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  • A taste of honey

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    would provide and the wife would manage the home. This had changed considerably in the last 60 years, due to the feminist movement for career options for women, equal opportunities and the two role lifestyle of housewife and employee. The realism of the kitchen sink drama is referenced to the plays of the 1950/60's. These plays challenged the domestic private lives of the not so common family. In 'A Taste of Honey' (1957), Shelagh Delaney differentiates the views of society, in relation to unmarried

  • British Social Realism

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    different approaches to social realism in British cinema since 1960. Particularly, we will look at how different directors managed to reflect life of British people in his films, how social life and reality had been presented in other films. Exposed in 1954 expressive picture of British artist John Bratby, with the image of the dirty untidy kitchen has allowed an occasion criticism John Silvestre to christen Brotby’s style as “kitchen sink realism" - realism of a kitchen bowl. The term has got accustomed

  • Shirley's Changes in the Course of Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell

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    Shirley's Changes in the Course of Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell "Shirley Valentine" was primarily written as a monologue to express the emotions of a bored middle-aged housewife. The monologue was originally performed by the actress Pauline Collins. The monologue was adapted by Willy Russell and converted into a screenplay. Willy Russell kept most of the original devices such as the voiceovers and the flashbacks to narrate the story. Furthermore he added other character to the

  • Sheilagh Delaney's Presentation of Jo in A Taste of Honey

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    Sheilagh Delaney's Presentation of Jo in A Taste of Honey In a taste of honey Helen is the mother of Jo. Helen and Jo both live together and they have just moved into a small bed-sit. Helen often argues with Jo. Jo, Later on in the play, has a black boyfriend, who, in the play, is only known as boy In a taste of honey all the characters experience a little bit of pleasure in their life. Helen marrying Peter, Jo and the black boy. However they all have to pay for this pleasure. Jo gets

  • Willy Russell's Use of Devices to Invite the Audience to Sympathize with Shirley in the Screenplay Shirley Valentine

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    help the dog. Maybe ... ... middle of paper ... ...y towards her, while in some places the audience are happy for her as she finally manages to gain happiness. The ending is completely different to kitchen sink drama because we see a speck of hope for Shirley in the end while in kitchen sink drama the ending would usually have been sad. In conclusion, Russell uses many devices to invite his audience to sympathise with Shirley. He relates to the society’s concept on different aspects of people’s

  • Analysis Of Look Back In Anger

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    It described working-class life, with an emphasis on domestic realism. The writers in that time tended to use real words, real behaviors and real thoughts. The settings that were depicted in the plays were also real. Osborne's Look Back in Anger,(1956) reflect his criticism of his society. Osborne's anger was represented

  • Review of Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell

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    Review of Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell The screenplay Shirley Valentine was written as a monologue by Willy Russell. The play set in Liverpool, which is Willy Russell's home, tells the story of a lonely and bored housewife who is sick

  • Working Class Realism in British Cinema

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    When “Working class realism” emerged within British cinema in 1956, it became acknowledged as a break of determination to tackle certain social and real issues. This was presented as a “New Wave” within British film and offered an opposition to the original procedures and approaches to British Cinema. “Working class realism” an analytical piece by John Hill, reveals to us how, coinciding with the 'new Britain' that was stabilizing and evolving after the war, was a 'New wave' of British social

  • Mercutio Love Analysis

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    MERCUTIO. And to sink in it should you burden love— Too great oppression for a tender thing. ROMEO. Is love a tender thing? It is too rough, Too rude, too boist’rous, and it pricks like thorn. (1.4.23-26) Romeo’s presentation of love i... ... middle of paper ... ...eo, bonjour. There’s a French salutation to your French slop. You gave us the counterfeit fairly last night. (2.4.39-47) Above in the passage, the opening line ends with ‘flesh, flesh” that shows the realism that Mercutio displays

  • Contrasting Views of Love in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

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    audiences would not so easily forgive him. Mercutio's levelheadedness serves to provide a contrast to which Romeo can be endeared. Were both doting depressives, the play's roster would be off balance. MERCUTIO (Act I Scene IV lines 23-26) And, to sink in it, should you burden love; Too great oppression for a tender thing. ROMEO Is love a tender thing? it is too rough, Too rude, too boisterous, and it pricks like thorn. Romeo's perception of love as "rough" is generally due to