• power and control comparrison
    of Lady Macbeth. In this Controlled assessment I will be trying my hardest to examine the power, actions and emotions of Lady Macbeth throughout the entire play. ‘Macbeth’ by William Shakespeare is a very unusual play, the characters aren’t part of your expectations especially Lady Macbeth. Shakespeare...
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  • Poop
    Language/Literature Half Term 1 Controlled Assessment – Poetry/Macbeth Task: ‘Explore the ways a disturbed character is presented in Browning’s Monologues and ‘Macbeth’’ Focus: Reading and close analysis of two from the following poems: Browning’s ‘My Last Duchess’/’The Laboratory’/ ‘Porphyria’s Lover’ Planning of...
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  • Literay Devices
    literary work. T. S. Eliot, in "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" alludes (refers) to the biblical figure John the Baptist in the line Though I have seen my head (grown slightly bald) brought in upon a platter, . . . In the New Testament, John the Baptist's head was presented to King Herod on a platter. ...
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  • Duchess of Malfi
    The Duchess of Malfi - Character Summary "The birds that live i' th' field On the wild benefit of nature, live Happier than we; for they may choose their mates, And carol their sweet pleasures to the spring." The Duchess of Malfi (3.5.18-21) The Duchess of Malfi: Character Summary A widow...
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  • English Literature
    victims. Passion for revenge is often rooted by the idea of overwhelming love and passion of wanting something, in this case the Duchess in The Duchess of Malfi and power in Macbeth. Revenge is a lot of the time twisted, dangerous and destructive. There is the question of desire to get even or to transform...
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  • Disturbed characters
    disturbed characters are presented in Macbeth and my last Duchess. Disturbed is a dreadfully intense and powerful word, which can unfortunately be used, to describe Lady Macbeth and the Duke. The two characters are both disturbed in their own unique ways. Lady Macbeth can be portrayed as disturbed because...
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  • Explore the ways in which Shakespeare presents Lady Macbeth and Browning presents the speakers in Porphyria’s Lover, My Last Duchess and the Laboratory
    which Shakespeare presents Lady Macbeth and Browning presents the speakers in Porphyria’s Lover, My Last Duchess and the Laboratory Shakespeare presents Lady Macbeth in such a way that she is shown as a strong and powerful woman. Her ability to manipulate Macbeth to murder Duncan in order to get...
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  • How the Characters of Macbeth and the Duke in My Last Duchess Can Be Considered to Be Disturbed Characters
    I am examining the characters of the Duke and Macbeth and how they can be considered disturbed characters. The play, ‘Macbeth’ and poem, ‘My Last Duchess’ both show psychological truths and insights into the characters. While the Duke shows himself to be disturbed straight away in the poem, Macbeth’s...
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  • Analysis of women in Robert Browning and Shakespeare
    The poem’s ‘The Laboratory’, ‘My Last Duchess’, written by Robert Browning, and the play by the late William Shakespeare ‘Macbeth’ are all gravitating to the subject of women, but in different lights. ‘The Laboratory’ is a tragic poem of a wounded heart belonging to a woman who’s converted her feeling...
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  • Macbeth
    My Last Duchess That’s my last Duchess painted on the wall, Looking as if she were alive. I call That piece a wonder, now: Fra Pandolf’s hands Worked busily a day, and there she stands. Will’t please you sit and look at her? I said “Fra Pandolf” by design, for never read Strangers like you...
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  • Literary Terms
    literary work. T. S. Eliot, in "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" alludes (refers) to the biblical figure John the Baptist in the line Though I have seen my head (grown slightly bald) brought in upon a platter, . . . In the New Testament, John the Baptist's head was presented to King Herod on a platter. ...
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  • Poem Analysis- Robert Fross; Robert Browning; Anne Bradstreet
    care for the boy. 3. Frost’s reference to Macbeth’ contributes to my understanding of “Out, Out-“that this poem’s theme is about death. From the reference to Shakespeare play, Macbeth, I can expect read about someone dying, an unexpected death. In my opinion, the theme of this poem is the cruel,...
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  • Time Clock
    Stylistic devices of the week: IMAGERY SIMILE VERSUS METAPHOR A SIMILE (“Vergleich”) is an explicit comparison between two things which are basically quite different using words such as like or as. She walks like an angel. / I wandered lonely as a cloud. (Wordsworth) All the world’s a stage / And...
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  • Macbeth Questions
    three textbooks which may include EITHER Shakespeare’s Macbeth OR Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion. If you answer two questions on any one text, do not base them on the same material. Note: You are required to select questions on one play only, EITHER Macbeth OR Pygmalion in Sections A and B. The intended marks...
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  • 17th Century Treatment of Woman in Literature
    curtains…all broidered and bordered with the best gems” Chaucer’s womenAlthough women feature strongly in Chaucer’s earlier works, such as The Boke of the Duchess and Troilus and Criseyde, we only find three women on the pilgrimage described in The Canterbury Tales: * The Wife of Bath * The Prioress ...
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  • Study Guide Literary Terms
    literary work. T. S. Eliot, in "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" alludes (refers) to the biblical figure John the Baptist in the line Though I have seen my head (grown slightly bald) brought in upon a platter, . . . In the New Testament, John the Baptist's head was presented to King Herod on a platter ...
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  • Witty Comparison
    A Witty Comparison The two poems, “My Last Duchess” and “My Ex-Husband” each have their own unforgettable stories to tell, but are they really that different from each other? They each have their differences, but the similarities are there too that make them easy to compare to one another. The narrators...
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  • Comparison of the Use of a Dramatic Monolgue
    Comparison of the use of a dramatic monologue. In 'Porphyria's Lover' and 'My Last Duchess', Browning uses several features of dramatic monologue in order to engage and sustain the interest of the audience. This style of monologue is spoken by a character, which is not the poet, and is usually projected...
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  • Wdfefda
    Romanticism to a state of social awareness and reform” (What is Victorian Poetry). Dramatic monologues were very popular in the Victorian era. “My Last Duchess” and “Porphyria’s Lover” are two of Browning’s dramatic monologues and they both focus on the passion a man has for a women, and they both end...
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  • chyra butler
    Vf hfdg jgd drbhyf Bfsfjjijcfyhddhbddhfdvhrqq&*'643&"dchnnhMarked by Teachers part of the student room group MEET THE TEAMPRICING Log inSign up my accountmy saved essays HOME GCSE AS AND A LEVEL INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE UNIVERSITY DEGREE WHY SIGN UP? Search Advanced search Join over...
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