Phantom Of The Opera The Phantom of the Opera" the movie, in this essay is about more than just a phantom in an opera causing problems. It's about the world inside an opera house and its real master the Phantom. Also, it is about a love triangle and the struggles of love between the Phantom, Christine and Raoul. The lighting, color and music point to the Phantom as he controls the stage and the characters on it. Through these basic elements and the characters Andrew Schumacher the director shows the theme.
The Phantom shows his jealousy throughout the musical, and at one point he gives Christine a frightful warning about her closeness to Raoul. Hugh Panaro as The Phantom was interesting. He has a lovely tenor voice, and acts as the Phantom well. There were parts where I thought he went a little bit overboard in acting out in the final scene. I understand that an opera has dramatically embellished gestures, but the final act seemed a bit disingenuous.
Some genres include; humor, action, romance, death, deceit, fantasy, horror, ect. The Phantom of the Opera is a classic, musical romance film popular because of its emphasis on love, constant entertainment, and powerfully touching music. Love equals power in this case. The Phantom seeks the love of a young girl, Christine who's cast into the opera from a dancer to a lead role when the original vocalist bails last minute. If he is able to obtain this love, he can have her sing all of his musicals that he has composed while hidden in the dark anterooms of the opera house, which then will give him the power he is so eager to finally have.
The Phantom sings to Christine as an angel. He teaches her how to sing, and he uses his beautiful voice to control Christine and make her love him. Erik’s desire for Christine becomes more powerful when Christine divulges that she is in love with Raoul. The feelings of jealousy are strongly developed in Erik’s mind, which brings him to a rage. He becomes so jealous of the perfect man, Raoul, who has everything he wants, especially Christine’s love.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s composed the opera Cosi fan Tutte in which is a musical classical masterpiece depicting the, story, strength, struggle and tests on love amongst individuals. A beautiful depiction of this opera took place at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City on May 3, 2014. The concept of Cosi fan Tutte has been that a man Don Alfonso is trying to persuade and prove to two young officers Ferrando and Guglielmo that their women are unfaithful. Don Alfonso claims that “a woman’s constancy is like the phoenix in which everyone talks about it but no one has actually seen it” (“Synopsis”). Throughout the progression of the opera sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella are blindsided and fooled by Alfonso, Ferrando, Guglielmo, and their maid Despina regarding in their attempt to get the young women to fall for other men (which are actually Ferrando and Guglielmo disguised) to prove that they are indeed unfaithful.
Phantom of the opera journal entries The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux was a gothic novel written in 1910 (add historical context) The main protagonist in the story her name is Christine Daaé and she is an actress. After lessons with a mysterious figure she calls the “angel of music,” she acquires a beautiful singing voice. The main antagonist of the novel is the phantom of the Opera a man who when he was young ran away from home because of his deformities. Now he lives within the Opera house and terrorizes the people within its walls. The main plot of this story involves the protagonist Christine Daaé and the antagonist phantom of the opera or also known as Erik.
Duke Orsino describes Viola’s lips, “That say thou art a man: Diana's lip Is not more smooth and rubious; thy small pipe Is as the maiden's organ, shrill and sound, And all is semblative a woman's part” (1.4.32-35). From Orsino complimenting Viola this shows that Orsino does have some feelings for her, but are still unsure of them because he thinks she’s a man. When he says this to Viola her heart melts and she starts falling in love with Duke Orsino even more, which will cause her to do anything to get him to love her back. Twelfth Night explores the idea that love can expose intense emotions that cause people to act immoral.
Loves Misfortunes 	A Midsummer Night’s Dream, is a romantic comedy written by William Shakespeare. It deals with the feelings of love and marriage as well as the laws and social order of the time. The story contains fairies and other mystical creatures who take it upon themselves to guide the mortals in the directions they think necessary. This leads to many hilarious situations and misfortunes for the humans. 	There are many characters in the play and, for the most part, each one is in love with one of the other characters.
In the play “ A street car named desire” by Tennessee Williams, Williams creates the idea that Blanche’s crazed ambition for “magic” and love is impossible because of her destitute and unforgettable past and her ambition for love leads to her own collapse and downfall. Early in Blanche’s life before she arrived at the Kowalski’s residence, Blanche already led a life of promiscuity and alcoholism, which is exhibited when “she pours a half tumbler of whiskey and tosses it down.” Additionally, Blanche loses her job due to an inappropriate relationship with a student, and her excessive drinking throughout the play was triggered when she unknowingly married a homosexual man that later committed suicide after the discovery of his sexual preference. These events show who Blanche is as a person and how she operates in the world. She relies on her ability to act as an object of male sexual desire since her interactions with the males in the play always commence with flirtation. This is demonstrated when Blanche tells St... ... middle of paper ... ...o” is constantly heard playing outside the apartment when Blanche talks about the loss of her family and Belle Reve.
Coming to him in a dream, “The Cap and Bells” likely acquired its origin from the obsessive infatuation Yeats had with Maud Gonne. Being an acclaimed actress, Yeats most likely perceived Gonne exceeding him in status; her the queen and him the fool. At this time (1894) Yeats was also developing Irish dramas, and therefore his mind ignited dramatic thought even within his dreams. Like many of his poems, “The Cap and Bells” develops a lyrical tone full of emotion and images. Through this song-like piece, the reader strongly feels both the growing despondency of the jester and the eventual affection in the queen.