‘My only love sprung from my only hate!’ Love is central to ‘Romeo and Juliet’; explore the presentation of love throughout the play. Although ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is a tragedy, the theme of love is prevalent throughout the play. It is presented through various forms; Petrarchan, Familial and ‘death mark’d’ to name but a few. Through the use of dramatic language Shakespeare challenges the audience’s perception of love using structural juxtaposition and contrast of ‘loving hate’. Furthermore
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Hood. *Romance------the most prevailing kind of literature in feudal England; a long composition, sometimes in verse, sometimes in prose, describing the life and adventures of a noble hero. The romances had nothing to do with the common people. They were composed for the noble, of the noble, and in most cases by the poets patronized by the noble. The romance of King Arthur is comparatively the more important for the history of English literature. *Chaucer------the founder of English poetry; the father
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After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams and plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment which was followed by his early death. At university Wilde read Greats; he proved himself to be an outstanding classicist, first at Dublin, then at Oxford. He became known for his involvement in the rising philosophy of aestheticism. At the turn of the 1890s, he refined his ideas about
Shakespeare's private life survive, and there has been considerable speculation about such matters as his physical appearance, sexuality, religious beliefs, and whether the works attributed to him were written by others. Shakespeare produced most of his known work between 1589 and 1613. His early plays were mainly comedies and historiesand these works remain regarded as some of the best work produced in these genres. He then wrote mainly tragedies until about 1608, including Hamlet, Othello, King Lear
means to 'hold the dog' Kirrout - To literally 'clear out', or get away. Lawd - An exclamation meaning 'Lord'. Malice - To deliberately not speak to someone for an extended period of time. Primps - To show off. Tot - A little of something. Contributor: Leisa Samuels-Thomas A Midsummer Night's Dream Summary How It All Goes Down At his palace in Athens, Duke Theseus is hanging out with his bride-to-be, Hippolyta, the Amazon queen who was recently defeated by Theseus and his army. Theseus
with Napoleon's France that ravaged Europe for almost 25 years were the dominant political forces at work. The hardships of the industrial and agrarian revolution whose joint effect was a gradual change of all aspects of social life in England made the situation rife with class hatred. Great distress was caused by large landowners enclosing millions of acres of land for their own purposes and thus dispossessing labourers who were reduced either to slaving on the fields of their masters or to
but that it was necessary to India and the world, since it forced a backward, feudal country through its bourgeois revolution into capitalism and the modern world. Tagore’s biographer, Krishna Kripalani, says that ‘[t]he (Tagore) family … fortunes were from the beginning linked with the rise of the British power in India,’ and that Rabindranath’s grandfather, Dwarkanath Tagore, amongst many impressive entrepreneurial and charitable achievements, founded the first modern bank with Indian capital.
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