To What Extent Is Shakespeare's Richard II A Stereotypical Villain

When a stereotypical villain is imagined, ideas of ‘pantomime baddies’ and James Bond’s arch enemies appear. On the surface, these seem unlikely to relate to the character of Richard III in William Shakespeare’s play of the same name, however, on closer inspection character traits can be identified that seem very common between all of them. […]

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Piece inspired by Of Mice and Men

The sun was blazing down on the yard outside the barn. The group of men were playing a horse shoe tournament. Lennie was still sitting down on a barrel, watching the other guys play. In the distance he saw a man walking towards them with a trail of dust bellowing from his feet. It was […]

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Baz Lurhman and Zefferelli

The pace for this version is slow due to a lot of time spent on the opening scene. It focuses on telling us about the film and what it’s about and also the view of where it was set and not to forget it also spends time on telling us about the two sworn enemies […]

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Love in Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare demonstrates many different types of love throughout his construct “Romeo & Juliet”. Shakespeare’s views on love reflect the time period in which it was written. “Romeo and Juliet” was written in 1595 with the plot taken from Arthur Brooks’ poem “The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and Juliet” which was written in 1562. Shakespeare exposes […]

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Romeo and Juliet, From Verona City to Verona Beach USA

When we asked two hundred people “what is the first thing that comes into your head when thinking of Shakespeare? ” one hundred and twenty four people replied “Romeo and Juliet” and after this soon to be blockbuster hit directed by the astonishing Baz Lurhman, “Romeo and Juliet” will be the first words that come […]

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Montagues and Capulets

Scene one is supported by the prologue in many ways. In the first scene you see two apparently daring men, showing bravado in the way of the Montague’. There discussion starts as a petty match of vaunting, little do they know that it will soon escalate. This takes its cue from the prologue because it […]

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Once more conflicts between Montague and the Capulet

At about two o’clock. The argument between the Montague and the Capulet has once more messed up the whole town. A woman with a baby said: “It is not safe to walk on the streets with children any more. This is the third time that the two (Montague and Capulet) families have been fighting against […]

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Romeo and Juliet – Fight scene

In the opening of the fight scene the Montague boys are in their car driving towards the gas station messing about playing their music very loud . in this part of the scene the boys are all laughing and shouting until they pull into the station itself and then realize their worst enemies are there […]

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