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Dramatic Change in Othello

- In this essay I would like to explain how William Shakespeare makes the change in Othello so dramatic for the audience in Act 3 Scene 3 of the play, but before I go in detail I would like to go over the main points in the play for you. So, basically what happens is that there is a tragic downfall of a ‘black Venetian general’ Othello who was a ‘confident’ and ‘strong’ person but because he chose Cassio as his lieutenant, Iago gets really ‘jealous’ because he thought he deserved that title more than Cassio and he really wanted that title....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature]

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The Most Dramatic Change Of My Life

- The most dramatic change I’ve ever had to make in my life came about three and a half months ago, when I was told to choose between the love of my life, and the Florida home I’d lived in for the past eight years. I had a comfortable life, living in Florida with my grandmother. I’d never been expected to get a job, and never had to, as I was spoiled rotten without fully realizing it. I had been accepted into SCAD, the art college of my dreams, and had gotten engaged to my boyfriend of four years (so scandalous at our age, I know)....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Grandparent]

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Dramatic Change in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing

- In this scene Shakespeare introduces a dramatic change in tone: presenting a juxtaposing, darker, more tragic atmosphere to that previous to it. This in turn creates a striking climax to the dramatic tension and threat posed by those agents of disorder in ‘Much Ado About Nothing’. This dramatic contrast in mood is generated through the uprising of conflict between the aristocracy and the house of Leonato. Claudio’s misguided hatred for Hero is expressed through a callous, graphic and manic denunciation due to her knowledge of “the heat of a luxurious bed”....   [tags: drastic violence, tragedy, Leonato]

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Harold Crick’s Turning Points to Dramatic Change

- In many stories, authors let characters to take actions that allow them to benefit when the seemingly uncontrollable turning points come. In the film Stranger than Fiction written by Zach Helm, turning points are used this way through Harold Crick. Harold’s realization of being powerless to avoid his fateful death provides a turning point that induces Harold’s transformation, which helps him to stay alive at the end. Harold understands his failure to control his own destiny after witnessing the sudden demolishment of his own apartment, which triggers him to become earnest and goal-oriented by playing the guitar, to get rid of his inflexibility by pursuing his love interest Ana Pascal using i...   [tags: Harold Crick, Stranger than Fiction, Zach Helm, mo]

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Rupert Murdoch and a Dramatic Change in the Television Industry

- Rupert Murdoch and a Dramatic Change in the Television Industry Critically assess this statement with particular reference to commercial television channels. Rupert Murdoch owns one of the largest media organisations in the world, called News International. This is an organisation which owns products in all mediums. Press baron, Murdoch started his ownership of print in Australia when he inherited his first newspaper from his father, the Adelaide News, he made what was a fairly unsuccessful newspaper into a thriving business....   [tags: Papers]

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The 1920s : An Era Of Dramatic Political And Cultural Change

- The 1920’s was an era of dramatic political and cultural change, where many Americans lived in cities rather than farms. Many inventors came to be noticed as new cars were invented and as music entered the entertainment industry. A new style of music was invented mainly in the African American community, creating the Harlem Renaissance; which was an evolution of music and entertainment in Harlem, New York City. The women of America began to evolve in the 1920s, adding new styles to our fashion industry and changing the way women dress, act, and are portrayed in society for generations....   [tags: Women's suffrage, Suffrage, Democracy]

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The Climate Change Is A Living Planet

- . Berry uses the metaphor that Earth is a living planet because of all of the diverse lifeforms it has created and by doing this, he really brings to mind what we as humans aren 't appreciating this beautiful planet like we should. McFague states "climate change is surely the most severe test that humanity has ever faced, not only in terms of survival but equally important, in regard to our ‘humanity '. This quote is very important because the reason that this planet is dying has a lot to do with our humanity in the sense that we aren 't treating the planet the way we should be....   [tags: Greenhouse gas, Climate change, Global warming]

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Climate Change And The Global Warming

- “It’s a well-kept secret, but 95 percent of the climate models we are told prove the link between human CO2 emissions and catastrophic global warming have been found, after nearly two decades of temperature stasis, to be in error,” writes Maurice Newman, chief business advisor to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (Dunn). With this bold and senseless declaration, Australia joined the community of global warming denial and thrust itself onto the international stage to become yet another participant in the dramatic environmental debate about climate change....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Climate change, Greenhouse gas]

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How Shakespeare Uses Dramatic Devices in Act 3 Scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet

- Romeo and Juliet is a tragic play about two young star crosses lovers, ‘A pair of lovers whose relationship is said to be doomed from the start’, which unites their families of sworn enemies together. It fits into the tragedy genre, as it’s a play that contains many distressing scenes, which involves many deaths of characters. Furthermore, during the time this play was written, Italy was stereotyped as a very rough place where many fights take place. In addition, this play is set in Verona, Italy, which somewhat relates to the play in a way, due to the fighting between the two families that takes place....   [tags: Shakespeare, Dramatic Devices, Romeo and Juliet, ]

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Rapid Climate Change : What Can Be Done?

