Double entendre

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  • Benedick's Much Ado About Nothing

    Though the original connotations and presumptions associated with a title like “Much Ado about Nothing” leave much (or really anything) to be desired, in the case of this play the word “nothing” ironically holds many meanings and great thematic weight. In describing his love for Beatrice, Benedick asserts “there’s a double meaning to that” and this same principle applies in regards to the title (cite). The first interpretation outlines the obvious, asserting that many of the play’s events are based on events that didn’t happen as a result of people being deceived. The second interpretation refers to the subjects of all the fuss, the physicality of the females. The last and arguably most thematically prevalent interpretation is the concept…

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  • Wulf And Eadwacer Analysis

    poem support that there are only two characters involved in this story of love and loss. First, lines one and two introduces the situation between the speaker, a man and her people as she describes that: It is to my people as if they have been given a present; They will receive him if he comes to their troop. It is different for us (Aertsen 132, 134). The speaker is setting the tone and describing the initial conflict, which can be perceived as her anxiety of how her people will “receive…

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  • Double Entendre In Hamlet

    How can individual conflicts be related to a societal conflict? Often in literature the use of double entendre adds to the depth and meaning of the work. William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” is no different as his use of disease and macabre allows an audience to draw conclusions about Denmark and the corruption that is tearing the state apart. Shakespeare intertwines these minute details precariously throughout the progression of the play, which ultimately portrays a picture of the wrong doings that…

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  • Double Entendres In Hamlet

    Shakespeare has been acclaimed for being one of the most outstanding writers in the English language. His memorable word choice added a specific flavor to his work. His unique style made him wildly successful from his time to present day. The tools he used gave the readers inside looks on the characters and made the stories even more captivating. One of the tools Shakespeare is famous for is the use of witty double entendres. In many pieces of his work, he used these to add a sort of…

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  • Good Country People Irony Analysis

    Irony in Good Country People Good Country People by Flannery O’Conner, touches upon the identities of Christians of Southern America and also focuses on the part played by intellectualism and physical challenges in the development of identity of individuals. The entire plot is spiced with tearing irony. There are four clear sections in the story emphasizing the relationships between four prime characters. The irony of the story encompasses the social and religious parameters and the rude outlook…

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  • Double Entendre In The Wife Of Bath's Tale

    Some of the earliest double entendres are found in the Exeter Book, or Codex exoniensis, at Exeter Cathedral in England. The book was copied around 975 AD. In addition to the various poems and stories found in the book, there are also numerous riddles. The Anglo-Saxons did not reveal the answers to the riddles, but they have been answered by scholars over the years. Some riddles were double-entendres, such as Riddle 25 ("I am a wondrous creature: to women a thing of joyful expectation, to…

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  • Shakespeare's Macbeth-The Double Entendre Of Ambition

    The Double-Entendre of Ambition One of mankind’s greatest incentives in societal contribution is driven by an adamant inclination to achieve, otherwise known as ambition. Frequently, this tenacity generates ovation from others and is substantially nurtured by select cultures. In spite of that, what if such aspirations inspired not advantageous after effects, but, rather, detrimental ramifications which foster harm to human aggregations and its individuals? In the tragedy of Macbeth, Shakespeare…

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  • Trnsys: A Simulation Study

    Results and discussions The results of optimisation for the first scenario reveals that the mechanical ventilated double skin façade operates at its optimum situation when the air cavity has its minimum possible dimension 0.05m with the ventilation rate equal 40 l/s. The successive optimisation process is provided in Figure 3. In the same way the outcome of optimisation of cavity depth and airflow rate for the rest of scenarios are illustrated in Table 3. Table 3 Optimisation results for each…

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  • Call Of Duty's Ad Analysis: Everyone Is Doing It

    unknown man sitting in the couch and telling a story to the audience. First, the viewers might thing that his words are reflecting a sexual content ‘ « Everyone is doing it. Guys are doing it with girls. Girls are doing it with other girls. Some get together in groups and do it. Some even do it with complete strangers. Some people like to do it hardcore. Some people like to watch others doing it. Over 20 million people are doing it. Safe to say, everyone’s doing it » and because of that double…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: A Double Sports Life

    Shunterrance Walton Mrs. Harper Comp. 1 23 Sept. 2016 A Double Life The double sports life is probably one of the best things to happen in high school. What is better than playing two of the most exciting sports in the school? Well, having those two sports at two different off seasons would be the best. More than likely, with me having an offseason is unimaginable. Playing two sports is not as miserable unless they carry on over to the next one. Do not get me wrong, I love basketball and…

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