Toby Stephens

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  • A Doll's House Drama Analysis

    I think that A Doll’s House is a drama. It is a drama because it closely resembles real-life. It in fact resembles the life that many women had to face not too long ago when men were still in control of everything, including their wives. Also, it deals with issues in marriage in which many people have today. The plot structure is definitely linear. There are no flashbacks and there is not a series of stories being told. There is in fact only one story being told and it began with the Helmer’s and it ended with the Helmer’s. The protagonist is Nora Helmer. Nora undergoes many things throughout the play. She has do her best to keep a giant secret from her husband all while Krogstad is threatening to rat her out. She gets to the point where she talks about killing herself. Nora played the role of a housewife all while she was doing something devious behind her husband’s back. She took on secret jobs and took out a secret loan(by forging her dad’s signature) in order to save Torvald. Nora committed a crime lawfully and committed a crime “socially” because she deceived her husband and ruined his reputation, as Torvald said, “Now you have destroyed all my happiness. You have ruined all my future.” The antagonist of the play is Krogstad. He threatens to reveal Nora’s secret in effort to keep his job. He also threatens to blackmail the Helmer’s so that he can build his way up at the bank, as he said, “Within a year I shall be the manager 's right hand. It will be Nils Krogstad…

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  • Money Is Important In The Great Gatsby

    Almost everyone is motivated by money. The only reason people spend 7 to 12 hours at the workplace a day is to earn money. Money helps people lead a nice comfortable life. It helps provide the best education for children. It ensures that near and dear ones have access to medical attention whenever it is in need. Unfortunately, there is a cap space to the amount of money that people can spend on themselves. Regardless, the richest abone us have gathered wealth from them or their progeny will…

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  • Rebellion In A Doll's House

    “A Doll’s House” is one woman’s transition from a housewife with a bit of a defiant streak to complete independence over the course of a few days. Nora Helmer’s rebellion against her husband and movement towards modern womanhood starts out rather innocuously. When Nora is introduced to us, in the first act, she is simply a young woman who wishes to protect her husband and perhaps have the slightest bit of freedom for herself. However, as situations begin to deteriorate her disposition changes,…

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  • The Theme Of Abandonment In Death Of A Salesman By Henrik Ibsen

    Abandonment: The Ultimate Betrayal Playwrights have a tendency to link their standpoints on specific issues in the world through their characters, plots, and their scripts. These playwrights provide subtle clues in an endeavor to get the audience’s attention fixated on what they want the audience to comprehend or notice. A Doll House and Death of a Salesman are plays that essentially deal with the conflicts of abandonment and betrayal. Through the analysis of A Doll House, and Death of a…

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  • Analysis Of Stephen King's Postmodern Novel Carrie

    the case with Stephen King, Stephen King’s postmodern novel Carrie blends fiction and reality to create a story that all teens can relate to. The american novel can be described in a multitude of ways. Novel is described as an extended narrative (Baldick 143). Baldick goes on to say, novels can be short, long, nonfiction, and can even be written in verse (Baldick 143). Novels are written for an audience so it must pack in detail no…

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  • The Perks Of Being A Wallflower Should Be Banned Essay

    Once said by the famous Stephen Chbosky, “Banning books gives us silence when we need speech. It closes ours ears when we need to listen. It makes us blind when we need sight.” I think this book should be banned because it displays delicate and sensitive material and would put bad images into the younger generation 's minds and be corrupted by it. It should only be read by high school and college students because the material in the book can be understood by those age groups and they would know…

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  • Similarities And Differences Between Rita Richard And Shawshank Redemption

    Jack Christensen Period 5 June 2, 2016 IB Film Shawshank Redemption VS. Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption There is always allot of discussion on a book vs. a movie. Which one is better? Witch one has more action, meaning, emotion or desire? What are the main differences? Shawshank Redemption was a story of hope. This hope is in Andy Dufresne. He always has hope though his trials that he is innocent, hope that he can get through prison, and hope that he can get. Then again everyone in…

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  • Importance Of Broader Sources Of Knowledge

    Broader Sources of Knowledge In ancient times, people passed on survival experience to the next generation through oral method. Later, various ways such as making ropes, drawing pictures on walls, and characters emerged to record daily events. People record daily life in order to educate next generation so that the next generation of people can live a better life. With the advent of photographic film, the recording process becomes more and more lifelike and vivid. With the rapid development of…

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  • Catcher In The Rye Symbols

    LITERARY TERMS Word: motif Definition: A recurring image, word, phrase, action, idea, object, or situation used throughout a work, unifying the work by tying the current situation to previous ones, or new ideas to the theme. Quote: “I live in New York, and I was thinking about the lagoon in Central Park, down near Central Park South. I was wondering if it would be frozen over when I got home, and if it was, where did the ducks go? I was wondering where the ducks went when the lagoon got all…

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  • Justice Stephen Brreyer Research Paper

    Justice Stephen Breyer Justice Stephen Breyer has been on the Supreme Court for almost 22 years. He was confirmed to the court by the Senate on June 29, 1994. Justice Breyer’s confirmation was not a surprise considering how highly qualified he was, as well as, how highly others thought of him. For most of Breyer’s adult life he has had an influential role in the legal field. This paper will summarize Justice Stephen Breyer’s early life through today. We will also analyze his jurisprudence in…

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