- In the article by Scott G. McNall (2010). Rapid Climate Change: What is to be done. The author discusses the issues of the rapid climate changes globally, that are effecting the entire earth with the warming of the Northern and Southern poles, the melting of the ice causing permafrost and methane gas to be released into the atmosphere. The author notes that, it is important that the global community understands the critical problem that is gradually destroying the earth with rapid climate changes....   [tags: Climate change, Global warming, Solar variation]

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The Effects Of Climate Change On The Island Of Kiribati And Its People

- Reflection Paper # 2 One concept that became apparent in this unit was how climate change has had such a dramatic effect on the island of Kiribati and its people. Climate change in Kiribati is allegedly associated with the environmental pollution and chemical by-products of other nations such as Australia, England, China, and the United States. Evidence has been presented showing the Kiribati Island is at risk of vanishing as a result of the monstrous waves in the South Pacific Ocean. However, even though the United States is one of the largest known sources of extreme gas emissions, we cannot only blame it and the other developed countries....   [tags: Climate change, Greenhouse gas, Weather, Climate]

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Global Warming And Its Effect On Climate Change

- Imagine living in a world where the life you live in is slowly, literally melting around you. How would you feel if I told you that in reality it is. The time has come to face the truth and deal with global warming and its cause on climate change around the world. Most people don’t exactly what global warming is or how it is affecting every living aspect around them. During recent research, a “…study, conducted in November (of 2013) found about two in three Americans (63%) believe global warming is happening.” (Prigg 3) Global Warming is a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the Earth’s atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon...   [tags: Greenhouse gas, Global warming, Climate change]

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The Effects Of Global Climate Change On The World Of The Twentieth And Twenty First Centuries

- Historically, cities located in close proximity to major bodies of water – oceans, seas, rivers, and the like – possessed distinct and powerful advantages over their landlocked counterparts. Access to these natural resources facilitated endeavors in defense, trade, and agriculture; in fact, many coastal cities continue to reap these and similar benefits today. However, the relationship between these cities and the earth’s water sources has changed drastically with the passage of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries....   [tags: Climate change, Climate, Weather, Ocean]

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Use of Dramatic Contrast in Yeats' Poetry

- Yeats' poetry is very dramatic because he usually creates dramatic contrasts within his poems and because his tone changes regularly. When he wasn't in conflict with the world around him he was in conflict with himself. He was never satisfied with modern Ireland, even when he was younger. As he grew older, his dissatisfaction became even greater. Firstly he uses a sharp contrast in his tone. This is particularly evident in his poem 'September 1913'. He starts by attacking the greedy uncultured people of Ireland, especially the shopkeepers who “add the halfpence to the pence”....   [tags: poets, poem analysis]

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The Invisible Threat : Climate Change

- The Invisible Threat: How Climate Change Came to be Regarded as a Social Problem The dawn of the twentieth century marked the beginning of dramatic changes around the world. The invent of steam and coal driven machines was creating an industrial boom the likes of which the world has never seen. As the world’s focus was turned to the exploding economy of the Second Industrial Revolution, behind the scenes, carbon dioxide pollution was beginning to collect in the atmosphere. The collection of this gas caused the atmosphere to absorb more solar radiation and was slowly heating the earth....   [tags: Global warming, Climate, Climate change]

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The History of Global Climate Change

- Earth has experienced many episodes of dramatic climate changes with different periods in earth history. There have been periods during which the entire planet has been covered in ice and at another time it has been scorchingly hot and dry. In this regards, earth has experienced at least three major periods of long- term frigid climate and ice ages interspersed with periods of warm climate. The last glacial period which current glaciers are the result of it, occurring during the last years of Pleistocene, from approximately 110,000 to 10,000 years age (Clayton, 1997)....   [tags: Climate Change, Global Glaciers Recession]

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Female Circumcision and Female Genital Mutilation

- Also, America and Europe then began to regard the practice with increasing criticism. According to the article “Female Circumcision,” the writer says that,” France and England, for example, have instituted education programs in schools and hospitals, hoping to help teachers and health care workers better recognize not only victims of female circumcision but those who might be at risk.”Many African countries such as Sudan, Senegal, Yemen, Chad, Liberia and Mali have already signed. Though this is a great first step, and other policies must be implemented and enforced....   [tags: dramatic pain, uncircumcised woman]

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The Politics Of Climate Change

- Climate change is a worldwide issue that has been raised for decades but which is yet often relegated to a position of secondary importance. However, the attention given to the politics of climate change has been increasing over time, as the consequences of decades of inaction are about to be experienced. Nevertheless, for many, politicians and the media have failed to underline concretely the importance of addressing climate change. It is not the case of numerous novels, films and plays, as well as photographs and other art forms, that have aimed to depict global warming....   [tags: Global warming, Al Gore, Climate change]

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The Effects Of Climate Change On The Arctic Region

- It is an unquestioned fact that the climate is changing. There is abundant evidence that the world is becoming warmer and warmer. The temperature of the global land average temperature has increased by about 8.5 degrees centigrade from 1880 to 2012 (Karr, et al 406). The one or two degrees increase in temperature can cause dramatic and serious consequences to the earth as well as humans. More extreme weather occurs, such as heat waves and droughts. The Arctic Region is especially sensitive to global climate change....   [tags: Global warming, Climate, Climate change]

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Effects Of Climate Change On Human Health

- There are many impacts of climate change that cause stress on human health. These impacts can be through direct exposure or indirect exposure. In either case these effects are caused by human development causing vulnerability and destabilization environmentally, socially, and economically all over the world. One specific location that is being effected most harshly by these added exposures is the island country of Funafuti, Tuvalu. This paper will discuss the extent of direct and indirect impacts as well as the ongoing adaptation and mitigation efforts in addressing the problem....   [tags: Water, Climate change, Ocean, Precipitation]

