Luckily, the key to success of a midnight movie is the film's connection to its audience and the servile devotion of its fans. And that is exactly the case with Eraserhead. Slowly yet surely, the film builds up to a counterculture sensation, amassing a cult following nation wide. Yet, while it holds many characteristics which might be attributed to cult films as a class, it differs in some significant ways.
169-171). This scene occurs after Romeo drinks poison and kills himself when Juliet wakes up and sees this she decides to kill herself. In the Elizabethan times, women were considered the weaker gender. When Juliet stabs herself with Romeo knife she created situational irony as stabbing yourself with a dagger is considered a very painful death. While taking poison, which is what Romeo did, is less painful than stabbing yourself.
Hamlet has come to see his mother, Queen Gertrude, and ends up stabbing Lord Polonius, which ultimately leads to his death. Lord Polonius’ final words include “O, I am slain!” Even though this provides a slight amount of comic relief to the reader, it has a reverse effect on Ophelia’s mental state. Her father’s death seems to be the potent punch in this fight because she officially goes mad after this final event. This is apparent in Scene IV Act I, when Laertes has come back to visit his sister and check on her well being.
While taking poison, which is what Romeo did, is less painful than stabbing yourself. This is situational irony because the reader expected Romeo to die a more painful death but the gender roles were
(Shakespeare, 3.1.112-115). As Mercutio’s final demand, is blaming his death on the hatred of the houses. This is the first death in the whole play, which is from the plague (Romeo and Juliet's love) where he curses them for basically killing him. He asks Benvolio to find him a house because both of them are just as bad and dies as a side character. Some people may rebuke that love had created them and was not made from hatred.
The Candle in the speech is a symbol of death and the wishes of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. When Macbeth said “Out,out, brief candle!” This is the continuation of the theme of darkness. Both Macbeth and Lady Macbeth asked for darkness so no one could see their crimes they committed. However, as Lady Macbeth became ill, she carried a candle everywhere because she was scared of the dark and now that she is dead the candle is out because Lady Macbeth is now at peace.
Romeo and Juliet Semester Two Essay Final Draft Impetuosity and impulsiveness cause the death of the two main characters in Romeo and Juliet. The two are so impulsive not because of passion and love or fate, they are like this due to the two not being in true love. Some examples of how they are impulsive and impetuous is how Juliet immediately agrees with the Friar 's plan to put her to sleep to avoid the marriage with Paris and how Romeo kills Tybalt and Paris.
A Deeper Taste of Amontillado Edgar Allan Poe tells a story of committing the perfect murder out of revenge in his short story “The Cask of Amontillado.” Poe captures his audience by using the elements of setting, dialogue and characterization in the horrific tale. Often times, the dispute with setting refers to whether the story is set in France or Italy (Reynolds 183). This is not as important, however, as the setting of Montresor’s home. It is completely empty with only Montresor and Fortunado, no attendants.
The Great Gatsby written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the story is about Gatsby a man lost in love doing everything he can to get back the women he lost and loves, Daisy, even though she is already married and has a family with Tom. Nick Carraway is the cousin of Daisy, a friend of Tom, and meets Gatsby at one of his parties he also narrates the story. In the book, Daisy is a flirtatious, lovely, and confused woman and cannot decide over Tom, whom she is married to and Gatsby, who she claims she loved but has now come back after 5 years to renege the time he lost without her. The Great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann and Midnight in Paris by woody Allen are both very similar to the original F. Scott Fitzgerald although there are some differences.
The Purpose of Memories in Fitzgerald’s “Babylon Revisited” F. Scott Fitzgerald was one of the most prominent writers during the Jazz Age. His short story, “Babylon Revisited”, follows Charlie Wales reminiscing about his past life and attempting to regain what he lost after the 1929 stock market crash. Charlie returns to Paris and he is disappointed at how empty the city looks. His goal is to regain custody of his daughter, Honoria. However, this feat is difficult to overcome because of Lorraine’s temptations to bring Charlie back into his previous lavish lifestyle and Marion’s strong disapproval of Charlie.
However, when Gil get into that car at midnight his life is changed into everything he could have ever dreamed of. When a carriage comes for Adriana and Gil, he learns that while he might think of the 20’s as the Golden Age, Adriana thinks the end of the 19th century is the Golden Age. While here, they meet more famous people and learn that they too want to go back to a better era. As he soon realizes, no one wants to be in the time in which they were born. As he sees the magic in the “ordinary” lives of everyone from the 20’s that they do not, he fails to see the magic in his present-day life either.
Deceitful Minds In the Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald sets the book up to make two characters in particular to look very important. Those characters names are Nick and Jay Gatsby. Nick is a small town man that has recently moved next door to Mr. Gatsby in West Egg NY, Mr. Gatsby is this very wealthy man who throws these elegant parties every weekend. As the book continues, we begin to see that these two men are actually not as truthful and honorable as they are made out to be.
Fitzgerald condemned the American Dream by showing how even though Gatsby became rich, he was not happy nor did he have a happy life. Tom Buchanan dehumanized Gatsby by how he thought badly of him because he was nouveaux riche. Tom was old money. Nick was also newly rich like Gatsby. He dehumanized the Buchanans in the fact that he thought of them as careless except when it comes to their image or their money.
The reason she had a very big impact on this tragedy, is because she went to the Friar and got a sleeping drug. It made everyone think she was dead. It especially made Romeo very sad, he thought about killing his self. The next character in the book “Romeo and Juliet” that also had a very devastating impact on the tragedy was Romeo.
Romeo 's personality of peace, loving, yet vengeful caused his own doom once he was exiled for killing Tybalt who killed Mercutio. Thus 'evidently causing pain for Juliet who lost both her lover and cousin. Juliet 's father arranging Juliet 's marriage to Paris made her mourning worse, already being married to Romeo yet being separated made her to reason with Friar Laurence. The plan that was supposed to reunite both Lovers indefinetly brought upon their own doom. Juliet herself drank the sleeping potion when Romeo was on his way earlier than anticipated, whom bought poison upon hearing of her "death" , planning to kill himslef on her tomb alongside her.