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  • The Dramatic Effects of War on Countries

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    War has a dramatic effects on countries. During the Renaissance, there were many wars for territories, for religions, and for political reasons. These wars created new feeling of nationalism and gave power to the monarchy in England and France. Over the course of time, from 1337 to 1459, there were many technological advances which were a resulted of the wars. One of the wars that had a major effect is the Hundred Year War. During the war there were many helpful advances. For example gunpowder, artillery

  • Act 5 sc 3 and Act 3 sc 3 in Shakespeare's Coriolanus

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    A tragedy typically deals with the downfall of an important character, in a serious play, via a fatal flaw. The audience would feel upset for the character as his weakness is not his fault and his in his nature. A tragedy has an unhappy ending or ongoing poignant events and during Act 5 sc3 and Act 3 sc3 in Shakespeare?s Coriolanus many of these take place. Coriolanus? weakness is his honesty. As we see later others know how to manipulate this which in turn brings him to his demise. Although he

  • Dramatic Effect in An Inspector Calls

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    would state that from my previous points that the Inspector may not have been as strict as an ordinary one however, did manage to reveal the truth by establishing tension through out the interrogation which was shown by the way priestly had used dramatic effects and figurative language. He also managed to change the attributes of the characters during the interrogation as well as a captivating cliff-hanger.

  • A View From the Bridge by Arthur Miller

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    A View From the Bridge by Arthur Miller INTRODUCTION In this essay I will be exploring the Key Scene from 'A View From The Bridge', written by Arthur Miller and I will be expressing my thoughts on the importance of this scene to the play as a whole. In 1921 and 1924 the American Government passed laws which severely restricted immigration, and which made it particularly difficult for people from the south and east of Europe to enter the country. However the Depression of the 1930's

  • R.C. Sheriff's Journey's End

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    anyways but then Stanhope talks him into staying. I think R.C.Sherrif uses five people with very different characteristics and emotions to show how different people cope with the stresses of the War. Act three scenes one and two offer the first dramatic parts in Journey’s end. Most of the play up to this point is building up, conversation between the officers, with them building Raleigh’s knowledge of what will happen during the big raid. At the beginning of Act three scene one the colonel comes

  • Louis de Bernieres's Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

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    Louis de Bernieres's Captain Corelli’s Mandolin Louis de Bernieres uses three principal techniques to portray the effects of war so powerfully in his book. These techniques are the powerful narrative, strong pictorial language, and black humour. Above all, the message is conveyed in the narrative, especially when Louis De Bernieres graphically describes the war’s impact on the soldiers who are fighting for their country. At first, the soldiers are united in their fight against the enemy

  • How Arthur Miller Uses Actions Alongside Dialogue to Create Atmosphere

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    hushed, compared to the vigorous and intense atmosphere, leading up to the kill. Throughout this essay, I have analysed individual dramatic devices, each one supporting or contrasting the dialogue. Although, Arthur Miller's dialogue could be described as basic, he managed to portray a realistic support of the actions, to create remarkable effects. Each dramatic device used, helps display a variety of diverse atmospheres, for the audience to envisage and bestow separate, yet acceptable perspectives

  • Two Key Scenes Between Eddie and Marco in A View from the Bridge

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    Two Key Scenes Between Eddie and Marco in A View from the Bridge Examine the dramatic effectiveness of two key scenes between Eddie and Marco. In the play, the lead character, Eddie Carbone is an “A View from the Bridge”: Examine the dramatic effectiveness of two key scenes between Eddie and Marco. “In the play, the lead character, Eddie Carbone is an Italian longshoreman working on the New York docks. When his wife’s cousins, Marco and Rodolfo, seek refuge as illegal immigrants from

  • Essay on Dramatic Effects in Shakespeare's The Tempest

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    The Importance of Dramatic Effects in The Tempest It has been said that the function of drama is to confront and then engage the audience.  This is certainly the approach taken by Shakespeare in his play, The Tempest.  When the play begins, the audience is immediately confronted by the sheer ferocity of the tempest, and from the time that the unfortunate passengers land on the island, the audience is engaged by the fantasy of the island of Prospero. At the start of the play, we see the

  • Dramatic Effects in William Shakespeare's Macbeth

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    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