Zhichen Zhang Professor Dustin Shaffer Communication 105 14 January 2018 Stephen Sondheim: Into the Woods Into the Woods is a well-known musical which debuted at the Old Globe Theater in 1986. The musical is written by Stephen Sondheim and he is an American composer who has made great contribution to musical theater more than a half-century. James Lapine is the book author and he plays a necessary role to this incredible musical. I watched the musical which brought me enter a brand-new field – musical. Into the Woods was first launched at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego.
Even though this quote is simple and uncomplicated to explain it has some deep and inspirational meaning. This wonderful quote connects to "Prelude" almost perfectly and can be applied to more current events in today's world. Elie Wiesel unquestionably outdid himself when he said or wrote (whichever it was) these two sentences. To start, the quote I chose may vary in meanings, but should have the same overall message. Staying
In Hold Up, Beyoncé somehow found a way to continue to love her husband, even with all of the grief he has put her through. Amy Winehouse’s, You Know I’m No Good, she clearly states that she is the toxic one in the relationship and that even though she is an adulterer, she still longs for her partner. And lastly, Shakespeare’s sonnet 152, he expresses that he wants to continue an affair with a married woman, because he is egotistical and greedy. Not everyone walking this earth has pure intentions at heart, when it comes to things like love and these songs and sonnets prove that. Love is not always effervescent and alluring, it can be gloomy and full of malicious
George and Martha are the perfect example of a couple that break the rules, and play a game of power, instead of following the social pattern of good behavior. In this game of power in which Martha is the leader, she manifests using an unusual behavior for a happy housewife, she shouts, orders and humiliates her husband, and constantly accuses him of knowing nothing. Is she acting according to the socially recognized role of a man, showing a certain lack of femininity? Is she changing her gender properties acting like a man? Is George actually the submissive husband he appears to be?
Sparks has a beautiful way of portraying a complicated love story. His novels are moving and romantic and you just do not want to put them down. Sparks has a way of making the reader feel as if they are part of the story. He makes characters that readers can easily relate to. His novels are constant best sellers.
They claim that Katherine develops affections of appreciation and respect for Petruchio as the play goes on. Moreover, they associate Katherine’s newfound amiability and endearment to her recognition of Petruchio 's hardwork in providing for her and improving her personality. In fact, throughout the play, Katherine subtly conveys her love through slight gestures of devotion, finally manifesting all of her care for Petruchio in her final speech. After Bianca and the Widow refuse to return to their husbands in Act 5 Scene 2, Katherine’s begins her monologue, saying, “Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, thy head, thy sovereign. One that cares for thee, And for thy maintenance commits his body to pain labor both by sea and land…Whilst thou liest warm at home, secure and safe” (Shakespeare 5.2.163-167).
Love in the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, is demonstrated through esteem and fairness which is connected by family and friends. The author, Harper Lee, indicates this love through Atticus, who reveals his love by they way he treats Mr. Cunningham and Tom Robinson. As well as, the unbreakable bond between Dill, Scout, and Jem is a lifelong friendship, and Atticus's fatherly love towards Scout and Jem. Throughout the novel love is shown in numerous ways. One example of the way Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird is considered a love story is through the way Atticus treats Mr. Cunningham and Tom Robinson.
Love is an emotion that can withstand difficult obstacles if their is a passion for each other and it is meant to be. When two people meet and have an affection towards each other, nothing can take away the beauty and chemistry shared between them. . In the three poems Sonnet 18 written by William Shakespeare, The Prologue to Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare, and “Annabel Lee” written by Edgar Allan Poe, all introduce that love can be shown from different perspectives including death. In the poem, Sonnet 18 written by William Shakespeare, the speaker expresses his deep compassion for his lover by comparing her beauty and presence to summer.
Juliet would not be scolded if Capulet did not care. Capulet was scolding Juliet because he was concerned for her, concerned that she still could not get married at that age. Instead of marrying a much worthy man, Paris, Juliet wants to marry for love, which was considered foolish at that time. Capulet’s concerns was probably put altogether which resulted in anger. I think that Capulet had every right to be angry as he would have wanted the best for Juliet.
Because of love, a feud ended and peace was restored between the families and the streets of Verona. Not only does love bring families together, it also brings the two people in the relationship together. The poem, “Sonnet 116”,
“There’s nothing remarkable in their making a man foolish, in women winning men To sin, for Adam our father was deceived just so, and Solomon, and also Samson, Delilah was his death and later David Endured misery for Batheba’s beauty. Women ruined them: how wonderful if men could love them well, but never believe them!” (130). Ever since Adam & Eve days, females have been seen as femme fatale. As “An alluring and seductive woman, especially one who leads men into compromising and dangerous situations.”- (dictionary). Sir Gawain expresses his thoughts and advices his audience that it is ok to love woman but never believe their stories nor fall for for their seduction otherwise a permanent scar will be carried upon sinners.