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Thursday, October 12, 2006 at 1:47pm by Leo
HAMLET ACT I, SCENE III
2. Polonius enters and offers Laertes a “few precepts”. Many of them have become quite well known over the past four hundred years. As soon as Laertes leaves, Polonius become very inquisitive. When Ophelia tells him the gist of Laertes’s advice, he emphasizes the danger in ...
Monday, November 13, 2006 at 7:00pm by shakespeare
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 ...
Monday, December 11, 2006 at 4:58pm by Carter
I need help in writing a general statement and transition statement to my essay. I have all the body paragraphs.. but not an intro and a conclusion. Please help. Thanks. My essay topic is a shakespearean tragedy is a story of human actions producing exceptional calamity and ...
Friday, April 6, 2007 at 12:06pm by Jari
English - critic please..
Shakespeare’s plays have enjoyed success for centuries – his tragedies in particular. King Lear is one of Shakespeare’s best known tragedies. The famous play contains many scenes with intense story lines and climaxes. Bradley’s definition, “A Shakespearean tragedy is a story ...
Friday, April 6, 2007 at 11:51pm by Jari
Was Richard Wagner ever commited into an insane asylum? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here are some bios on Richard Wagner. They are most interesting and I saw Parsifal at the Bayreuth Festival one summer. Skimming these bios, I did not see he had been ...
Saturday, April 14, 2007 at 1:09pm by april13
what is the "lord of the flies"? use a quote which helped you understand the term. Here is the source for the term "lord of the flies". "The title is said to be a reference to a line from King Lear - "As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods, — They kill us for their sport...
Tuesday, August 21, 2007 at 11:15am by Anonymous
In addition to the episodes mentioned in these search results -- http://www.google.com/search?q=%22parallel+episode%22+literature&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=ie7&rlz=1I7SUNA -- I think there are also many parallel episodes throughout ...
Sunday, January 20, 2008 at 2:09pm by Writeacher
Do you mean "larger than life" real people? If so, Bobpursley has given you some excellent ones. Do you mean "larger than life" fictional characters? If so, reread Bobpursley's last sentence and consider these: Hamlet King Lear Macbeth Achilles Odysseus Aeneas Julius Caesar ...
Sunday, September 21, 2008 at 3:08pm by Writeacher
Hmmmm. Perhaps you should narrow it down some. Macbeth, King Henry V, King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night? In Macbeth, isn't that a bloody scene, akin to the movie Friday the 13th ? Drama: : a state, situation, or series of events involving interesting or intense ...
Monday, October 20, 2008 at 2:47pm by bobpursley
I just Googled this quote and found it's from Shakespeare's King Lear. This site has an intepretation of this line in the context of the play. http://nfs.sparknotes.com/lear/page_42.html
Thursday, January 1, 2009 at 10:53pm by Ms. Sue
Macbeth help again please
Overall, a king's wife and children were treated like subjects, yes -- because they WERE his subjects. Only he was the king; everyone else was a subject of his. I think this concept is clearest in King Lear when the king's daughters are told what he will do and nothing they do...
Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 10:29pm by Writeacher
Grammar and Composition
That's a good start. The John D. reminds me of John D. Rockefeller. Mackintosh is a Scottish name so maybe he's very frugal. Use your imagination to fill in the rest. For really weird names, I've heard that there was a woman named Ima Hogg. My son's first boss was King Lear (...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 5:45pm by Ms. Sue
Daggers are bloody and messy -- and sometimes people chicken out! Shakespeare was fond of using poison, either for killing others (one of King Lear's daughters and Hamlet's father, among others) or for suicide (Romeo). http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/ http://nfs....
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 7:35am by Writeacher
Discuss the ideas developed by William Shakespeare, in King Lear, about how an individual's sense of obligation determines his/her perception of honour.
Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 2:09am by Isaa
litreature- king lear
write a journal in king lear : the idea tha power corrupts but suffering can redeem is farily common plots support this theme
Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 11:16am by reem
litreature- king lear
http://nfs.sparknotes.com/lear/ and http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/ Let us know what YOU THINK.
Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 11:16am by Writeacher
this journal is about king lear sorry i forget to mention it in the question thanks
Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 1:20pm by reem
can you give me some multiple choice question about act 3 in king lear
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 3:25pm by reem
litreature - king lear
who said this quotation in king lear: thou shoulds't not have been old till thou hadest been wise.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 7:08pm by reem