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The Intricacies of The Earl of Gloucester
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William Shakespeare never fails to entertain his readers with a dramatic, entertaining story and well thought-out characters. In “King Lear,” Lear decides to split his kingdom among his three daughters, which spirals downward into war and chaos. The story entails deep betrayal from not only two of his daughters, but the Earl of Gloucester’s son as well. Ending in a tragedy of death and sadness, the play showcases the true corrupt motives for each character. The Earl of Gloucester, an…...
The Problem of Justification in King Lear
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In William Shakespeare`s the King Lear is the concept of justification that many character are struggling and dealing in the passage. Justification defined as a fairness Justice, defines can simply be translated as that people get getting exactly what they deserve, no more, no less.In William Shakespeare's play King Lear, it is not hard to make observation why being just would be a desire by right good qualities over Mercy. I will discuss how being just,not mercy, is the deep…...
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For facts; known things, one could say that knowledge is the only true organ of sight. This because if one does not know red is red he/she could call if differently. The color red had to bed named initially to see it as being red; we depend on our knowledge to tell us it's red. When looking at something new, something that is not factional we depend on our eyes to tell us these facts, these facts are told to…...
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Romeo And Juliet Rivalry Quotes
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The story of Romeo and Juliet is based on the inability to straddle in the two worlds of love and honour, the two are mutually exclusive. In Act three, scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare has managed to combine action, drama and tension. Act three, scene one commenced on the sweltering streets of Verona. Benvolio was being mocked by Mercutio stating that he is extraordinarily quarrelsome. When Tybalt enters we soon see that these are characteristics of Mercutio himself…...
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Quotes from the Miller’s Tale
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Metaphorically described it is proleptic Nicholas will require water to quench his fire "weep as dooth a child" Shows he is childish "Of gold...I have thee broght a ring" Role of courtly lover in a false way ironic as symbol of eternal love in medieval society Miller Can break doors "at a renning with his head" By stressing the physical attributes Chaucer suggests a down to earth man hyperboley empahsies this and his violence and strength suggests he is a symbol of revolution "thombe of gold". Shows he…...
How long should an analysis of a quote be?
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How long should analysis be while you are analyzing a quote? Usually, it should be several sentences. Start explanation immediately after the quote itself. Don't begin a new paragraph, just write everything in the same section where the quotation is used...
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Hobson’s Choice Quotes
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In this assignment, I will be looking at the play "Hobson's Choice" which was written in 1914 by Harold Brighouse. I will scrutinize the way that the playwright makes the audience aware of the changes in William Mossop's character using quotes from the script. "Hobson's Choice" was a saying used in the late eighteen and early nineteen hundreds and to have Hobson's choice was to have no choice at all. Brighouse saw this as a title with scope for a…...
Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde Quote Close Reading
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He is not easy to describe. There is something wrong with his appearance; something displeasing, something downright detestable. I never saw a man I so disliked, and yet I scarce know why. He must be deformed somewhere; he gives a strong feeling of deformity, although I couldn’t specify the point. He’s an extraordinary-looking man, and yet I really can name nothing out of the way. No, sir; I can make no hand of it; I can’t describe him. And it’s…...
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Short Analysis of Rand’s Novel Anthem Quotes
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A look at the use of archetypes in Ayn Rand's "Anthem" "Anthem" QUOTATION COMMENTARY (p. 18) "The walls are cracked and water Water represents the mystery of creation, the runs upon them in thin threads without cycle of death, and rebirth. The color black sound, black and glistening as blood." is a color of mystery and the unknown. The Home of the Street Sweepers is a mystery to Equality. He doesn't understand why things happen. The water and the color…...
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10 Inspirational Robin Williams Quotes
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Renowned for his otherworldly improvisational skills and Oscar-winning dramatic performances in films like Good Will Hunting, Robin Williams would've celebrated his 65th birthday on July 21, 2016.Williams’ passing came as a shock to fans, his publicist noted in a statement that “He has been battling severe depression of late.” He also notably struggled with drug and alcohol abuse throughout his career, having checked into rehab in early 2014.Even President Obama expressed his condolences. “He arrived in our lives as an alien -- but…...
