have some redeeming qualities about them. This ambiguity is particularly prominent in Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, which presents its main characters Caesar, Brutus, and Mark Antony in such a mixed blend of virtuous and less-than-noble qualities that it makes it unclear which of the three is the true hero of the play. While most Western textbooks have cemented Julius Caesar's image as a heroic figure, Shakespeare adds in his presentation of Caesar qualities of excessive narcissism and physical
differently from others. Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar", McTeigues' film "V for Vendetta" and Earl Spencer's 1997 eulogy to his sister, Princess Diana, all provoke us to acknowledge our diverse responses to human experiences, the people, situations and events that make up our lives. By considering the ideas and feelings of others we can enhance our existential understanding of ourselves and our world. These texts show us the complexity and ambiguity of our differing perspectives of leadership
Hamlet Study Guide (not yet complete) ACT 1 - Completed by Stevie, Alexie and Zoe 1.1 1. Which Kings die at the outset of Hamlet? (NB: plural) We are provided with the information of two passings. • Old Hamlet (Hamlet’s father) – King of Denmark • Fortinbras (Fortinbras’s father) – King of Norway 2. What happens when Francisco and Bernardo meet at the beginning of 1.1? Where are we, and when? Why is there confusion over which one is supposed to challenge the other by asking "Who's there"
History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire Edward Gibbon, Esq. With notes by the Rev. H. H. Milman Vol. 6 The Crusades. Part I. Preservation Of The Greek Empire. - Numbers, Passage, And Event, Of The Second And Third Crusades. - St. Bernard. - Reign Of Saladin In Egypt And Syria. - His Conquest Of Jerusalem. Naval Crusades. - Richard The First Of England. - Pope Innocent The Third; And The Fourth And Fifth Crusades. - The Emperor Frederic The Second. - Louis The Ninth Of France; And The
A Reader's Guide toW. H. Auden John Fuller THAMES AND HUDSON · LONDON FOR KATE AND ROY © JOHN FULLER 1970 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording or any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher Printed in Great Britain by Cox & Wyman Ltd, London, Fakenham and Reading 500 14015 4 clothbound 500 15006 0 paperbound Contents
Chekhov's 'The Cherry Orchard' is set in Russia at a time of great political and social change. Chekhov might be seen as giving us a portrait of a society at a particular and decisive moment in history. On the other hand, many critics believe the lasting value of Chekhov's work might be in what he writes about people that transcends an historical moment. What does the play illustrate about Chekhov's view of Russian society at the turn of the century? and what does the play tell us about Chekhov's