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  • Fourth Of July Party Summary

    more important than lives. Thus, if the play focused more on a topic like this, it would feel more relatable. So, perhaps Brad has a product that can help man, but it comes with a big price. Presenting something more tangible and understandable to the audience will enhance the audience’s emotional experience to the characters and the plot. Then in the climax relate the crisis to the issues the characters are debating. In other words, right now the accident or crisis at the beach with the near drowning doesn’t have a strong, emotional impact for the audience. One reason is because the audience really doesn’t know Connie and Rene and there’s no emotional investment in their characters. Secondly, the near drowning has very little connection to the rest of the plotline (or it’s missed). However, if the crisis was more connected or related to their discussion, the climax would feel more like a twist or payoff. For example, using the Epipen example, maybe Rene has an attack and doesn’t have the medication because he couldn’t afford it. Now right, in front of them, he’s having an attack. That’s just an example of connecting the climax to the plot. There are many other paths that play can take. There’s another intriguing subplot involving a possible love triangle between Brad, Dinah, and Melinda. This is a captivating reveal. It’s relatable to the mainstream audience, it’s easy to understand, and it captures the attention of the audience. When Brad reveals he has a disease, like…

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  • Human Condition In Shakespeare Sonnet

    In Shakespeare’s 15th sonnet, he gives his own account of the human condition for a dear friend. Shakespeare’s perception of the human condition rests upon the fact that people grow, reach a certain climax, and then they slowly drift their way out of history. Shakespeare uses a plant metaphor to illustrate human growth and decay, and then he gives his take on how to overcome time and live on forever immortalized in our own actions. Shakespeare begins the sonnet with a simple phrase when he…

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  • The Songcatcher Analysis

    this by showing how the same songs are scattered throughout the world, sang or played differently; similarly, how Eleanor and Harriet still had a healthy and loving relationship just like a man and a woman would have. The symbol of the ballads bringing people together also highlighted the acceptance of different lifestyles that other people from varying cultures may not comprehend. Other songs, like “Single Girl”, “Mattie Groves”, and “Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies”, express conflict in…

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  • The Comedy Of Errors And The Parent Trap By Nancy Meyers

    In The Comedy of Errors separation is depicted through not only the initial separation of the two sets of twins at the start of the play, but also the separation of Egeon and his wife Emilia. Likewise, in The Parent Trap, the actual movie begins with the separation of the parents which then leads to the separation of the twins. Besides the literal level, according to Petronella, the theme of separation is associated and achieved with the elements of chaos, confusion, and illogicality in the…

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  • Rhiannon Analysis

    audience remember them. Try to find a way to make them standout. One way is to give Rhiannon a weakness or flaw that is established in the opening. Some fear she has that is later used in the climax. In the first act, trim some of the dialogue. For example, on page 4, the girls sound like teenagers talking…

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  • Analysis Of The Bass The River And Sheila Mant

    that. The narrator, a teenage boy, has a crush on Shelia Mant, an older girl, and asks her on a date. On the way, the narrator finds out that Sheila thinks fishing is dumb, so he hides the fact that he has his fishing rod with a bass caught on the line. He must choose between Sheila and the bass, and ends up choosing Sheila over the bass, which is a mistake he regrets later. A careful analysis of, “The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant”, reveals the external conflict of the narrator and…

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  • Rising Action In Langston Hughes's 'Mulatto'

    alike. The significant events that lead up to the climax of the play is called the rising action. One such event is when Fred Higgins arrives at the front door of Colonel Norwood’s and heatedly informs him of Bucks inappropriate behavior around town. He continues to tell him that “a darkie’s got to keep in his place down here” (Hughes 1622), and that Norwood needs to stop being decent to him and get him under control or the white folks in town will have to handle him. The next rising action…

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  • West Side Story Analysis

    The climax focuses around Tony and Maria’s ideal society and maintaining its perfection. The wedding held in the bridal shop represents the union they will soon have between themselves and society, but fate has positioned the both of them at a crossroad. With the rumble about to happen, they need to make a choice whether or not to compromise this perfection. But Maria inevitably encourages Tony to save it because her and Tony’s heroic nature tells them they must. Maria does so by warning Tony…

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  • The Main Conflict In The Broken Globe By Nick Solchuk

    Unity of Time: the action takes place in a reasonable short period of time; 2. Unity of Place: the setting does not change greatly; 3. Unity of Action: there is one main conflict within a single plot. The plot is generally organized into 5 parts: exposition (with initiating incident); rising action; climax; falling action; and resolution. A story map is a graphic organizer that can help summarize the main elements of a short story or to help create the four elements of a short story.…

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  • The Relationship Between Sonny And Big T

    The other supporting characters are authentic and believable, although, some of them are not well set up like Chocolate, who is introduced late. The dialogue is strong and conveys the personalities of the characters. The characters’ voices reveal their inner struggle, pain, and conflict. The dialect sounds extremely authentic to the time and era. The book offers some very powerful scenes, such as the scene between Billy Ray and his son, as well as the climax where Little T is watching George…

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