Fair is foul, and foul is fair. Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I am the Second Witch from the play, Macbeth and my job is to identify and analyse how I have represented power in Macbeth. Macbeth is an English play published in 1606 by William Shakespeare during the reign of James I and is based on Shakespeare’s idea of the thirst for political and social power during the 17th century (Colonial Period). William Shakespeare’s intent of Macbeth is to exaggerate the damaging physical and psychological effects of political and social ambition on those who pursue power for the sake of it. In doing so the theme of power is represented through my relationships with other characters in the novel throughout the novel.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream is written by William Shakespeare between 1590 and 1597. It is approximately written at the same time as Romeo and Juliet and Richard II. It is written by William Shakespeare when he is moving out of his comfort zone in his earlier dramas and discovering his more matured style in writing. This play shows the events that is surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta. A Midsummer Night’s Dream takes place in Athens.
Elizabethan period is characterized as a very important and strict time as to the everyday life, religion, culture and other different stuff that developed during the period of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth as Monarchist of England and for the next fifteen years of her kingdom. Many historians often describe it as “The Golden age” as it was represented by the apogee of the English Renaissance and the development of poetry, literature and music. The era is most famous for theatre, as William Shakespeare and many others composed plays that broke free of England's past style of theatre. Italy via commedia dell’arte, gave in Europe the first professional actors in organized troupes, while through the work of Renaissance architects, paved the
Romeo and Juliet co-written and directed by Baz Luhram with Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. Writing of play started merely from the 12th century, it comprised varieties such as miracle play, morality play and mystery play which were played in theatres. Romeo and Juliet is one of the plays written in 16th century by the William Shakespeare. He wrote three kinds of plays namely Tragedy, Comedy and Historic plays. The play Romeo and Juliet is about Tragedy where main characters (Romeo and Juliet) die in the end.
He produced his first play when he was only twenty years old and his next two plays followed right after.With every new play, he became more famous and Rostand’s name began to attract distinguished actors and actresses to star in his productions.In 1897, Rostand produced Cyrano de Bergerac. The play was a huge success. Late nineteenth-century theater had been based on realistic stories and unsentimental characters. But in Cyrano de Bergerac, Rostand the traditional way of theatre to present an unabashed historical romance, set in the 1640s and featuring a flamboyant hero. Audiences loved the play’s passionate love story, comedy, fast-paced action, and tragic ending.
Faisal Mazen Mr. Ali Alshehab English- 10N 30 November 2016 Sonnet 18 Sonnet 18 is a poem written by the English poet, playwright, and actor William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. He is often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon.” Shakespeare was born and brought up in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Shakespeare produced most of his known work between 1589 and 1613. His early plays were primarily comedies and histories, and these are regarded as some of the best work ever produced in these genres.
Pinter was not just a playwright: he was also actor and director. His first play was The Room. With his third play The Birthday Party, performed in 1958, he came up to success, and the following works, which were The Caretaker, The Homecoming and Old Times, contributed to that. He was awarded in 2005 the Nobel Prize for Literature. This play shows how our minds create past memories to face reality, which seems that disappears throughout the story.
The Bard of Literature Modern day literature was shaped by Shakespeare, one of the greatest playwrights of all time. He came from a big family and had a wife and three kids. He wrote plays for the masses instead of the rich and wasn’t afraid to make fun of the rich either. He wrote famous works of literature such as Romeo and Juliet. If the world didn’t have Shakespeare the average man would not have an education.
Hero and Leander is one of his most famous narrative poems that was published in 1598, however because of Marlowe’s mysterious early death, it was unfinished until George Chapman continued the poem and finally finished. Hero and Leander was one of his best works in the nineteenth century which became his best discovery of love genre and change his life from an unknown and unread poet to an exalted position as a precursor or near equal of Shakespeare (William, 1969). This love included a romantic poem which also one of the characteristics of literary works in the Elizabethan era. As the historians state that the reign of Queen Elizabeth I can be depicted as a golden age in English because she realized the importance of arts to the life and legacy of her nation. As the result English greatest playwrights, authors, and writers were actively produced their literary works ‒ including Christopher Marlowe ‒ in different genre, though the most
Born in 1564 and died in 1616. These fifty-two years played vital role in the change of the English literature history (Hatchuel, 2004). He started his early literary work as a comedy writer and history. Those were identified as one the best works of that era. Later, he changed his writing prodigies to tragedies and calamities that include Hamlet, Othello, King Lear and Macbeth.