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  • The Pig King Beauty And The Beast Analysis

    Stories are told different ways after every generation, and that goes the same for fairy tales. Throughout time the main concept never changes, only by a slight bit. At first glance, Straparola story The Pig King would have nothing to do with the modern day adaption of Beauty and the Beast. However, the concept of the story is basically the same throughout, and these similarities lead me to believe that the, oh so famous, movie Beauty and the Beast originated from this tale. The symbolism throughout each story intertwines and creates one powerful theme about beauty. The Pig King is a story about a queen and her son who was bestowed a blessing, and a curse before conception. Beauty and the Beast show a man being changed into a hideous beast because of his unappealing character. Both stories have a different concept to how the main character got to be the way they are, but love is the only thing that can change them back or fix them. The stories may have been created in different eras but the message is pretty clear throughout both, and that’s beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. Beauty and the Beast are basically the same tale as The Pig King, but with a few twist and turns. Unlike the Pig king, the beast is an orphaned and we never get any back story on what happened to them. Bell is from a small town, a peasant, who is traded for her father’s freedom. Belle is supposed to be a prisoner but is treat very differently than a slave. The beast has servants throughout the…

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  • Lady Macbeth A Good Role Model Essay

    and pushing Macbeth into slaughtering Duncan. Thus it becomes clear that Lady Macbeth is portrayed as good role model because she has righteous values; she is loyal to Macbeth and puts him first before herself. The women in Macbeth first prove to be good role models when one first considers the loyalty of the Gentlewoman. When the doctor is called to examine Lady Macbeth's abnormal sleeping behavior, he first asks the Gentlewoman if she has seen anything strange from her master lately. The…

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  • Who Is To Blame For Duncan's Death In Macbeth

    In the play “Macbeth,” many deaths take place as Macbeth force the witches’ prophecies to come true, some by Macbeth’s own hand others by hired murderers. Both Macbeth and Lady Macbeth feel guilty about the murders of King Duncan, Banquo, and Lady Macduff. Towards the beginning of the play, right after killing King Duncan, Macbeth approaches his wife and says “I’ll go no more: I am afraid to think what I have done; Look on ’t again I dare not.” (2:2:50-52) to his wife. Macbeth is unable to go…

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  • Examples Of Imagery In Macbeth

    In this scene of Shakespeare's Macbeth, guilt gets the best of Lady Macbeth, causing her to sleep walk. As the Doctor and Gentlewoman observe the sleeping woman, she says strange things that I have recognized to be examples of imagery and symbolism. "Since his majesty went into the field, I have seen her/ rise from her bed, throw her nightgown upon her,/ unlock her closet, take forth paper, fold it, write upon ’t,/ read it, afterwards seal it, and again return to bed;/ yet all this while in a…

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  • The Concept Of Ambition In Macbeth

    Lady Macbeth was speaking with her doctor as she was having hallucinations and said, “Out, damned spot! Out, I say!—One, two. Why, then, ’tis time to do ’t. Hell is murky!—Fie, my lord, fie! A soldier, and afeard? What need we fear who knows it, when none can call our power to account?—Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him” (Macbeth, Act 5; scene 1). Lady Macbeth felt so guilty about what she had done that she exposed her secret while sleepwalking because even…

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  • Sleepwalks In Macbeth

    During her sleepwalks she speaks and wanders around the house. Not only does she speak, sometimes the words spoken are true and harmful to her. Lady Macbeth while sleepwalking says “Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him” (Shakespeare 98). Lady Macbeth is talking about the killing of king Duncan. As it can be seen later on in scene one where Lady Macbeth utters these words “Wash your hands, put on your nightgown; look not so pale. I tell you yet again, Banquo's…

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  • The Role Of Ambition In Macbeth By William Shakespeare

    suicide. Lady Macbeth was speaking with her doctor as she was having hallucinations and said, “Out, damned spot! Out, I say!—One, two. Why, then, ’tis time to do ’t. Hell is murky!—Fie, my lord, fie! A soldier, and afeard? What need we fear who knows it, when none can call our power to account?—Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him” (Macbeth, Act 5; scene 1). Lady Macbeth felt so guilty about what she had done that she told her secret while sleepwalking because…

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  • The Negative Consequences In Macbeth

    chamberlains drunk and frame the guards so they can do whatever they want to the “ unguarded Duncan” (Shakespeare, 70) After Macbeth kills Duncan, he kills the chamberlains because everyone thinks they killed Duncan and Macbeth wanted to look like the good guy. After, Lady Macbeth regrets everything she told Macbeth to do and wants to take it all back. She is a sleep walker her gentlewoman notices and later Lady Macbeth starts talking to the Doctor and her Gentlewoman, she says: “Out , damned…

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  • The Nurse In Romeo And Juliet

    Another way that you could show the Nurses empathy towards Juliet is when she tells the story about when Juliet was a baby and the Capulet and Lady Capulet were away so the nurse and her husband watched her. You can tell by the way that she says it that she felt like that was her own child. By being a mother figure for Juliet the Nurse is also very protective over her. When Romeo and Juliet first meet and the Nurse is trying to communicated for them, she is talking to Romeo and becomes very…

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  • Lady Macbeth Ambition

    when the guilt swallows Lady Macbeth. What Lady Macbeth lacks in fear and remorse, her mind begins to punishes her with an immense guilt. A guilt so heavy, she begins to sleepwalk. Act V begins after Lady Macbeth’s gentlewoman takes notice and calls upon a doctor to observe her strange actions. An intriguing action that catches the immediate attention of the doctor is how the Lady seems to be washing her hands continuously. Following this anxious action, she begins to relive the night Duncan was…

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