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    Queen Mab Reference Literature

    Hello, I am looking for any information about Queen Mab. Including origin, culture, description, attitudes about, and anything else interesting. Also need references to her from literature, etc. (besides Mercutio's speech in Romeo and Juliet, of course).

    Style, Tension, balance, compostition, and subject in plays.

    A Street Car Named Desire" and "The Taming of the Shrew" I do not know much about "The taming of the Shrew" by Shakespeare. I need to compare and contrast the female characters. I only need you do help me with "The Taming of the Shrew". Then I can do "A Street Car Named Desire". I need to contract, the female character on "T

    Introduction to an Analytical Essay

    Discuss an aspect in Hamlet that you found the most interesting. Some ideas you may want to examine, think about, and write about: * Hamlet's character. * The King's character. * The meaning of the play within the play. * Why Hamlet's plot did not work as he thought. * The relationship between Hamlet and his mother a

    Evaluations of writings by romantic poets are offered.

    This posting offers these ideas: You are gathering material, poetry for another session of your working group to rally around the new PR campaign for quality 'hip' romantic films to appeal to a high school audience and are actively involved in the selection process. While in the process of looking for new material, you revisi

    King Lear's Timelessness

    This posting assesses these questions: Why do you think Shakespeare's plays have the appeal that they do? Use a specific example from the play you read to explain why his works are performed time and time again. Use direct quotes from the play to back up your findings.

    Shakespeare's Timelessness

    This posting argues why Shakespeare's plays have the appeal that they do. It also offers a description of the way the natural world is represented in a Shakespeare plays.

    This posting compares Othello and King Leontes.

    Othello and King Leontes are compared in terms of how they experience the truth. What happened with each that is similar in the way Shakespeare did it? What is different? What possible reason could Shakespeare have had for doing each the way he did?

    Use the Cybrary to find information about characterization

    Use the Cybrary to find information about characterization. Read some tips on writing believable characters. Select one character (whom you know or about whom you have read) and write contrasting paragraphs about that character. In the first, try to make the character likeable. In the second, attempt to arouse a hostile reaction

    Character analysis

    Please desribe or analyze the character cordelia in King Lear by Shakespeare I know that she was the kind of daughter that when asked how she felt about her father, she was truthful and her honesty had a major impact on what her father left to her. He left her the bad type of land . Please add to this and reframe because

    Shakespeare's Hamlet is assessed.

    This job focuses on "How the play treats th idea of suicide morally, religiously, and with attention to Hamlet's two important statements about suicide:the "o, that this to solid flesh would melt," and "To be or not to be," soliloquy. It also targets why does Hamlet believe that, although capable of suicide, most human beings ch

    Hedda Gabler

    I'm reading Hedda Gabler in class. As I was reading, the character Hedda seemed to resemble two other characters from different readings: the main character in Camue's 'Stranger' and the wife in Hemingway's 'Cat in the rain.' I've done some web searches and found out that the main reasons why she commits suisicde are 'her pl

    Thesis for 10-page paper on Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest"

    I'm writing a 10-page research paper for my english class on Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" and I'm having trouble coming up with a good thesis that I could actually write 10 pages on. Several examples would be greatly appreciated as well as general ideas on how to go about writing it.

    Shakespearian Androgyny Encompassed

    Even highly educated scholars now often ignore the fact that in Shakespeare's day, boy actors took the young women's roles. No female actor was permitted to perform the female roles until 1662. However, Shakespeare several times makes actual textual references to this odd-seeming form of representation not only in the comedies,

    Common Themes in Various Plays

    This job traces common themes shared in the following plays:"The Brute","Oedipus the King","Trifles","The Glass Menagerie","A Doll House", and "Death of a Salesman".