The traditional musical is supposed to be uplifting and have happy endings as the traditional musicals explored themes of the American dream. In the end of Sweeney Todd, Sweeney finally gets his revenge on judge Turpin however he finds out that he kills his wife Lucy in the process and as he holds her dead body his throat gets slit. In Buffy the Vampire Slayer after Buffy defeated the main antagonists a demon named Sweet this however, is not seen as a real victory by Buffy and her friends, because whilst they were singing and dancing they gave away all of their secrets causing conflict within the group. These are both unhappy endings unlike the traditional ending from the golden era of musicals. Another similarity these two musicals have is that the both have is counterpoint duet.
Similar But Different A teenage girl named goes to live with her father in Folks, a dark, rainy town. Under the gloomy weather of Folks, the girl, Bella, finds out secrets that change her her understanding of the world. The town also begins to change upon her arrival; love and lust bloom, fights break out, ancient secrets are revealed and the people she loves are woven into danger’s deadly threads. In Homer’s The Odyssey, Helen, the most beautiful mortal woman, is entrapped by Aphrodite, who offers her to Paris in exchange for a golden apple. Paris accepts and steals Helen away, beginning the Trojan war.
Each day San Francisco built about thirty houses and got news of two murders and one fire. The young and armed male population used to drink at more than forty hundred bars and gamble at more than one thousand dens. Gambling halls earned hundreds of thousands of gold in an average day. There were six big fires in San Francisco within eighteen months with losses of twenty-five million dollars and hundreds of lives. However, after each disaster, the city rose once more, bigger and
The problem was that Elvis didn’t spend much time with his family because of his busy schedule (Peterson). Presley broke all the attendance records in Las Vegas with four weeks (Peterson). In 1970 he was honored by RCA for selling the most records in the company’s history and in 1971 he received the Bing Crosby Award (“Elvis”). In Memphis, Tennessee he got a street named after him, Elvis Presley Boulevard (“Elvis”). In 1971 Elvis and Priscilla broke up and got divorced in October, 1973 due to Elvis’ busy schedule (Peterson).
This can be seen throughout the play through Tybalt’s presence threatening he loss of Juliet in Romeo’s live, Romeo’s banishment causing the loss of him in Juliet’s life, and Romeo and Juliet’s deaths at the end of the play. After Romeo and Juliet are married, Tybalt poses a major threat for their happy existence together. The day after the Capulet party where Romeo and Juliet met, Tybalt, seething with rage for Romeo’s unwelcome presence at the Capulet household, tracks Romeo down to pick a fight in the streets of Verona, “Romeo, the hate I bear thee can afford no better term than this, thou art a villain” (3.1.1558). At this point, Romeo is in love with Juliet. They are newly married and Romeo does not want to lose Juliet to their families’ feud.
Hamlet first goes through the anger stage in the five stages and goes in and out of it throughout the play. During a scene in which Claudius and Polonius try to spy on him, Hamlet tells Ophelia to, “Get thee to a nunnery! why wouldst thou be a breeder of sinners?” (III.i.130-131). At this point in the play, Hamlet is feigning insanity to achieve his goal but is upset with everyone in the play. He takes this anger out on his lover, Ophelia.
The motif of light vs. dark in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is developed by the actions of the characters and impulsivity to convey how light if misued can turn to darkness. The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is a play that stars two characters named Romeo and Juliet, their families (The Montagues and Capulets) stuck in a deep ancient feud, meet at a party and instantly fall in love. Their impulsivity caused them to make several bad decisions (getting married, having sex, etc. ), these decisions ultimately led to their death. There are plenty instances of contrast in language in the play.
