Authority—legitimate and illegitimate—is a major preoccupation in The Tempest.

Admin/ October 1, 2022/ Shakespeare Literature

Authority—legitimate and illegitimate—is a major preoccupation in The Tempest. Throughout the play the characters usurp power from each other, and some argue that the island is essentially a colony—claimed first by Sycorax and then by Prospero. Choose 2 or 3 examples of usurpation in the play and analyze the characters’ motivations. What motivates their actions and what do they hope

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FINAL ESSAY: COMPARE/CONTRAST ESSAY: Anakin Skywalker vs. Macbeth (and Other Sh

Admin/ September 29, 2022/ Shakespeare Literature

FINAL ESSAY: COMPARE/CONTRAST ESSAY: Anakin Skywalker vs. Macbeth (and Other Shakespearean Tragic Heroes) Four – Seven Pages MLA FORMAT Double-spaced, 12-pt Font Aristotle’s ideas about tragedy were recorded in his book of literary theory titled, Poetics. In it, he has a great deal to say about the structure, purpose, and intended effect of tragedy. His ideas have been adopted, disputed,

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Rather than reading and responding to the interpretive work of others, you will

Admin/ September 29, 2022/ Shakespeare Literature

Rather than reading and responding to the interpretive work of others, you will be looking at the source material itself. Below, you will find an image of one page from the first folio of Shakespeare and one from the 1552 Book of Common Prayer For each one transcribe the passage contained inside the highlighting. You should produce two versions of

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Discuss the depiction of honor in Henry IV, Part One. When you think of honor, c

Admin/ September 26, 2022/ Shakespeare Literature

Discuss the depiction of honor in Henry IV, Part One. When you think of honor, certain concepts such as honesty, integrity, valor, and chivalry may come to mind. There are doubtless others. But all suggest a positive attitude—personal and social values worthy of praise and admiration. But what are the possible limitations, the potential negativity that can also be associated

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Read through the pages below in this unit titled “Option 1” “Option 2” and “Opti

Admin/ September 17, 2022/ Shakespeare Literature

Read through the pages below in this unit titled “Option 1” “Option 2” and “Option 3”, then come back here and submit a paper abstract. Again, make sure you read through those pages fully before completing this assignment. In one paragraph, explain to me which theory you would like to choose for your final paper. Within the directions of each

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