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Minerva and Dede Quotes
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Analysis/Commentary of Minerva Quote 3-4 sentences 1. Quote: "I pictured myself on a hot day falling, slowly and deeply, into those cold layers of water. I held on tight to my sister's hands, no longer afraid of anything but that she might let go."(Alvarez 39). Inference: I think Minerva has trust issues andlikes summer because she pictures herself in the hot falling into a pool. Commentary: This is showing that Minerva has trust issues. She cannot trust her sister because…...
V for Vendetta Quote Analysis
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Dialectical Journal Assignment Quote - "What are they [children] to make of your bullying, Your despair, Your cowardice and all your fondly nurtured bigotries?" (P. 116 Frame 2) This quote from book 2 is a part of V's work to cause civil unrest in England, through undermining the fascist Norsefire regime. After killing or incapacitating everyone who could have identified him, V proceeds to make himself more public and known to the average citizen, as before his actions had mostly…...
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The American actor Max Amsterdam has a famous quote that goes like
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The American actor Max Amsterdam has a famous quote that goes like: "Business is the art of extracting money from another man's pocket without resorting to violence".After reading this statement, I had a number of questions, such as: Why is the word "business" compared with art, although they are completely different spheres of human activity? Is it really possible for an entrepreneur to sell his product and get the maximum revenue without forcing the consumer to buy it? How do…...
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Quotes Of Famous Sportsmen That Would Help You In Times Of Your Apathy
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Quotes Of Famous Sportsmen That Would Help You In Times Of Your Apathy As a sportsman, you can occasionally find yourself in times of apathy and distress. This is due to the demanding nature of sports, which can leave you feeling dejected, especially if you fail to meet your goal. Failure to meet your fan's expectations can also make you feel like you are not worthy. As a role model to many in the society, you take up leadership roles…...
Cezanne’s Apple Notes and Quotes
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Schapiro’s psychoanalytic approach, that is, his search for the underlying meaning and relevance to the painting, * Thesis: While Schapiro’s argument shows a well-considered analysis of the artist’s life as a source of interpretation of Cezanne’s work, much of it is based on suggestion and fantasy. As in all historical interpretation, Cezanne’s work should be viewed within the context of the artist’s historical and biographical framework, but with a formalist analysis of the works that enables the viewer to interpreted…...
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Famous Quotes for Teachers
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I often wonder about teachers who educated famous people such as Einstein, Abraham Lincoln, and the like. Were these teachers specially qualified to inspire their students to achieve fame and success? Or were these teachers Just plain lucky to have exceptionally talented students? Do some teachers have the rare quality of turning dust into gold? The answer may not be easy to find. Andy Rooney Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember…...
Beowulf Quotes 1160-2668 all of quote
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and the forthright Unferth, admired by all for his mind and courage although under a cloud for killing his brothers, reclined near the king. (1164-1167) courage The poet seems to feel somewhat conflicted about Unferth as a character. On the one hand, Unferth has committed fratricide (killed his brother) - the ultimate sin in a world where a man's allegiance to his clan and tribe are everything. Still, Unferth is courageous and clever, which counts for something in spite of…...
Huckleberry Finn Quotes and Analysis
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"Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be persecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot." This is a note from the author AKA Mark Twain. The fact that he is warning us not to think about the story so much and analyze it obviously has the opposite effect and makes us analyze it. He signs off as a voice of authority,…...
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Hamlet act 4 quotes
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Gertrude Mad as the sea and wind when both contend which is mightier. In his lawless fit,... In this brainish apprehension kills the unseen good old man Gertrude O'er whom his very madness, like some ore among a mineral of metals base, shows itself pure. He weeps for what is done Claudius It had been so with us, had we been there Claudius The sun no sooner shall the mountains touch, but we will ship him hence: and this vile…...
Act 4 Hamlet Quotes
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"Mad as the sea and wind when both contend which is the mightier." Queen "But, like the owner of a foul disease, to keep it from divulging, let it feed even on the pith of life." King "He weeps for what is done" Queen "But we must with all our majesty and skill both countenance and excuse." King "Take you me for a sponge, my lord?" Ros./Guild "Diseases desperate grown by desperate appliance are relieved or not at all." King…...
‘King Lear’ – Madness/Sanity: Quotes
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Kent "I serve the King" "Revoke thy doom" Mad in that he wants to retain the autocratic systemMad in that he wants to retain the autocratic system Lear "Unburthened crawl towards death" Links to The Seven Ages of Man Lear "Which of you shall we say doth love us most?" Mad with self interest Regan "such unconstant starts" "The rash mood" Fool "May not an ass know when a cart draws the horse" Lear replies: "Saddle my horse" Goneril "Dearer…...