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Dramatic Devices Used by Willy Russell to Present the Changes to the Character of Rita

- In the 1980s, women were thought to be the conventional uneducated house keepers of the household and throughout the play, Educating Rita; Rita is constantly battling this set image of a typical Woman in the 80s. Willy Russell has used many dramatic devices efficiently to show the different phases and changes in Rita. In so doing, there have been many impacts on the audience. In Act 1, Willy Russell introduces the main characters, Rita and Frank; and provides crucial background information about the characters and their relationship with each other....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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The Effects Of Climate Change On Climate Variability

- “In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments – there are consequences.” this quote argues that identifiable consequences of climate change are substantial to understand climatic events (Ingersol, 1899 p.270 cited in Burroughs, 2007). The term ‘climate change’ indicates the statistically long – term period environmental deviation of the global atmosphere including the averages state of the climate or natural climate variability (the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Chang (IPCC), 2007). During the past historical and recent decades, climate change and the Earth’s responses illustrate that most regions have been changed rapidly in the variability of climate including increasing the av...   [tags: Greenhouse gas, Carbon dioxide, Climate change]

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Climate Change : The Effects On Agriculture And Society

- Climate Change: The Effects on Agriculture and Society Student Name: Vanessa Abdallah Student Number: 44616643 Over the past century, climate change and global warming has become increasingly prominent issues. The spread of greenhouse gases and other toxic compounds, and the excessive use of fossil fuels have intensified this consequence (Kang & Banga 2013, p. 668), and the escalating severity of this issue has created a ripple effect through its negative impact on agriculture, ecosystems, animal and plant populations, and land-use (Ehrlich & Ehrlich 2013)....   [tags: Greenhouse gas, Carbon dioxide, Climate change]

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Climate Change : Man 's Problem

- Climate Change: Man’s Problem The change in climate has been a topic of controversy across the world throughout the past years. Scientists have done research on how climate changes has changed throughout the years around the world. In the past few years, research shows that climate has changed dramatically in the world. Although climate change is something that occurs normally in nature, there has been substantial evidence that mankind is a contributor to the dramatic increase. Most countries around the world have got together to discuss how to reduce mankind’s contribution to climate change, but there is other countries that still do not consider this as a problem....   [tags: Greenhouse gas, Carbon dioxide, Climate change]

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Climate Change Can Affect Our Lives

- Climate change can affect everyone in many different ways, take for example the summertime heat. Think of the hottest day you’ve ever experienced throughout your life, the hot sun beating down on you and the only thing you’re thinking of is “how long do I have to deal with this?” Well, with the current effects taking place due to excessive amounts of greenhouse gases and use of non renewable resources going on, after a certain period of time that weather will be a whole 12 degrees hotter than it is today....   [tags: Climate change, Greenhouse gas, Climate]

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The Change of Achilles

- In The Iliad, Achilles faces many decision-making situations. He shows a human side like any other person, but when fate takes over, he goes in a series of changes. The all mighty Achilles turns into a weeping child when his prize is taken away. His long lasting anger against Agamemnon turns into camaraderie after his friend Patroklos is killed and finally his wrath against Hector's body turns into compassion when Priam begs for the body to be returned. Many could argue that when something is taken away from a person, that person will not make a problem, especially when that person is a fearless warrior....   [tags: Greek Literature]

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Sociology: Dramatic Changes To the American Family

- Sociology Families have changed greatly over the past 60 years, and they continue to become more diverse. Why the family is considered the most important agent of socialization. What caused the dramatic changes to the American family. What are those changes. Describe the differences in marriage and family life that are linked to class, race, gender, and personal choice. Do you feel the trend toward diverse families is positive or negative. If the trend changed toward traditional (pre-World War II) families, how would that affect women’s rights....   [tags: class, race, gender roles]

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Dramatic Effects in William Shakespeare's Macbeth

- Dramatic Effects in William Shakespeare's Macbeth 'Fair is foul and foul is fair' starts the play with an oxymoron, a theme which is continued throughout. Using the witches at the beginning of the play is also a contrasting idea, as they are evil and initially Macbeth is an innocent being. Making the witches evil is a dramatic effect, as Shakespeare could have made them seem nice and that their intent was to help Macbeth, but by naming them 'weird sisters' he gives them an air of mystery that changes the direction of the play....   [tags: Papers]

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The Dramatic Irony Of The History Teacher

- The Dramatic Irony of “The History Teacher” In his poem “The History Teacher,” poet Billy Collins sends a strong message of those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Collins uses dramatic irony to reinforce this theme by having the history teacher downplay tragic events, lie to his students and create an unrealistically rosy picture of the world. The teacher thinks that he is “trying to protect his students’ innocence” (Collins 1), by shielding them from many horrific things that have happened in the world....   [tags: Irony, Sarcasm, Stone Age, Comedy]

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Global Climate Change And Its Apparent Effects

- Global climate change and its apparent effects have been the subject of much discussion for a number of years. It is often claimed that this change is too advanced and the damage caused by it is irreversible, meaning that any efforts by us to undo this are in vain. Although I agree that our planet has become unalterably changed, I don’t entirely concur that this change is now completely beyond repair. The argument to support the fact that global weather patterns have changed, draws its evidence from a number of sources and documented events, and by observation of what is happening in the environment....   [tags: Global warming, Climate change, Carbon dioxide]

