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Clouds
Clouds
Clouds Clouds I\'VE OPENED THE CURTAIN of my east window here above the computer, and I sit now in a holy theater before a sky-blue stage. A little cloud above the neighbor\'s trees resembles Jimmy Durante\'s nose for a while, then becomes amorphous as it slips on north. Other clouds follow, big and little and tiny on their march toward whereness. Wisps of them lead or droop because there must always be leading and drooping. The trees seem to laugh at the clouds while yet reaching for them with
The life and Poetry of William Buttler Yeats
The life and Poetry of William Buttler Yeats
The life and Poetry of William Buttler Yeats On June 13 1865 William Butler Yeats was born in Dublin Ireland. From the start Yeats had artistic influences, due to the fact that his father Jack Butler Yeats was a noted Irish painter. He had no formal education until he was eleven, at that time he started at the Godolphin Grammar School in Hammer*censored*h England and later he enrolled in Erasmus Smith High School in Dublin. Throughout his schooling he was considered disappointing student, his st
ChinaUS Relations
ChinaUS Relations
ChinaUS Relations Matt Jackson GP 101 Commentary on China China, for most of its 3500 years of history, China led the world in agriculture, crafts, and science. It fell behind in the 19th century when the Industrial Revolution gave the West clear superiority in military and economic affairs. In the first half of the 20th century, China continued to suffer from major famines, civil unrest, military defeat, and foreign occupation. After World War II, the Communists under Mao Tse Tung established a
How the Great Powers Shape the World BOOK REVIEW
How the Great Powers Shape the World BOOK REVIEW
How the Great Powers Shape the World BOOK REVIEW BOOK REVIEW A century’s journey: How the great powers shape the world Robert A. Pastor et.al For all the claims of globalization, says Robert A. Pastor, a handful of countries still define the world at the end of the 20th century--and will continue to do so in the 21st. This statement infuses new blood into the current foreign policy discussion about the likely arrangement of the foreign policy stage in the 21st century. Many foreign policy anal
Jfk assination
Jfk assination
jfk assination Adolf Hitler, the Nazi dictator of Germany during World War II, once said, The bigger the lie, the more people will believe it._ Although this may sound ludicrous, we can see many example of this in the world\'s history. One example would have to be the John Fitzgerald Kennedy assassination. For over thirty years the people of the United States were led to believe that a single gunman shot and killed Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963, at 12:30 p.m... However, in this paper,
Propaganda in nazi germany
Propaganda in nazi germany
Propaganda in nazi germany ˙Pegah Ghassemi English 1 12/11/00 Propaganda in Nazi Germany In the period of time around the Second World War, the German people’s heads were infiltered with Nazi Propaganda.. Little by little the German population was stripped away of their judgement and morality by being brainwashed by Hitler and the Nazi party with propaganda. Propaganda played a very big role in controlling and dictating the German population during the Second World War. Hitler used it “to contro
Queen Elizabeth I
Queen Elizabeth I
Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth was the unwanted daughter of King Henry VIII, the king who killed her mother, because she did not bear a son. Elizabeth grew up in a country at war with it self in the wake of King Henry’s religious reforms. Through no fault of her own, Elizabeth was cast aside by her own father; resulting in a lonely childhood and adolescence. While her half sister Mary I was queen, as a young women Elizabeth lived quietly, waiting for her opportunity to succeed. On November. 17, 155
Supreme Court Indecisions
Supreme Court Indecisions
Supreme Court Indecisions The first amendment of the US Constitution states that “congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press…”. Ever since the beginning of the Supreme Court, cases have come up time and time again that challenge this amendment, or require the justices to interpret this amendment. Looking back at all the cases heard, it is obvious that the US Supreme Court have c
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Aaaaa Arthur Miller I. Personal life A. born in New York City in 1915 and raised in Harlem 1) the Stock market crash in 1929 drastically influenced his developing imagination II. Education 1) not much known about his education a. said that he barely passed high school and did not get into college that first time he applied b. got into University of Michigan second time applying c. he attended to become a journalist but won the Hopwood Prize for his dramatic script so decided to write about drama
Subliminal messages
Subliminal messages
Subliminal messages Are you sure that you aren’t being subconsciously manipulated into making decisions that you wouldn’t normally make? Are you sure that over the next few days, your purchases of popcorn and Coke will be completely under your conscious control? Are you even sure that I haven’t embedded secret messages into this research paper to manipulate you into giving me an A? If you didn’t consciously perceive “secret messages” but you did perceive them subconsciously, then they would be c
