Analysis of A Necessary Evil: The Inverted Hagiography of Shakespeare’s Richard III by Lainie Pomerleau Lainie Pomerleau is an English professor currently teaching at the University of Georgia. Before that she went to the University of Southern Maine for her Bachelor’s in English Language and Literature, and then to the University of Tennessee for her Master’s Degree. She is a candidate for receiving a PhD. She has studied English literature extensively and has a broad understanding of different uses of it. Therefore she has immense credibility in literature.
Henry V is shown to be "the mirror of all Christian Kings". From the very beginning of the play he is described as a "King full of grace, and fair regard […] And a true lover of the holy Church". Henry V is believed to have been written around 1599 under Elizabeth I's rule. Henry Brown in Shakespeare's Patrons & Other Essays says, Shakespeare was "greatly indebted to the patronage and support of the royal and noble personages [such as] Queen Elizabeth and King James I" . Even though the Queen wouldn't have attended Shakespeare’s public performances, being someone “[who] greatly loved drama” , it is almost certain that she would have attended a court performance at her palace.
He came from a family where his father served as bailiff, the highest elected official, equivalent to a modern day mayor. He poked fun at the rich by writing for the poor. His works are known today as famous works of literature still to this day. Shakespeare’s unintentionally was a revolutionary who made it so everyone could get an education. Shakespeare made a world where there is education for everyone, making the world smarter, so people could do more great things for this
William shakespeare was an english poet, playwright and actor, he wrote approximately 38 plays, and wrote over 4 billion copies of his work. One of his best work is named “Romeo and Juliet”. In the play Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare explores the main tragedy of the ‘star crossed lovers’ and how they take their lives. The play was written in the 14th century, in the time where shakespeare's audience were super religious and had many superstitious beliefs, and they believed in God and Hell. The era affects the play because the society would’ve been different than to modern life, meaning that perspectives and rules would differ.
There is also not that much we do know about Shakespeare. Some of the suspects who might’ve been the actual work of Shakespeare include Edward de Vere, Sir Francis Bacon, Christopher Marlowe, William Stanley, and Roger Manners. However, these are just conspiracy theories. Meaning that they are not proven true. Too many people
William Shakespeare’s authorship is a major topic of debate in the literary world. Stratfordians and Oxfordians remain in a constant dispute over one question: who is the true author of Shakespeare’s works? Evidence exists that suggests several possible candidates. Besides Shakespeare, these include Edward de Vere, Sir Francis Bacon, Christopher Marlowe, and William Stanley. Though each man carries at least one piece of valid verification, none come close to surpassing that of the prominent William Shakespeare himself.
The seven deadly sins are the exact opposite of the seven cardinal’s virtues which would be heaven: Chastity to lust, temperance to gluttony, charity to greed, diligence to sloth, patience to wrath, kindness to envy, and humility to pride. What I find funny about this story is that Dante is exiled from his love and home Florence but people who are more rich and I think because he was the one writing the story he was able to really capture the true meaning of the 7 deadly sins, as the given explanation to hell was,” by different sins pushed down to different depths; / if you keep going you may see them all.” (Canto 7 of Inferno, lines 86-87).”Those lines alone allow us readers to see Dante uses this as both a political and personal gain. Dante uses hell for kings, politicians, popes, and higher up figures as almost as some would see as revenge for their sins compared to any other person. While approaching death there is a part in the play where a pilgrim is talking to a pope saying, ““You have built yourselves a God of gold and
Throughout his life, he grew up working many jobs and it was in the early years of his life he found his true passion for novel writing through his first job. He is now known as a great author for his use of realism in his novels. Today his books are known all around the world for his mischievous characters. Samuel L. Clemens, more famously known as Mark Twain, came to love his passion for writing and became a well-known author in the realism time period. The literary time period that takes place during Mark Twain was Realism.
Eve’s Diary criticism “Eve’s Diary” is a short story by Mark Twain. Mark Twain was a writer, publisher,and many other things. Mark Twain would write novels and later he begun to write short stories. His last 15 years were filled with public honors. In this were included degrees from Oxford and Yale.