Kate Winslet Essays

  • A Certain Lady Dorothy Parker Analysis

    1032 Words  | 5 Pages

    The poem “A Certain Lady” by Dorothy Parker, is an unrequited love declaration presented in first person by the speaker to a love interest, whom remains oblivious to the feelings expressed by the speaker. The writer, Dorothy Parker, best known her piercing wit and wordplay was a celebrated writer and critic during the prime of the roaring 20’s and 30’s. A biography on her life and people she worked with while she wrote gives insight to a story about a woman who was lonely, sad, and unlucky in love

  • Hamlet's Soliloquies Analysis

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    Beginning Challenges (A Discussion on the challenges of Hamlet by His Soliloquies.) Shakespeare’s famous play Hamlet can't be described as anything but a tragedy. Through the whole play, the audience is able to view the tragic scenes and understand why the play is considered tragic. Shakespeare often uses different literary devices to express different emotions, and hidden messages. In Hamlet, Shakespeare uses a literary device called a soliloquy. “Soliloquy, the speech by a character in a literary

  • Identity In The Importance Of Being Earnest

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    Art, artifice and identity is the theme explored through the use of the two chosen stimulus texts Grayson Perry: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl and The Importance of Being Earnest, written by Wendy Jones and Oscar Wilde respectively. Art and artifice merge as Grayson Perry uses his alter-ego, Claire, to express his creativity and identity. Similarly, the artifice of an alter-ego is part of The Importance of Being Earnest, as the play's protagonists, Jack and Algernon, deceive family and friends

  • A Love Story By Jeremy Cronin Analysis

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    While the conversation between the poet and his partner is uncommon, the poem A Love Story by Jeremy Cronin is formed like a dialogue. It is a discussion that may seem simple at first, but once dissected it deals with some interesting complications. Some of these complications include the rejections of slightly cliché comparisons, the role of the woman and the idea of ‘opposites attract’. The poet tries to comparing his partner to nature in attempt to be romantic, while his suggestions are being

  • Ordinary People Psychological Analysis

    1658 Words  | 7 Pages

    has been almost three decades since the release of Ordinary people and it still remains one of the most well-written movies not only from an entertaining but also from a psychological perspective. Ordinary People is a 1980 American drama film that marked the directorial debut of actor Robert Redford. The movie won several Academy Awards for Best Director, Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay), Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor (Timothy Hutton). The film has also attracted much critical acclaim.

  • Betrayal In Hamlet

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    Why is it that society is setting us up to be betrayed by individuals that we believe are our close friends? In the United States many individuals are betrayed on a daily basis. It’s anything from as big as the president betraying all the citizen’s to simply a friend betraying your relationship and the trust you believed there was between the two of you. Betrayal can even be when your mother marries your uncle or even worse your uncle kills your dad. Shakespeare displays and makes an emphasis

  • Themes In The Chimney Sweeper And Holy Thursday By William Blake

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    In the chimney sweeper and Holy Thursday written by William Blake, Blake uses the theme of innocence. In the chimney sweeper song of experience there are six stanzas with four verses each whereas in Holy Thursday song of innocence there are three stanzas with four verses each. In the two poems Blake shows his feelings about the way people treat the children. The aim is to find out how William Blake portray childhood with the theme of innocence in both poem. In the Chimney Sweeper

  • Midnight Film Analysis

    1922 Words  | 8 Pages

    A2. Midnight movies and trash Midnight or camp movies are movies exhibited at cinemas or air at the television screens after midnight. The reason for their late night screening is that midnight movies have sexual, violent content. According to Chute, even going in this event could be regarded as taboo, due to the fact that, midnight movies "appeal primarily to feelings of awkwardness and alienation” (p, 11). Their popularity is due to their "embrace (of) all those flagrant films, from splatter flicks

  • The Importance Of Music To Film Music

    1055 Words  | 5 Pages

    Music as an artistic way to accompany people from their born to grow up, and it influences people to have their own analysis to art performance, no matter its musical or film music. As I start to take this course, I begin to pay more attention to the film music and realize how the importance of music in a film. Through the learning of unit 4, I got some important concepts of dramatic film score. The music change makes the film industry get into a new page, and directors begin to accept the existence

  • Hamlet Role Play Analysis

    1313 Words  | 6 Pages

    Over the course of Hamlet, many of the main characters engage in role play as a mechanism to achieve their own interests. Prince Hamlet is one of these characters, and his act proves to be one of the most important aspects of the play. Throughout the play, role-play (especially Hamlet’s) significantly affects the plot, and ultimately strains the relationships between several characters. Hamlet is among one of the most important characters to engage in role play. In act one, scene 5, shortly

