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    pertains to the coming essay, is that which is found within the female characters of Shakespearean tragedies. Despite the patriarchal ways of life during Shakespeare's age, he constantly conveys the ladies of his plays with nothing short of "excellent ... beauty, wit, and virtue." [Doran 135] Doran's article "The Idea of Excellence In Shakespeare" is a detailed work, which engages itself in the wide scope of Shakespearean sonnets and all his theatrical work concerning excellence. Doran says very frankly

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    Shakespeare In Love -Combination of Romantic Comedy and Shakespearean Tragedy William Shakespeare once told us, "All the World’s a Stage" —and now his quote can be applied to his own life as it is portrayed in the recent film, Shakespeare In Love. This 1998 motion picture prospered with the creative scripting of Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman and direction of John Madden. The combined effort of these men, on top of many other elements, produced a film that can equally be enjoyed by the Shakespeare

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    All Shakespearean tragedies contain five acts that follow a certain format. The opening act is known as the exposition. The exposition “exposes” background information about the play. Following the exposition is the complication. The complication is the second act, and contains rising action. This act is also supposed to mess things up and “complicate” them. Following the complication is the third act. The third act is the highpoint with no return. This act is also known as the climax. After the

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    Show Me a Hero: Aristotle’s Harmatia in Shakespearean Tragedies The genre of tragedy has captivated audiences for centuries. Despite rather macabre subject matter, tragedies are amongst the most revered and elevated pieces of art. Greek philosopher Aristotle proposed the idea of hamartia, a phrase that captures the ideal element of a tragedy. Aristotle believed that a flaw or error could be found in the hero’s actions that set into place the tragic events to befall the hero. Aristotle’s concept

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    “To be or not to be” (3.1.56) the famous lines known far and wide from William Shakespeare's Hamlet. The play, Hamlet, is about how King Hamlet of Denmark has died and his son Prince Hamlet returns for his funeral only to hear that the guards have seen the ghost of his father. This mysterious appearance intrigues the young Hamlet and so he goes to see the ghost and when he does, the ghost tells him that he is the spirit of his late father and that he did not die naturally. Continuing on the ghost

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    Romeo and Juliet is the most famous of all Shakespearean arts, but is confused as if it’s a Shakespearean tragedy or a romance. Romeo and Juliet begins with a prologue, which establishes the plot before the story begins where it says ‘two star-crossed lovers are born, meet and take their own lives and, in doing so, end the war between their families.’ This quote reveals that Romeo and Juliet is a ‘Shakespearean tragedy’ where ineluctable fate combine with great sorrow and the fatal flaws of the doomed

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    Shakespeare's Drama

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    for his plays. There is a blend of the tragic and comic in almost all the Shakespearean plays which is appealing. The exile of the senior Duke and the plan to kill Orlando in `As You Like It', the fall of Shylock in `The Merchant of Venice' as the tragic elements; the fool in `Othello' and `King Lear', the soothsayer in `Antony and Cleopatra' are perfect examples for comic in tragedies. Tragedy In Shakespearean tragedies there are incidents which are found more freely i.e. murders and sudden

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    Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Shakespeare has written different types of plays from comedies to histories to tragedies to love stories. But it is Romeo and Juliet a love story? Romeo and Juliet is not a true love story because it has characteristics of both a tragedy and of a love story. Furthermore, Romeo and Juliet couldn’t be a romance, and is a tragedy. A Shakespearian romance includes things like “events that are inevitable or inescapable” or “characters become isolated” (“The

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    Hamlet: The Modern Day Tragedy

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    slowly starting to be corrupted or either vanished. Some things society considers acceptable now was heavily frowned upon in the past. In Hamlet, William Shakespeare displays a tragedy and its effects through complex dialogue of Hamlet, which can directly be associated with similar events we experience today. Hamlet’s tragedy is reflected everyday in various forms. Reality TV has made life’s events a skeptical for everyday enjoyment. Modern day shows like “The Maury Provich Show” highlight demoralizing

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    Shakespeare’s Hamlet explores the idea that dwelling on the mind’s troubles leads to cowardice and emotional weakness, two key characteristics of the play’s protagonist. Through A. C. Bradley’s book Shakespearean Tragedy, in the first two sections of his lecture on Hamlet, Bradley explores Hamlet’s emotion weakness and its effect on the plot of the play. The first section follows Hamlet’s journey throughout the play to demonstrate how Hamlet’s actions define his character. A. C

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