• Romeo &Juliet vs. West Side Story
    Romeo & Juliet vs. West Side Story What would Romeo and Juliet be like if Juliet hadn't died? What if Paris killed Romeo, instead of vice versa? What if instead of occurring several centuries ago, it took place on the streets of New York City during the 1950s, with a bunch of fresh-faced youths...
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  • enjoy
    script or screenwriting is a very skilled craft, and can take many years to develop. The script gets rewritten many times,  before it is perfected, sometimes improvisation is used when the scene is being acted. The screenplay is a key element during the planning of the film, as it secures funding for the...
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  • Strong Feelings in Macbeth and the Old Nurse's Story
    By examining ‘The Old Nurse’s Story’ and ‘Macbeth’, in detail, compare and contrast how Elizabeth Gaskell and Shakespeare explore strong feelings in these two texts. ‘Macbeth’ was most likely written before the Gunpowder Plot in 1605 during the Jacobean era and it is thought that Shakespeare wrote...
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  • The Overall Characters
    72) He bears him like a portly gentleman,/And, to say truth, Verona brags of him/To be a virtuous and well-governed youth" (1.5.75-77). Role: Lover Story Activities: "The sudden crisis [killing Tybalt] awakens primitive instincts which momentarily overwhelm his finer nature" (Gibbons 71). Background...
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  • A Silene Romantic Comedy-the Merchant of Venice
    Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/How does Act I Scene I set mood of the play 'The Merchant of Venice' throughout? 1 Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/How does Act I Scene I set mood of the play 'The Merchant of Venice' throughout? __NONEWSECTIONLINK__ Article not currently submitted...
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  • How My Brother Leon Brought Home a Wife
    GENERAL OBJECTIVES: At the end of the week, the students are expected to: 1. predict possible continuation of the story. 2. to derive needed information from the story according to the task assigned to them 3. differentiate people living in the city and in the barrio. 4. discuss their...
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  • Rome and Juliet
    character, plot and theme there are very complex and unique ideas and images. Throughout one of Shakespeare's more established plays, Romeo and Juliet, many images are evoked through the playwright's mastery--one of the key ones being the violence that envelopes the world of Verona. Shakespeare produces fantastic...
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  • Romeo and Juliet
    Act One, Scene Two Paris pleads with Capulet to let him marry Juliet, who is still only a girl of thirteen. Capulet tells him to wait, but decides to allow Paris to woo her and try to win her heart. He then tells his servant Peter to take a list of names and invite the people to a masked ball he...
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  • Old Story Time Trevor Rhone
    best to be a good mother to Len: A. I) Describe TWO things that she does which each has a positive impact on Len’s life. (6mks) II) Show how Len benefits directly from these actions. (4mks) B. I) Describe TWO things that she does which each has a negative impact...
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  • Web Reasearch: Summary of Romeo & Juliet( by Act)
    * Characters... Romeo Montague One of the protagonists, he falls in love with Juliet Capulet at a masquerade. He marries her, but after killing Tybalt he is forced to flee the city. Acting on a plan that Friar Laurence puts together, he thinks that Juliet is dead and drinks poison to kill himself...
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  • Comic Spirit and "Bringing Down the House"
    existed with the human spirit as far back as humans began writing the first plays and stories. Comedy and laughing at other peoples' situations has always been a very good way to tell an entertaining story. Yet, at the same time, it can be an effective way to share lessons about life and the human condition...
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  • Amor
    Act 1 Prologue The chorus introduces the play, and tells the audience that two families in Verona have reignited an ancient feud. Two lovers, one from each family, commit suicide after trying to run away from their families. The loss of their children compels the families to end the feud. Act...
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  • Dil Chahta Hai Scene Analysis
    It tells the story of three individuals, bonded in friendship during their years of carefree bachelorhood and how they evolve into mature individuals as time passes, to come out stronger within the bonds of friendship in adulthood than they had been in youth. The two scenes in Goa reflect...
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  • Romeo Juliet Film Comparison to Text
    text. The text is written to William Shakespeare's time period, the late sixteenth century and a lot of the words, phrases and comparisons are difficult to understand. In the video imagery is used to aid the understanding of the text. The first scene I have chosen is from the 1968 film version of "Romeo...
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  • M.A. Cultural Studies
    much to be desired, for until recently the two have seemed to occupy different worlds, yet a general view of oral poetry requires both. Foley focuses on a major thrust of folklore today, the interaction between performance and tradition. Here I want to focus on two older concerns, the structure of texts...
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  • Macbeth
    character of powerful contradictions. He is a man who, for the sake of his ambition, is willing to murder his king and his best friend. At the same time, he has a conscience that is so strong that just the thought of his crimes torments him. In fact, even before he commits his crimes the thought of them...
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  • Shakespeare Use of Comedy in Shakepseare
    cover up the more serious thematic scenes. Humor was added to hamlet by two major scenes, along with Hamlet’s use of antic disposition. The Two scenes that use comedy are the Scenes between Hamlet and Polonius and The Gravedigger Scene. In Act2 Scene 2 the scene between Hamlet and Polonius in the...
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  • Iwantafreeaccount
    protagonist in the play was Mrs. Lubov Ranevsky; she was about middle aged in the play. She was owned the cherry orchard along with the estate which the story greatly concentrates on. Yermolay Lopakhin was another key character in the play; he was the son of peasants on the estate. His family had long been...
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  • The Thematic and Stylistic Influence of West Side Story on Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet
    infusing the oft-told story with a vibrancy and relevance that was perhaps unparalleled in filmed Shakespeare in 1968. A truly filmic production, this Romeo and Juliet features quick cuts between speakers, clarity of dialogue, notable yet natural insertions to the text and two leads with no Shakespearean...
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  • Bloos
    and the various symbols of blood, many times. Blood is everywhere in Macbeth beginning with the opening battle between the Scots and the Norwegian invaders. "What bloody man is that?", King Duncan asks about a wounded sergeant. The sergeant then tells the story of Macbeth's heroic victories over Macdonwald...
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