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    King Lear

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    List types of roles: In this performance‚ Madison Jackson plays the role of Goneril‚ King Lear’s eldest daughter. What was the theme explored? The scene ‘Goneril’ demonstrated a range of social themes such as power‚ greed and loyalty. Thirst for power‚ caused by the loss of a fathers love‚ push Goneril to evil acts‚ presenting her as a callous‚ unremorseful women. In a dramatic speech‚ Goneril expresses her unwavering love toward Lear all so she may greedily acquire his riches and fortune. However

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    Wonderful – The Carole King Musical" is that uncommon Broadway offering – a jukebox musical with a spirit. The visiting creation‚ which opened Friday at the Hollywood Pantages Theater‚ uncovers the reason this show has turned into the "Jersey Boys" for the XX chromosome set. Getting the reliable personal recipe of crude specialists working their approach to popularity‚ the musical concentrates all the nostalgic transcendence out of a list of hits few Baby Boomers will have the capacity to stand

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    Elvis King: A Short Story

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    depending on your views. I was raised around devils and demons‚ crosses and candles. I believed every ghost story I was ever told.      So as an Elvis girl‚ I am eternally grateful that those blessed enough to have a supernatural encounter with The King have shared their tales. I don’t have any of my own‚ so I need to get them from the outside. I hear he still gets his kicks on the Vegas Strip in an unearthly red cadillac. And he has a very busy

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    Title Anger is the start of all problems. That is‚ what I learned when the King of Verona‚ Italy‚ decided to invite my family and a few other noble families to a feast. It was a great sunny‚ day in Verona‚ Italy‚ and the king had decided to invite a few of the noble families over to a feast. He called his servant and asked him to write invitations to the Capulets‚ the Montagues‚ and a few other noble families. The servant took off obediently‚ wrote some invitations‚ and delivered them to the guests

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    Similarly‚ Brandon King reaches out to the audience within his essay “The American Dream: Dead‚ Alive‚ or on Hold?‚” by asking rhetorical questions pertaining to the American dream. He begins with exploration of the American dream‚ itself. “Is it still around‚ waiting to be achieved by those who work hard enough‚ or is it effectively dead‚ killed off by the [...] hardships many Americans have to face?” (They Say‚ I Say‚ page 610) Obviously‚ we know that for an individual to fulfill his or her personal

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    in which he could only in all the states‚ and world at that. The man was an astonishing‚ innate burglar‚ like a mouse through a pin hole. In his in New York he held some of the world’s most treasured items‚ such as: Picasso pieces‚ Starry Night‚ and King David. He returned home‚ and that’s where our story takes place. As he went home in the darkest corners and passed squalid huts‚ he wondered what he’d do next. As the burglar returned home he looked over his prizes and mumbled‚ "A tapestry can

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    The author added a personal touch with each work‚ with his bellowed‚ Ginevra King. She was the woman behind his characters as in Judy Jones in "Winter Dreams" ;in Isabelle Borge in This Side of Paradise; most notably‚ Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby . Fitzgerald also recreated their meeting in "Babes in the Woods‚" from the collection Bernice Bobs Her Hair and Other Stories; this was reused in This Side of Paradise. King is also featured in the books The Perfect Hour by James L.W. West III

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    Gatsby

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    reflective of the people he knew personally. One of those people was Ginevra King‚ whose romantic ways and elite status were the inspiration for Daisy Buchanan. Daisy’s love‚ Gatsby‚ was inspired by his own personality. The letters sent between the two of them give us insight into the inspiration of the characters Fitzgerald wrote about in the novel The Great Gatsby. The main romance in this novel‚ between Gatsby and Daisy‚ was inspired by King. Just like Daisy‚ she was a debutante who fell in love at a

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    however‚ when searching in depth it becomes prominent that Ginevra King‚ was the inspiration behind Fitzgerald’s

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    Daisy is believed to have been inspired by Fitzgerald’s own youthful romances with Ginevra King. Daisy once had a romantic relationship with Gatsby‚ before she married Tom. Her choice between Gatsby and Tom is one of the central conflicts in the novel. • Tom Buchanan — a millionaire who lives on East Egg‚ and Daisy’s husband. Buchanan has parallels with William Mitchell‚ the Chicagoan who married Ginevra King. Buchanan and Mitchell were both Chicagoans with an interest in polo. Like Ginevra’s

