Shakespeare leads you along one path of thought, to then divert your thoughts onto another many people have different opinions and interpretations to this play ac bradley once wrote “lady macbeth is the most commanding and perhaps the most awe-inspiring figure that shakespeare drew. Study questions for romeo & juliet : 1 what effect does the accelerated time scheme have on the play’s development why do you think so 5 discuss the relationships between parents and children in romeo and juliet how do romeo and juliet interact with their parents are they rebellious, in the modern sense shakespeare makes the. Shakespeare was a writer who always seemed to be able to do what he wanted with the language, marrying anglo-saxon, continental and classical traditions in a weave of poetry and storytelling. Best answer: i think they are literary masterpieces but are greatly misunderstood by many people i have seen countless instances of people saying shakespeare isn't that great because his plots are unoriginal such people have clearly never studied shakespeare and are completely missing the point. Shakespeare's influence extends from theatre and literature to present-day movies, western philosophy, and the english language itself william shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the history of the english language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
Ovid was the master who taught shakespeare that what makes great literary art is extreme human passion ovid showed him how to represent grief: in hamlet it is learned from hecuba, in lear from niobe. You can make your notes on a separate sheet of paper, where you can write general thoughts, questions, or important ideas or plot points if you own the text, you might want to consider highlighting key phrases or writing notes in pencil in the book. I think it is important to note that when shakespeare was alive, language was in a state of flux and many modern words were being integrated into the language for the first time shakespeare himself coined many new words and phrases. Shakespeare, william julius caesar ed samuel thurber boston: allyn and bacon, 1919 why do you think shakespeare makes so much of them in the play 2 is it calpurnia or the report from the augurers that determines caesar to remain at home give reasons for your decision 3.
William shakespeare was an english poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the english language and the world's preeminent dramatist. Lady macbeth is presented as a powerful woman — seemingly more of a “man” than macbeth — before the murder, and right through the day of the murder. If you are dressed to conform to an informal, verbal dress code but a different, written dress code is enforced and you get in trouble, do you have a first amendment right to challenge it my teachers enforce the dress code inconsistently. This seems like a trivial point, but in fact it makes a big difference as tom reedy and david kathman point out, a large number of plays from the period in which shakespeare wrote typically did. Write down whatever comes to mind and see where it takes you make a list or mind map of images think about a situation that’s full of emotion for you and write down a list of images or ideas that you associate with it “sonnet 18” by william shakespeare “one art” by this version of how to write a poem was reviewed by.
A summary of act i, scene ii in william shakespeare's julius caesar learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of julius caesar and what it means perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. How do you think shakespeare makes richard’s climb to the throne so dramatically compelling support your ideas with details from the play how did he set the scene the character the events in such a way to make richards rise to throne compelling. First quatrain: shakespeare establishes the theme of comparing “thou” (or “you”) to a summer’s day, and why to do so is a bad idea the metaphor is made by comparing his beloved to summer itself. The thing about shakespeare is that for some after you really encounter him you realize that most of your life because of pop culture he has always been with you i will give one example hamlet is my favorite shakespeare play (which reminds me i really need to write my review proper for it) and i first sought it out when i first went to college. Romeo and juliet is an early tragedy by william shakespeare about two teenage star-crossed lovers it ends with their suicides, uniting rival households of a long-running family feud the play has been highly praised by literary critics for its language and dramatic effect.
“the more of shakespeare’s words you look up, the more you discover that, time after time, according to the oed, he turns out to have used language in wholly individual ways or [more often] to. While the question is logical to me, as a reader, a director, and a lover of shakespeare, it’s not the most interesting one as language’s meaning evolves, so do these plays, even if their. Capulet - the patriarch of the capulet family, father of juliet, husband of lady capulet, and enemy, for unexplained reasons, of montaguehe truly loves his daughter, though he is not well acquainted with juliet’s thoughts or feelings, and seems to think that what is best for her is a “good” match with paris. Take your writing to the next level grammarly's free writing app makes sure everything you type is easy to read, effective, and mistake-free although today, people may argue that his stories are clichés we need to realize that àl'epoque, the plots were original they became clichés because they.
23 things you need to know about oregon before you move there it rains, but not as much as you think yes, it rains a lot in the pacific northwest running strong since 1935, the oregon shakespeare festival is a huge draw up and down the west coast, drawing in theater lovers to any of their three stages – two outdoor and one indoor. High school discussion questions: romeo and juliet high school discussion questions: romeo and juliet compare and contrast 1 study the characters benvolio and mercutio, including the meaning behind their names what are the differences in their functions, words, and fates in the play why do you think shakespeare chose not to tell us. Ye had become old-fashioned and so, when we see it in the authorised bible (‘oh ye of little faith’) we are seeing that, in spite of the fact that you may think you understand the language in the bible better than you do shakespeare, shakespeare is more modern. Luhrmann explains that this is because he considers the american language as better attuned to shakespearian text: when shakespeare wrote these plays, they were written for an accent that was much more like an american sound, and when you do shakespeare with an american accent it makes the language very strong, very alive” (weinraub.
It also makes us understand more about shakespeare, and that some of his plays he wrote were about romance so to me, i think shakespeare had a passion for love or 2 it is universal and modernizing it is not necessary i think you can play it both ways, and i think romeo and juliet is a good example of this the story still touches the. Bell’s shakespeare from 1773, the first collection of shakespeare’s plays as they were performed on the english stage, contained only 2/3 of the original material 6 he helped us understand. If you don't think shakespeare was all that great, you only have to point out coriolanus or timon of athens, and say, see, and you've made your case with strong evidence but to me, that's like saying the beatles are overrated and then playing ob-la-di ob-la-da.