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Shylock in the Merchant of Venice – Sample 2520 words

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J. R Brown writes in his introduction to “The Merchant of Venice” that as modern readers we “carry our knowledge of the holocaust throughout the text. ” Due to the atrocities of the Nazi regime, modern readers are quick to sympathise with the play’s Jewish character Shylock and pity his isolation and rejection by Christian […]

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Shakespeare Tragic Heroes: Macbeth and Brutus – Sample 1363 words

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William Shakespeare is a world renowned English poet and playwright famous for many tragic plays such as Macbeth and Julius Caesar. These two plays both contain tragic heroes with Marcus Brutus from Julius Caesar, and Macbeth from Macbeth. A tragic hero is defined as a protagonist of high standing with heroic or potential heroic abilities […]

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Seamus Heaney: The Mind of a Brilliant Irish Poet – Sample 953 words

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“Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained. ” This quote was once said by famous Northern Irish poet Seamus Heaney at a book signing, it is also what has motivated many young poets today to continue writing even when there is “no hope”. Heaney is not only […]

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Scenes In Romeo and Juliet – Sample 757 words

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Act 2, Scene 3 Romeo travels to the cell of Friar Laurence, who has been out in the fields all morning gathering herbs.. Cheerful and excited, Romeo greets the Friar and tells him of his new love and plans for marriage. Friar Laurence, who has been Romeo’s friend and confessor for some time, is confused […]

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Roman Empire (#3) – Sample 2602 words

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The world of Literature before 1500 AD encompassed the era from the day when the civilizations came into existence till AD 476, when Roman Empire fell and again from the Florentine Renaissance in late 15th century to the renaissance. The literature saw the growth in the lands of Hebrews, Greeks and Romans who made remarkable […]

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Real Dictatorship Between Stalin and 1984 (#1984) – Sample 464 words

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Joseph Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union from the 1920 until his death in 1953. He has done a lot of good things for his country but during his reign, he also has a lot of mistakes and these mistakes we also can see in the story called 1984. 1984 tells the story […]

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Questions on circe and book 10 of the Odyssey (#10) – Sample 845 words

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1. What has happened up to the point that Odysseus meets Circe but after he leaves the land of the Cyclops Polyphemus chases after Odysseus and his men throwing boulders that narrowly miss them. Odysseus tells Polyphemus his name and Polyphemus curses Odysseus. They go to Aeolia and gets given a bag of wind by […]

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Pygmalion and Pretty Woman – Sample 2850 words

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“I feel just like Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman except for that whole hooker thing.” It’s no surprise that Laney, the speaker of these words and heroine of 1999’s She’s All That should feel that way. She could have just as easily said that she felt like Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady because She’s […]

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Psychological Insights about Lord of the Flies – Sample 1614 words

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Abstract Sigmund Freud’s personality structure is used throughout William Golding’s novel Lord of the Flies. Each character has the personality trait of Freud’s Id, Ego and Superego structure. Their personalities are challenged in the story due to the theme of a deserted tropical island. The 3 main characters minds are challenged the most in the […]

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Prose Written Before Nineteen Hundred – Sample 324 words

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This assessment objective requires students to respond to the question with views informed by the interpretations of others. By others is meant fellow students, teachers and, more obviously, professional critics. Others can also refer to cultural perspectives adopted from varying standpoints: religious, political, class, age or gender based. The requirement can be looked at in […]

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