Sure, the tale involves scoundrels, gold, poison, greed, and death, but there are simply just not as many qualities of a sensational story. The Pardoner very hastily told the story, keeping it short and sweet. The knight, however, drug out his story, keeping the listener on the edge of his or her seat aching for the next detail. The Knight simply had better storytelling skills than the pardoner. Since the knight had better storytelling skills, his story appeared to the listener as more entertaining.
Second Shadow “There is no advertisement as powerful as a positive reputation traveling fast” ( Brian Koslow). Although this quote is talking about the advertisement of one’s reputation, the main point of the quote shows that a positive reputation is a powerful source of one’s character. In Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, upholding one’s reputation is a dominant theme. In the play, there are many situations where characters’ reputations are put to the test. From the outcomes of these tests, the viewpoint that other characters hold of their peers affects the plot, conflict, and outcome of Arthur Miller’s drama.
The basket bearing ritual became more of a symbol of all the public rituals (Porter 267). When the people felt as if the king was a good king the rituals seemed more successful. People uprised regardless of the ritual when they felt the king wasn't doing a good job. Barbara wanted to prove the pitfalls of the public rituals. She uses both successful and unsuccessful examples of the use of public rituals.
Romeo and Juliet Vs. Twelfth Night One of Shakespeare’s most famous play is Romeo and Juliet while Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night is not so well known. The play Romeo and Juliet is written better than Shakespeare’s other play, Twelfth Night. To determine which play is written better, compare and contrast the plot structure, theme, and symbolism. Romeo and Juliet has a better plot structure than Twelfth Night.
The presence of intolerance can inspire people to develop strong relationships as seen in The Diary of Anne Frank and Escape from Sobibor. In The Diary of Anne Frank, the people of the annex developed strong relationships do to the presence of intolerance. In the play, Peter says to Anne, “I think you 're just fine….what i want to say….
Macbeth is not as ambitious at the beginning of the play. The beginning of the play shows that Macbeth is actually more of a hero, and a well honored person, other than a “bad” person. “For brave MacBeth- well he deserves that name” shows that he was respected and it showed how the other characters in the play feel towards him.
It would be shortcoming such as pride or greed. Marcus Brutus in the tragedy Julius Caesar has the characteristics of a Shakespearean hero. Brutus’ tragic flaw was his trusting nature. He trusted the other conspirators because he didnt ‘love Caesar less, but loved rome more’. Brutus is also of noble birth.
The similarities between Romeo and Juliet and modern society aren’t as far off as it seems, which continues to prove that acting impulsively negatively affects people in modern
Albeit she does express her sentiments rather nicely, not everyone has a fairy tale ending. For this reason, I believe Shakespeare’s use of figurative language about his views on love are more persuasive than that of
Beatrice and Benedick seem to be like the ideal couple. They both have strong characteristics, but they have much love for each other. Beatrice seems to have a strong attitude and she seems to be the type to receive what she wants. Benedick is the one who knows how to work things out with her. They are both very wise, but stubborn.
Do you also think that Benedick is Claudio’s foil? In the play: “Much Ado About Nothing” by William Shakespeare, a villain named Don John tricked Claudio by making him believe that Hero have been cheating on him which resulted in Claudio getting mad and ruining his and Hero’s wedding, accusing Hero that she was being unfaithful. After that, Hero faked her death and one of Don John’s minions admitted that he was paid to make Claudio believed things about Hero that are not true; Claudio married who was supposed to be Hero’s cousin without knowing that it was Hero that he was married to which surprised him and made him happy when it was revealed that it was Hero that he was married to. In this story, I do believe that Benedick serves as Claudio’s
Jane Greene once said “I think the greatest gifts we can give each other are the gifts of kindness and communication.” Kindness and communication are two important things in a healthy relationship. In William Shakespeare’s play Much Ado About Nothing, Benedick and Beatrice have a healthier relationship than Claudio and Hero because they communicate, they trust each other, and they respect each other. One reason Benedick and Beatrice have a healthier relationship is because they communicate.
Much Ado About Nothing is a play written by Shakespeare set in Messina. Throughout the play, trickery and deceit is used on the characters to either break their heart or ignite a flame of love. We see throughout reading this play that not all deceit is bad, it can very well lead to a good within the characters lives. The play can tie into modern day life and how deceit is used in hurting a person, starting a relationship or completely ruining trust. In this play, Benedick is tricked into loving Beatrice, Beatrice is tricked into loving Benedick and Hero is made to look disloyal to her new found love, Claudio.