The Ambitious Guest Plot Essays and Term Papers

  • Literary Review of “The Ambitious Guest” by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Literary Review of “The Ambitious Guest” by Nathaniel Hawthorne Though the family lived a simple yet proud life in the Notch of the White Hills, they were not immune to the vanity the stranger brought to their cozy cottage they caught his disease of fame and paid dearly. The story began on a cold September...

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  • Scarlet Letter 2

    Similarities in the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne The Ambitious Guest is a short story bye Nathaniel Hawthorne that presents deadly irony. Residing in a notch in the mountains of New Hampshire, a cottage sits on the side of a steep mountain. In the house lives a family whose contacts with the rest...

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  • Development of the Character of Lady Macbeth

    Macbeth by William Shakespeare. Upon her introduction in Act 1 Scene 5, Lady Macbeth is brought into the plot of the play. If I was asked to describe the lady in one word it would be ambitious. A person who collapses on reaching success, after striving for it with single-minded energy, is the figure...

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  • Macbeth Essay

    motivation. In this respect, Macbeth is not too ambitious, he is rather satisfied by the position that he has in the court of Duncan. He is a renowned general, a courageous and skillful warrior; he is respected by the king and invited to his palace as his guest. So, only when tempted by witches, Macbeth even...

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  • City

    extravagant new central district: people. Ordos proper has 1.5 million residents. But the tomorrowland version of Ordos — built from scratch on a huge plot of empty land 15 miles south of the old city — is all but deserted. Broad boulevards are unimpeded by traffic in the new district, called Kangbashi...

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  • Macbeth

    actually weak and submissive man. As in the earlier scenes, Macbeth reveals everything to Lady Macbeth, but here, Macbeth keeps secret from his wife the plot to murder Banquo. He also says “Be innocent of the knowledge, dearest chuck”; this shows the audience that he does not regard her as an equal partner...

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  • English Macbeth

    Macbeth. Macbeth rises to the position of King of Scotland and in celebration of this there is a banquet in Act III Scene IV this scene is pivotal in the plot and sees a major change in the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth as she sees see is no longer capable of controlling her husband. Early...

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  • Top Girls Act 1

    night. She has recently been promoted at work. The five guests are all women that are either long dead or are fictional characters from literature or paintings. They keep arriving but at the beginning there is only Isabella and Marlene. As the guests continue to arrive, the conversation starts the way it...

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  • Macbeth Final Draft

    “Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.” – Buddha. Buddha was a wise man and knew that someone who is ambitious can get very impatient when it comes to delaying their plan and having rivals that share the same goals. Ambition is often the result of one good thing happening which...

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  • The Women in Macbeth, Unacknowledged Warriors

    work as evident in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. They are in essence, ‘The Unacknowledged Warriors’; the individuals involved in the background of the plot and hold its structure together. Lady Macbeth, Hecate, The Witches and the lesser known Lady Macduff are of the few females given speaking roles in...

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  • Macbeth

    require the removal of Duncan. She suggests the murder of Duncan. Macbeth begins to feel weary and starts to have doubts. Lady Macbeth is insanely ambitious for her husband to become king, so much so that she states ‘I would, while it was smiling on my face, have pluck’d my nipple from his boneless gums...

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  • Analysis of Macbeth: Act 1 Scene 7

    witches, and tasked by his ambitious wife to commit murder against his loyal and virtuous cousin Duncan, and assume the throne. Macbeth begins his argument internally as evidenced not only by his aside but by the tone he uses. Macbeth’s sentiment towards the assassination plot is conflicted due to his...

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  • The Landlady by Roald Dahl

    previous guests. One reason why the story's ending is so unexpected is that the Landlady is portrayed as a magical and mysterious character. She moves around very quickly and slyly, "The dame moves about like a jack-in-the-box". She also has an unnatural interest about her young male guests, "There...

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  • Macbeth Expository Essay

    covering of the appending murders, as well as in the couples’ reoccurring hallucinations, which are ultimately used to display the corruptness of ambitious human nature. The theme of appearance vs. reality is depicted through Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s deceitfulness when hiding the murders they were...

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  • Document

    search This article consists almost entirely of a plot summary and it should be expanded to provide more balanced coverage that includes real-world context. Please edit the article to focus on discussing the work rather than merely reiterating the plot. (October 2012) This article does not cite any...

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  • The Idiot Plot Summary

    Plot summary Prince Lev Nikolayevich Myshkin, a fair-haired young man in his late twenties and a descendant of one of the oldest Russian lines of nobility, arrives in St. Petersburg on a November morning. He has spent the last four years in a Swiss clinic for treatment of his epilepsy and supposed...

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  • Lady Macbeth

    Macbeth's role in the play and discuss why this makes her the most fascinating character. Her evil doings are the main reasons why she dominates the plot so greatly. These include the following: considers Macbeth to be a wimp not wanting to murder; letting Macbeth fulfill her plan; taking control over...

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  • Macbeth

    English Macbeth Notes PLOT At the banquet, a murderer arrives and reports to Macbeth just as the dinner guests begin to arrive. He informs Macbeth that Banquo is dead but Fleance has escaped. Shaken, Macbeth thanks him for what he has done and arranges another meeting on the following day. The murderer...

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  • Jose Rizal of Today

    to retrieve it?// Or throw the other/ to complete the pair/ for someone else to use it?// Honorable members /of the board of judges,/ distinguished guests,/ friends,/ my fellow Filipinos—// I am sure /you are all familiar with this story,/ a story that happened /more than a century ago,/ so simple yet...

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  • macbeth

    characters. While the hero’s tragic flaw is often the driving force that develops the plot in many of William Shakespeare’s tragedies, it is the supernatural elements in Macbeth that play an important part in developing the plot, his ambition and his downfall. This can be proved by how the witches, the ghost...

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