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English- Shakespeare
Some people believe Shakespeare's plays were not really written by him. Soem people believe the real authors are anywhere from Francis Bacon to Queen Elizabeth while others support Edward de Vere. Who do you belive is the literary and historical Shakespeare. I believe the real...
January 4, 2008 by Christian

Tittle: "Shakespeare in Love Movie Notes and Reaction Question" what do you know about Shakespeare's family life? What do you notice about Shakespeare's love life? What do you notice about how Shakespeare writers his plays and peoms? what do you notice about the actors in ...
November 5, 2009 by Ashley

Shakespeare invented many familiar words and phrases. Find five examples that Shakespeare invented and that we still use today. Define what they meant in Shakespeare's time and what they mean now. (I tried to look some up but they did not give the information on what they used...
October 28, 2013 by Lily

What are the advantages of kids learning about Shakespeare in this day and age.
December 10, 2007 by Hilka

English, Literature, Arts, Shakespeare
The fusion of classical and romantic elements in Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”.
July 18, 2015 by Krytle

What are Shakespeare beliefs, attitude, time, heritage, and experiments.
April 23, 2013 by Anonymous

I need help with the meter in Shakespeare's Sonnet 87. I know usually his are iambic pentameter, but with eleven syllables in each line I can't make that work. HELP.
February 23, 2008 by MJ

Why does Shakespeare not tell us what started the family feud?
January 22, 2010 by tatyana

What do you enjoy about reading Shakespeare ? plz help
February 1, 2010 by Anonymous

Why is Shakespeare’s work still worth reading?
November 7, 2014 by Sara

Please help me I'm not doing homework but research on Shakespeare's sonnet Shall I Compare Thee To a Summer's day? Why does Shakespeare refute his claim?
February 28, 2009 by Literature Help

In "To the Memory of My Beloved Master, William Shakespeare." By Ben Jonhson What are two metaphors that Jonson uses as names or titles for Shakespeare?
September 10, 2008 by Jamie

12th grade Shakespeare
"O, what a rogue and peasant slave am I!" -Hamlet (Act II, ii) What are two interestin ways that Shakespeare uses language in this soliloquy?
May 18, 2010 by Anonymous

Shakespeare + hamlet+ english!
http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/hamlet/characters.html "Osric - The foolish courtier who summons Hamlet to his duel with Laertes." Is it really an "intrusion"? Or is Shakespeare using the character to lure Hamlet into accepting the challenge and fight Laertes? ?? Why has...
December 1, 2006 by Writeacher

what is shakespeare saying about love in this quote"I wish my father looked but with my eyes"-- i get that it means that everyone has their own perspective on how they see one another but is there any other idea?
December 15, 2009 by clueless

What is Shakespeare refering to when he says "O thou weed, Who art so lovely fair and smell'st so sweet That the sense aches at thee" in Othello? I havent read this, but I was wondering, is he talking to a person, or a plant?
February 24, 2008 by chelsea

language arts
Who was Shakespeare's most famous patron and what did Shakespeare write to honor this patron?
May 4, 2010 by mic

English- rhyme schemes
What is the rhyme scheme of William Shakespeare's "Full Fathom Five" and "Where the Bee Sucks There Suck I" ? Most of Shakespeare's poems are in iambic pentameter but these two aren't.
December 26, 2007 by Audrey

can someone just give me straightforward answers to help me study for my test tomorrow? when we say "Shakespeare's time" what years is this referring to...what centuries? Why was theatre important during Shakespeare's time?
January 7, 2008 by kelly

Honors 9 English
Where is the best place to find interpretations for Romeo And Juliet thanks &heart; Here are a few: http://www.bardweb.net/ http://www.shakespeare-online.com/ http://www.shakespeare.com http://shakespeare.palomar.edu/ http://nfs.sparknotes.com/ http://www-tech.mit.edu/...
February 9, 2007 by Teri

I have a question about Shakespeare. I know that he wrote many plays, (about 37) and that they all could be classified as comedy, tragedy or histories, but Which type of classification is often cited with Shakespeare's greatest plays?
February 13, 2010 by Danielle

