character Montfleury in the play Cyrano de Bergerac being a hit with Roxanne. Whenever I looked at Tom, I thought of how Cyrano described Montfleury to his friend Le Bret as “.. That Silenus who cannot hold his belly in his arms, Still dreams of being sweetly dangerous among the women...” Tom had the fewest redeeming qualities of all of the Tech Reps. I couldn’t imagine an unpaid female to whom Tom “came-on” who would not laugh him out of the room. Tom was all mouth. And as for his false bravado, I was certain that he would soil himself in a second if something happened that made him think his life was in any danger.
The love for her spouse, Aeneas, blinds her of rational thinking. Through the tale of Queen Dido Virgil represents how an obsession can cause people to lose themselves. An obsession can alter one's perception on what is truly important. Virgil uses Queen Dido to prove that obsessive love can have far-reaching consequences for the individual. First, Queen Dido is overcome with love and causes her to alter her priorities, specifically her morals and beliefs.
The cinematography in Casablanca is critical in directing the audience’s attention, shaping the audiences feelings, and revealing the theme of the movie. Ultimately, the movie helped America abandon its neutrality, join the Allies and defeat
“Pathos” was used explicitly by grabbing the emotions and feeling of the audience by the unexpected spontaneous reaction of the fiancée ("Ethos, Pathos, and Logos"), showing her real mask, when she noticed that her relationship and marriage are subjected to danger. “Ethos” is achieved by relying on a divorced axial character, a friend of hers. The former dependence paves the audience mind for the fact that marriage, at that environment, ceases being a divorce when problems, related to misperceiving personalities, arise among couples. The author also accounted for the left-brain audience who are mainly interested in one-to-one events; consequently, “Logos”, as a persuasion mode, was used as a transition between Shalash’s knowing that her relationship with Fouad would be adversely affected and her spontaneous reaction, based on her character, of the unexpected visit. To sum up, The Other Face, by Salma Shallash, managed to conduct the message, triggered by the author’s exigency, through a theoretical writing model integrating both persuasion and original writing
In this postmodern destruction of family, and its illusory importance in society and life, through violence, incest, and the linguistic disability, the ironic and critical structure of the movie is coming forth. As Lanthimos himself said in an interview for The New York Times, “What if families were extinct? If that happened, I figured that there would definitely be the people that really wanted to keep that as they know it and really try to keep their families together forever. And I thought that probably they would go to extremes doing that because people really love their families a lot and they would be the people that would go to extremes to just maintain that.”(Murphy). In this manner, his movie is a glimpse of the oppressive dictatorship that parents would impose on their offspring in the future because of their
Even though Lady Macbeth has ambition like her husband she fears Macbeth’s nature “Glamis thou art, and Cawdor, and shalt be what thou art promised. Yet do I fear thy nature; it is too full o' th' milk of human kindness to catch the nearest way. Thou wouldst be great, art not without ambition, but without the illness should attend it” (15-20). After reading the letter from her husband which recounts the witches' prophesy, Lady Macbeth's thoughts immediately turn to murder. The problem with that is Macbeth has ambition, but he doesn’t have the nerve to see it through.
Another example was when she said "I didn 't think of my parents or of my brothers and sisters. I had thoughts only for myself and knew that I must rush, rush, rush!" This proves how afraid she was at that time that she wasn 't thinking straight and when all the problems started happening it drove her to think only of herself and her own safety because she knew she was in such danger. This is a second reason as to why "Fear" has been crowned The Most Suspenseful Story winner. To continue, she used the element of setting and mood beautifully in this story.
Yet where said danger is directed changes due to context. During the Castle of Otranto the women of the book are constantly under threat at the hands of the malevolent Manfred. The women are constantly targeted and this is seen through Manfred’s desire for Isabella - his late son’s betrothed and his disregard for his wife - Hippolita. Hippolita, especially is characterized as weak, feeble and hysterical. She unswervingly bows to the will of her tyrannical husband “Hippolita needed little persuasions to bend her to his pleasure (pg 89)."
This is actually the plight of Baram Alkali’s case in Personal Angle. According to her, a woman may react by self-pity and tears followed by a hardness to love as is Zaria’s reaction, sentimental, passive almost bordering on martyrdom. A wife may immerse herself in the hurt and pain of unrequited and neglected love leading to psychosis as is the case with Zaria. She demonstrates her guts and feminine will power to make a break of it and claim back her name and identity. Even after her separation from her husband, Alhaji Teller lusts hopelessly after her but she refuses to give in preferring to maintain her dignity.
Being an Absurdist, Albee believed that illusions often generate a false content for a person’s life and hence, should be abandoned ("Edward Albee: Who 's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"). The reference to Woolf is probably aimed at evoking the darkness and chaos, hidden behind seemingly stable relationships as depicted by Woolf in her novels and Albee also wants to convey that there are always different versions of reality. Albee’s jingle is significant in each character’s life and portrays the deep fear that each of them has in confronting the harsh realities in their lives. Honey, the seemingly devoted wife of Nick, is one such character that is terrified of