Jewish History
Jewish History
Jewish History Judaism\'s Modernization in America The Jewish way of life has been affected in a tremendous way by the people of the United States of America. By the time of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, there were only 2500 Jews in America. For forty years beginning in 1840, 250,000 Jews (primarily from Germany, Hungary, and Bohemia) entered this country. Anti-Semitism and economic woes in Eastern Europe went from bad to worse after the pogroms of 1881-1882. Almost three milli
What does the Bible say about Muhammad
What does the Bible say about Muhammad
What does the Bible say about Muhammad What Does The Bible Say About Muhammad, The Prophet Of Islam? Peace & Blessings Of Allah Be Upon Him By: Br Ahmad Deedat Say: \'Do you see whether this message be from Allah (God Almighty), and yet you reject it, and a witness from among the Children of Israel bore witness of one like him.\' (the Holy Quran 46:10) Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen, The subject of this evening\'s talk - What the Bible says about Muhammad will no doubt come as a surpris
Birth Stones
Birth Stones
Birth Stones From prehistoric shamans to modern consumerism birth stones have been a part of human life. Beginning as magical talismans, they have been used for thousands of years to cure the sick, strengthen the weak, and decorate the rich. Birth stones are a modern fad powered by the wisdom of history. In prehistoric times, every village had a shaman, or witch. The shaman would cast spells to do all sorts of things within the village. After time, shamans discovered that different rocks and min
Dreams
Dreams
dreams The moon had two hands, one holding a bow and arrows and the other a burden strap of a woman. The moon then offered to the dreamer to make choice, but would often try to confuse him by crossing its hands. If he became the possessor of the burden strap, he would be condemned to live as a woman for the remainder of his life. He would be required to dress as a woman, marry another man, and undertake woman’s work. Such people were known as a bedache in the Oglala Sioux and suicide was the onl
A Critical Analysis of A Midsummer Nights Dream
A Critical Analysis of A Midsummer Nights Dream
A Critical Analysis of A Midsummer Nights Dream Mandy Conway Mrs. Guynes English 12 16 March 2000 A Critical Analysis of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” William Shakespeare, born in 1594, is one of the greatest writers in literature. He dies in 1616 after completing many sonnets and plays. One of which is “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” They say that this play is the most purely romantic of Shakespeare’s comedies. The themes of the play are dreams and reality, love and magic. This extraordinary play is
A Multiple Work
A Multiple Work
A Multiple Work Sunddenly, Bob dashes out into the audience and jokingly asks one of the audience members if she would like to catch a movie after the play. This type of thig was typical at The Complete Works of William Shakespeare in Samuel Park in Dallas. It was an entertaining comedy with many themes and many plays. The comedy was well performed as well and was very entertaining. The actors did a stupendous job of involving the audience and, at the same time, keeping a comic attitude. The cha
Analyis of Claudius
Analyis of Claudius
Analyis of Claudius In the first three acts of the play Hamlet, King Claudius go through a subtle, but defined change in character. Claudius role in the play begins as the newly corrinated king of Denmark. The former king, King Hamlet, was poisoned by his brother, Claudius, while he was asleep. Claudius, however, made it known to everyone that the king died of a snakebite in the garden, and thus no one knew of the murder that had just taken place making his murder the perfect crime. The only pro
Analysis of Much Ado About Nothing
Analysis of Much Ado About Nothing
Analysis of Much Ado About Nothing Much Ado about Nothing Title Much Ado About Nothing illustrates a kind of deliberately puzzling title that seems to have been popular in the late 1590s (ex As You Like It). Indeed, the play is about nothing; it follows the relationships of Claudio and Hero (which is constantly hampered by plots to disrupt it), and in the end, the play culminates in the two other main characters falling in love (Beatrice and Bena*censored*), which, because it was an event that
Authorship theory
Authorship theory
authorship theory For a host of persuasive but commonly disregarded reasons, the Earl of Oxford has quietly become by far the most compelling man to be found behind the mask of Shake-speare. As Orson Welles put it in 1954, I think Oxford wrote Shakespeare. If you don\'t agree, there are some awful funny coincidences incidences to explain away. Some of these coincidences are obscure, others are hard to overlook. A 1578 Latin encomium to Oxford, for example, contains some highly suggestive pra
Best Hamlet Paper Ever
Best Hamlet Paper Ever
Best Hamlet Paper Ever One of the most unique things about the play Hamlet (with Hamlet playing the main character) is the way relationships between the main and lesser characters have not changed from Shakespeare’s time period in which he wrote this play to the modern dilemmas of today. The character Hamlet relates through individualism of self to others in the play and Shakespeare uses this confusion of self and nature thus assuring many types of readers who can relate to his Hamlet characteri