Shakespeare, English
Hi i need to write about 5 paragraphs about: Compare different ways that Shakespeare describes dreams in the three extracts (Puck's final speech, Clarence's Dream & Caliban's Dream) using PEE
June 21, 2014 by Mohd

What is so amazing about Shakespeare's plays?
Why do we have to learn Shakespeare in English? Most of his plays aren't even original. IMHO -- He was an ordinary man who managed to put together an amazing array of plays and other writings intended for the ordinary people during his time, not just for the nobility. His ...
February 23, 2007 by Anonymous

english- macbeth
well i have a couple of questions about the tragedy of macbeth that i have no clue how to answer so if you could lend me some help i'll appriciate it. it's act 2: Q1) Though Macbeth encounters no actual opposition until long after Duncan is murdered, Shakespeare must ...
March 29, 2011 by carol

I am having trouble finding scholarly articles/essays on issues found in King Lear. Any suggestions? First look at this site for Themes and Motifs: http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/lear/ Then use a search to check articles on those themes. One is brutality... there has ...
December 11, 2006 by Carter

comparisons between twelfth night and merchant of venice Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. First of all be sure you have read both plays! 1. http://shakespeare.mit.edu/twelfth_night/index.html (Twelfth Night) 2. http://shakespeare.mit.edu/merchant/index.html...
May 7, 2007 by sajida

what do these sentences mean? their shakespeare and i don't get them.. please help! "And too soon marred are those so early made" "i'll look to like, if looking liking move; but no more dee will i endart mine eye/than your consent gives strength to make it fly." "If love be ...
February 13, 2008 by Anonymous

Which appositive phrase is punctuated correctly? Shakespeare, the great writer penned many famous sonnets. Shakespeare the great writer, penned many famous sonnets. Shakespeare the great writer penned many famous sonnets. Shakespeare, the great writer, penned many famous ...
September 15, 2016 by Jay

This is for my class its about the movie Shakespeare in love, I need to know how you would personally answer these questions. Need to know if anyone can answer these questions to get a better insight? 1. What are the main themes of the film? The film-maker's message is not ...
March 24, 2008 by John

I'm trying to write a few sentences about what I believe friendship is. I really love Shakespeare's literature, and want to write the sentences like his. Friendship sy ne expressed fram the mind, but the soul. It is se abounding consanguinity which one could ever sense.
January 24, 2011 by Maddy

Why is there so much Shakespeare incorporated into "Brave New World"? What does Shakespeare represent in "Brave New World"?
May 16, 2008 by Christian

Shakespeare, English
Hi i need to write about 3 more paragraphs about: Compare different ways that Shakespeare describes dreams in the three extracts (Puck's final speech, Clarence's Dream & Caliban's Dream) using PEE i have done 4 if anyone gives me at least 2 more that would be brilliant please ...
June 22, 2014 by Mohammad

1. My favorite book is Tempest. It was written by William Shakespeare. I like it because it was about the happenings on a magic island. 2. My favorite book is Tempest. It was written by William Shakespeare. I like it because it was about betrayal, magic and forgiveness. 3. My ...
June 22, 2015 by rfvv

i did all of them except these i need help all the questions look like they repeat themselves i don't know if i'm doing them correct 1.how does shakespeare use situationaL irony in act 1 to introduce or develop the impulsive thinking theme 2.what is verbal irony? how does ...
May 4, 2014 by yasminb

"Every character in Shakespeare's play has a function important to the plot. Discuss the characterization of Feste using dialogue, actions and what other characters say about him. In your answer, include Feste's function in the play." HELP?! I don't really understand. Wasn't ...
September 29, 2008 by W I C K E D

* I have a project to do for William Shakespeare, Were i have to make some sort of amusement park and i need help thinking of what rides i should put in my amusement park but those rides have to relate to Shakespeare in someway. Plz Help!
April 22, 2009 by Shaz

9th grade
* I have a project to do for William Shakespeare, Were i have to make some sort of amusement park and i need help thinking of what rides i should put in my amusement park but those rides have to relate to Shakespeare in someway. Plz Help!
April 22, 2009 by Shaz

