In the film, he is easily recognized as “The Fool” based on his messy, sloppy dirty look and some of the non-sense stuff he talks about. He may look like it in terms of his appearance and weirdness. But as you continue to watch the movie you can see how smart and agile he is. Some of the things he said made sense, it just not taken seriously because he is high. Like on the 8-minute, 4-second mark of the film when he is explaining something to Jules.
In August Wilson’s Fences, Troy is the main character, or protagonist, and demonstrates his life and how he treats the people in it. Troy is an older man, who can not accept how times and people are changing, impulsive, and shows tough love to his children. Troy once tried to play professional baseball, but they rejected him due to his skin color. His younger son, Cory, is trying to play college football but his father denies his ability to play. Troy believes since they didn’t allow him to play because of his skin, they wouldn’t allow his son to play either.
For centuries following this literary hero’s death, scholars have been intensely analyzing the details of Shakespeare’s works to learn about his insights on the aspects of human nature, which greatly surpass his times and influence our understanding of ourselves today. However, one of his most important ways of representing very serious themes and issues he found within his society is often overlooked: the use of the fool character trope. Shakespeare’s use of fools to comment on his play’s important themes and give the audience his views on those subjects, is an undervalued but essential aspect of his works. This common Renaissance dramatic trope that Shakespeare inverted used ditzy court jesters designed to make audiences laugh at their ridiculous words,
The fool plays a pivotal role in comedies. These characters tend to lack the normal qualities that may be present in other characters, but they bring depth to the story through their unique viewpoints. They often work against the protagonist by offering detrimental insight or inadvertently steering the story in an unexpected path. Alan represents the fool in Hangover, a movie which focuses on the story of four men who go to Vegas for an unforgettably forgotten bachelor party. He brings a drug to the party and sends the story into its conflict.
The role of fool in Renaissance drama with Specific reference to Touchstone Fools in Shakespeare’s plays are unique. The clowns or fool figures are one of the most fascinating stage characters in Shakespeare’s work of art. A few of his fools have major roles in his works. Their importance and personalities may vary according to the play but their frequent appearance shows how noteworthy and relevant they are in Shakespeare’s theatre. Chris Wiley, in his essay, “Fooling Around: The Court Jesters of Shakespeare” divides the fools into three categories: ‘Clowns’, who turn farce into precise science, ‘Dunces’, who use their lack of intelligence as the medium of human and the princes of fooling, and ‘court jesters’ who turn fooling around into a respectable position.
Shakespeare once said “All the world’s a stage, and all the man and women rarely players; They have their exits and their entrances, and one man in his tim plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.” Therefore, many of Shakespeare’s characters In this play mimic the real types of people in society; specifically the wealthy and poor. Shakespeare has many low class characters that always in a conflict with the higher class. Shakespeare expresses the forcefulness of love and the marxian heroism by using ironies and tones. In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare demonstrates Marxian heroism by characterizing the groundling characters in a caring tone in act 2, situational irony in act 4, and verbal irony in Act 5. In Act 2, scene iii, Shakespeare uses a caring tone in order to create marxian heroism in Friar Lawrence, to show that groundling characters have more heart than the wealthy characters like Romeo’s father.
William Shakespeare is a genius writer. He can craft an entertaining tale that leaves the reader in wonder, trying to comprehend everything he just read. His ability to give you enough information about the characters without the reader knowing them completely is amazing. In Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare invents many interesting characters. Tybalt, Friar Lawrence, Mercutio, and all of the minor characters are developed in a way that we know some things about them, but we never really get to hear their side of the story.
He plays a major role in the outcome andtheme of the play. Tybalt is the main provoker of violence between the Capulet and Montague households. At one point, he gets into a fight with Romeo and his friends. He ends up killing Mercutio, Romeo 's best friend. Romeo decides to avenge his friend 's death by coming after
This first seed of deception planted by the new king causes almost the entire chain of events that take place in the Tragedy Hamlet to happen. All in all Claudius’s deception plays a major role in the the layout and plot of Hamlet. Claudius is a deceptive power hungry foil character in this Shakespeare play who has a great influence on the of the actions and events that led to the climax and falling action of the play. Claudius doesn’t care who he uses or what he has to do to come out on top he will do anything in Spellman, 5 his power to make sure he is secure. The king’s greed and self loathe are his fatal flaws that ultimately lead to his downfall.
Fate plays a large role in carrying along the story and characters until the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. It pushes characters against their beliefs and reasoning, it threads together the story in unlikely and convenient ways, and is always one step ahead of the characters throughout the entirety of the story. Fate is sometimes mentioned and criticized by characters in the play; however, it continues to shape their actions and decisions despite their slight awareness of its presence. A prime example of this control is shown when Romeo gets a bad feeling about going into the Capulet party. “I fear, too early; for my mind misgives some consequence yet hanging in the stars...” (I.IV.391).