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    Othello Tragic Hero

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    Within the world of storytelling, one character that has stood out since the beginning is identified as the tragic hero. Philosopher Aristotle created the tragic hero in his book Poetics; Aristotle characterized a tragic hero as a tragic flaw, excessive pride, a reversal of fate, punishment that cannot be avoided, and the pity and fear felt from the audience (Aristotle 39). Shakespeare used the tragic hero guideline in many of his plays; not all those tragic heroes are true tragic heroes as…

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    Within literature, tragedy is generally exemplified by a grave and unfortunate situation that is inflicted onto a heroic figure, causing emotions of sorrow and pity for its audience. Today tragedies can be delivered in various literary forms, yet centuries ago a tragedy exclusively pertained to stage performances. The iconic plays of Oedipus the King by Sophocles and Hamlet by William Shakespeare are examples of two traditional tragedies from two different eras, Greek and Elizabethan. It’s due…

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    Melody- There's this basic riff repetition being played. As simple as it may be, there is melodic contour which takes shape when the direction changes. This song uses disjunct motion, the intervals change quite a bit. A lot of the singing seems to be staccato, adding to the long pauses. There's also legato that's connecting the song. Harmony- There is no vocal harmony, when he continues the singing, for a breath of time, it adds an echoing effect. The chords are played in a pentatonic format.…

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    Hamlet’s Character as a Tragic Hero Tragedy is one of the major and one of the most popular genres of theatre. It was basically popularized by the greatest playwright of all ages, William Shakespeare. Tragedies are a kind of plays based on human sufferings and audience feel pity for the characters as the play goes on. The protagonist of a tragedy or a revenge tragedy is a noble person, often called as ‘tragic hero’. Basically a tragic hero is someone who suffers a lot of mental and physical…

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    Charlotte Mew's Poetic Voice

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    study. Writing in the last decade of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth, Mew’s poetry straddles the fin de siècle and early modernist periods. Thus Victorian and feminist approaches are used in examining her poetry. Mew's poetic voice is an integral link in women's writing from the end of the nineteenth century into the first two decades of the twentieth century in that it enables contemporary literary criticism to trace the outline of a women's tradition spanning…

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    The story behind the poem Annabel Lee by Edgar Allen Poe is one that is very easy to imagine with the way Edgar wrote the poem. Edgar uses his feelings and emotions toward his Annabel and how she passes to write such a beautiful yet very tragic poem. Edgar goes above and beyond with his words to show just how much he loved and still loves Annabel and how she felt the same way towards him as well. This poem is written for love and completely about the love story that unfortunately ended…

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    Tendular And Gargi Analysis

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    INTERPLAY OF SOCIO-CULTURAL FORCES AND PSYCHO-SEXUAL MOTIVATIONS IN THE PLAYS OF VIJAY TENDULKAR AND BALWANT GARGI Abstract: The purpose of the present paper is to study the plays of Vijay Tendulkar and Balwant Gargi to understand the tragic plight of suffocated individuals at the mercy of oppressive socio-cultural forces and hidden psycho-sexual desires. The plays of Tendulkar and Gargi depict the collapse of human life and desires under dysfunctional moral values and corrupt…

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    How Poetic Techniques Enhance Macbeth Art is the product of creative human activities that is meant to be appreciated for its emotional power or beauty. It can pertain to drama, literature, dance, and many other forms of personal expression that it holds under its “vast umbrella”. Literary art, in particular, is the product of creative writing that gives a timeless and universal experience. This type of art uses literary techniques and devices to enhance the themes that add to the plot of a…

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    metaphor and thought experiments. We seek to either concretize the digital through examining historical developments in technology or abstract the digital in philosophical debate. A third option, as proposed by Daniel Downes in Interactive Realism: The Poetics of Cyberspace, is to combine the philosophical with conceptualized social interaction. Summary: The point of Downes’ text can be understood from its title alone. In examining a large number of digital theorists, he supports his own theory…

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    In Chapter three of Signing the Body Poetic we learned about the printing press and how film technology affected deaf literature and ASL. Gorge W. Veditz was a big influence on preserving sign language. He came up with the idea that film will help preserve the language, “there is but one known means of passing on the language: through the use of moving picture films” (pg.51). With out films there would be no way language would be to be preserved. Sign Language could not be thought from writing…

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