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    Tragic love stories have fascinated humans since ancient times. They conquered the hearts of many and opened the ways for more love stories. Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – to October 1400) is one of the most famous English authors of the middle ages. Chaucer is considered the father of English literature and thrilled the mass with his literary works. His most famous works include the Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde. Yet, again a tragic love story that is still widely popular in the 21st century. Chaucer is one of the first authors to use the concept of courtly love as the main focus in his storyline. Generally, the relevance of this topic for me is the ridiculousness and exaggeration of love during the medieval times. Usually, love which is depicted as an innocent and pure feeling can that is supposed to bring joy and pleasure.Love is an everyday phenomenon that every single human being experience whether it being family love, the love for an object or romantic love humans experience it one way or another. Nonetheless, romantic love is possibly one of the most intense loves. The love for a stranger that motivates and influence the behavior and actions of one. In Troilus and Criseyde the immense and powerful impact love has on the development and actions of a character is depicted. Chaucer presents how Troilus social environment and his love driven action affect his persona. It is to say that his character undergoes though a great change during the story. Therefore…

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     William Shakespeare William Shakespeare is best known for his tragedies. 1601-1608 is the third period that belong to Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies and somber or bitter comedies. This is the peak period characterized by the highest development of his thought and expression. He is more concerned with the darker side of the human experience and its destructive passions. This period produces many great tragedies like Hamlet, Othello, All’s well that Ends well, and the most famous is Macbeth.…

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    Heraldic description of the coat of arms – the coat of arms of Ústí Region is a red and blue quartered shield. The first shield displays the Czech lion. The second shield displays an embossed silver tower with the battlement and seven crenels, the broken gate and the raised golden grate. The tower looms on the blue undulating heel with three silver waved beams into a green mountain consisting of three peaks. The third field displays a silver plough on the green lawn. The fourth field displays a…

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    Shakespeare’s Othello, The Moor of Venice is a play that portrays characters driven by jealousy to make hasty decisions. The play Othello is known for its themes that revolve around love, race, social classes and revenge. It is not Othello’s jealousy, but his credulity that is the prime cause of the tragedy. Othello who is known as a loving and carrying husband to Desdemona fell in trap of Iago’s plotting. Iago is known as a scheming and angry character who seeks to satisfy himself through…

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    In Elizabeth Browning’s pleading letter to Napoleon III, Elizabeth uses many rhetorical devices in order to convince the Emperor of France to pardon Hugo. She flatters His Majesty Napoleon III in an attempt to win his goodwill. Second, she uses syntax in order to create an intelligent letter. Finally, she thoroughly explains her purposes to Napoleon. Thus using flattery, syntax, and logos, Browning was able to effectively persuade Napoleon III to pardon Hugo,had of course he sent the letter.…

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    In The Education of Henry Adams, the author Henry Adams elaborates on his life in three important periods of time, in the short stories of “Harvard College”, “The Dynamo and the Virgin”, and “Vis Inertiae”. At the beginning of the collection of short stories, Adams presents us with the “Preface” which gives the reader insight on the central idea in his short stories- education. Adams uses a metaphor to describe the relationship between a student and his teacher and this explains how he believes…

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    Throughout Shakespeare 's plays he does a good job at blending multiple themes in his plays. This blend of multiple themes throughout Shakespeare 's plays keep his audience intrigued by portraying dramatized version of issue the audience might understand from real life issues. One common theme Shakespeare displays in his plays is the his usage of loyalty and betrayal. What I find interesting about Shakespeare 's use of loyalty and betrayal is what seems to always seems to happen to most the…

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    Richard III Villain

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    said to have had his nephews Edward V and Richard, Duke of York killed. He also kills the Duke of Buckingham, and his wife and Anne Neville. It is also understood that Richard killed Henry VI, Henrys son Edward, Prince of Wales, and Anne Neville’s first husband. Historically, there were fewer victims. The most scandalous of the murders that Richard had been accused of was him being the man who murdered his two nephews Edward V and Richard, the sons of Edward IV in the Tower of London. The oldest…

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    It is unquestionable that the reign of King Henry VIII was more duplicitous than the reign of Pope Alexander VI, due to Henry’s extremely loathsome and reprehensible behavior during his reign. Henry’s actions took the lives of thousands, as well emotionally traumatized the lives of thousands more. His wives primarily fell victim to Henry’s duplicitous acts as they were the closest to him during his periods of unrest. They regularly feared for their lives, which was a true suspicion for Anne of…

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    From 1337 to 1453 ce, England and France fought against each other in the Hundred Years War; inspired by Joan of Arc using their deadly longbows France was able to almost drive England out of the country. The Hundred Years War was a series of battles that took place between 1337 to 1453. Besides battles there were raids, sieges, and diplomatic maneuver. England and France were never friends,because they both wanted each other's territory. This is most important conflict that happened during the…

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