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The Famous Egyptian Pharoah King Tut - One of the most famous Egyptian pharaohs was Tutankhaten, better known as King Tut. Tutankhaten is most known for his tomb found by Howard Carter. Egyptologists are still attempting to find out more about this fascinating king. Akhenaten the Fourth was a very unique pharaoh. He moved his entire kingdom to a completely different location and changed the religion. He was also the father of King Tut. There is currently a debate about who Tut’s mother was. Some scientists say it was Nefertiti while others say that it was Akhenaten’s sister....   [tags: testing, religion, tomb, tutankhaten] 838 words
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What did King Tut Represent to the Egyptians? - King Tut wasn’t a famous pharaoh but he did have mighty power.have you ever wondered what King Tut ment to the egyptians. I know I sure do. What's interesting about this question is there’s many many theories but there is only one true answer. Many people don't know who King Tut was, why he has his own tomb or even is King Tut still a major part in Egyptian history. ("King Tut Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 07 Nov. 2013). King Tut the12th king of the 18th egyptian dynasty, he had the power from 1361 b.c.e to 1352 b.c.e....   [tags: ancient Egypt cuture and beliefs]
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Who Murdered King Tut - Who Murdered King Tut Tutankhamen. King Tut. The Boy King. Pharaoh. King of Upper and Lower Egypt. Regardless of how you choose to refer to the young man (I prefer King Tut), you will always strike interest in the minds of those you speak with. One thing is for certain. We don't know a whole lot about him. We know that Egypt began to fail around the time he was born. The Egyptians lost battles, lost land, and was in economic turmoil. His Father and Mother were both Dead before his tenth birthday, leaving him with the throne....   [tags: Papers] 1714 words
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King Tut - King Tutankhamen The Boy King King Tutankhamen ,or King Tut, was one of the youngest kings to reign over any country. “The Boy King'; is best remembered for his magnificent funeral treasures, including his elaborate golden burial mask. King Tut achieved a measure of immortality through his glittering burial treasures. King Tut was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty who reigned from about 1348 to 1339 BC. His name can be spelled a variety of ways including Tutankhamen, Tutankhamon, or Tutankhamun....   [tags: essays research papers] 1993 words
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Excavation of King Tut's Tomb by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon - a) The site: 1) 2) The site of Tutankhamun's tomb was found in 1922 by Howard Carter and his sponsor Lord Carnarvon which was funding the search. When Carter and his crew were excavating they went back to a line of builders huts carter had previously searched a few seasons earlier. It was there where carter and his crew found a step stone they slowly uncovered more steps leading to the tomb. Once they had discovered a possible tomb Carter immediately sent a telegram to Lord Carnarvon which said, “At last have made wonderful discovery in valley; a magnificent tomb with seals intact; re-covered same for your arrival; congratulations.” within a week Carnarvon came with his crew and they...   [tags: buriel, pharoahs, afterlife] 989 words
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Puzzle of King Tut's Inner-Coffin as Recreational Activity - Puzzle of King Tut's Inner-Coffin as Recreational Activity The King Tutankhamun jigsaw puzzle consists of 1000 individual, cardboard pieces which fit perfectly together to form a 13.75 X 38.5 inch portrait of his inner-coffin. It serves a dual purpose, not only as a two-dimensional replica of King Tut's coffin, but also as a form of recreational activity. The fun lies in methodically assembling the pieces together to create a desired image. Its intended consumer ranges from kids to adults. The puzzle can be found in the gift section at the UCSD bookstore....   [tags: King Tutankhamun History Essays]
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Theories of King Tutankhamun’s Death - What would you state as the most baffling mystery in Egypt. Some people say it’s the pyramids. Others say it’s the gods. But in my opinion, it’ll be the mystery of King Tutankhamun’s death. It’s still a mystery that scientists, archaeologists, and Egyptologists are still unsure of the answer. This brings to my topic of the paper: the theories of how King Tut died. This is a brief history of King Tut. King Tutankhamun , who is known as King Tut, or Tutankhaten was the son of Akhenaten and The Younger Lady , who is possibly Tiye....   [tags: archeological forensics, anciente Egyptian studies]
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Ancient Egypt - Ancient Egypt was an absolutely brilliant place despite the blistering climate and all the sand. When someone hears Egypt nine times out of ten they think of pyramids. The pyramids in Egypt are so famous, yet no one knows exactly how one would, or even could construct such a monument. However we have found out what lays inside of some of these gargantuan, monumental structures. Unlike present time where one would get put six feet under the ground with nothing but a casket and a tomb stone; in ancient Egypt pharaohs got high end treatment and was buried carefully and with riches....   [tags: history, egyptology, past civilizations]