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The Dramatic Effects of War on Countries

- ... The use of artillery change the war the war especially for France, cannons that were made weighed about 3 tons and the stone cannon balls were about 300 pounds. It took many men to just make one of these cannons. Portable hand cannons were made because it would be easier house kill the enemy. The hand cannon had a small piece of metal with a wooden rod for the recoil of the mini cannon. When the gunpowder was reduces it would be still a powerful weapon. Artillery was an important weapon in the battle field, because artillery kill a lot of men when fired....   [tags: religion, politics, power]

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Dramatic Scene Illustrated in Shakespeare's King Lear - Storm Scene

- Shakespeare’s King Lear offers its audience an impossible number of dramatic and memorable scenes, but I have chosen the storm scenes in Act III Scenes 1, 2 and 4 as my key dramatic scenes. The storm provides a dramatic centre to the play. It is used to bring about change, to represent Lear’s inner unrest, to symbolise the power of nature and to expose the play’s characters under the intolerant conditions of thunder and lightning. The scenes in which the storm takes place are very different to those which precede and follow them....   [tags: literary techniques, scene analysis]

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Transformational Changes : Transformational Change

- Literature Review Transformation as the word implies signifies ‘a radical shift from one state of being to another’ (Anderson and Ackerman-Anderson, 2001: 39). Thus, transformational change thoroughly reforms the core values, beliefs, missions, behaviour of organisational members and builds a modification foundation of communication networks, work flows, procedures and structures within the organisation (Walton, 1999; Chapman, 2002; Dirkx and Gilley, 2004). Transformational change is often equated with revolutionary change (Torrington et al., 2014) and signals a re-examination and fundamental altering of the organisation function and how it associated with its environment (Beckhard, 1992)....   [tags: Learning, Psychology, Organizational learning]

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The Dramatic Impact of Witches on William Shakespeare's Macbeth

- The Dramatic Impact of Witches on William Shakespeare's Macbeth The inclusion of witches in Macbeth heightens the dramatic impact of the play because in the time William Shakespeare wrote Macbeth many of the general public did not know to much about witches, so when witches were included in Macbeth many people were shocked which made the play more dramatic because many people did not expect witches to be included in the play. Also witches in Shakespeare's time were treated very poorly In some cases witches were pricked with a special needle to see if they were immune from pain so these type of cases heighten the dramatic impact of the play because the general pub...   [tags: Papers]

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The Italian Baroque’s Love of The Dramatic

- The Italian Baroque’s love of dramatic effects in artistic expression is one of the most recognizable features of the Italian Baroque. Architecture, music, painting, and sculpture all have very good examples that utilize dramatic effects very effectively. In the next few minutes, we will explore an example of each and highlight the various features that illustrate the dramatic effects that characterize the Italian Baroque. We will begin with Artemisia Gentileschi’s painting Judith and Maidservant with Head of Holofernes....   [tags: The Arts]

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How Shakespeare Makes the Banquet Scene Dramatic for the Audience

- How Shakespeare Makes the Banquet Scene Dramatic for the Audience The banquet scene takes place near the middle of Shakespeare's world-famous play. All the action and drama happens in the hall, soon after the murder of king Duncan and Banquo. We find out at the beginning of the scene about Banquo's murder with the arrival of the 'murderer', whom Macbeth has paid to eliminate Banquo. The 'murderer' tells Macbeth that he slit Banquo's throat. As the scene progresses we see Macbeth's character develop and what seemed to have been a great occasion, turns into one of havoc and confusion....   [tags: Papers]

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Dramatic Effects in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

- Dramatic Effects in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet In the play Shakespeare creates dramatic effects to heighten emotions and actions of the characters. By using a range of dramatic devices Shakespeare can change the mood and setting of the play, this affects how the audience react, and emphasise points. These include dramatic irony for example, "I love thee more than canst devise". Romeo quoted here whilst replying to Tybalt in response to a fight....   [tags: Papers]

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Dramatic Techniques Used in The Long and the Short and the Tall

- Dramatic Techniques Used in The Long and the Short and the Tall During this play there are dramatic techniques used by Willis Hall to present the moral dilemma faced by the British soldiers during the drama. Willis Hall prompts us to think about the rights and wrongs of war and the death of the Japanese prisoner. He does this in more ways than one but I'm going to focus on one point exactly: the point in which he constructs a scenario in which the Japanese prisoner has British cigarettes on him; this has to be one of the most dramatic scenes within the play and it covers all of the soldiers views on the prisoner....   [tags: Papers]

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Organizational Change At A Pharmaceutical Company

- Organizational Cultural Changes that occur within an organization do not occur on its own. Organizational change entails detailed management and planning. Organizational change does not occur overnight and resistance within the employees is inevitable. Having organized management who is prepared to provide leadership is imperative in providing solutions to the issues of resistance. Although resistance to change is inevitable, an organization must experience change in order to sustain changes, whether economical, technological, or financial....   [tags: Strategic management, Organization]

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Dramatic Techniques in Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell

- Dramatic Techniques in Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell How do the dramatic techniques use in the play help the audience to understand the importance of Shirley’s transformation. You should refer to the significance of the play’s social and historical (settings, attitudes to women SHIRLEY VALENTINE Task: How do the dramatic techniques use in the play help the audience to understand the importance of Shirley’s transformation. You should refer to the significance of the play’s social and historical (settings, attitudes to women, attitudes to marriage, expectations of life, etc) context and the literary context (kitchen-sink drama, comedy, tragedy, drama, etc)....   [tags: Shirley Valentine Willy Russell Essays]

