Text analysis on Hamlet 17th October 2012 Analysis of text Sarah Brazil Autumn 2012 Module BA1 Cecilia Olivieri 20, rue de la Navigation 022 731 53 09 email@example.com 06-317-796 One of the most exceptional attributes of Hamlet is his use of irony and wit present in the entire play. Whether he’s in his real or apparent madness, he keeps control in every situation, never loosing his tragic humor and repartee. In this passage, Hamlet is putting into action his stratagem to catch King Claudius’ conscience, specifically, putting on a play, which tells the story of a murdered king, mirroring what he thinks was the murder of his own father by Claudius. Behind each of Hamlet’s sharp responses, lies a double meaning. Hamlet is the one in power in this scene, running his plan, playing as much with the other characters, as with words.
He was also very confident and independent on his own thoughts and he used creative ways to express them. Self-reliance is when you can trust yourself and value your own opinions. In the essay “Self Reliance” by Emerson, he tells his readers to retain the outspokenness of a small child who freely speaks his mind. As simple as that sounds, it is very hard to do. Especially when you are around friends that judge and nit pick every little thing that you say or any action that you make.
After sailing for so many years on different journeys in a ship full of courageous men – a ship without much regulation – they learned how to be rough and harsh. They were not hesitant to kill their new and innocent shipmates just for the sake of seeking the treasure. Both novels also represent the theme that every human being has the destructive tendency to be greedy. Jack, in Lord of the Flies, portrayed the human need to satisfy desires. He was the leader of the school choir, so he longed for power and total control of the boys on the island.
After Chris Gardner was evicted from his home, his mind evolved on the world around him. The thing that saved him and his son, was Chris’s intelligence with numbers and people. His mind set him to a higher goal in life; happiness. Many things we succeed in require our minds to be used properly. As said by our third president, Thomas Jefferson, “Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
With me being his son I know that is a very important quality. He helps me through my problem which can be great. It helps me realize the full picture and it helps to have somebody that you know is there for you and you alone. I have never known somebody so loving and so striving to do what he can. He always does more than he should.
The music portrays the beauty that the island has and the respect that Caliban has for the magic that is going around the island. This shows the importance of the connection of Caliban has to the island. As Ariel keeps singing he draws Ferdinand from the shore to Miranda’ presence, by singing, “Come unto these yellow sands…” the purpose of Ariel’s song in the play is to call Ferdinand forward unto the island , which was the plan of Prospero to get Ferdinand and his daughter Miranda together. He uses Ariel’s magic to get them o fall in love when they meet, like love at first sight. Ariel later on issues an
Priestly starts presenting the Birlings by ordering some stage directions. Immediately we know Arthur Birling is a factory owner who was done well, when J.B. Priestly writes ‘belonging to a prosperous manufacturer.’ The reader can tell again he is well off when the writer says that the general effect should be heavily comfortable. He gives very precise stage directions, to go exactly the effect he wants. The fact it should not be cosy and homelike could almost help describe the atmosphere, and that the house is tasteless and not much effort has been put in to make it a home. The direction for the lighting to be ‘pink and intimate’ before the inspector arrives, then ‘bright and harsh’ when he is there helps the shift of tone, as each family member feels like a spotlight has been turned on them when he begins asking questions.
When the play is at its end and you look back to the start you can clearly see changes that have occurred in Lewis’ personality over the time of him working in the theatre. Within the play there are plenty of obstacles but with the help of Lewis’ patients and his growing changes in confidence all is overcome. The first change you notice with Lewis is his confidence, to start with he doesn’t know how to treat the patients or go about things. Roy one of the patients is the one to get the ball rolling with ideas on how to do the play and to getting the patients enthusiastic about it all. Lewis realises it’s not that hard to do and needs to be doing the instructing and directing of the play with influence and input from Roy and the patients not the other way round.
The first thing that makes a good parent is not how you discipline your child or what classes they take, but it is to show that you care about them. Rex and Rose Mary do have interesting parenting methods, but like all loving parents, they treat their kids with love and care and not like nuisances. Rex has a very vivid imagination and before bed time, he shares some of it with his children who in turn look forward to his stories: “Tell us a story about yourself, Dad” we’d beg him”(Walls 24). Rex’s stories must be extravagant to have the children “beg” for him to tell them one, meaning that they enjoy his stories a lot. In other words, Rex cares about his kids and puts in effort to come up with these stories, just to make them happy.
Rachel Bourne March 26, 2012 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers A musical comedy is a light play or movie with songs, dialogue, and dancing and is connected by a plot. In this type of play there are strong female and heroic male characters. In Seven Brides and Seven Brothers, a type of musical comedy, it is very easy to recognize the positivity and characteristics of the American characters. Frederick Jackson Turner’s frontier hypothesis clearly states that the origin of the American character has been the American frontier experience. The frontier is often thought of as a place where people can go to remake themselves because of its supreme ability to change people.