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King Tutankhamun and His Treasures - King Tutankhamun and His Treasures The ancient Egyptians were noted for many things, one of which would have been their artwork. Egyptians used many medians in their artwork that enhanced the details and beauty of every piece of art. Their artwork is fascinating and mysterious, which pulls in the viewer into wanting to learn more. One of the most important and unique Egyptian artworks belongs to King Tutankhamun, a young pharaoh of Egypt. A brief history of the discovery of King Tut’s tomb and the importance and beauty of certain pieces found in his tomb, will be discussed in this essay....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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valley of the kings - It's easy to understand why the Valley of the Kings was not discovered until the 1800's. It is located over a mountain ridge and in a secluded valley, miles from civilization. The Valley of the Kings contains approximately sixty-two excavated tombs, not all of which are royal. Some belonged to the privileged members of nobility and were not decorated. The earliest tombs of such kings as Thutmose I contained stairways, corridors, and right-angle bends; whereas, the latter tombs of such kings as Ramesses XI, were little more than huge sloping corridors....   [tags: essays research papers] 472 words
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The Use of Characterization and Symbolism in Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby focuses on the corruption of the American dream during the 1920‘s. For the duration of this time period, the American dream was no longer about hard work and reaching a set goal, it had become materialistic and immoral. Many people that had honest and incorruptible dreams, such as Jay Gatsby, used corrupted pathways to realize their fantasy. People’s carelessness was shown through their actions and speech towards others. Fitzgerald uses characterization and symbolism from different characters and items to convey the corruption of the American dream....   [tags: Literary Devices, Literary Techniques] 1215 words
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The Man and Wife in Traditional Clothes Sculpture - The American government should fight against drug addiction, not drug cartels, to win the illegal drugs warfare. According to the description in The Oriental Institute Museum, this sculpture is originated during the 5th Dynasty of the Old Kingdom, reigns of Menkauhor and Unis (ca. 2466-2400 B.C.). This sculpture was found and rescued by the Egypt Exploration Fund—Today it is known as the Egypt Exploration Society—in the tomb of Nenkhefetka, Deshasha, Egypt. The sculptor's name appears to be unknown; however, the sculpture's name, given by its discoverers, is Man and Wife in Traditional Clothes....   [tags: Ancient Egyptian Characteristics, Analysis] 870 words
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Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs: Reinforcing Preconceived Notions - Ominous, monolithic wooden doors, slanted backwards to accentuate their apparent height, swing slowly and automatically outward, beckoning the carefully counted herd of visitors into a darkened room lit only with eerie blue light trickling out of hieroglyphic sconces. Doors close behind, the lights dim - so begins the visitor’s journey among the treasures of ancient Egypt. Each visitor’s Egyptian immersion, however, started long before entering the “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs” exhibit at the San Francisco De Young museum....   [tags: Argumentative Essay]
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King Tutankhamun - King Tutankhamun King Tutankhamun lived over 3,300 years ago during a period known as the New Kingdom. This period of time was called the New Kingdom because it was when the pharaohs united upper and lower Egypt into one kingdom with the capital being Memphis near current day Cairo. The reason I chose to write a research paper on King Tut is because he is one of the most well known pharaohs of ancient Egypt. Tutankhamun is most well known only by the discovery of his intact tomb in 1922 by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon....   [tags: Egyptian History]
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King Tutankhamen - King Tutankhamen King Tutankhamen: The Mysterious Pharaoh of Egypt King Tutankhamen was not an important pharaoh, or a successful one. However, he is the most famous pharaoh, thanks to the incredible and exciting discovery of his tomb by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon in 1922 1. The young pharaoh's tomb may not have been the biggest, most elaborate tomb, but he and his family had at their command the wealth of the greatest period of Egyptian history 2. King Tutankhamen's fame today is due to his tomb and what was found in it....   [tags: Papers] 1934 words
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Comparing Frank Baum’s Dorothy Gale of the Oz series and Lewis Carroll’s Alice of Alice in Wonderla - Comparing Frank Baum’s Dorothy Gale of the Oz series and Lewis Carroll’s Alice of Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll’s Alice and Frank Baum’s Dorothy are two of the most well-known and well-loved heroines of all time. At first glance, both Alice and Dorothy appear to be rather accurate renditions of actual little girls who embark on their own adventures in strange and fantastical lands. However, closer scrutiny reveals that only one of these characters is a true portrayal of what a little girl is really like, while the other is but a fulfillment of what most girls would only dream of being like....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays] 1702 words