  • Literary Analysis Of 'The White Album' By Joan Didion

    990 Words  | 4 Pages

    2) This extract is found in “The White Album” written by Joan Didion, who is the creator of many significant different literature pieces, both novels and essays. “The White Album” was published in 1979, and is the first and longest essay in the book. In this essay Joan Didion essentially uses a women as a connecting thread to describe what was happening in America at that time. I believe that the woman may even be herself to a certain extent, trying to externalize all her thoughts. What is perceived

  • How Does Literature Influence Literature

    925 Words  | 4 Pages

    In the present set up, literature is not only totally discouraged but also neglected with an undue stress on the language learning. Present writers of this age mainly focus on soft skills, communication skills etc. Which seem to be beneficial to a student’s professional growth. Undoubtedly they are needed but at the same time the importance of literature should not be ignored. In addition to proficiency in spoken skills, sound knowledge of life skills is equally important. One aspect often ignored

  • Samuel Johnson's Contribution Of The English Language

    1110 Words  | 5 Pages

    English language is one of the most important and official languages in many countries. English language has many purposes and can be used in many different ways. It can be used in person communication; people use it as a language to understand and communicate between each other. Business communication; business men and workers use English language to expand their work, get more opportunities, build and improve international relationships, help their company to succeed, communicate to trust the colleagues

  • Breathless Movie Analysis

    1529 Words  | 7 Pages

    Breathless, originally titled ‘À bout de souffle’, made in 1960 is a movie about a small-time thief who steals a car and murders a policeman. The story is about authorities chasing him while he reunites with an American journalist and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy. Jean-Luc Godard, the director of the movie often quotes, ‘To make a film, all you need is a girl and a gun.’, which is probably the inspiration behind this movie. Breathless was one of the movies that kicked off

  • Revenge Theme In Hamlet

    1315 Words  | 6 Pages

    Hamlet’s Revenge       In the William Shakespeare’s play “ Hamlet “ the theme of revenge arises. Hamlet is    the prince of denmark and is studying in england. Hamlet suddenly knows about his father’s death when he is in england. After Two months from his father’s death, his mother marries his uncle which makes him more disturbed.After that it is seen that Hamlet gets his answer from the ghost who comes to tell the account of his death. The ghost is none other than is father. Hamlet has madness

  • Hamlet Misogynistic Analysis

    1404 Words  | 6 Pages

    Shakespeare’s Hamlet is a tragedy in all sense of the word. Its most prominent characters, Hamlet, Ophelia, Gertrude, Claudius, and Laertes, all of whom die, do not do so before going through the most tortuous and devastating of mishappenings. From the very beginning, we learn that Hamlet’s father, the king, has just died. And, only two months after, Hamlet’s mother marries his father’s brother. Hamlet is clearly distressed about his father’s death, but what brings about his suspicions is a visit

  • A Small Good Thing Summary

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    The short stories "Cathedral" and "A Small Good Thing" by Raymond Carver show the struggles of two American families and how the hardships brought new relationships and understanding to the families and those around them. "Cathedral" depicts the struggle to have a deeper connection not based on physical appearance. "A Small, Good Thing" shows the struggle to overcome the pain brought by the death of a loved one. Raymond Carver's texts work together to show that by accepting the help of others the

  • Reflection On Hamlet Horatio

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    When reading a complex play like Hamlet, individuals like to explore simpler themes and ideas that are easily surfaced within the story, for example peoples preposition towards anger and revenge. Why, would you ask. Because it is the author's intent to throw pure human emotions into the face of the audience. The readers like to feel a familiar association without going too deep into the plays often convoluted storyline. This makes us as readers circle back to the frequently asked question: is the

  • Comparing Hamartia In Aristotle And Greek Tragedy

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    Even Sister James’s desire to be safe in her assumption of Father Flynn’s innocence and Mrs Muller’s similar assumption of a position of comfortable indifference places them appropriately in the grey realm between virtue and vice. If Sister James’s intellectual error was to concede to Sister Aloysius’s instruction to “be on the look out”, which unduly wrecked havoc on her innocence, Mrs Muller operates from a position of mortal flaw with her tendency to subtract the priest’s possible molestation

  • An Analysis Of Richard Gardiner's Essay 'The Dark Lady'

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    In Gardiner’s essay, Shakespeare’s sonnets consist of two genre; love and time. The sonnet sequence begins with seventeen sonnets that the poet encourages a young man to have children which moves on to himself falling in love with the young man and having a rival poet seeking after the young man and lastly and then the young man becoming The Dark Lady’s lover. The sonnets have the immortality ability to reverse nature and freeze time as long as people live. Courtship between homosexual is a social