EFFECT O N CONT THEATER
EFFECT O N CONT THEATER
EFFECT O N CONT THEATER William Shakespeare’s Effect on Contemporary Theater William Shakespeare and all of his works greatly contributed to contemporary theater in many ways. His understanding of other people allowed him to fully grasp the quality he wrote of. The works of Shakespeare contain a strong and constant truth, touching emotional and supernatural aspects of life. These realities make Shakespeare’s works vital, even on toady’s learning institutions and theatrical realms, accounting for
Globe Theatre
Globe Theatre
Globe Theatre The Globe Theater is said to be the most important structure in Shakespeare’s dramatic career. The Chamberlain Company built the Theater in 1699. The Theater was located on the Southern shore of the Thames River in London. Shakespeare, being a member of the Chamberlain Company, became a shareholder in the Theater. Along with Shakespeare, James Burbage, his two sons, and five members of the troupe owned the Globe (Zenger). This group of men was called Lord Chamberlains Men after a p
Globe Theatre
Globe Theatre
Globe Theatre The Globe Theater is said to be the most important structure in Shakespeare’s dramatic career. The Chamberlain Company built the Theater in 1699. The Theater was located on the Southern shore of the Thames River in London. Shakespeare, being a member of the Chamberlain Company, became a shareholder in the Theater. Along with Shakespeare, James Burbage, his two sons, and five members of the troupe owned the Globe (Zenger). This group of men was called Lord Chamberlains Men after a p
Hamlet misc14
Hamlet misc14
Hamlet misc14 Within the play Hamlet there exists many puns and phrases, which have a double meaning. Little ploys on words which tend to add a bit of entertainment to the dialogue of the play. These forked tongue phrases are used by Shakespeare to cast an insight to the characters in the play to give them more depth and substance. However, most importantly these phrases cause the reader or audience to think. They are able to show a double meaning that not all people would pick up on, which is t
Hamlet misc2
Hamlet misc2
Hamlet misc2 The character of Prince Hamlet, in Shakespeare\'s Hamlet, displays many strong yet justified emotions. For instance, the To be or Not To Be soliloquy, perhaps one of the most well known quotes in the English language, Hamlet actually debates suicide. His despair, sorrow, anger, and inner peace are all justifiable emotions for this troubled character. Hamlet\'s feeling of despair towards his life and to the world develops as the play moves on. In Hamlet\'s first soliloquy he reveal
Hamlet seen by African aboriginals
Hamlet seen by African aboriginals
Hamlet seen by African aboriginals Laura Bohannan tries to explain Hamlet, a 17th century European revenge drama, to a group of Tiv tribal elders who have never seen, read, or heard of this Shakespearean work. The Tiv are a tribe of people who live on the banks of the river Benue in central Negeria. Laura Bohannan is on the field trip to that area to study the tribe\'s culture. One tradition is to tell stories of the past, and when Laura Bohannan was asked to tell a story she chose Hamlet. Hamle
Hamlets inner termoil
Hamlets inner termoil
hamlets inner termoil Within the play Hamlet there exists many puns and phrases, which have a double meaning. Little ploys on words which tend to add a bit of entertainment to the dialogue of the play. These forked tongue phrases are used by Shakespeare to cast an insight to the characters in the play…to give them more depth and substance. However, most importantly these phrases cause the reader or audience to think. They are able to show a double meaning that not all people would pick up on, wh
Julius Ceasar misc
Julius Ceasar misc
Julius Ceasar misc Julius Ceasar Julius Caesar was said to be the greatest man in the Roman world. Some historians, and among them those of international authority, have made greater claims for him. He was the greatest of the Roman would but of antiquity. Looking through the onlg list of rulers, kings and emperors and the rest, they have failed to find an wuqual of this man who refused the style of king but those name Ceasar has become the commanding majesty and power. Great as a general, great
Life of Shakespear
Life of Shakespear
Life of Shakespear The Life Of William Shakespeare Shakespeare was born April 23, 1564 in the town of Stratford, England. His father, John Shakespeare was a glove maker and his mother May Arden inherited land so they had some money. As a result of his father having money he did not have to stay home and help out as much. He probably unlike many other children at that time attended the town’s free school. At the age of eighteen Shakespeare married Anne Hathawy November 27, 1582 who was eight year
Macbeth22
Macbeth22
Macbeth22 Daniel Tuiasosopo 2nd Period English IV Macbeth Essay Assignment English drama, as we know it was not always the way it is. It has evolved tremendously since the time of early church plays. Drama in England began long before the Renaissance period. It originated from early church’s ceremonies that were performed to educate the common folk. Before the Renaissance, several kinds of plays were written and produced. Miracle plays and mystery plays were introduced to teach people stories fr
Midsummer nights dream serious vs comedy
