Term Papers on Arts and Movies
Macbeth: The Murder
Number of words: 371 - Number of pages: 2
.... was saying. One thing that went Macbeth's way was
that Malcolm and Donalbain fled because they thought that whoever killed
their father would come back to kill them next.
Now that Macbeth was king he felt more and more paranoid about what
he had done. Macbeth hired murderers to kill Banquo and his son. The
murderers killed Banquo, but his son escaped. This meant that the
prophecy that Banquo's son would become king could still come true.
Again Macbeth made another big mistake. At the dinner party he
kept mentioning that he wished that Banquo was th .....
Macebth: Power Of Knowledge
Number of words: 1405 - Number of pages: 6
.... power from knowledge causes discomfort. As often been said, ignorance is bliss. After Macbeth is promised the throne, Banquo asks why Macbeth is less than ecstatic. "Good sir, why do you start, and seem to fear / Things that do sound so fair?" (Act I, Sciii, L. 54-55) Macbeth's new knowledge makes him uncomfortable, as he realizes the implications. His first thoughts considering murdering Duncan appear, and he is scared. After he commits the murder, Macbeth says, "To know my deed, 'twere best not know myself." (Act II, Scii, L. 93) Knowing that h .....
Television And Commercialism
Number of words: 1536 - Number of pages: 6
.... in their lives. Barbie, the Mattel doll, also portrays a
false image. With her petite, fragile figure, large bust, tiny waist, long legs,
big eyes, and vast career ranging from a lifeguard to a doctor, Barbie wins the
hearts of many innocent little girls who become subjected to her unrealistic
Most often in television there is no depth beyond the surface, what you
see is what you get. This is very prominent in children' s television, where
without the special effects in action- adventure shows, all that is left are
shows that lack enthusiasm. For .....
Feathery Friends Or Carnivorous Beasts?
Number of words: 1256 - Number of pages: 5
.... together in a time of crisis. Other characters in the story include Jim, Mr. Trigg, and Mrs. Trigg, who are indifferent about the actions of the birds. It is ironic because they thought the birds would bring no harm, but in reality, the birds kill all of them. Foreshadowing is used many times in this selection. When it is stated that the birds had been more restless than ever this fall of the year, it implies that something strange and unnatural is going on with the birds. Another example of foreshadowing in this selection is when smoke is not coming ou .....
Macbeth’S Changing Fears
Number of words: 741 - Number of pages: 3
.... hearted. After the murder Macbeth becomes almost evil in his quest for power and the control of his fate. This transformation is most evident in two passages spoken by Macbeth. The first passage is in Act I and the second is in Act III.
In the first passage Macbeth says:
This supernatural soliciting
Cannot be ill, cannot be good. If ill,
Why hath it given me earnest of success,
Commencing in a truth? I am Thane of Cawdor:
If good, why do I yield to that suggestion
Whose horrid image doth unfix my hair
And make my seated heart knock at my ribs,
Death Of A Salesman - Willy's Escape
Number of words: 1028 - Number of pages: 4
.... failing to deal adequately with
his feelings, he escapes into a time when things were better for his
family. It is not uncommon for one to think of better times at low points
in their life in order to cheer themselves up so that they are able to
deal with the problems they encounter, but Willy Lowman takes it one step
further. His refusal to accept reality is so strong that in his mind he is
transported back in time to relive one of the happier days of his life. It
was a time when no one argued, Willy and Linda were younger, the financial
situation was less o .....
Essay On Impulsiveness In Romeo & Juliet
Number of words: 959 - Number of pages: 4
.... about the consequences. Tybalt said “I'll not endure him” and
Capulet told him emphatically “he shall be endur'd”(pg. 57, Lines 77 & 78).
In this scene Capulet prevented a huge Montegue and Capulet confrontation
by thinking first and not doing the impulsive suggested by Tybalt. Through
thinking these actions through, problems were prevented.
However, Capulet was at times, a very rash person, and that lead to
much of the misfortune in this play. Hours after Romeo killed Tybalt,
Capulet acted on haste in Act III, Scene 4 and told Paris “I will make a
Romeo & Juliet: Friar Lawrence
Number of words: 622 - Number of pages: 3
.... marry Romeo and Juliet is because he hopes that the marriage will end the
hostilities between the two houses. When he says "Shall Romeo by my letters
know our drift, and hither shall he come; and he and I shall watch thy waking,
and that very night shall Romeo bear thee to Mantua." (Act 4, Scene 1), he tells
Juliet how everything will be all right. Unfortunately, for all his good
intentions the play still ends in tragedy.
Friar Lawrence is a man who is not afraid to take risks when he feels it is
neccesary to help someone. For example in Act 2, Scen .....