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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare In this play it seems that love is fated from the start by the citizens full of hate in Verona. The whole play could have been based on loving hate, as love will always overcome hate. From the start of the play love is fated, in the prologue it says that Romeo and Juliet are doomed to die. "From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life"(Prologue, lines 5-6) There's always an interruption in the love scenes because hate is the background....   [tags: Papers] 1649 words
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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy, by William Shakespeare, based on the theme of love. This love is presented in many different manifestations such as infatuation and unrequited love. This play is carefully written to show desires, emotions and family life. To the start of the play Romeo is talking of how his love has been 'vexed' he describes love as being a 'wise madness' a 'deadly poison' and a 'healing medicine'. This type of love he is describing in unrequited love, a love that is not returned, in this case it is not returned by Rosaline whom Romeo believes he is in love with....   [tags: Free Romeo and Juliet Essays] 803 words
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The Moral Standards of Our Nation - The Moral Standards of Our Nation In the past morals were mostly guided by religion. Most people believed strongly in their religion, and followed the rules very carefully, for fear of sin and punishment. However nowadays, religion is not such an important factor of life and morals are guided by personal conscience and to fit in with others. Many things which were unacceptable in society just a few centuries ago are now everyday life occurrences. For example, divorce. Not long ago it was frowned upon and thought of as a great sin to get divorced....   [tags: Papers] 368 words
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Portrayal of Inward Significance in The Taming of the Shrew bu William Shakespeare - Aristotle once said, “The aim of art is to represent no the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” Here, Aristotle explains that it is not the appearance that is important, but how you are that makes you significant. In William Shakespeare’s play, The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare illustrates this virtue in Petrucio, Tranio, and Hortensio, men who have different outfits for different situations. Petrucio, who is a man well known through Italy, comes to Padua to find a wealthy wife and fortunately Kate, he daughter of Baptista Minola must be married off before her more cherished sister who has suitors lines up waiting for their chance for the fair maiden....   [tags: personality, intentions, characters]
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Who Should Be Held Responsible for the Death of Romeo and Juliet? - ... ‘Proud’ and ‘I thank you’ and ‘I thank you not’ and yet ‘not proud’. Mistress minion you, Thank me for no thankings nor proud me no prouds, but fettle your fine joints ‘gainst Thursday next to go with Paris to Saint Peter’s Church, or I will drag thee on a hurdle thither. Out, you green-sickness carrion. Out, you baggage. You tallow face!” (III, v, 149-157). This quote by Lord Capulet shows how angry he is that Juliet is not agreeing to marry Paris, that he has more pride for the family than worry for the happiness of his only daughter....   [tags: betrayals, selfishness, Lord Capulet]
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The Valley of the Kings: the Great Necropolis of Ancient Egypt - Deep in the abysmal, rocky contours of modern-day Luxor’s western bank, a collection of dry beds host the Wadi Bidan el-Muluk, otherwise known as the Valley of the Kings (Hawass 9). Here, Ancient Egyptian workers had toiled through scorching desert heat to create a series of tombs that would house the physical bodies of their pharaohs. The choice of isolation for this complex of wadis, their towering and mammoth architecture, as well as the detailed, colorful decoration depict the significance of the tombs to the Ancient Egyptians....   [tags: Series of Tombs, Ancient Egypt, Dry Beds]
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A Brief Look at Ancient Egypt and Their Legindary Stele - ... Both sides are exquisitely carved out, each one uniquely decorated but both sides containing a central serekh used to identify and in this case even confirm the subject as royalty. This serekh contains the symbols n’r and mr, which as you may have noticed, phonetically spell Narmer. These symbols are surrounded by two bovine heads, which could either represent the Goddess Hathor or Bat. The front side features Narmer himself standing before a kneeling prisoner about to meet his untimely end....   [tags: world history] 632 words
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A Pandora's Box of Problems Waiting to Open - What comes to mind when you think of Antarctica. Far away, penguins, maybe a few scientists, and……ice. Antarctica is a continent located towards the Southern Pole and covered, completely, in ice. The ice has come and gone throughout history as the result of massive changes in climate and now, something is happening to it. The ice is depleting, though not as fast as the Arctic Ocean, and not quite the way you would think. And if we accept that it is depleting, what happens as the climate continues to change....   [tags: antarctica, penguins, south pole]
