Ellen Terry

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  • Macbeth Figurative Language Analysis

    Audience Engagement in Macbeth Tragedies such as Macbeth have engaged and fascinated audiences for centuries. Shakespeare’s famous tragedy Macbeth depicts the ill-fated journey of Macbeth, a brave and loyal soldier, who murders several innocent people to become King, and is soon after killed himself. The play engages the audience, which is defined as “occupying and maintaining the interest or attention of the audience. Through the use of characterisation, narrative structure and figurative language, Shakespeare elicits a response of both pity and fear, thus engaging the audience in Macbeth. In order to engage the audience, Shakespeare evokes a reader response of pity and fear in Macbeth through the use of the characterisation of Macbeth. This is illustrated clearly in Macbeth’s first true soliloquy, in Act 1, Scene 2: “He's here in double trust:First, as I am his kinsman and his subject, Strong both against the deed; then, as his host, Who should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself.“ Macbeth is constructed by Shakespeare as a moral character, as indicated by his complete understanding of the immorality of the murder he is about to commit, however his ambition leads him to commit regicide anyway. This evokes fear in the viewer at the ability of a person to understand the true horrific nature of an act but continue to commit it. Additionally, it elicits a response of pity at the inner conflict of the inner conflict the tragic hero Macbeth faces, as we…

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  • Comparing Luhrmann's Adaptation Of Romeo And Juliet

    Leonardo DiCaprio speaking Shakespearean dialogue, love or lust, and illegal drugs, become a strange product when put together, but are the base of Luhrmann’s film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. The adaptation Romeo + Juliet is a film adaptation of Shakespeare’s original, but set in a modern day Miami like city. The characters use guns instead of swords, but still speak in Shakespearean English. This film’s modernization of everything except the dialogue caused it to be misunderstood. However,…

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  • Oklahoma City Bombing Theory

    committed the one that seemed more intriguing to discuss was definitely the Oklahoma City Bombing, which was carried out by three individuals, but Timothy McVeigh seemed to get the biggest notoriety for the crime and also labeling him as one of the most well known mass murders around the world. In this paper it is proven that an individual 's situations will cause them to act out in a time in their life which include criminal acts doing what even seemed like the imaginable to them. While…

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  • Tesco Stock Market Analysis

    The Stock Market Challenge For this topic we were set a task to submit a report that aims to analyse and evaluate the financial performance of an organisation we each individually chose for the stock market challenge. To begin with I chose the company Glencore to invest £100,000 in. It is said that Glencore is one of the world’s largest diversified natural resource companies, producing and marketing over 90 commodities, with a network that spans more than 50 countries and around 181,000…

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  • Oklahoma City Bombing Research Paper

    At 9:02 a.m. on April 19, 1995 a bomb went off that changed the world forever. The Alfred P. Murrah building in Oklahoma City had been bombed in a terrorist attack. The Oklahoma City bombing affected America in numerous ways, including in business, the lives of the victims, and America’s Image. Timothy McVeigh, a former military man, was the one behind this attack. McVeigh earned many medals while serving in the Persian Gulf War, but after not being admitted into the Special Forces program he…

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  • Ellen Degeneres Essay

    On this day Ellen DeGeneres was born to, mother, Betty Pfeffer DeGeneres and, father, Elliot DeGeneres. Betty DeGeneres had been married for a year when she was 19 years old before meeting Elliot DeGeneres, claims, author, Lisa Lannucci. Elliot supported the family by selling insurance, and Betty contributed by carrying a variety of jobs throughout the years. Ellen also had an older brother names Vance who was four years older than she was. As Ellen grew up in New Orleans it is stated by…

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  • Perelandra Summary

    From what I read of C.S. Lewis’s Perelandra, it was primarily uneventful. Lewis tells the story of Elwin Ransom’s recent trip to the planet Perelandra or Venus. Lewis, the first-person narrator, portrays himself as one of Ransom’s closest friends. He tells the story from Ransom’s memory of Ransom’s experience on Perelandra. Ransom describes the planet to be very beautiful and different from earth. The planet is covered with a “roof” preventing the inhabitants of seeing the sky clearly. On…

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  • John Wayne Gacy: Characteristics And Characters Of A Serial Killer

    Manson believed that once we were released from prison, he could be a famous musician. After being released from prison, Manson met with Dennis Wilson and the Beach Boys to try and advance his career in music. The Beach Boys did end up recording one of Mason’s Songs, which appeared on the B-side of the 20/20 album as “Never learn not to love”. Soon after, Manson met Terry Melcher, who Manson thought would help advance his music career further. Melcher never ended up helping Manson which made…

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  • Sword Of Shannara Symbolism Analysis

    Symbolism is when concrete things are used to represent, substitute, or parallel abstract ideas or themes. Authors can use symbolism to solidify the characters’ lives and background. Symbolism is often open to interpretation, as it is what the reader believes an object represents. Symbols are commonly used to show larger themes that run throughout the story. Objects for symbolism can be people, places, or things. In Terry Brooks’s The Sword of Shannara, the forest is used as a symbol of fear,…

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  • Timothy Mcveigh: The Oklahoma City Bombing

    “He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1988 and proved to be a model soldier, earning a Bronze Star for bravery in the Persian Gulf War” (“McVeigh”). While in the Army, he became friends with Terry Nichols and Michael Fortier. “On the second day of the Twenty-one day tryout for the Green Berets, he quit and left the army altogether” (Collins). In spite of this, he became familiar with a book called the Turner Diaries. This book goes into specific “details about the overthrow of the U.S. Government by…

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