Midsummer nights dream serious vs comedy
Midsummer nights dream serious vs comedy A Midsummer night’s dream Analytical essay Does Shakespeare make any serious points in ‘A midsummer night’s dream’, or is it just a comedy? Shakespeare’s play, ‘A midsummer night’s dream’ is a comedy which also deals with some serious issues. The play was written in Shakespearean times as a comedy. The play was written to entertain two very different groups of people. The upper class, and the lower class citizens, Two different levels of theater had to be
Newspaper
Newspaper
newspaper Excellent tragedy author: worst tragic life Yesterday afternoon I went to watch the play Romeo & Juliet at the Globe by one of the best play writer, William Shakespeare. The changes in the emotions, the tragedy, the comedy and the whole setting of the play brilliant. He has written many plays about comedies, histories and the tragedies. I know you are thinking I know that? But a lot of people don’t know much about his family and his parents and origination, so after send my men around
None Provided8
None Provided8
None Provided8 For many centuries people have found theater to be an excellent form of entertainment. The public\'s appreciation for such entertainment is based upon different theatrical themes. Whether it is a lighthearted comedy, that is most certain to lift anyone\'s spirits, a passionate romance, that stirs our innermost quixotic emotions, or a dire tragedy, that finds no rhyme or reason in our so-called fair concept of life. These types of plays appeal to the different aspects of humanity
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Othello misc0
Othello misc0 The play Othello was written be William Shakespeare in the latter years of Shakespeare’s career. Shakespeare composed, revised, and acted in many theatrical performances throughout his life, he also owned the Globe theater where many of his works were performed. The work Othello was based on a story by Giraldi Cinthios, Tale of a Moor, which was a mellow drama about a moor and his doubts about his wife’s fidelity. In Shakespeare’s play the moor (Othello) is convinced by his jealous
Plot to steppenwolf
Plot to steppenwolf
plot to steppenwolf THE PLOT of steppenwolf - Steppenwolf opens with a preface by a young businessman, who introduces a sheaf of notes left behind by a lodger in his attic rooms several years before. This young man, the landlady\'s nephew, describes the eccentric lodger, Harry Haller, who called himself a Steppenwolf, meaning in German a wolf of the steppes, or plains. The narrator finds this an odd but apt description of the shy, lonely wanderer who revealed little about himself but left a haun
Polonius A Fool in Shakespeares Hamlet
Polonius A Fool in Shakespeares Hamlet
Polonius A Fool in Shakespeares Hamlet Polonius: A Fool in Shakespeare’s Hamlet Hamlet is the most popular of Shakespeare’s plays for theater audiences and readers. It has been acted live in countries throughout the world and has been translated into every language. Polonius is one of the major characters in Hamlet, his role in the play is of great interest to scholars. Parts of Hamlet present Polonius as a fool, whose love of his own voice leads to his constant babbling. Scholars have been anal
PROSPERO AND SHAKESPEARE
PROSPERO AND SHAKESPEARE
PROSPERO AND SHAKESPEARE PROSPERO AND SHAKESPEARE The Tempest is an interesting play written by the famous, William Shakespeare. It is his official and last accomplishment. This play is thought of as one of Shakespeare\'s romance plays. Shakespeare started to write toward the end of his career about magic and fantasy set in far-off lands. These realms that he created are written about in his plays. This particular play is famous for his usage of magic, which is carried through by the Duke of M
Romeo o romeo
Romeo o romeo
romeo o romeo English 102 19 April 1999 Why Romeo and Juliet was so popular in Shakespeare’s time and why even today it is still so popular? William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564 in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon, England to Mary Arden and John Shakespeare. He was the third of eight children. He went to a local grammar school, where his studies included Latin and Greek (Debnam). At the age of eighteen he married Anne Hathaway who was eight years older than he. Their marriage was hurrie
Shakespear
Shakespear
Shakespear Shakespeare Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-avon. His mother\'s name was Mary Arden, a member of the gentry. His father\'s name was John Glover Shakespeare, a commoner. John tried to regain their position in society by getting a coat of arms, but was rejected three times. William later, after achieving his fame, received a coat of arms known as Not without right that was in the shape of a shield. At the tender age of 14, (1578) William was apprenticed to a butcher. At 17, (
Shakespeare and the Golbe en
Shakespeare and the Golbe en
Shakespeare and the Golbe en These days most “theater go’ers” would pay one hundred dollars to see an exceptional performance of Romeo and Juliet , but as we go back to the year 1599, people crowded the doors of The Globe to pay a penny or less to see plays done by Shakespeare and many others. The Globe not only played (no pun intended) as a stage for blossoming actors, but also served as the stage for many well known playwrights and gave them the atmosphere and audience they needed to succeed.
