‘The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet’ he named it. On beholding this wonder of ‘Romeo and Juliet’, we are driven into world of passions, destructions and unifications. The use of eloquent language, charming verses and picturesque settings are always highly spoken of. However, the brilliancy of the use of the Butterfly Effect in the ‘Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet’ is worth marvelling over. Perhaps the ‘tragedy’ would have been made into a ‘comedy’, if and only if certain events had unfolded themselves in a different way.
Macbeth William Shakespeare left a large impact on the English language. At the time he published his plays, he made it possible for illiterate to understand and enjoy his plays through the use of language. Not to mention that the characters in his plays often were complex and full of doubts which made them question the world around them. But in order to understand how revolutionary and different his plays, such as Macbeth, were in comparison to others at the time, one needs to know the Elizabethan worldview. The Elizabethan worldview was influenced by the principle of order.
Throughout the history of Shakespearen literature, Shakespeare tends to develop the characters in to a way that complements the story. For an example, in Macbeth, he shows the digression of the main character by an internal conflict residing from a mental condition, if he did not explain every detail of his thought process then the story would be bland and not a literature masterpiece. Another key example is the story of Romeo and Juliet, even though it is a romantic piece, he still assigns different personality traits to each character. Which makes them a key asset to how the story concludes and the theme the reader is left to discover. One of the biggest colliding character interactions is Benvolio and Tybalt.
Deception, defiance and double meanings are what make Shakespeare’s plays the great wonder that they are today. Shakespearian is known as the most poetic, romantic and comic form of play writing, however each play has strong morals and meanings in them. One of Shakespeare’s plays, the Merchant of Venice, focuses of the acts of deception. Some say that none of the characters in the play are seen as ‘kind’ by the end of it, stating that: “Grace, nobility and generosity of spirit are submerged by greed, distrust and ugly prejudice.” This play enlightens true meanings of deception on nearly every level; from Jessica deceiving her father, Shylock being deceived by the court and the deceitful tale of ‘the rings’, that is seen throughout the Merchant of Venice. Jessica is the beautiful daughter of Shylock the Jew, who she despises greatly.
Shakespeare is known thorughout the world as a genius author. He is a master of using different devices to convey meanings beneath the surface of his plays. Henry VII is no different. In Shakespeare’s play, Henry VIII, the playwright uses allusion, tone, and figurative language to convey Wolsey’s response regarding his dismissal from the court. Shakespeare is known for metaphors and intense figurative language and this play is no different.
Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird and Romeo and Juliet in Romeo and Juliet are all determined characters within in their situations. Within this play, there are a plethora of literary devices in this play such as foreshadowing, irony and rhyming. Throughout this play, starting in Act 1, there were many hints that suggested the unfortunate conclusion. Both pieces of literature had common literary devices such as foreshadowing and irony. Romeo and Juliet did contain more however, perhaps because it was a play.
Dramatic Irony in Romeo and Juliet The play, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, can be described as confusing, well written, dramatic, emotional, sorrowful, ironic, and much more. Shakespeare's use of dramatic irony makes the play much more enjoyable and realistic. Dramatic irony is used throughout the whole entire play, especially in Acts III, IV and V. Each Act has dramatic irony concealed beneath Shakespeare's beautiful Old English language. Juliet spoke in a very complex way. Most of what Juliet told her family, could be taken in two completely different directions.
Brain Fart Feat. Hamlet (Themes From Three Different Soliloquy) The play Hamlet is one messed up theatrical journey. In Shakespeare 's Genius by Gail Paster, “Shakespeare played a huge role in expanding the expressive capacity of the language, especially in the verbal representation of thinking and subjectivity.” This quote shows how people think of Shakespeare, it shows how genius he actually is. Shakespeare is a genius in the sense that he uses the character Hamlet as a tool of information. Hamlet recites a series of soliloquies that result in a baffled audience.
2. Konstantin Stanislavski disagreed with the method of melodrama theater which was most used in the 1890s the is a type of theater with very exaggerated characters and exciting events which appeal to people’s emotions. He believed that story line should be believable and based on true events while also portraying real emotion and feeling. The actors were asked to use their pasts to portray more authentic emotions. This method soon came to be one of the most common methods in theater.