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Dramatic Devices in An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley

- Dramatic Devices in An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley In 1945 J. B Priestly, a playwright and the author of ‘An inspector calls’, a mystery set in 1912, set out to forward his message; Societies need for change. Through his play he uses a number of characters to represent the class structure of 1912, in which he wants the audience to compare their lives of 1945 and after 2 world wars, to before them. Priestly was a strong believer in socialism, a world with no defiant classes and a society that stood up for each other and took responsibility for their own actions....   [tags: Papers]

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Othelo, A Dramatic Tragedy by William Shakespeare

- Most people will consider and agree that Othello is a dramatic tragedy. Shakespeare cleverly wove many different layers into his playwright and thus it has stood the time as a literary masterpiece. There are many different definitions of tragedy and Othello would fit into most of their definition. Aristotelian tragedy consists of many parts to meet the definition described by Aristotle. Using these requirements through definition, Othello still would qualify as a tragedy as discussed through thought, diction, tragic hero, and emotional action....   [tags: aristotelan tragedy, pity, fear]

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Dramatic Devices in Willy Russell's Shirley Valentine

- Dramatic Devices in Willy Russell's Shirley Valentine Willy Russell uses many different dramatic devices to explore the issues and themes of the play 'Shirley Valentine'. One of the main themes is change, Russell explores and portrays this issue using several dramatic techniques, particularly flashbacks, stereotypes and contrast. In the opening scenes of the play, Shirley is a stereotypical housewife. Her daily routine is cooking and running after her husband, Joe. Like most of the important characters in 'Shirley Valentine' Joe is also a stereotype....   [tags: Papers]

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Middle School : A Dramatic And Colorful History

- Dougherty Middle School has a dramatic and colorful history. The school was established in September 1960 as East Dougherty Junior High School. The grades in the school included seventh, eighth and ninth. The main reason for the founding of this school was to have a school on the east of the Flint River. This school would also serve the needs of the Turner Air Force Base and the Marine Core Logistics Base communities. Due to segregation at this particular time, the ethnic makeup of the school was all Caucasians....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Secondary school]

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Change in the Political Climate of Texas

- The relationship between a local government and its people is typically a combined form of stability, as well as discordant moments of tension and rising-to-dramatic change. More specifically, the political climate of the local government differs depending on how those people view the three aspects of their governmental calls and needs: rights and responsibility of the people, obligations of their government, and limits on the local governmental authority. In the youth of Texas, the Democratic Party enjoyed electoral dominance on all levels of state government and in the representation in the national government....   [tags: Texas Politics, informative, expository]

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Marriage Has Undergone A Dramatic Shift

- Marriage has undergone a dramatic shift in the past few decades. Young adults are choosing to delay marriage, resulting in a notable trend for increased age of first marriage. A recent study shows that the median age of first marriage for females is 26.5 and for males its 28.7. In 1960 72% of adults 18 years or older were married and yet today that number has dropped to 52% (D’Vera, Passel, Wang and Livingston 2011). The most drastic change is noted in young adults between the ages of 18-29. In 1960, 56% of young adults were married; today that number has decreased to 20% (D’Vera et al 2011)....   [tags: Marriage, Gender role, Cohabitation, Gender]

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The Concept Of Intentional Change

- The Transtheoretical Model is used to evaluate individuals at the various stages of change in order to implement applicable behavior theories to create a desired response and behavioral change towards a healthier lifestyle. This model was further evolved and examined while studying people attempting to quit smoking. This study demonstrated that people would only quit when they are ready. Based on this information, the TTM is centralized around the concept of intentional change or cognitive choice to make a change in behavior....   [tags: Public health, Health care, Behaviorism, Behavior]

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Willy Russell's Use of Dramatic Techniques

- In Act One, Scene One when Rita is first introduced, she’s a hairdresser and part of the working class. Russell introduced Rita as an audacious, ambitious but egoistic character. She isn’t scared to express her opinion, which generally amuses the audience, such as when she describes her opinion on the painting in Frank’s office she interprets it differently to what majority of the population would. The reason for her different interpretation is that she’s not educated to the degree that she would be familiar with that style of painting, this also becomes obvious when Frank and Rita discuss challenging death and disease: Rita refers to a poem that people in her class are more likely to read (...   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Climate Change Impacts on Biodiversity

- Climate Change Impacts on Biodiversity The link between climate change and biodiversity loss has long been established. Although throughout Earth’s history the climate has always changed with ecosystems and species coming and going were able to adapt. Rapid climate change affects the ecosystems and species ability to adapt and so biodiversity loss increases. Climate change has many environmental impacts on biodiversity, projected future changes are likely to result in changes in the distribution of species and ecosystems, and overall biodiversity loss....   [tags: ecosystems, loss, future]

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Climate Change Is A Fact

- Climate change is a fact. Humans are causing it, and it is perhaps the most serious issue that humankind is facing today. Starting from the Industrial Revolution the amount of carbon dioxide in the air is increasing constantly. Consequently, the continuous increase in earth’s temperature is a clear indicator of how carbon dioxide effects the earth. One of the major problem that global warming is causing is the melting of sea ice in the arctic. Due to the melting of the sea ice, global temperature suffers....   [tags: Global warming, Carbon dioxide, Climate]

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Why do organizations change?

