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    Ganymede

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    In this extract from Shakespeare’s “As you like it”, act 4, scene 3, Rosalind, posing as Ganymede, receives a letter from a love-struck yet scolding Phoebe, delivered by her Petrarchan lover, Silvius. This pivotal scene it is the pinnacle of the disordered society in “As you like it”, due to the topsy-turvy gender dynamics. At the end of this passage, Rosalind instructs Phoebe to marry Silvius, to whom she is better suited, for Silvius loves her, despite her lack of beauty (QUOTE) and he is of the same social standing. This order marks the beginning of a return to Elizabethan conformity; by the end of the play, the characters have married partners that would have been thought of as suitable owing to their class or gender. Gender roles are tangled and blurred in this scene. The female Rosalind, posing as the male Ganymede, is the dominant force throughout this extract and is fully immersed in her role as a man, somewhat demonstrated by the change in her tone when reading the letter from Phoebe. Furthermore she displays more…

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    Jupiter Writing Project

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    Chuqiao Sun 1335349 Sunc8@uw.edu Writing Project Space craft finally approaching Jupiter. With NEXT, which is NASA’s new propulsion system using xenon propellant with blistering speed of up to 90,000 miles per hour, the crew traveled to Europa in about 200 days. NEXT provide same amount of energy with 860 kg of xenon propellant compare to 10,000 kg propellant in old technology and have five and a half years life time. To save food, water, energy, and space for long distance space travel, all…

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    Thorvaldsen’s, Ganymede and the Eagle made between the years of 1817-1829. He finally finished the sculpture in 1829 out of marble. As I said I really admire Greek and Roman art, so this was an easy pick. The dimensions of this sculpture I would say are around height wise of 35 inches and width wise about 20. I could not find the exact measurements so that is a rough estimate. DESCRIBE: The thing I first noticed about the piece was texture and detail of the bird’s feathers and the man’s…

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    Rosalind and Celia disguising as Ganymede and Aliena, is an example of actors playing the role of a character of the opposite sex In the time of the play, women were considered passive, silent, and helpless. Rosalind’s disguise as Ganymede gives her the opportunity to explore her identity because it allows her to behave in the way that isn’t socially acceptable for women (ex. Watching the wrestling match; 1.2.131-137) Rosalind’s disguise as a man carrying weapons overpowers the “woman fear”…

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    Review of Literature I. Introduction- History of Ganymede Ganymede is the largest moon of Jupiter and in the entire Solar System. Ganymede is also the only moon to have a magnetosphere, which according to NOAA is the region of space surrounding an astronomical object in which charged particles are controlled by that object's magnetic field. Ganymede was discovered on January 7th, 1610 by Galileo Galilei, an Italian astronomer that played a huge role in the scientific revolution during the…

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    opinionated, and brave. Rosalind possess many traits considered masculine, and Ganymede allows them to make use of those traits and be themself more freely. This manifests itself in Rosalind’s (and Ganymede’s for that matter) witty, brave, and outspoken personality. In addition to those, they are not at all weak emotionally, as was believed of women of the time, and they are stubborn and prideful. When Celia suggests they disguise themselves as ugly, dirt maids to travel through the woods,…

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    Rosalind disguises herself as a young boy named Ganymede, whom Orlando acts out a relationship with. However, Kenneth Branagh portrays Ganymede as a feminine character and fails to augment the homosexuality of the play based on physical looks. When Rosalind changes identity, she only ties her hair with a ponytail and puts on a hat to create Ganymede. For an audience that has never read As You Like It or doesn't know that Rosalind and Ganymede are the same person, when Orlando and Ganymede "woo"…

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    Jaques

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    The photograph is presumably set in the forest of Arden and Rosalind, who is dressed up as Ganymede in the photo holds a casual, but cocky stance while leaning up against a tree. By the stance in this photo, this Rosalind would have taken a literal view of what she thought a boy to be—cocky, overconfident, and a know-it-all. The actor who plays Rosalind would have then taken those characteristics and applied them to her interpretation of Rosalind/Ganymede. She holds both her hands behind her…

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    For example, when discussing the gods, he parallels Zeus and Ganymede to Dawn and Tithonus. Because of Zeus’s love for him, Ganymede enjoys an eternal youth on Mount Olympus. Tithonus, on the other hand, is abducted by the goddess Dawn and cursed to “lingering in eternal decrepitude” (240). This faulty comparison does not weaken Davidson’s argument, but it does lead the reader to question his motives. Nevertheless, Davidson successfully supports his theory that Achilles and Patroclus were more…

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    She, in a way, almost acts like she is too good for him. This can be seen through in the way that Rosalind says that Phoebe thinks that she is a very beautiful lady, but in reality is plain looking. She is a very blunt character and speaks her mind, which is what makes her sound so bitter to Silvius and Rosalind. She’s a very interesting character because we are able to see two sides to her: 1) When she is not in love with a man that loves her and 2) When she is madly in love with a man she…

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