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Hamlet – Revenge Quotes
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“Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder” Ghost. Manipulation — not a loving relationship “What would he do, had he the motive and the cue for passion that I have?” Compares himself to the actor/wonders how actor would cope in his situation “Unpregnant of my cause” Has no desire for revenge Tennant genuinely questions himself “But I am pigeon-livered and lack gall” No guts to revenge Burton tries to imitate actor’s emotions “Now I could drink hot blood” Violent — makes audience think that he will commit murder this time “A villain kills my father, and for that, I,…...
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King Lear – Gloucester Quotes
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Reflecting on his relationship with Edgar "My old heart is cracked; it's cracked" Theme of madness "The grief hath crazed my wits" Theme of blindness (blunt) "Alack, I have no eyes" Whilst being blinded "give me some help - O Cruel! O you gods!" Theme of blindness (poetic) "I stumbled when I saw" Gloucester's repentance "If Edgar lives, O bless him" Gloucester's initial anger and belief at Edmund's story "Bring that murderous coward to the stake"...
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King Lear – Goneril and Regan Quotes
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A1.S1: Goneril describes the extent of her love for Lear 'dearer than eyesight, space and liberty' A1.S1: Regan challenges Goneril's profession about Lear, foreshadowing the rivalry between them over Edmund 'Only she comes too short, that I profess myself an enemy to all other joys' A1.S1: Regan comments on the age and frailty of Lear ''Tis the infirmity of his age' A1.S1: Goneril alludes to the plans of the sisters to overthrow Lear, as a necessity to preserve the kingdom…...
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King Lear Act 1 scene 2 quotes
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Thou, nature, art my godess The start of Edmund's soliloquy, shows he does not subscribe to human law, rather the more brutal 'law of the jungle', survival of the fittest etc the curiosity of nations to deprive me, for that I am some twelve or fourteen moonshines lag of a brother?' Edmund, professing how unfair it is that he does not get his father's inheritance simply because he is younger than Edgar my dimensions are as well compact, my mind…...
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King Lear Act 1 scene 1 Quotes
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I thought the king had more affected the Duke of Albany than Cornwall Kent to Gloucester, shows that the King is known to have favourites There was good sport at his making Gloucester to Kent, making jokes about Edmund's illegitimacy, perhaps gives an excuse to why Edmund does the things he does This young fellows mother could Gloucester's response to Kent's 'I cannot conceive you' I have a son, sir, by order of law...who yet is no dearer in my…...
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King Lear Act 5 Quotes
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Do you not love my sister?... Dear my lord, be not familiar with her Regan - Edmund jealousy The which immediacy may well stand up and call itself your brother Regan - Edmund husband Lady, I am not well... that I create here my Lord and master Regan - illness and Edmund husband I had rather lose the battle than that sister should loosen him and me Goneril - Edmund jealousy If not, I'll never trust medicine Goneril - poisoning…...
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Othello Jealousy Quotes
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Iago: Forsooth Iago: Forsooth, a great arithmetician, / One Michael Cassio, a Florentine Roderigo: To the gross Roderigo: To the gross clasps of a lascivious Moor Iago: I hate Iago: I hate the Moor Iago: Cassio's a Iago: Cassio's a proper man Cassio: She's a Iago: And, I'll Cassio: She's a most exquisite lady Iago: And, I'll warrant her, full of game Othello: As if Othello: As if there were some monster in thy thought Iago: O beware Iago: O…...
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Othello: Act 3 Quotes
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s3 DESDEMONA (D's innate goodness; will be their downfall) "My lord shall never rest; I'll watch him tame and talk him out of patience" s3 IAGO (Iago tempts O to jealousy) "O, beware, my lord, of jealousy! It is the green eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on" s3 OTHELLO (tormented by idea of D cheating) "O curse of marriage, that we can call these delicate creatures ours" s3 OTHELLO (better than unfaithful marriage) "I had rather…...
Othello Quote Test
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Iago "Mere prattle without practice is all his soldiership." Iago "I am not what I am." Brabantio "The worser welcome. I have charged thee not to haunt about my doors." Brabantio "What tell'st thou me of robbing? This is Venice. My house is not a grange." Iago "I am one, sir, that comes to tell you your daughter and the Moor are now making the beast with two backs." Roderigo "...that your fair daughter..." Roderigo "...gross clasps of a lascivious…...