- Why do organizations change. With time goes by, rapid development of science and technology had led us to a world full of competitions. Change and stay alert to keep up with the current trend is essential asset to survive in this aggressive global economy. As the framework indicated by Pettigrew, there are two key context factors makes a great deal of effects on the reason for companies to change. Those are outer context and Inner context. Outer context could refer to the surrounding environment around the firm and the global economics status, etc....   [tags: Business Management]

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Japan Change Over Time

- Japan, an isolated island in the Pacific Ocean in East Asia, surprised the world when it first opened its doors to Western influence in 1854. While it had a strict policy about maintaining its isolation, it had no choice but to succumb to imperialism. When Commodore Matthew Perry visited, Japan realized that isolation had resulted in their inability to develop economically and militarily with the industrialized world. Thus from 1854 to 1914, Japan changed from being under the influence of imperialism to becoming an imperialist nation, as well as coming out of feudalism and going to into modern militarism....   [tags: Western Influence, Industrialized Power]

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Dramatic Tension And Dramatic Irony in Independence Day

- Dramatic Tension And Dramatic Irony in Independence Day The film Independence Day uses various techniques to create and utilise tension and dramatic irony during the start of the film. One technique used to create dramatic tension is characterisation. The first human character introduced to the audience is the arrogant figure of the man working in the space centre. He highlights how vulnerable the people living on earth are to attack, from what seems to be a greater race. In the opening scenes he is shown playing golf when he should be checking for activity in space....   [tags: Papers]

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The Changing Hero: The Epic of Gilgamesh

- There are many stories about heroes that change from a bad guy to the good guy. In the ancient story, The Epic of Gilgamesh, details are given to reflect how a hero transforms from a static to dramatic character. The hero of the epic, better known as Gilgamesh, undergoes many experiences as he embarks on a long journey to discover what his purpose is in life. Throughout his adventure, Gilgamesh establishes a friendly relationship with a man named Enkidu; in addition to that, he also makes contact with deities that either supported or threatened him....   [tags: Love&Friendship, Dramatic Character]

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Organizatinal Change

- I. Introduction The purpose of this paper is to discuss the plan to implement a major change within the department of an organization. The change will involve a substantial change to the departmental structure, the department’s processes, personnel responsibilities and the reporting lines of the individuals within the department. Studies have shown the majority of change initiatives have failed over the last several decades (Kotter, 1995, p. 59) with some researchers findings that over two-thirds have failed (Szabla, 2007, p....   [tags: departmental structure, Kotter, Lewin, success]

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Change Management

- Managing and Maintaining Change Change itself is the only constant for organizations that hope to have a full lifespan. While small changes occur with regularity, a wholesale transformation or quantum evolutionary leap sometimes becomes necessary. Without the full support of staff and management, such fundamental shifts are challenging, perhaps even impossible to orchestrate successfully. Part of gaining that support lies in managing change effectively. Haphazard change cannot breed confidence, but directional, managed change that follows a logical progression carries the entire organization forward....   [tags: Management]

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Caesarean Change

- The reason why society advances is because of the innovations put forth by innovators. Therefore, it can be said that innovators are the reason why society advances. Bertrand Russell highlights three reasons why society is reluctant to the changes put forth by innovators. These are, “…the instinct of conventionality…the feeling of insecurity…that vested interests are bound up with old beliefs…” these ideas are all present in the play, Julius Caesar (Bertrand Russell 1). Russell states a number of facts about the way society views innovators and the statues quo, and Julius Caesar, written by William Shakespeare many centuries before Russell was born, demonstrates that his philosophy applies...   [tags: Julius Caesar, Shakespeare, Innovators]

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Climate Change And Its Effects On Humans

- Throughout the years, climate change has become a topic that people are getting more concerned about as the years go by. Climate change has an effect on the temperature around the world which cause nature to change drastically. Cars, airplanes, coal and other man-made things are considered to enemies to climate change. Although it is a theory, other people think that climate change is something that is occurring naturally by nature. Mankind has been accused of causing different amounts of damage to the world in different ways....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Earth, Greenhouse gas, Fossil fuel]

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The Crucible: A Masterpiece of Dramatic Writing

-       The Crucible provides us with an example of a masterpiece of dramatic writing. In this play Arthur Miller gives us a stimulating example of the use of a variety of theatrical techniques. His most powerful scenes in "The Crucible" have common characteristics: very effective use of stage actions, long build-ups of suspense that come crashing down in thundering climaxes, intense displays of emotion and an abundance of dramatic irony. These are my three chosen scenes: p46-50: "Tituba........Devil!", p98-100: "She thinks.......Oh God" and p101-105: "You will.....Mr Hale!"....   [tags: Essay on The Crucible]

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Climate Change Is Dangerous For People Life

- Climate is the average weather, and it includes the seasonal differences, either nearby places, provincially and throughout the earth. Even during an unchanging climate, in any one area, the weather possibly varies from day to day and from month to month briefly. Essentially, the climate is disciplined by the long-term equilibrium of energy of the globe and its air (Hamburg, 1997:2). In the Last few years’ climate has already had noticeable effects on the environment. For instance, temperatures in the UK have risen by about one degree since the 1970s (The Guardian, 2013)....   [tags: Greenhouse gas, Carbon dioxide, Natural gas]

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The Effects Of Climate Change On Our Earth