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Did Extraterrestrials Help with the Pyramids of Gizah? - Imagine a time when a person of the group of people that take care of the pharaoh in Ancient Egypt in the mid 1000’s BC. They are just now starting to building the great pyramid of Giza, but how does a person think they are really being built. By man or by something greater than man. The stones that are used to build the great pyramids were all over a ton in weight. Explain how they would get those stones all the way up to top. If a person lived in this time you would know, but now there are many different theories for the way they were transported from place to place....   [tags: ancient aliens]
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Taking a Closer Look at the Narmer Palette - Whenever the topic of Ancient Egypt is breached, a few generic topics are instantly recalled: maybe it’s the pyramids, King Tut’s tomb, maybe even the Exodus. Before Egypt became the Egypt that most everyone knows of now, it was a wildly disjointed, disunited preamble to the great empire it became known for. King Narmer was the factor that ultimately changed that. Unifier of Egypt and founder of the First Dynasty, Narmer set into motion a series of events that ultimately shaped Egypt into the modern republic it is now....   [tags: ancient Egypt, first dynasty] 1409 words
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The Path to a Modern World of Disorder - Terrorism instills fear into many of us. It has haunted the people of the world since the beginning of time. It has caused the rise and fall of many empires; it has given people the gain of power. In addition to the gain of power, there are many other causes of terrorism, such as hate, religion, and politics. Most people believe that there is nothing excusable or justifiable with any an act of terrorism, whether it is committed by religious fundamentalists, people's resistance movements, private militia, or that of a war retribution by a recognized government....   [tags: terrorism, hate, religion, biological, warfare]
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The Excavation and Discovery of Tutankhamun's Tomb - ... Carter was able to find the tomb as a result of finding the top step with another twelve steps following down to a blocked wall that had been plastered. Carter described what he saw when he opened the antechamber wall “As my eyes grew accustomed to light, details of the room emerged slowly from the mist, strange animals, statues and gold- everywhere the glint of gold” describes the types of treasure that were found in the tomb and that the tomb probably had not been robbed. Carter goes on to recount more of what he saw “I was struck dumb with amazement, and when Lord Carnarvon, unable to stand the suspense any long, inquired anxiously, ‘Can you see anything?’ it was all I could do to get...   [tags: notorious archaelogical discoveries]
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Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare - Act 1 of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” is a dramatic act, immediately grabbing the audience’s attention. It is also significant in terms of themes and characters. Act 1 foreshadows the ending of the play and introduces fate, conflict and love as themes. Act one introduces Romeo and Juliet as the central characters, but also the Nurse, Benvollio, Mercutio and Tybalt as key characters in the play. Language and imagery bring alive both themes and characters. Act 1, scene 1 contains a lot of dramatic significance as the feud between the two families, the Capulets and Montagues, is conveyed straight away....   [tags: Critical Analysis of Act I] 1210 words
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Akhenaten: A True Visionary for Egypt - ... Moreover, he changed the temples to being open to more people and not just high priests. He introduced a new form of temple which had open roofs so the sunlight can shine on the worshippers. The temple was more open to the public and more accessible. In modern society areas of worship are open to the public, this is similar to what Akhenaten tried to accomplish. He tried to show that a place of worship should be open to many people instead of just high priests, which shows how Akhenaten was ahead of his game and saw things that normal people were not able to see....   [tags: religion, monotheism, art] 635 words
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Examples of Bias Aporach to History - ... This mentality was strongly accepted because it was a form of Eurocentrism: the belief that Europeans are the superior people. A second way that history was written by the Cortes, the winner, and not by the Aztecs, the losers, was that much of the Aztec population was killed in the siege of their land by the Europeans and the ones that had survived were kept as slaves and laborers. Through his expedition, Cortes killed hundreds of thousands of Aztecs along with their emperor and over time had imprisoned many more, allowing none of them to show their side of history or how bad the Europeans were to their people....   [tags: Hernan Cortés, Ramses, Julius Caesar] 1393 words
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Egyptian, Islamic and Roman Architecture - ... The Haghia Sophia was the perfect example of Byzantine art. The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem is an example of how one architectural style can inspire another one. The dome of the Rock is also inspired by the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. (Islamic) There were many Christian artists who were commissioned to work on the art for the Dome of the Rock. The Dome of the Rock captures many stylistic traits similar to the Byzantine Cathedrals. The Dome of the Rock was built especially for religious worship....   [tags: major architectural achievements]