Othello Act 2 Quotes
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Cassio The divine Desdemona Cassio My hopes do shape him for the Governor Iago He takes her by the palm. Ay, well said, whisper. With as little a web as this will I ensnare as great a fly as Cassio Desdemona My dear Othello Iago That Cassio loves her, I do well believe't Iago Or failing so, yet that I put the Moor, At least into a jealous so strong, Make the Moor thank me, love, and reward me Iago…...
Othello Act II quotes
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Montano "What from the cape can you discern at sea?" Montano "What ribs of oak, when mountains melt on them, can hold the motise?" Montano "Pray heaven he be; For I have served him, and the man commands like a full soldier. Let's to the seaside, ho! As well to see the vessel that's come in As to throw out our eyes for brave Othello." Cassio "Thanks, you the valiant of this warlike isle, that so approve the Moor! O,…...
Macbeth 20 Key Quotes For Exam Revision
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Fair is foul, and foul is fair The main theme of the play Macbeth. All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, thane of Cawdor! One of the most important quotes because it tells Macbeth his future and what leads him to do such murderous deeds. All hail, Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter! One of the most important quotes because it tells Macbeth his future and what leads him to do such murderous deeds. The king comes here tonight. This quote…...
Macbeth Quote Identification
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Fair is foul, and foul is fair, Hover through the fog and filthy air. 3 witches -> to each other Act 1, Scene 1 No more than Thane of Cawdor shall deceive Our bosom interest. Go, pronounce his present death, And with his former title greet Macbeth. King Duncan -> Ross Act 1, Scene 2 Stay you imperfect speakers. Tell me more. By Sinel's death I know I am Thane of Glamis, But how of Cawdor? The Thane of Cawdor…...
Friar Lawrence Quotes
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"Young men's love then lies/Not truly in the hearts, but in their eyes" Then young men love with their eyes, not with their hearts. Friar Lawrence is saying that Romeo is fickle (easily changed) and only "loves" Juliet for her appearance since he has so quickly forgotten about his "love" Rosaline. "Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast." Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush stumble and fall. Friar Lawrence is warning against impulsivity/haste in falling in love and…...
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The Otis' family consisted of six members. As they approached Canterville Chase suddenly the sky became cloudy. "A blood stain on the library floor!" Mrs Umney screamed with terror and fainted. "My dear sir, please, put some oil on your chains." "No ghost in history has been treated like this." He spent the rest of the night thinking about how to take revenge." The twins shot two balls of paper on him. "Put your hands up!" "You poor man, I…...
The Picture of Dorian Gray – useful quotes
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"To reveal art and conceal the artist is art's aim" Preface - Oscar Wilde "Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope." Preface - Oscar Wilde "The nineteenth century dislike of Realism is the rage of Caliban seeing his own face in a glass." Preface -Oscar Wilde "Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril." Preface - Oscar Wilde "All art is quite useless" Preface - Oscar Wilde "As…...
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Madness quotes in Hamlet
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HAMLET "How strange or odd some'er I bear myself (As I perchance hereafter shall think meet To put an antic disposition on)" Madness Antic disposition presents the fact that Hamlet is going to put on his madness and act it out for other people. "There's method in my madness" HAMLET Although not truly mad, Hamlet quite clearly puts on his madness and states that there is method in what he is doing. OPHELIA "No hat upon his head, his stockings…...
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Hamlet Revenge Quotes
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< div class=" flashcards __ single-item study-vc_row-flex "> Act 1 Scene 5 Ghost's demand Revenge his foul and most abnormal murder< div class=" flashcards __ single-item study-vc_row-flex "> Act 1 Scene 5-Hamlet's sense of responsibility I was born to set it right< div class =" flashcards __ single-item study-vc_row-flex "> Act 1 Scene 5-Hamlet will forget book learning from the table of my memory/ I'll wipe away all insignificant fond records/All saws of books < div class =" flashcards__ single-item…...
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Quotes: Duality
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Focusing on the opening and closing chapters, how does Robert Louis Stevenson explore the conflict of duality in human nature in 'Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde'. 'The Strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' is a book published in a Victorian society with strict moral codes. This was also a time of discovery and science, and tension between religion and science was constantly rising. In this book you can infer that religion doesn't bring answers or contentment, but also…...
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