B follows stating the public is angry continued in D and concluded by A Q12. a) A faded Southern belle, Blanche DuBois, arrives at her sister’s seedy New Orleans apartment where she is tortured by her brutish brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski. b) Stanley forces Blanche to face her dolorous reality with his vitriol and, finally, his act of sexual aggression, and in doing so, he causes her to lose her tenuous grip on sanity. c) Tennessee Williams’ landmark work, ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’, was a tour de force in its original stage production in 1947 and continues to resonate with audiences and readers today despite—or perhaps because of—its simplistic though layered story. d) Blanche puts on airs of class and happiness throughout the play, though internally she is miserable and haunted by her tragic and scandalous past.
Poe’s recurring theme of untimely burial shoves Vincent over the edge. He begins to fantasize that he has a lovely young wife who has been buried alive and screams to him from beneath the ground. Vincent digs up his mother’s flowerbed to release his phantom “wife”, which gets him locked inside of his room, where his trance will progress into full blown-terror. Once alone, Vincent starts to hallucinate all sorts of terrors, much like the unfortunate killer of The Tell-Tale Heart or Lenore’s grieving lover in The Raven. He considers his bedroom a tomb, an abominable place that will not allow him to leave, just like the House of Usher.
Soon after the sexual movement came to an end, the Roman Dictator, Julius Caesar arrived in hope to see Cleopatra, after learning of her disappearance. Julius Caesar entered with a grand allegro and the handmaidens were performing Italian fouettés in the background. Cleopatra was strangely brought into the throne room wrapped in a rug, and revealed wearing a red costume, designed like the others. Both Cleopatra and the Roman Dictator performed a partnered adagio with many lifts and pirouettes, leading the dictator under her spell of love. Unfortunately, the Roman Dictator condemned her brother to his death due to his betrayal.
Thanks to Capitol Records, Luke Bryan has sold over seven million albums, twenty seven million tracks worldwide and has twelve number one hits. He has many more great songs to come, like his new Spring Break series soon to be released. Luke Bryan was born on July 17th, 1976 in Leesburg, Georgia. He got his first guitar for his fourteenth birthday. He has been married to his wife Caroline Bryan sense December 8th, 2006.
Recently a Broadway show has made millions of dollars. And the cost of tickets are going into five digits now. Every Tuesday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday thousands of people stand outside of the Richard Rodgers Theatre just to see the cast walk out of the back door. They are excited for the actor Leslie Odom Jr., who plays Aaron Burr. But they are more excited for Lin-Manuel Miranda, he is the actor who plays Hamilton.
The House of Blues is currently the largest curator of "Outsider" art in the world. The historical artifacts that deocrate the venue all have meaning and historical signicane. The curtains on the stage take over 1,000 hours each to sew and pay respects to the slaves who escaped via the Underground Railroad. Concerts are available nightly and feature a blend of both local artists, popular art and dance shows and popular recording artists. With room for 650 guests, each performance has an intimate atmposphere that allows all guests to enjoy the show.
Juliet’s tragic downfall began when Romeo killed Tybalt, banishing himself to a lifetime of separation from her. Emotionally demolished by his sentence, Romeo says, “ Ha, banishment? Be merciful, say ‘death’”, indicating that Romeo would rather die than be banished from Verona. Romeo’s banishment by the Prince then causes Juliet and the Friar to come up with the idea to drink a potion that portrays Juliet to be as still as death. Once Romeo believes that Juliet is no longer alive, he makes another rash decision to bribe an apothecary for poison.
Andy Nguyen English 12 Period 1 November 16, 2015 R.M.S Titanic The sinking of the R.M.S Titanic is one of the most devastating events throughout history. It’s been over 100 years since the R.M.S Titanic sunk, and till this day it still fascinate thousands of people. The Titanic was planned by a company called White Star Line and was built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard. Construction on the R.M.S Titanic began on March of 1909, months after White Star Line’s first liner known as the Olympic (CITE HERE) The cost of the Titanic was approximately $7.5 million and was completed in 1912 in Northern Ireland (Belfast). “These magnificent vessels were the industrial marvels of their age and Titanic was to be the biggest, fastest and most luxurious liner yet” (“BBC - History - Titanic”)