1. True or false: Shakespeare's works were written to be performed on stage. true*** false 2. True or false: William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway at the age of 30 in London. true false*** 3. Which of the following is NOT one of the components of drama? dialogue stage ...
February 28, 2016 by SkatingDJ

what is foil? how does shakespeare use character foils to introduce or develop the theme of revenge? what is situational irony? how does shakespeare use situation irony in act 1 to introduce or develop the forbidden love theme
May 3, 2014 by yasminb

hey i need some help =[ for english i have to write a paper about "if i were hamlet what would i do in terms of killing the ghost. it says to take into account the revelations of the ghost, the situation at cort, characters etc....idk how i could create three distinct body ...
March 3, 2007 by gina

Shakespeare's "Othello"
What evidence is there that Othello may have been a Mexican? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. A Mexican may have played Othello but if you are referring to Shakespeare's Othello: A Christian Moor and general of the armies of Venice. P.S. Perhaps you would ...
June 9, 2007 by Juan

I need to rewrite this sentece getting rid of unnecessary or redundnt words. Most of the attempts to prove he did not write the plays are based on the limitation of his experience and upbrining. And can you please correct this: 1. Apparently, some scholars think that William ...
January 27, 2009 by Yana

I need to find 3 examples of figurative devices, and 2 examples of sound devices in Act II of Shakespeare's Othello play and write their effects(meaning + why Shakespeare decided to use these devices). Anyone have any suggestions for good lines within Act II that exemplifies a...
April 6, 2015 by Kamri

In act three how does the banquet scene blur the clear-cut and common-sense distinction that most of us make between the real and the imaginary? In what other scences has this distinction also been blurred? This site will be able to help you. http://www.sparknotes.com/...
January 17, 2007 by jessica

I'm including an introductory part I wrote on Shakespeare's sonnets. Can you please check it, Writeacher? Thank you!! 1) Shakespeare’s sonnets were published in 1609, although they were probably written in the 1590s. The collection includes a hundred and fifty-four sonnets ...
February 21, 2012 by Henry2

English IV
I need help constructing a thesis statement for a compare and contrast essay over Ophelia and Lady Macbeth. Please help me get started! Would this work? Lady Macbeth and Ophelia both compare and contrast with their viewpoints and personalities. Check out these sites on those ...
June 27, 2007 by Summer

English 30-1
Hi there, i am writing an analytical essay for William Shakespeare's "Hamlet". My essay topic is this.... In Hamlet, Shakespeare reveals the effect of conflict on a person’s character. Write an essay demonstrating how Shakespeare uses a character's reaction to conflict, both...
August 7, 2010 by Danielle

how and when does Shakespeare use a specific conflict in Act 1 to introduce or develop the theme of forbidden love? Romeo tells Benvolio that he is in love with Rosaline, but that she does not return his feelings and has in fact sworn to live a life of chastity. how and when ...
May 3, 2014 by yasminb

Hi, would someone kind please tell me, what the symbolisms are in Hamlet? Thank you http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/hamlet/themes.html =)
December 6, 2006 by Al Gore

I really need you to check these sentences. Thank you. 1) Shakespeare meditates whether time is preordained or not inevitable, the result of human activity. 2) The concept of the universe as a cosmic dance was derived (induced) from the new scientific discoveries, which ...
December 3, 2011 by Henry2

what scenes from othello would any of you recomend for my school movioe? I think that Act 3, Scene 3 would be a fun one to do. http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/othello/section5.rhtml
May 26, 2007 by jason

What is the effectiveness of having a straightforward diction in a short story? It's probably more realistic, especially if the story is told in a 20th or 21st century setting. If you want to know what the difference would be, read a bit of Shakespeare, and then read a bit of ...
November 29, 2006 by george

How do the characters of Laertes and Fortinbras highlight Hamlet's fatal flaw of inaction? Check the character analysis at this site. http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/hamlet/ also check the character analysis at http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/LitNote/id-121.html ...
February 4, 2007 by Missy

1- What was Macbeth's reaction towards Lady Macbeth' death and why did Shakespeare choose to bring Lady Macbeth to an end? 2- How does Juliets death compare to the death of Lady Macbeth and why does Shakespeare bring Juliet to an end?
December 3, 2014 by Anonymous