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    Daisy

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    Who is Daisy Buchanan? She can be described as superficial‚ shallow‚ fake and ditzy. However‚ there is another part of her‚ a deeper part‚ that she hides from everyone‚ including herself. Beneath the surface‚ there is a pool where not even light dares to go. That is her character‚ and it takes Jay Gatsby to churn the waters and bring the purest form of Daisy to the surface‚ if only for an instant. At a first glance‚ Daisy is an utterly flat character‚ she came from wealth‚ she is currently wealthy

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    a wealthy girl‚ Zelda. In the book‚ The Great Gatsby‚ he writes about a boy who isn’t rich that is in love with a girl named daisy‚ who is rich like Zelda. Gatsby later lost his love‚ Daisy‚ when he went to war‚ for Fitzgerald‚ he was rejected by Ginevra King’s father who said “poor boys don’t marry wealthy girls‚” which was said by Daisy in the book. He was asking for her hand in marriage. Then Fitzgerald got denied by Zelda Sayre. Daisy‚ the women jay Gatsby has been basing on his whole life on

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    Fitzgerald and Gatsby

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    Francis Scott key Fitzgerald was a popular american storyteller. Born September 24th‚ 1896 and died in December 21st‚ 1940‚ Fitzgerald lived the prime of his life in the "Roaring-Twenties". The values and morals were declining in favor of materialistic and careless attitudes following the world war. Social prestige no longer came to how hardworking and knowledgeable you were but how much property and goods you had. People began to think that instead of earning a place in society you could purchase

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    The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald that follows a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922. The story primarily concerns the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his quixotic passion for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan. Considered to be Fitzgerald’s magnum opus‚ The Great Gatsby explores themes of decadence‚ idealism‚ resistance to change‚ social upheaval‚ and excess‚ creating a

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    to New York to get enough money to marry Zelda. In the movie version‚ Daisy tells Gatsby that "Rich girls don’t marry poor boys." This line was taken straight out of Fitzgerald’s life. The father of his first love‚ a young woman by the name of Ginevra King‚ supposedly told him that after Fitzgerald asked for Ginevra’s hand in marriage. The Great Gatsby is F. Scott Fitzgerald’s most renowned book‚ and still one of the most read novels in American literature. A book with this much success was obviously

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    The Great Gatsby as Fitzgerald’s explanation of an American Reality which contradicts the American Dream That was always my experience—a poor boy in a rich town; a poor boy in a rich boy’s school; a poor boy in a rich man’s club at Princeton.... However‚ I have never been able to forgive the rich for being rich‚ and it has colored my entire life and works."  —F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Life in Letters‚ ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli. New York: Scribners‚ 1994. pg. 352. The Great Gatsby‚ by F. Scott

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    Is there more of Fitzgerald in the character of Nick than in the character of Gatsby? It is of popular opinion that The Great Gatsby is a novel with an autobiographical feel to it. If this is the case and this was Fitzgerald’s purpose‚ his own character would have to be illustrated in that of one of his fictional characters in the novel. Firstly‚ we may assume that as Nick Carraway is the narrator‚ he is the most likely to resemble the author as his views on things will most likely reflect Scott

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    Every book has a story‚ every story had an author‚ and every author has grown up living a life that has sculpted their lives in a way that gives them a desire to share their story with everyone. An author might not choose to reveal the whole story to us but they cant help but share small pieces of their story and glimpses into their lives. Scott was even known to say‚ “we learn our trade‚ well or less well‚ and we tell our two or three stories- each time in a new disguise- maybe ten times‚ maybe

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    King Minus The King

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    day King Minos was a very powerful man. This one town called Athens and every year he would go to war with them. So they made a deal with the king that if he stopped the war with them they would 7 kids every year to his maze where he had his monster very hungry for humans. So the King liked the deal and went on with it and said yes. That was a very sad day for the Athens and cried every year when they had to send 7 kids who tried to kill this monster but never came back. So one says the Kings son

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    Kings Speech

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    Blume 1 22/09/11 The Kings Speech Review Refurbished History The King’s Speech is a moving film which provides viewers with an auto- biographic view on King George VI’s reign to power. Set in the 1930’s‚ The King’s Speech accurately conveys a believable setting and experience through the acting and camera work. Every emotion portrayed

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