- Climate change is a growing issue with the rise in industrial, commercial, and personal usage of energy. The burning of such things such as oil, coal and natural gases create toxic pollutants called “greenhouse gases.” The largest and most prevalent of greenhouse gases is carbon dioxide. (Overview of Greenhouse Gases). The wasteful history humanity has exhibited is deadly to the progression of our Earth. There are many things humanity can do in order to delay the inevitable warming of our planet and to prevent human-generated effects....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Global warming, Natural gas]

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Feminist Making A Great Change For The Society

- This article aims to explore that the feminist making a great change for the society, the author emphasizes family affected by feminist are the most and it makes female’s status and thinking style has dramatic change compare to different eras. Author 's objective is let people understand that pros and cons of feminism families in the study, and also use horizontal and vertical analysis the survey data to treats feminist trend critically. This article interpreted that how feminist change our society and family....   [tags: Sociology, Feminism, Gender, Marriage]

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Dramatic Devices in An Inspector Calls

- An inspector calls Dramatic Devices An Inspector Calls is a play written by J.B Priestly in 1945 however it is set in 1912. An Inspector calls is a thriller set in England. This was a very difficult time for several reasons. In 1912 it was a time where people were just greedy and selfish. Priestly wrote this play because he was concerned that the world that he and others was living in was a place of disgust and that people could do better. To tender all these wounds in the world Priestly wrote this to show that there is enough time to repair these problems and be as bright as possible for the future....   [tags: J.B. Priestly]

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Coach Carter: The Dynamic Change in the Players

- Laying down in here, you hear this consistent knocking. You try to sleep through but it’s consistently knocking seeming as if it will never quit. Curious, you roll out of bed away from the comfort of your wife’s warm body, but you cautiously move closer step by step downstairs into the direction of the sound. Each step you take wondering whether or not your house is being robbed. You finally ease your way downstairs and quickly flipped the light switch only to find no one and your home to have no damage or evidence of a theft of any kind; however, you still hear the sound....   [tags: Samuel L Jackson, Basketball, Movie]

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A Recent External And External Environment Change

- Introduction A recent external and internal environment change has given Harley-Davidson both threaten and opportunities. The thorniest problem Harley-Davidson face is shrinking a market, caused by the reduction of profitable customer, slow development of the potential customer as well as the intense competition of the heavyweight motorcycle market. However, the increasing demand of emerging countries has offered Harley-Davidson the opportunity. Factors such as retaining the existing profitable customer and developing the potential market will be received emphasis in future strategic decision....   [tags: Marketing, Strategic management, Emerging markets]

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United Nations Conference On Climate Change

- In 2009, eighteen American scientific associations co-authored a climate change consensus. The consensus reads: "Observations throughout the world make it clear that climate change is occurring, and rigorous scientific research demonstrates that the greenhouse gases emitted by human activities are the primary driver." Proof that this is a shared stance by world leaders can be found in the fact that one-hundred-twenty-five countries are currently meeting in Paris at the United Nations Conference on climate change to form solutions....   [tags: President of the United States, United States]

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The Dramatic Function of Inspector Goole

- The Dramatic Function of Inspector Goole Inspector Goole is an enigma; we never even discover his first name. While the other characters all develop and change in some way from the beginning to the end of the play Goole remains the same, emotionless and determined. He also frequently repeats "I haven't much time", while seemingly having all the time in the world for the inquiry. While spelled differently, Goole is pronounced the same as the word 'ghoul', which means a malevolent spirit or ghost or someone who is unnaturally preoccupied with death....   [tags: Papers]

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The Benefits of Dramatic Play in Cognitive and Creative Developments

- The earliest years of life are some of the most important in a person's life. Childhood is a time of physical, mental, emotional, and social development. There are many factors that help contribute to these developments such as a nutritious diet, nurturing, emotional support, and physical activity, especially play. Playing is a very important part of childhood and can be beneficial to the development of the child and is the focus of my discussion. First, I will describe the four different types of play; second, I will argue the beneficial effects of dramatic play on cognitive and creative skills by presenting the significant findings of two correlation studies as well as their limitations....   [tags: Child Development]

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Dramatic Irony : William Shakespeare 's Hamlet

- In Hamlet Shakespeare uses Dramatic Irony many different times for many different purposes, today I will be discussing one of those examples. This particular example comes from Act I, Scene V and it reads; “Now, Hamlet, hear. ’Tis given out that, sleeping in my orchard, A serpent stung me. So the whole ear of Denmark Is by a forgèd process of my death Rankly abused. But know, thou noble youth, The serpent that did sting thy father’s life Now wears his crown.” (I:V:34-40). Firstly, this example of dramatic irony has a major impact on the reader’s sympathies towards some of the characters in the play....   [tags: Hamlet, Ghost, Prince Hamlet]

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Robert Browning: The Man Who Perfected the Dramatic Monologue

- Robert Browning was a very successful homegrown writer. Browning’s first work was published when he was only twenty-one years old. He wrote from 1833 till 1880 during the Victorian era. Porphyria’s Lover, My Last Duchess, and Sordello are just a few of his numerous pieces of award-winning work. There was one constant in many of his poems, dramatic monologues. Browning’s dramatic monologues are not about what the speaker says, but about what the character inadvertently implies (Sutton 289). What has made Browning’s dramatic monologues so impressive compared to other poets....   [tags: informative essay]

