Shakespeare's Impressions Of Globe Theater

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1a. The author’s first impressions of Globe Theater when he first arrives is negative which proves how bare the theater is in Shakespeare 's time, but he feels amazement about what this theater had to offer for Shakespeare. Globe Theater is very “dingy and unattractive” because it does not look like the glorious theaters that society uses today (“The Theater”). The large fields that are near the theater plays a huge contrast to anyone who sees it; Globe Theater negatively stands out because of its tall structure that is leaning. However, he does notice the saviness of having a “billboard, newspaper notice, and advertisement” combine into one waving flag (“The Theater”). Shakespeare 's flag allows the author to imagine the exciting thoughts of what going to the theater would be like in the Elizabethan era. Through Shakespeare 's prominent plays, “Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice, and Julius Caesar[,]” the author feels the reminder of the greatness of the Globe because the plays are so thoroughly thought out (“The Theater”). The author’s first impression shows mixed feelings about the Theater.
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The author’s negative thoughts about the outside of the Globe is formed by the difference between the current theater. Although it is slightly negative, he later gives the positive ideas of how delightful he would be if he knew “‘the play is on’” in Shakespeare’s day (“The Theater”). When the author takes into account the different time periods, he is much more positive. The negative thoughts of “clumsy, squatty tower” like theater come from modern day plays in places like Broadway (“The Theater”). When the author sees the historically accurate structure, the comparison between the two ideas is vastly different. The author’s preexisting thoughts of modern day theater allows him to think about the positive and negative impression of Globe

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