Shakespeare1
Shakespeare1
Shakespeare1 William Shakespeare was a great English playwright, dramatist and poet who lived during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Shakespeare is considered to be the greatest playwright of all time. No other writer\'s plays have been produced so many times or read so widely in so many countries as his. Shakespeare was born to middle class parents. His father, John, was a Stratford businessman. He was a glove maker who owned a leather shop. John Shakespeare was a well-known
Shakespeares Edmund
Shakespeares Edmund
Shakespeares Edmund Kenneth Jones Professor Bailey English 2322 May 28, 2000 A Look at Shakespeare’s Edmund In King Lear, the villainous but intelligent Edmund, with more than a brief examination into his character, has understandable motivations outside of the base purposes with which he might at first be credited. Edmund is a character worthy of study, as he seems to be the most socially complex character of the play. In a sense, he is both victim and villain. Edmund is introduced into the pla
The Complexity Of Hamlets Character
The Complexity Of Hamlets Character
The Complexity Of Hamlets Character Enclosed in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet lies the greatest gallery of captivating characters. The role of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, in particular is considered one of theater’s greatest acting challenges, as well as an aspect noted for the success of the play. Shakespeare focused the tragedy on the deep conflict and complexity within the thoughtful and idealistic Hamlet as he is torn between the demands of his emotions and the hesitant skepticism of his mind.
The Globe Theatre
The Globe Theatre
The Globe Theatre In the cobblestone roadways and roughly built playhouses, an extraordinary development took place in England in the 1500s. At that time, a burst of literary accomplishments arose that was never before seen in the history of the theater. In the all-new idea of theaters, playwrights lifted the Elizabethan Theater to new heights. Men like Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe dared to write plays about real people in a variety of real situations. (Yowell 13) Through their efforts, t
The life and works of Shakespeare
The life and works of Shakespeare
The life and works of Shakespeare William Shakespeare is the world\'s most admired playwright and poet. He was born in April, 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, about 100 miles northwest of London. According to the records of Stratford\'s Holy Trinity Church, he was baptized on April 26. As with most sixteenth century births, the actual day is not recorded but people are guessing that he was born on April 23. Shakespeare\'s parents were John and Mary Shakespeare, who lived in Henley Street, Stratford.
The Tempest
The Tempest
The Tempest From Storms to The Tempest William Shakespeare is undoubtedly the most celebrated playwright in history, but he is also the most severely criticized. Perhaps the play that has received the most criticism is his final, The Tempest. The Tempest has been disparaged for its lack of plot and tension, unparalleled amount of magic, myth and folklore contained within, and the lack of character strength. Many claim that Shakespeare’s last attempt at the theater was futile, resulting in a mind
The Tempest1
The Tempest1
The Tempest1 From Storms to The Tempest William Shakespeare is undoubtedly the most celebrated playwright in history, but he is also the most severely criticized. Perhaps the play that has received the most criticism is his final, The Tempest. The Tempest has been disparaged for its lack of plot and tension, unparalleled amount of magic, myth and folklore contained within, and the lack of character strength. Many claim that Shakespeare’s last attempt at the theater was futile, resulting in a min
Child Labor in the Philippines
Child Labor in the Philippines
Child Labor in the Philippines A Study of Child Labor in the Philippines THESIS STATEMENT: Exploitation of child workers continues in the Philippines due to the inefficiency of the policies promulgated by the government to eradicate child labor. For all children who are deprived of their rights. “But even we have a responsibility too. Because while nobody is angered by their conditions or realizes the waste of a future that is being slowly squandered, they will remain in this world and they will
Crime1
Crime1
crime1 Violence in Society By: Anonymous E-mail: [email protected] Running head: VIOLENCE IN THE MEDIA AND ITS EFFECTS ON SOCIETY Violence in the Media and its Effects on Society: Definitions, Effects on Society, Statistics, and Prevention ABSTRACT This paper discusses the effects of violence in the media and how it effects our society. First a definition of media and violence will be presented. Then an explanation about who violence can effect and what effects of violence are evident in our soci
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Domestic Violence Domestic Violence towards women is one of the problem in the United States that is usually over looked and almost always not noticed by today\'s society. Violence is defined by the Riverside Webster\'s Dictionary as: 1. Physical force employed so as to damage or injure. 2. As an instance of violent action. If this is the case than why is it that so many women are beaten by loved ones each year and little or nothing is done to correct this violent and hostile s