergence of Women's RIghts in the Late Nineteenth Century - ... Clearly, The Awakening challenges the role of a woman in nineteenth century society. A woman’s purpose is centered on childbirth and child rearing. Women are expected to naturally receive pleasure from motherhood. According to Stone, birthing is a symbol for the rebirth of Edna as an artist. Stone argues that Edna shows progress throughout the novel and becomes more “self-defined,” rather than passive and regressive as argued by many scholars additionally. Birth also becomes a symbol for spiritual rebirth....   [tags: Kate Chopin's novel analysis]
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The Depiction of Male/Female Relationships in Tolstoy's War and Peace - The period is the early 19th century; those involved and discussed in this essay are for the most part Russian gentry. Increasingly relaxed social mores in the “developed” world, including the greater freedom to choose to whom one gets married to as well as increased women’s sexual rights, were much more uncommon during the time that War and Peace takes place. Tolstoy, an outspoken critic of arranged marriages, uses the characters in his novel as a way of exploring the various types of love, and in general the interactions between men and women of the time....   [tags: war and peace] 1916 words
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Visualizing Ethnic Relations Involved in Education System in Malaysia. - Objectives 1. To visualize how the ethnic relation involved in education system in Malaysia. 2. To enhance the understanding about the education system in Malaysia from the ‘Sekolah Kebangsaan’ and ‘Sekolah Vernakular’ sides. 3. To compare ‘Sekolah Kebangsaan’ and ‘Sekolah Vernakular’ system. Methodology During the process of making this video, we got information about ‘Sekolah Kebangsaan’ and ‘Sekolah Vernakular’ from our member group, Ng Hui Ping and Mohamad Sabri Bin Burhan....   [tags: Sekolah Kebangsaan’, ‘Sekolah Vernakular’ system]
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Theme of Friendship in Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson - On July 20, 1958, a doctor by the name of Artemio Bracho contemplated the idea of a World Friendship Day. The World Friendship is a foundation that honors friendship and fellowship among all human beings, regardless of race, color or religion. This day has been recognized in several countries and is used today. Friendship is established on loyalty and being there for your friend in their time of need. In Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson, the protagonist, Isabel, created several relationships with other characters that were constructed on loyalty....   [tags: Loyalty, Bond]
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Romeo and Juliet - How is Juliet Portrayed? - In literature, characters are generally introduced by what the characters say, what is said about them, and who they are surrounded by. Shakespeare introduces his character in such a way. In Act one Scene two, Juliet is first introduced to the audience, where Paris is asking Capulet for his daughter’s hand in marriage. Capulet describes Juliet as “yet a stranger in the world” who “hath not seen the change of fourteen years”. Capulet sees his daughter as young and innocent. To Capulet, Juliet “is the hopeful lady of my earth” because “earth hath swallow’d all my hopes but she”....   [tags: shakespeare, literary analysis] 715 words
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The Hundred-Foot Journey, by Richard C. Morais - Thesis:- Food meant a lot for people, it gives us livelihood, and one cannot image his life without food. Hundred foot journey novel is based on the theme of food, in which author tells his journey from his grandfather’s restaurant (Mumbai) to Paris where he owns his Three Star restaurant via London And then Lumiere, a small town in France. Although “the hundred-foot journey “seems very short physically, it took so long to Hassan become the French chef. 1) Madam Mallory hunger strike and Papa’s approval....   [tags: hundred foot journey, french food]
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Juliet’s Transformation in Romeo and Juliet - From “the fatal loins” (Prologue.5) of Lord and Lady Capulet, protagonist Juliet is born in Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. Early on in the play Juliet is portrayed as a very dutiful daughter to her family. After her encounter with Romeo however, she begins a rapid transformation from a naive young girl into a woman. By the end of the play Juliet’s transformation evolves her from a dutiful daughter, into a faithful wife that is willing to desert her family in the name of love. The audience is first introduced to Juliet in the exposition of the play....   [tags: Free Romeo and Juliet Essays] 970 words
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Should Kids Always Obey Their Parents? - Have you ever just thought what the heck are my parents thinking, there is no way I'm listening to them. I know I have and I think you probably have to. Its because our parents aren’t always right. There are always those times when your parents are going to be wrong, I mean they're only human. And sometime you're not gonna want to obey them, even though most of the time you should listen. And there are many reasons for that and I’m sure you could think of more but here are the ones I got from Romeo and Juliet....   [tags: Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet]
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Analysis of Excerpt from Dickens' A Tale Of Two Cities - In the excerpt provided from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, he provides and lacking description about his feelings toward the oncoming French revolution and how women function in that society. His language is vivid and paints a specific picture in the readers mind about the time and place of this story. However, his thoughts about the coming revolution are slightly unclear. Dickens begins the passage by stating “Saint Antoine turned himself inside out ad sat on door-steps and window-ledges, and came to the corners of vile streets and courts, for a breath of air”....   [tags: french revolution] 501 words
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Socially Conscious and Relationship Oriented - Love and money go hand in hand in every Jane Austen novel. The characters that fall in love in her novels are usually influenced by social status. In 19th century England marriages and courtships were arranged based on social rank, money, and estates. Because of the time period that she lived in and the events in her life, all of Jane Austen’s novels focus on relationships and social hierarchy. Jane Austen was born in December of 1775 “into the rural professional middle class” (Lady). Her father was a preacher and her “...mother, Cassandra Leigh Austen...was from a higher social rank” (Lady)....   [tags: Literary Themes]