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Pharaohs: Their Life as Royalty - ... Even though there were many male pharaohs, female pharaohs are probably the most famous. Woman first received power when they were the wives of the pharaohs (“The Female Pharaoh”) Nitocris was the first woman to rule. Almost nothing is know about her except that she ruled after the death of King Pepi II. After Nitocris reign Queen Sobeknefru was the next to rule. Then Hatsheput and Cleopatra. The third woman to rule was Queen Hatshepsut. She was the daughter of one king and the wife of another....   [tags: Tombs, Afterlife, King]
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Egyptian Tombs - Egyptian Tombs Egyptologists had lost interest in the site of tomb 5, which had been explored and looted decades ago. Therefore, they wanted to give way to a parking lot. However, no one would have ever known the treasure that lay only 200 ft. from King Tut's resting place which was beyond a few rubble strewn rooms that previous excavators had used to hold their debris. Dr. Kent Weeks, an Egyptologist with the American University in Cairo, wanted to be sure the new parking facility wouldn't destroy anything important....   [tags: World History Essays] 1865 words
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Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs - Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs In Ancient Egypt there were over 29 Kings and Pharaohs and over 5 Queens. Some of the most famous kings and queens were: Ramses II, Ramses III, King Tut, Cleopatra, and Nefertiti. Ramses II (reigned 1279-1212 BC), ancient Egyptian king, third ruler of the 19th dynasty, the son of Seti I. During the early part of his reign Ramses fought to reign the territory in Africa and Western Asia that Egypt had held during the 16th and 15th centuries BC. His principle opponents were the Hittites, a powerful people of Asia Minor, against whom he waged a long war upon....   [tags: Ancient Egypt Egyptian History] 772 words
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The New Kingdom - The New Kingdom (1550-1069 B.C.) was divided in three Dynasties: 18th, 19th and the 20th. The first ruler “Ahmose, and the other warrior kings of the early 18th Dynasty, took Egyptian armies as far as the Euphrates” (Pinch Geraldine, page 19). On late of the 16th century B.C., Thebes, now known as Luxor, became the principal religious capital. The 18th Dynasty is often considered the high point of Egyptian culture, a lot of great art and architecture was built in this Dynasty. Luxor Temple, with its soaring columns and statues of Ramses II....   [tags: Three Dynasties, 18th, 19th, 20th]
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Power Causes Corruption - ... He began slaughtering his friends, and innocent people. He became paranoid, and insane. He could not resist his dark impulses once in power. The play is a prime example of how moral weakness develops overtime in a person exercising power. Sometimes a person could be put into a position of power they just weren't ready for, or someone who was already in power grows tired of his or her duties. In consequence, the power becomes a mean solely for personal gain. Imagine if you gave total control of a country to a five year old kid....   [tags: character, adversity, innocent] 842 words
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Comparing Arthur Laurents' West Side Story and Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet - Although the discrepancies between Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story are too frequent to categorize in such limited space, it is impossible for anyone familiar with both texts to not notice the obvious similarities between the two works ("Theme").  From the opening scenes in both, up through the rumble in West Side Story/death of Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, the plays mirror each other (Poelstra).  It isn't until the last part of West Side Story, where Tony (our modern-day Romeo) dies and Maria (Tony's Juliet) doesn't (unlike the two star-crossed lovers of Shakespeare's work, both of whom perish), that the major difference between the two works becomes apparent....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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The Significance of Mercutio in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet - The Significance of Mercutio in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet is about two lovers whose families are at war and how the two overcome the family feud for their love for each other. Mercutio is one of the central characters in the play; he is one of the prince's kinsmen and is best friend to Romeo of the Montague household. The name Mercutio is derived for the word mercurial which means eloquent, active and changeable; Mercutio is all three because through out the play he changes his mood from a light-hearted joking to fiery insults in a short time....   [tags: Papers] 1945 words
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Act 1 Scene 5 of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet - Act 1 Scene 5 of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Choose a scene from Romeo and Juliet and analyse how it contributes to the dramatic tension and tragedy of the whole play. William Shakespeare was born in April, 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, in Elizabethan England. London underwent a transformation in the 16th century, with its population and economy growing. There was a strong demand for entertainment and many temporary theatres and stages were set up. The first stage venue, called ‘The Theatre’ was set up in 1576 on the bank of the Thames....   [tags: Papers] 1924 words
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