Movement is one of the elements used effectively within this performance, as the actors used all areas of the stage creatively to enhance the meaning of the play. Both abstract and realistic movement is used in the scenes. An example of abstract movement is seen when Romeo and Juliet first meet; in this scene they circled each other as they talked., Tthis in a way is abstract movement as it is not necessarily something people do in real life, but Zen Zen Zo used the circling to represent confronting an enemy and falling in love . Another example of movement is seen at the start of the performance, where the actors are getting ready for school. This element was used efficiently .to identify their actions.
William Shakespear is a wonderful writer that uses different methods to get his message across in a creative and interesting way. In the play “Romeo and Juliet” he uses the different categories of the English language to bring to the audience attention that Romeo and Juliet are “star-crossed” and fate brings them together. Inevitability of fate would be one of the main themes of the play. Romeo and Juliet’s love for one another brings them closer together but the fight between their two sides would lead to the death of these two lovers. William Shakespear often us motifs to paint a picture of what’s going on in the story.
‘The Tragedy of King Richard the 3rd’ was a revolutionary play of its time due to its appeal of all classes ranging from the noblest Queen to the street pheasant. King Richard also explores the concept of what it means to be evil; Pacino’s film reflects this giving an insight on the faces, motives and free will of Richard. Shakespeare’s integrity lies in his accessibility to an audience and his ability to explore values within his plays. King Richard is a man who presents copious ideological characteristics and also throws into confusion many traditional values set into the mindsets of the Elizabethan and post-Elizabethan peoples. The opening lines of the play have Richard speak directly to the audience in the form of a soliloquy ‘Now is the winter of our discontent, made glorious by this son of York,’ this metaphor is a direct link to the character of Richard, a man who is discontent.
The dramatic acting in the film is abundant with prolonged eye contact and intense line delivery, combining the two to illuminate the fear of persecution and job loss. Furthermore, this is evident in the paranoid- filled dialogue in the scenes between Joe and Shirley Wershba as there is “a lot of pressure” upon their interaction, where their facial expressions are highlighted by close-up shots that position the audience to vividly depict their distress. Throughout the film, Clooney and Heslov strive to add truth, in regards to the extent of McCarthyism and how the situation created hysteria and caused agitation for many subjects. The real footage utilised within the film, create an accurate portrayal of McCarthy and those accused of communism. The incorporated footage of McCarthy, conveys the authentic idea that he was powerful, loud and unsympathetic towards those whom of which were accused.
Robbins called upon the musical talents of composer Leonard Bernstein and the words of Arthur Laurent for the script and book. The love story proved to have universal appeal. Westside Story and Romeo and Juliet are both similar, because the relationships between the characters of Westside Story and Romeo and Juliet are reflective of their respective time periods. Maria and Juliet Represent a slightly practical counterpart to both Tony’s and Romeo’s idealistic nature. Maria’s brother and Juliet’s cousin Tybalt both were portrayed as being stubborn and violent.
As the plot nears a resolution however, the theatre is highlighted by its overwhelming vibrancy and symbolically juxtaposes its counterpart. This is metaphoric for the positive aspects that have transpired from directing the opera and their impact on [Relate to Qs]. Humour is also widely employed within the play in an attempt to present everyday situations in an entertaining way. At the same time it enables Nowra to differentiate the degree of significance key moments hold throughout the process of developing Lewis’s character. This is reflected through the use of slapstick in the line: “Roy trips Henry, who sprawls on the floor.” as opposed to purposeful dialogue that aims at furthering the characterisation of Lewis where he says, “They need me” referring to the mental patients.
People often judge others at first glimpse. In the play Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare, Shakespeare uses imagery and figurative language to convey Romeo’s feeling towards Juliet upon first seeing her. Romeo demonstrates his understanding of Juliet’s true beauty through images and figurative language he uses to describe her. Shakespeare uses similes to show Romeo’s feelings of Juliet, “As a rich jewel in an Ethiop’s ear.” (I, V, 53) In this line, he describes Juliet as a rich, bright jewel in a dark skinned person’s ear. He is describing her as someone who stands out.
He also describes her as, "the sun" that can "kill the envious moon" (II.2.3). As a way to describe Juliet’s eyes, Romeo says "two of the fairest stars in all the heaven" (II.2.15). Juliet will also compare Romeo to light throughout the play. She will show in different ways that he is her light that illuminates the darkness. Although light can represent love and beauty, it is not always good in the two lovers interest.
The writer and director did a splendid job making this and doing it the right way to make it perfect. This movie is a type of jumpy, intense, and heart racing action that makes you not want to pause it to go do something for a minute. The camera angles in here are very well worked on and are shown quite clearly. One example is when their boxing in the rings. When ever they box there’s always a clear view of the camera going into a bird’s eye view position to catch just some of the right hits.
Mercutio, the hot-headed best friend of Romeo, adds wit and humor to the play Romeo and Juliet and was included in the play to make the audience laugh and also to keep them on the edge of their seats with suspense. Mercutio, in his humorous nature, loved to tease Romeo about his lovesickness; he calls Romeo a