Compare and contrast the development of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.What different stages does each other them through Please post your answer and we'll be glad to critique it for you. This character analysis site will probably help you with your answer. http://www.sparknotes.com...
May 28, 2007 by Warren

in his plays william shakespeare wrote a great many phares that have stood the test of time. see whether you can rearrange the letters below to discover shakespeares phares still used today. a)d t o h i n i a van_s_e_ i_t_ _h_n _ir hint: its what hamlet's fathers ghost did ...
February 4, 2007 by anna

If you have read The Misanthrope I have started reading it and am lost, I am trying to figure out if Philinte believes we should be hypocrites and why. Thanks I don't see "The Misanthrope" among Shakespeare's works. Are you sure you don't mean Moliere? Anyway, here are some ...
February 10, 2007 by Cameron

English Grammar
Need HELP!!!!!? I need help Grammar correction please!!! Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmaker’s message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, overcoming obstacles and doing what ...
March 25, 2008 by Jimmy

how and when does Shakespeare use a specific conflict in Act 1 to introduce or develop the impulsive decision-making theme? Benvolio tells Romeo that the feast will be the perfect opportunity to compare Rosaline with the other beautiful women of Verona. what is foreshadowing? ...
May 3, 2014 by yasminb

I posted this before, I need someone to check my grammar please. Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmaker’s message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, overcoming obstacles and ...
March 24, 2008 by Jimmy

In Scene 3 of macbeth do you think Lady Macbeth is faking when she faints. I am having a hard time understanding this play. Thanks I've never read this particular play; many others, but not this one. Try these sites: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit http://www.novelguide.com http...
January 17, 2007 by chris

What is the word for, when to many things are happening at once? chaos? In romeo and juliet (act3 scene 1) how does benvolioconnect the weather to peoples fellings? http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/romeojuliet/ This site will help you with this. "As they walk in the ...
January 17, 2007 by London

Polonius is giving advice to his son, Laertes, about living life well among other people. Laertes was about to set off from Denmark to Paris for university. http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/hamlet/section3.rhtml =) I'm much better at science, basketball, etc. Could you ...
February 21, 2007 by Writeacher

English: shakespeare
Um, if anyone could help me with this i'd be very thankful. it's a school assignment and i'm having difficulties. All of this is related to The Taming of the Shrew, Kiss me Kate and 10 things I hate about you but it's mainly from The tamingof the Shrew. My tasks are .. (A) ...
June 19, 2008 by LiEN

why was shakespeare so impornt?
January 27, 2010 by kristen

julius caesar
ok im on act 4 in the shakespeare play and i got some questions..i need help 1. What is the purpose of the triumvirs meeting as the scene opens. 2. What occurs between cassius and brutus in their military camp? Why does shakespeare include this scene? 3. What news id brought ...
December 10, 2007 by unknown

Read the following excerpt from Mercurio’s monologue about Queen Mab , bringer of dreams From Romeo and Juliet: …….. She comes In shape no bigger than an agate-stone on the fore-finger of an alderman drawn with a team of little atomies Athwart men’s noses as they lie ...
March 25, 2015 by HELLO WORLD<>

Here are some sentences on Shakespeare I'd like you to check. Thank you. 1)It is difficult to date Shakespeare's plays because only half of them were printed during his lifetime. Three kinds of evidence are used (?) to date his plays. 2) The most valuable is the external one, ...
October 7, 2010 by Franco

An essay on the following question: How is Macbeth affected when he learns of his wife's death? Consider: -The Action of Act 5-Macbeth is standing almost alone, most of his warriors have fled, and he questions what it was all for. -The Characters of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth- ...
March 7, 2009 by Nabiha

what is the royal echange? and what is moorgate?
February 4, 2008 by anonymous

eng 20 F
shakespeare intro pack
January 2, 2011 by Anonymous

Can you please check these last questions. Thank you very much!! 1) What are the most dominant themes in Shakespeare’s Macbeth? 2) How does Shakespeare define True Love in his famous sonnet The Marriage of true Minds? 3) What do the three witches stand for and what ...
March 27, 2011 by Mike

