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Explore Disturbed Characters In Brownings Laboratory

Explore the ways 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 of her constant desire, to terminate her feminine, weak traits. However, the Duke could be considered to be a disturbed character, because of the fact that he murders his Duchess...

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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

Explore the ways in 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 more power is a key example of this aspect of her character. Browning also presents his speakers in a similar way to Shakespeare through their need to control. The main way that both...

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Robert Browning "The Laboratory"

The Laboratory' 'The Laboratory' by Robert Browning is a dramatic monologue that tells the story of a woman's plot to murder her romantic rival. The form in which Browning has written this poem subtly reveal aspects of the female speaker whilst allowing the reader to make their own personal judgement on her behaviour and character, which would commonly be that she is a jealous, obsessed, blood-thirsty and sadistic woman. The speaker in the poem demonstrates signs of insanity and instability...

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Explore the way that the writers of Macbeth, Havisham and the laboratory present characters with a disturbed mind

‘Text has added to language use’ Explore a range of texts to investigate to what extent is it true, referring to public attitude and describing how you and others adapt to spoken language for specific purposes speaker one when speaking to speaker two starts with only phonetic representation with the word you (‘u’) but as he sinks into the conversation he then goes on to use carious language devices like omission when he says ‘gdgd’ instead of good good, he also uses initials when saying ‘OMG’...

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How Does Browning Reveal His Character Psyche in "Porphyria's lover" and "The Laboratory"?

"Porphyria's lover" (PL) and "The laboratory" (TL) are two dramatic monologues written by Robert Browning. Browning uses a range of techniques to reveal the characters psyche. The characters are both insane and deluded but have big differences, such as one of them is sadistic and the other suffering from subconscious guilt. I will be discussing the techniques that Browning uses to reveal his characters in PL and TL. In TL Browning begins to suggest a sense of paranoia in the wife: she seems to feel...

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The Laboratory

In The Laboratory, the courtesan chooses poison as her murder weapon. Poison is often the weapon of choice for female killers. It requires little or no physical strength to administer, and can be done secretly. It also leaves little evidence thus making it difficult to detect the culprit. We believe the act of murder is because of another woman that her lover is with and she feels physically inferior to her rival. We know this because she starts saying ‘What a drop! She’s not little, no minion like...

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Explore how writers present disturbed characters in Macbeth and The Laboratory.

Explore how writers present disturbed characters in Macbeth and The Laboratory. Macbeth is arguably one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies. Written sometime between 1603 and 1606, the play is strongly written with King James the first’s of England’s interests in mind; the supernatural. Because of this we are introduced to the idea of the paranormal and witchcraft straight way in the play with the three. This would have scared a Jacobean audience as they feared the supernatural; it also foreshadows...

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How are characters presented as disturbed in Macbeth, Laboratory and My Last Duchess?

It is important to be able to define what ‘disturbed’ actually means in order to answer this question to a high standard of explanation. Disturbed is an adjective and it is the showing of symptoms of mental illness, severe psychosis and neurosis. It is also useful to consider the audiences of each poem or play to elaborate on explanations. Macbeth, written by William Shakespeare, is set during the eleventh century is about the emotional manipulation of individuals and the lust for power and the upmost...

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How Does Browning Tell the Story in the Laboratory?

How does Browning tell the story in “The Laboratory”? Robert Browning’s poem “The Laboratory” is set in France before the French Revolution. The dramatic monologue is about the narrator herself and her plotting of revenge against her previous lover and his current mistress and it tells the reader how she plans on doing so. She believes her actions in the story are justified and reasonable. In the poem, the story’s tone is established with the setting, which also helps create vivid imagery for...

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Macbeth and the laboratory

and Browning’s lady in lab share common characteristics of insanity as well as great ambition. The essay will explore dilemma faced by Lady Macbeth and the cruelty expressed in “The Laboratory”. Shakespeare’s play, was written in 1848, and set in the 11th century. The play was presented to King James I of England, and portrays one of his ancestors, "Banquo". In contrast, “The Laboratory”, is set in pre-revolutionary France, portraying the main protagonist as a schizophrenic woman whom hallucinates...

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