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J.B. Priestley's Use of Dramatic Devices in "An Inspector Calls"

- The playwright J.B.Priestley in “An Inspector Calls” uses many dramatic devices, including dramatic irony and tension in order to convey a powerful political message throughout the play. Priestley promotes the idea of socialism, suggesting a society in which community and responsibility are predominant. This is in contrast with the idea of capitalism, in which “every man is an island” and has to work for himself, with no second thought for other people. Priestley’s presentation of the Inspector as both omniscient and ominous becomes the manifestation of voicing his views....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Dramatic Photographs of the Civil War: Hanging at Washington Arsenal

- ... These two images represent people who conspired to kill President Lincoln. The images that I have chosen and the two images to me are similar because they represent the life of a person. They represent the sadness and the distraught that some people just have to go through every day of their lives. Now the difference between my images and Gardner’s images are different because the people shown in mine are not prisoners. They are people who have disabilities and struggle from day to day whereas Gardner’s images showed people dying and being hung as well as handcuffed waiting to die....   [tags: photography, photojournalism]

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How Hollywood Has Seen Dramatic Improvement

- Many aspects of Hollywood have seen dramatic improvement . For instance, when comparing the special effects in movies such as “Jaws” (1975) to more recent movies such as “Avatar” (2009) there is a remarkable improvement in computer generated imagery. Unfortunately, a certain aspect of the movie industry has not seen nearly as much improvement. Think about the biggest movies from the past year. There was “Guardians of the Galaxy” with Chris Pratt, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” with Ralph Fiennes, and “Captain America” with Chris Evans and Scarlett Johannson....   [tags: Racism, White people, Race, Film]

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J. B. Priestly's Use of Dramatic Devices in An Inspector Calls

- J. B. Priestly's Use of Dramatic Devices in An Inspector Calls In ‘An Inspector Calls’ the Inspector wants to teach the Birlings how important it is to treat everyone equally, regardless of social standing. I believe, in a way he is also trying to teach the Birlings how events can have ‘knock-on’ effects, and how their actions have consequences, even if they are not intentional. Priestly’s main concerns are the same to those of the Inspector – Priestly voices his opinions through the character....   [tags: Papers]

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Dramatic Devices in Othello

- Dramatic Devices in Othello Many people will argue that soliloquies are outmoded, embarrassing and a thing of the past. They hold this idea because they believe audiences want to see more action rather than talk. However, I disagree and believe that soliloquies are important dramatic devices which are important in making any kind of drama successful. In this essay I will discuss both arguments with reference to the play Othello. Modern day children are brought up into seeing lots of visual drama and action and are used to responding to entertainment rather than thought....   [tags: Papers]

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How Adolescence Is A Time Of Dramatic Physiological Changes And Social Role Development

- Adolescence is a time of dramatic physiological changes and social-role development (Crooks & Baur, 2011). I have chosen to a letter to myself about my experience with changes in adolescence I believe it is important to try and remember specific details. I have given myself a few days to think about the topic. I feel like I could almost relive some of the good and bad moments that come along with the changes of adolescence. This report to me is very important, because everyone has the time in their life when they transition from a child to an adult....   [tags: Adolescence, Puberty, Teenage pregnancy]

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Characters, Themes, and Dramatic Techniques in Our Day Out by Willy Russell

- Characters, Themes, and Dramatic Techniques in Our Day Out by Willy Russell `Our Day Out` was written by Willy Russell to show people life in the inner city of Liverpool. There are a lot of scenes which create tension, excitement and disappointment in Our Day Out. One humorous part is Les the lollipop man, just after Carol has explained what the purpose of the progress class is, he replies "By Christ, I bet she's kept busy, they're all bloody backward around here". The use of slang "I'll keep dixie" and swearing "right, dickheads move" create a realistic impression of the characters....   [tags: Papers]

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A Change in Creon

- Antigone, a tragic drama written by Sophocles explores the different ranges of characters: static and dynamic or flat and round. Creon, King of Thebes in the dramatic play Antigone takes on the role that of a static character. Throughout the whole play Creon believed the idea that he was above the law of the Gods and his decrees cannot be disputed. Unknowingly, who would think that Creon’s sense of pride would cause him the life of his wife, son, and niece. However, at the very end of the play Creon returns to the palace, holding his son’s lifeless body, where he finds out that his wife has killed herself as well....   [tags: Antigone by Sophocles]

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Literature of Ancient Greece

- The ancient Greeks created much of what is used, spoken, read, and written today. Without the Greeks and their inventions or developments, life now wouldn’t be the same. Literature was one of these many Greek contributions. Literature is still very important to all of us today. Epic poetry, mythology, and the creation of the dramatic genres comedy and tragedy, all came from ancient Greece. Much literature influenced to create what we write today was lead through time, beginning with the ancient Greeks....   [tags: epic poetry, mythology, dramatic genres]

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Dramatic Tension in Arthur Miller's The Crucible

- Dramatic Tension in Arthur Miller's The Crucible Both acts 3 and 4 employ a variety of dramatic techniques to engage the audience in the fate of John Proctor. Miller continually shifts the focus from character to character throughout the scenes, which as a result produces a strong overall effect in the play. The play was written in the early 1950's during a time when there was a lot of unnecessary hysteria in the United States surrounding Communism, and although the play is based on the Salem witch hunts of 1692 they're similar to what was happening in America at the time....   [tags: Essay on The Crucible]

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