Is the the central them of both sonnets 31 and 39 hopeless love?
December 1, 2007 by Tabby

what is the relation beween shakespeare and john donne?
June 11, 2008 by isabel

where can i find information on william shakespeare and macbeth
January 11, 2009 by numz

Where are three places that William Shakespeare lives?
May 11, 2009 by Sarah

What do you notice about Shakespeare's family life?
November 16, 2009 by Ashley

what motivated Shakespeare to write The Tragedy of Macbeth?
November 4, 2014 by John

English 9th Grade
HELP!!! Need to write a 2 page paper on Shakespeare using dramatic foil. Please let me know what that means. I will be contrasting 2 characters in Romeo and Juliet. Thank you so much. http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/terms/2terms.html#Foil Here is an excellent ...
October 26, 2006 by Lupe

English - Shakespeare
I was wondering if you could help me find literary devices in this passage in "Much Ado about Nothing" by Shakespeare: BENEDICK That I neither feel how she should be loved nor know how she should be worthy, is the opinion that fire cannot melt out of me: I will die in it at ...
December 16, 2009 by Aaron

Grammar Correction, Please? Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmaker’s message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, overcoming obstacles and doing what you believe is the right ...
March 24, 2008 by Jimmy

f this be error and upon me proved/ I nevered writ, nor no man ever loved." What is the impact of these concluding lines from shakespeare's sonnet 116? 1. They underscore the fact that everyone makes mistakes 2. They underscore the fat that shakespeare is a writer 3.They ...
December 21, 2013 by Helen

english : hamlet
How does Shakespeare link the ends of scenes to the beginnings?
November 4, 2009 by Anonymous

English Hamlet
How does Shakespeare link the ends of scenes to the beginnings?
November 4, 2009 by Anonymous

can anyone tell me the indivituality displayed by othello in the play by shakespeare?
June 19, 2010 by ray

In the Shakespeare play, The Taming of the Shrew, where does Petruchio live?
October 11, 2011 by Anonymous

What did "catch a cold" mean when Shakespeare first used it?
October 28, 2013 by Lily

I have a Romeo & Juliet essay to be handed in 5 days from now. I mainly have to write about 'Act 3 Scene 1'. The structure paper tells me to 'Comment on the way Shakespeare contrasts the mood of this scene with the romantic atmosphere of the previous scene (Act 2 Scene 6)' I ...
April 22, 2007 by Leanne

English 9
Writing Prompt: You have been assigned the task of introducing Romeo and Juliet to a group of students with no experience of Shakespeare or Shakespearean Theater. With a partner or yourself, outline the points you want to make in your introduction and how you will analyze and ...
May 2, 2014 by Anonymous

What is the dramatic purpose of Scene IV? sorry Act 4 scene 4 This scene reminds Hamlet of his purpose. "Act IV, scene iv restores the focus of the play to the theme of human action. Hamlet’s encounter with the Norwegian captain serves to remind the reader of Fortinbras’s ...
November 17, 2006 by Justin

Why did Maria play a trick on Malvolio? (Twelfth Night: Shakespeare)
October 11, 2006 by Gina

i'm stuck on an essay can you help: "How does Shakespeare make Act3 Scene4 so dramatic?"
October 20, 2008 by S

can someone tell me what the living conditions of Shakespeare's times were like
December 2, 2008 by brandon

Hi Does anyone have ideas for creating images for shakespeare's play 'the tempest'? thanks
January 17, 2010 by anonymous

Write a note on the characterstic features of 'Hamlet' by william shakespeare.
October 6, 2010 by Anonymous

Can Shakespeare really transfer successfully to the screen? 500 essay
December 9, 2010 by Hamlet

what type of sentence is I hereby declare Tuesday Shakespeare Day.
August 20, 2012 by Stacie

I need help on my grammar and figuring out a way to write these answers more better. Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmaker’s message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, ...
March 24, 2008 by Johnny

Why does Shakespeare not tell us what started the family feud? Answer in complete sentences.
February 12, 2014 by Lane

What were some important props in William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus and what did they represent?
May 6, 2014 by Kelsie

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