• Shakespeare
    supernatural, the dialogue is level with life. Shakespeare’s plays are a storehouse of practical wisdom and from them can be formulated a philosophy of life. Moreover, his plays represent the different passions and not love alone. In this, his plays mirror life. Shakespeare’s use of tragic comedy:...
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  • Of Mice and Men - the Crisis of Drama
    The Drama Based on Peter Szondi’s studies, the Drama of modernity had its beginning in Renaissance. After the collapse of the medieval worldview, an artistic reality in which a human being could fix and mirror himself on the basis of interpersonal relationships was created. Man disclosed himself...
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  • That Awkward Moment When You Love The Bad Guy
    Boardwalk Empire Nadine Mohamed "Do you spend time with your family? Good, because a man that doesn't spend time with his family can never be a real man" ~ Don Vito Corleone The Godfather That’s really what the Mafia genre is really all about- virility and italianita (Nochimson. MP, 2002: 2)...
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  • Post-Modernism
    two movements are similar. Post-Modernism simply means that a new generation concluded, as its elders had done, that there are no certainties and that life has no meaning beyond what we can impose upon it. It is in technique that Post-Modernism distinguishes itself from Modernism and it started in Europe...
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  • Mean Girls
     the  school,  and  is  drawn  to  the  "the  Plastics,"  the  most  popular clique  in  the  school.  Mean  Girls  does  not  only  consists  of  the  usual  American  teenage  drama, dealing  with  boys,  friends,  family  and  school  but  also  exposes  more  modern  and  considerable topics  such...
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  • Tennessee Williams
    Criticism on the World Wide Web at http://www.chelseahouse.com Contributing Editor: Pamela Loos Cover designed by Takeshi Takahashi Cover photo © Time Life Pictures/Getty Images Printed in the United States of America Bang EJB 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 This book is printed on acid-free paper. All links and web...
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  • Reality in Jean Genet's 'the Balcony'
    itself” (Innes 2001: 438). Whilst also attempting to transform reality into a fantasy world in which its characters can escape the dismay of daily life, it is “also designed to be a moving play which...keeps the audience aware that it is a play” they are watching and not allowing them to get lost in...
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  • Friendship
    We found that U.S. youth use a variety of social media to develop and maintain broader communities of peers. Teen practices when using social media mirror those that scholars have documented in other places where teens gather with peers (Eckert 1989; Milner 2004; Skelton and Valentine 1998). Just as they...
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  • Narrative Address
    Commented by the contemporaneous dramatist Ben Jonson as the “Soul of the time”[1], “He (William Shakespeare) was not of an age, but for all time.” In his drama career of over 20 years, Shakespeare has built up “a memorial which is truly more enduring than the handiwork of man”. His works of masterpieces are...
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  • Quotes from Books
    They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness.” “Those who do not know how to see the precious things in life will never be happy.” “Age does not make us childish...
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  • Australian Live Theatre Analysis
    Written by Nikeisha Avio Live Theatre Analysis Year 12 Drama Term 2 “The quality of live theatre in Brisbane is all but dead. The growth of urban cinema complexes, video rental and now cable, have left little room in the entertainment practices of most Brisbanites.” It is a truth that in such...
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  • Dora Describes Her Upbringing as ...
    Dora describes her upbringing as being “on the wrong side of the tracks”. Discuss how Carter and Russell portray issues of class in “Wise Children” and “Blood Brothers”. Both Carter’s novel and Russell’s play explore issues of social hierarchy and class, throughout, in their respective stories. Whilst...
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  • Men and stuff
    televisions? Remember those old TV Westerns where the men were nothing but equipped with swords, guns and horses? A majority of the population surely does. Television has been around for over a century, and it certainly is no mystery that it has changed drastically over time. The traditional American family...
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  • Trinity
    2 Leon Uris does an excellent job of keeping Celtic mythology alive in contemporary times. The title, the characters, and many aspects of this work mimic those developed...
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  • Incorporating Literature in Esl Teaching and Learning Dr.A.Joycilin Shermila
    that provide cultural and language enrichment, as well as personal involvement for students. Literature is rooted in a language and language gets life thorough literature. So Literature and language are closely interconnected. According to Lazar (1993), "Literature should be used with students because...
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  • Science
    Natural Phenomena (23 Periods) Unit : Reflection of light at curved surfaces, Images formed by spherical mirrors, centre of curvature, principal axis, principal focus, focal length. Mirror Formula (Derivation not required), Magnification. Refraction; laws of refraction, refractive index. Refraction...
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  • Plato's Objection to Poetry
    have allegorical meaning or not.” c. Thus he objected on the ground that poetry does not cultivate good habits among children. 2. Objection from Philosophical point of view:  a. In ‘The Republic’ Book X: Poetry does not lead to, but drives us away form the realization of the ultimate reality – the...
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  • War Photographer
    neither. The "ordered rows" of film spools may suggest how the photographer tries to bring order to what he records, to interpret or make sense of it. The simile which compares him to a priest shows how seriously he takes his job, and how (by photographing them) he stands up for those who cannot...
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  • Illusion
    created by Alan Funt, who could be deemed as “The Father of Reality T.V.” These shows often used secret cameras and created artificial realities to see how regular people would react to certain situations. We have come a long way since the shows of that time. Reality shows as a form of television programing...
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  • The Reflective Teacher
    I discover uncharted territory to explore, when the pathway out of a thicket opens up before us, when our experience is illumined by the lightning-life of the mind–then teaching is the finest work I know. But at other moments, the classroom is so lifeless or painful or confused–and I am so powerless...
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