‘The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet’ he named it. On beholding this wonder of ‘Romeo and Juliet’, we are driven into world of passions, destructions and unifications. The use of eloquent language, charming verses and picturesque settings are always highly spoken of. However, the brilliancy of the use of the Butterfly Effect in the ‘Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet’ is worth marvelling over. Perhaps the ‘tragedy’ would have been made into a ‘comedy’, if and only if certain events had unfolded themselves in a different way.
William Shakespeare included metaphors in his play Romeo And Juliet to explain the relationship between Romeo and Juliet while enhancing the reader's experience. When Romeo comes to the Capulet ball he immediately notices Juliet and her beauty. When Romeo first sees Juliet he already lets her know his love for her, “If I profane with my unworthiest hand this holy shrine, the gentle sin is this: My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand to smooth that rough touch with my tender kiss” (1.5.104-107). Romeo compares himself to Pilgrims and the way Pilgrims worship a holy shrine, saying how much he worships Juliet. This lets the audience know how to should appreciate any lover but not go to the extent of worshipping them.
The use of dramatic irony in A Midsummer Night’s Dream made the play more humorous, interesting, and entertaining to read or watch. The main example of dramatic irony in A Midsummer Night’s Dream occurs in the middle of the play and it adds chaos and entertainment to the writing. In Act III, Scene II, Helena believed she was being mocked by Demetrius and Lysander. Leading up to the scene, Helena loved Demetrius, but both Lysander and Demetrius loved Hermia. Because Demetrius and Lysander both randomly fell in love with Helena, she was led to believe she was being made fun of.
Romeo and Juliet is a tragic tale of two lovers, separated by an epic feud of their two houses (Romeo a Montague and Juliet a Capulet.) In these two houses there are many relatives and friends that make up much of the population of fare Verona. In the house of Montague there are two men. Mercutio and Benvolio. Both dear friends of the young Romeo.
Play Analysis – Essay 1 “Much Ado About Nothing “ Submitted by Noor Ul Ain Shaikh (BSMS 2A) What seems to be a comedy play for an audience who enjoys a theatre with good humor and romance, “Much Ado About Nothing” contains much more than just entertainment. If we dig in deep, William Shakespeare’s play has much more than a tragic story with happy ending; even that is debatable. The theme of this play revolves around deception, plotting against your own, personal gains and rejection. The audience may understand the concept of love and romance flowing within the characters because it was to portrayed that way but the critics would argue the fact that some of the characters like Beatrice and Benedick were made to fall in love with each other through deception. As simple as the characters were, the situations arousing in the play became more complexed as scenes passed by.
Deception, defiance and double meanings are what make Shakespeare’s plays the great wonder that they are today. Shakespearian is known as the most poetic, romantic and comic form of play writing, however each play has strong morals and meanings in them. One of Shakespeare’s plays, the Merchant of Venice, focuses of the acts of deception. Some say that none of the characters in the play are seen as ‘kind’ by the end of it, stating that: “Grace, nobility and generosity of spirit are submerged by greed, distrust and ugly prejudice.” This play enlightens true meanings of deception on nearly every level; from Jessica deceiving her father, Shylock being deceived by the court and the deceitful tale of ‘the rings’, that is seen throughout the Merchant of Venice. Jessica is the beautiful daughter of Shylock the Jew, who she despises greatly.
The Stablemaster and Its Comparison to other Literary Works Classic Italian literature within the Renaissance has often included a central idea embodied within a well thought out and biting prank to serve some form of justice or provide entertainment. Also, the common incidence of mimicry in the sixteenth century’s literal works produced large numbers of similar characters, plots, conflicts, and resolutions. The jokes within these literary works often employed the assistance of characters that found themselves encompassed within the prank during their daily lives. These individuals were swayed into aiding the joke by Fortune herself, whether aware of the trick or not. For example, Pietro Aretino’s play, The Stablemaster, was one of the most intriguing, well known, and detail oriented works that focused on the central idea of a prank, carried out to perfection because of the trick’s guidance by Fortune through Aretino’s use of imagery and satire in dialogue.
They are both witty and want to be the center of attention, so they express themselves to each-other by putting one another down. This interaction between the two characters creates most of the comedy that is found in the play as they continuously deny there true feelings for one another. Their infatuation with one another creates the classic “will they-wont they” relationships found in modern media. Their relationship begins to really take off during the masked ball. Unbeknownst to Beatrice, she is paired with Benedick and begins to fall for him.
This proves a man can affect a woman in this play. Lysander is successful in his manipulation but he has good intentions. That a woman need to feel appreciated. Shakespeare added this to place romance to the Tri-comedy because it has so several intense
In the Twelfth Night and Speak both main characters are put into situations they had no say in and while attempting to gain back control they forge a new identity which gives them a new perspective on the world. In the Twelfth Night, Shakespeare begins the play with Viola and her twin brother Sebastian experiencing a devastating shipwreck leaving Viola on the shores of Illyria and her brother lost at sea. Being forced into this situation of being abandoned and alone on the island of Illyria, Viola falls in love with Duke Orsino and sets out to become a