The audience knew the plan for Beatrice and Benedick, but their own confidence in their wit betrayed them. Also, their witty comments to each other make for highly entertaining moments. Claudio allows other people to fool him into believing untrue things, which leads to dramatic altercations with numerous characters. Dogberry’s unwittiness leads to a coincidence that saves the whole play and creates an ironic feeling that the least intelligent character discovered the evil plot. “The wit of Shakespeare’s play informs the words spoken by the characters, places the characters themselves as truly witty and intelligent, inappropriately facetious, or ingeniously witless, suggests the lines of action these characters will
Also is a story that illustrates ways of think from ordinary people, always has a happy end where protagonist achieves his goal at the end. A successful comedy, as “The Taming of the Shrew”, not only has the ability to make people laugh, but can also make them understand serious social or individual problems. Basically, a tragedy is a fiction with a bitter and melancholic ending. A tragedy always deals with an outstanding person who is forced to collapse through his own vulnerability. In a tragedy, the protagonist’s (who is noble and powerful) life goes from good to bad.
Othello refers to him many times as “honest Iago” and so does Cassio. All of this depicts him as a good guy. Only the audience knows his true nature. He hates Othello. His plan is to make him believe that his wife Desdemona is having an affair
One of the most valuable aspects of personality is humor – we value one’s sense of humor and make friends often based on finding certain things funny. But how and why do we consider things to be funny at all? Human beings have strived to uncover fundamental truths about human nature for centuries – even millennia – but humor itself is still yet to be pinpointed. Henri Bergson is only one of many who has attempted this feat, and his essay Laughter: an essay on the meaning of the comic from 1911 breaks down comedy into what he believes to be its essential forms and origins. While Bergson makes many valid points, Charlie Chaplin’s film Modern Times that was brought to screens only twenty years later seems to contradict many of Bergson’s theories, while Bergson seems to contradict even himself over the course of his essay.
Now, the characters in Everybody Wants Some are great, even if they are ungodly obnoxious. Most of the characters are arrogant, hyperly sexual college boys. Under a different writer, these characters would come off as generic or boring, but Linklater is able to give each character enough development and screen time to make you see under their rough exterior. Glen Powell as the mustached smooth-talking virgin, Finnegan, is a personal favorite, as he spouts deep philosophical teachings to his group of obnoxious baseball teammates. Blake Jenner as Jake, pulls off the nice guy performance perfectly and his chemistry with Zoey Deutch’s Beverly works very nicely too.
In the present article, these problems are discussed, and it is explained whether they are serious problems diminishing the value of the play as an artistic work or strategies adopted by the author intentionally to serve some higher purposes. Keywords: Othello; Shakespeare; faults; problems 1. Introduction The play Othello is one of Shakespeare’s great tragedies. Since its first performance in 1604 (Kermode 165) the play has always held immense appeal for all its audience. This appeal is partly due to the relative simplicity and tangibility of its plot and argument (It is the least
While this is amusing for the audience it does nothing to hide who the characters themselves are - this takes away from the illusion within the play. Benedick is the only one hard to recognize, in “Miss Piggy” drag, with his large sunglasses and pig nose. The conversation Beatrice shares with him hints that she is fully aware who she’s speaking to, while the foolish Benedick believes he has tricked her. This applies to the scenes in Leonato’s garden as well - Benedick’s eavesdropping is arguably the best scene in the live action version. Tennant proves himself a god of comedy with his exaggerated blocking, expressions, and liberal use of white paint, which he proceeds to cover himself with in his own incredulity.
In the beginning of the play Othello, although being a skin-colored Moor, he acted very decently and was good mannered in his relationship towards his wife, the Duke and other characters; he seems to be very light-hearted. In the middle of the play, where the climax of the play has happened as Iago lied and deluded him about his wife’s infidelity, suddenly his inner beast came forth and treated everyone especially his wife in a wildly and brutalized manner. Since he believed Iago’s feigned plot as a result his expressions has changed up to the point that he called his wife a ‘whore’.It might be useful to recall that there exist a truly fact in the real world that bad things happens to good
Iago is the most significant cause of the tragedy. The downfall of Othello is brought about by Iago 's highly skills of manipulating others and his ability to understand and know other characters ' feelings than they know themselves. He contributed to the main theme of the play. He plays the role of a successful director of the disastrous events in the play because he can play number of parts in the play and is able to change his style and tone to conform any occasion.This is shown in his deal with Othello.He has tried to show brotherly love to Othello,which is the most damaging because the emotionally weak ;Othello needs such support when his beloved wife seems to him that she has betrayed him and ignored his passionate love.The ensign also makes his general believe of his nobility and loyalty in that he would like to kill any enemy threats him. Iago seems adept in that he can fool others into believing that he is honest.
Mercutio also is used for comic relief. Mercutio makes the play more interesting with his wordplay and jokes. He makes a mockery of many characters, even telling Peter “to hide [the nurse’s] face”(2.4.109). Without Mercutio adding humour to the play, it would not be as interesting to the audience. Mercutio’s personality is one of the best to look upon in the