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Nō Drama Analysis: Hanjo-Lady Han - Out of all the nō plays that we were required to read in class from Atsumori to Sumidagawa, there were sometimes resolution to the story but never truly happy endings. Therefore, my views on nō dramas were not very high. I personally love happy endings so when I received this assignment I was determined to find one that suited to my liking, thus I found Hanjo. According to the book, Japanese Nō dramas by Royall Tyler, Hanjo was written by Zeami himself and the honzetsu of the story is a famous Chinese story called Han Shōyo or Lady Han (which could be found in the Wakan rōei shū, or the “Collection of Japanese and Chinese poems for Chanting Aloud”)....   [tags: Zeami, Lady Han, Hanago]
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The Reality of Human Trafficking - Since the mid 1990’s there has been an alarming upsurge within the human trafficking community. In the country of Bangladesh, women and young girls are sold into the trafficking industry by ones close to them. The price of their life is looked upon as a way to pay off debt or simply because their families are incapable of raising them. You rarely hear about Bangladeshi boys being sold because in their country a boy is seen as more valuable than a girl. According to a documentary directed by Michael Glawogger, attempts to prevent this from occurring because “[t]he outside world pushes us out of the way to make room....   [tags: exploitation, Bangladeshi women]
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Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare - ... To mourn means to feel or show deep sorrow for someone's death and in this case that person is her brother. Just by Shakespeare using the word mourn it will show the audience how much of a struggle Olivia is really going through. Malvolio is a character who undergoes emotional pain through humiliation. Maria wrote a letter to Malvolio, pretending she was Olivia. The letter was to trick Malvolio into thinking Olivia was madly in love with him, which of course was not true. Sir Toby, Fabian, and Sir Andrew hid behind a bush while Malvolio read the letter aloud....   [tags: emotional pain, olivia, viola, plague] 1154 words
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Female Characters in Hamlet - Ophelia is only one of two female characters in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and when viewed by a modern audience she is seen as timid, meek, innocent, and submissive to the males that surround her. To an audience at the time of the play she would have been seen in a different light, as those traits would have made her an ideal woman. In trying to understand Ophelia’s character one can simply browse the pages of the play and study the few scenes of dialogue she has and examine her language, or lack of it....   [tags: ophelia, innocent, timid]
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Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy - Highlighting the reader as a character in Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy may seem trivial considering the clear use of fictional readers within the text ("sir", "madam", "lord", et al.); however, the manner in which Stern renders the reader a character, and creates the illusion of in-text participation, is far more profound than sporadic discourse with these aforementioned sirs and madams. This essay, through analysis of Volumes 1 and 2 of Tristram Shandy (with latter volumes in mind), seeks to illume Sterne's methods of subverting the novelistic form, interacting with the reader, and engaging with the theme of time in relation to the question of the reader as a character in Tristram Sha...   [tags: Newton's Third Law, Literary Analysis]
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The Nurse and her relationship with Juliet in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet - The Nurse and her relationship with Juliet in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Throughout the play the Nurse continually appears. At the beginning of the play the relationship is clear. From the outset and throughout the play the trust, protection, willingness, mischief, and loving care of the Nurse are shown. The Nurse has a lot of affection for Juliet. She plays more of a mother figure to Juliet than her natural mother does, Lady Capulet. The Nurse has nursed her all her life....   [tags: Papers] 1437 words
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Moliere's Tartuffe - The Character of Tartuffe - The Character of Tartuffe        Moliere's neoclassic comedy, Tartuffe, is a prime example of his expertise in the comedic technique. The plot is one that keeps the reader or viewer interested and aware. It begins with Madame Pernell visiting her son's house and reprimanding all of them but their boarder, Tartuffe. She believes Tartuffe is a man of astounding character. The members of the house, however, disagree and say that Tartuffe is deceitful and a fraud. After Madam Pernell leaves, Dorine and Cleante, the maid and the brother-in-law of the main character, Orgon, discuss Tartuffe and both agree that he has captivated Orgon....   [tags: Tartuffe Essays]
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The Character Polonius in Shakespeare's Hamlet - The Character Polonius in Shakespeare's Hamlet *No Works Cited In Hamlet, Polonius is a well-respected and important person. It seems appropriate that he investigates and controls the behavior of his son Laertes and daughter Ophelia. He, as the Lord Chamberlain of Claudius' courts, is no longer a private person but a public one. What he or his children do has important communal, not just personal implications. However, if his actions and speeches are examined closer, it is evident that he is a limited and vain person who is overly concerned with his appearance and wears many masks to communicate with different people....   [tags: Papers] 549 words
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A Trip to the Roman Theatre - A Trip to the Roman Theatre Morning at last. I have been waiting for this day for so long. Today is March the 15th. Today is the day when the whole of Italy will celebrate the festival of Anna Perenna -the goddess of the year. I love festivals, because everyone is on holiday and all the citizens are forbidden to work or do business. I am thrilled because I am going to the theatre to see a play. I am very fortunate that my father has paid for the actors and producers to perform the play and he has also paid for the scenery and costumes....   [tags: Papers] 1251 words
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Hanjo by Zeami - One of the defining characteristics of the Japanese is their outstanding ability to assimilate foreign culture, refine it and then transform it into something completely unique. Perhaps the best example of this is Noh drama which became popular in the 14th century during Japan’s so-called medieval period. Noh, which can be translated literally as ability, represents the historical culmination of Japan’s literary tradition which began with the importation of Chinese poetry during the Heian period....   [tags: Japanese Noh Drama, Hanjo, medieval period]
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