Ophelia’s madness was easily seen with her actions and appearance. Her madness stemmed from Hamlet’s killing of her father, and Hamlet’s madness came from the death of his father. When Ophelia found out about Polonius’s death, she sang, “He is dead and gone, lady, He is dead and gone, At his head a grass-green turf, At his heels a stone. Oh, ho!” (Hamlet 4.5.25-26). Ophelia’s insane tune convinced the King and Queen that she was mad.
The Phantom of the Opera is a novel by French writer Gaston Leroux. The book is set in the Paris Opera House, France. The book starts off in the early 1900's and is moved to the late 1800's. The general theme throughout the book is horror although it does have some romance. The book was first published in French in 1909 and later published in English in 1911 and its popularity has skyrocketed since then causing many stage and film adaptions.
Another similarity is the tragic ending of both stories. Romeo is cast out of the town because he had murdered Juliet 's cousin in a street brawl that was instigated by the Capulet family. Juliet takes a sleep potion and sends a message to Romeo to get her. However, Romeo does not get the message in time and believes that she had really died. He takes poison thus killing himself.
In the play the Montagues and the Capulets have an “ancient grudge… where civil blood makes civil hands unclean”, due to the vendetta the two lovers were driven to death because of their forbidden love (Shakespeare). Unlike Shakespeare, Wilde uses names to further the satirical nature of The Importance of Being Earnest. Throughout the play Wilde is perpetually using situational irony, exaggeration, deflation and epigrammatic phrases in order to ridicule societies social norms. Although the play is satirical it also gives a lot of insight on the importance of names. The play states that names are enough to judge character and even status in society.
Which echoes his behavior in the earlier of the play, he pretends to be a loving stepfather to Hamlet while sending him off to England to be killed. However, Claudius knows that he should repent and he starts relying upon to angels: “Yet what can it when one can not repent? O wretched state! O bosom black as death! O limed soul, that, struggling to be free, Art more engaged!
Friar is saying that he broke the severest laws by marrying Romeo and Juliet without the consent of their parents leading him to believe he is responsible for everything. The quote, "We live in a culture of blame. People will blame anyone or anything for their misery sooner than take the responsibility to own it and make it better." by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend. This applies to the story not by Friar blaming himself but Friar believes that Romeo and Juliet and even their families believe that he is the whole reason for all this misery.Friar stating this causes a ripple in the tone because no one would ever think they would be hearing a priest say this.
Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” was a classical satire that explored the ridiculousness of victorian society and manners. Wilde’s purpose in creating this satire was to awaken the people. By exaggerating about ridiculous details, it also allowed people to see more clearly about the reality of this society. One example is when Lady Bracknell wanted Jack to find his parents: “I would strongly advise…… to produce at any rate one parent, of either sex.” (Wilde, 995). This shows the the reader that the society is very unreasonable and ridiculous.
In the book Phantom of the Opera, Erik is a man who has a lot of power; he would use his power to hurt and manipulate people. He was a man of trade and had the ability to manipulate people with his amazing skills as a lover of magic. Many people wondered how he had gotten to that point, but they soon realized when they noticed how ugly he was. His mother and father never loved him because of how unattractive he was. He looked like the face of death, from what many people called him, without a nose and scary, luminescent eyes that glowed in the dark.
In the end, all abandon Faustus, the scholars and the Good Angel leaving him to face the torturing devils alone. His mutilated body is later found, and the Chorus enters to explain the tragic lessons to be learned from Doctor Faustus 's regretted choices.” 7 Conclusion Overall, Christopher Marlowe was a great Elizabethan playwright; he wrote the moral play doctor Faustus, he was famous for his proposed “atheism” which turned out to be likely false or not as we know “atheism” now and used it to cover up the fact that he was a spy, but authorities possibly killed him for being accused of “atheism” which opened up many mysterious things about his life. In my opinion Marlowe was a catholic sympathizer and used his reputation as an atheist to hide his secret life as a spy and draw more