This enables the readers to a clearer understanding of Lady Macbeth’s view on Macbeth as a weak character. It engages the reader because through the use of metaphor, the readers gain a clear insight of Macbeth’s character through the view of Lady Macbeth, leading the readers to want to know more about the character of Macbeth. The literary device of metaphor creates clarity within the play, however, the use of dramatic irony creates suspense, which makes the readers more engaged. On the other hand, Shakespeare uses dramatic irony when Duncan describes Macbeth’s castle, which engages the reader. Duncan approaches Macbeth’s castle and thinks it has “a pleasant seat; the air / Nimbly and sweetly recommends itself / Unto our gentle senses” (I.VI.1-3).
While not righteous or honorable in any traditional sense, the Pardoner argues that he is appropriate to preach against his personal vice of greed due to his understanding of the sin and that in the process he is able to truly assist others in the relinquishment of their faults. In correspondence, the Pardoner “preach for nothing but for greed of gain… from it, I can bring them to repent” (p. 243). The transparency of the Pardoner’s confessions is without a doubt
Cory is aware of what the townspeople coveted: his wealth, knowledge, his mannerism and his glamour. Therefore, Cory is unintentionally excluded by the townspeople due to the respect and admiration they exhibit, making it a difficult task for Cory to ask for their help. Therefore, whilst having control over the mask, Cory is still pushed between the devil and the deep sea. Richard Cory chooses to wear a metaphorical mask of perfection, but due to the envy and expectations
By utilizing highly elevated metaphors and diction for the time Shakespeare creates a character of wit and respect to provide contrast to the rest of his puppets. 3. Mercutio’s said Queen Mab for a good reason, not just to show his intelligence, but to
Although Iago pretends to be a good friend, he deliberately defames Cassio in front of Montano. Iago knows that Cassio is a good, innocent man but he couldn't care less about how this will negatively impact Cassio’s reputation. Once again, Iago destroys Cassio’s reputation for no reason without any emotions in this regard. Lastly, Iago destroys Desdemona’s relationship as well as her reputation and uses her goodness against her when he lies to Othello about her fidelity. He tells Othello that Desdemona prefers a suitor with the same “clime, complexion, and degree”(3.3.232).
So forth, his nobility and trusting nature lead to mistaken action without question. Although nobility and trust are usually positive qualities to have, they can become tragic if one has them at an exceptional rate. Cassius and the other conspirators deceive Brutus, because they need someone so well-loved by the people that any fault he made would be over looked.
William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing is a comedic play revolving around love with deceptive underlying schemes. One character, Don John, may initially be viewed as nothing more than a background character; however, when given more thought, the reader is able to confidently see how John’s role is essential to the plot. Despite being only in a small number of scenes, his scheme and motivation assist the reader in coming to the conclusion that John is, indeed, one that cannot be trusted. Throughout the play Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare develops Don John as a villain by presenting him as truly deceitful, surprisingly influential, and exceptionally villainous. Right away Shakespeare informs the reader about a lack of trust everyone seems to have with Don John, including his brother.
Figurative language helps add dimension to writing. Authors incorporate oxymorons, and juxtapositions into their writings when indirectly characterizing. When reading sentences with figurative language in them, it makes it feel like the characters are real life people. William Shakespeare’s characters in Romeo and Juliet are more interesting because they have more real life dialogue filled with figurative language. William Shakespeare makes his characters complex by incorporating oxymorons and juxtapositions.
Within this theme of ambiguity, Gatsby's morals and actions contradict each other because loving Daisy and changing all the things he didn't like about himself for her is a chivalrous action, but how he changes himself is knavish. Fitzgerald proves Gatsby is a good person when Gatsby
Prospero allows us readers to discover what forgiveness really means. We see that forgiveness actually what someone does to express love by surpassing all the wrongs one has done against another. The lines; “the rarer action is in virtue than in vengeance“ are pivotal to the text, because the outcome of Prospero’s decision determines how the play concludes. There are many subtle hints in the text which could suggest why Prospero makes the decision that he does. First, we