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    The reason or theories behind Shakespeare focusing on topics of love, friendship and marriage in his sonnets “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” - William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s dream. (Goodreads). William Shakespeare was born approximately on April 23rd, 1564. William Shakespeare was also the eldest surviving son to his parents, therefore being the elder brother in the family. William Shakespeare’s younger…

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    Shakespeare’s play ‘A Midnight Summers Dream’ has two male characters Oberon and Theseus who are of no relation, but they both have similar characteristics. Along with the similarities they share many differences as well. Shakespeare uses several techniques to make his readers clearly Oberon is king of the fairies while Theseus is the Duke of Athens. Although Oberon might be an immortal character in the play, he holds human traits because of the mistakes he makes. In fact, both he and Theseus,…

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    Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night Dream brings together different worlds, representing each level of society: powerful politicians, young lovers, workmen, figures from both the city and the spirit world of our dream: beckoning us from the restrictions civilization. Lysander and Hermia concoct the typical young lover’s scheme of eloping to the forest, a place where they will not be controlled by what appears to them the force structure of convention. Shakespeare operates the play within a nature…

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    At the end of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, the characters end up with something they weren’t seeking despite the happy marriages because the characters push aside their original feelings. Orsino’s undying love for Olivia vanishes at the end of the play when he marries Viola at the drop of a hat. Olivia’s love for Viola or “Cesario” is disregarded when she marries Sebastian. Malvolio wants Olivia’s affection but he truly desires a higher social ranking. Spontaneity is part of love's irrationality…

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    Have you ever desired to have something or someone so badly that you would do anything to have it? For example, in the movie Shrek, Shrek had a desire for Princess Fiona so badly that he did anything and everything to be with her. Well, when I think about love and what a person would do for love two stories come to mind, and they are "Pyramus and Thisbe" by Ovid and Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. These characters in the story have many obstacles, barriers, and limitation that tried to…

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    One of the most time honored pieces of literature is the tale of Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare. The entire story is based around two young lovers but was it really love that they feel or is it something else? Love is a mystical word because it is a noun that is used to describe itself. Everyone experiences and has felt it so why is it so hard to define if every human knows what it is? There are so many components that all come together to form a different feeling each time.…

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    How does Shakespeare help the audience understand the changes in Juliet’s Character in Romeo and Juliet? Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is undoubtedly one of the greatest romantic tragedies of all time, expressing the story of two passionate and unique star-crossed lovers. However, beneath all the layers of love and Veronese 15th century culture, the reader is plunged into an unfamiliar environment where the two genders are treated and expected to behave in a completely different manner. Whilst…

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    Ideally, the righteous and corrupt separate into distinct groups in society, hence all of the popular fairy tales featuring virtuous protagonists and vicious antagonists that children grow up hearing about. But in reality, no one could achieve flawlessness, nor could he reach its opposite extreme. The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, features this concept by its use of morally ambiguous characters, allowing the audience to interpret themselves where each character belongs on the moral scale.…

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    If you have experienced depression and are impulsive with love, you can relate to Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet is a tragic comedy written by William Shakespeare in the 16th century. It is about a couple of young adolescents named Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet. They meet at a party and instantly fall in love. Juliet gets married to Romeo in secrecy without her father acknowledging it. Their families are also sworn enemies, so Juliet’s father would never let the marriage take place.…

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    In the famous Romeo and Juliet, some speculation has come up referring to the two young lovers. Many question if Romeo and Juliet had true and real love. In William Shakespeare's, Romeo and Juliet, Romeo's love is portrayed unrealistically because of his youthfulness, compatibility, and the length of time of knowing Juliet. In the play, his youthfulness, compatibility, and the length of time of knowing Juliet shows that Romeo and Juliet don't know if they are made for each other or if they are…

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