Samuel Loomis

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  • The Dumb Waiter Analysis

    Samuel Beckett, who similarly used theatrical silence and long amplified pauses for a innovative effect, heavily influences Harold Pinter’s work. The objective of this essay is to define ‘Silences’ and Pinter’s uses of pauses as a theatrical technique used in the form of non verbal communication between characters of Ben and Gus in Pinter’s, The Dumb Waiter. His plays can be studied on various levels of in depth readings. The sheer complexity of his work is what conveys these different diverse…

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  • The Causes Of Hysteria In The Crucible By Arthur Miller

    In the play The Crucible by Arthur MIller. It was the Salem witch trials 1692 there was a plethora of thoughts of witchcraft that started with a small group and grew larger. Accusations of the innocent, many times it was people powerful people not just normal towns people but people with wealth that made them be more powerful were not fond of. People not wanting to confess and the large amount of people hanged many of them didn’t want to confess because it was something they didn't do and…

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  • Binary Opposition In Waiting For Godot Analysis

    Beckett’s beautiful plays∙ This astonishing play has two acts ∙ This play refers to the ‛ Theater Of The Absurd’∙ The mission of this type of theater is to showed the audience what can happen when human existence has no meaning or purpose ∙ Samuel Beckett is one of the pioneers of showing the binary oppositions in his plays with his characters that are in pairs and they complete each other∙ I think binary opposites can be seen clearly in some of characters ’ traits ‚ acts and behaviors…

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  • Reflective Essay On The Crucible

    The Crucible by Arthur Miller is a play about what happened during the Salem Witch Trials. It gives insight about what people had to deal with in this situation and how they handled it. The trials were basically a big test which helped figuring out whether or not people were guilty of witchcraft. This is an example of what a crucible is. In our world today we still have crucibles and even though they are different than back then, they all relate to each other because of what influence they have…

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  • Hypocrisy In Salem And The Crucible

    To what extent does hypocrisy affect society? Hypocrisy is normally seen as a personal issue and it’s societal impacts are often overlooked. During the Salem witch trials, hypocrisy played a huge role in the hangings of 19 people. It created mass hysteria, which deeply affected how Salem’s societal values were interpreted. Hypocrisy is ultimately responsible for the events in Salem and The Crucible, as characters try to cover up their own flaws with lies, leading to innocent people being hanged…

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  • Witchcraft In The Film: Three Sovereigns For Sarah

    the Salem Witch Trial, religion didn’t matter, nobody was safe from getting accused just because they were a certain religion. Most of the accused were Christian and it didn’t stop the court from claiming that they are guilty. One of the ministers Samuel Parris was a Puritan so to the Salem town, he was an influence of the devil. Puritan’s believed that Satan would pick the weakest people such as women, kids, and the insane to do his work, so the people that do would be considered a witch.…

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  • Socioeconomic Issues In The Salem Witch Trials

    Were Socioeconomic Tensions Responsible for the Witchcraft Hysteria in Salem? When conducting my research on the Salem Witch Trial era in the year of 1692, there seems to be the same question that people want answers to, which is what caused the Salem Witch trials?. When you sit-down and think about what happened, this kind of question can come to anybody mind naturally. But even though it seems to be an easy question, unfortunately, it seems that it doesn't have an easy answer. That Is why…

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  • Women's Role In The Crucible Essay

    The Crucible, a play written by Arthur Miller, is set in the 1600s, dramatizing the witch trials hysteria in Salem, Massachusetts. In the play, Arthur Miller has demonstrated the role of women in that society through a number of techniques. The actions of women in the play were shown to have outside influences rather than reflect their true nature. Arthur Miller presented the idea that beliefs, expectations and stereotypes had an effect on the behaviour of women. Religion played an important…

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  • The Revolutionary War: The Boston Tea Party

    During the American revolution he was part of the second continental congress. He also helped arrange the treaty of Paris in 1783 that officially ended the American revolution. Another important man who was in the revolution was Samuel Adams. Adams was an important part of the Sons of liberty he helped organize the dumping of the tea into the harbor known as the Boston tea party. After this he represented Massachusetts in the continental Congress. Another important figure in the…

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  • Miramar Hotel: A Criticism Of Postmodernism

    Postmodernism is a late-20th-century movement in the arts, architecture, and criticism that was a departure from modernism. Postmodernism was a movement in architecture that rejected the functionalist, modernist ideals of rationality and also used to describe a dissatisfaction with modern architecture. Postmodernism is characterized by the return of ornament and symbol to form. The aims of the postmodernism was look back to the past for inspiration of history and tradition, ideas of…

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