Term Papers on Arts and Movies
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.... role is smaller, Antigone is the more difficult character to understand. Some have judged her to be guilty of the sin of pride and overwhelmed by an immature or masochistic desire to martyr herself. Others consider her a woman of innate nobility and idealism, unwilling to compromise the truth as she sees it, who suffers a cruel and undeserved punishment. In either case, it is important to realize that Antigone is driven by her principles and a reasoned analysis of the situation.
The positions of Antigone and Creon are opposed, but both possess the same stubb .....
Hamlet: Method In The Madness
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.... insanity (or breakdown)
against Hamlet's madness, there is instead a clear definitiveness in
Ophelia's condition and a clear uncertainty in Hamlet's madness. Obviously,
Hamlet's character offers more evidence, while Ophelia's breakdown is quick,
but more conclusive in its precision. Shakespeare offers clear evidence
pointing to Hamlet's sanity beginning with the first scene of the play.
Hamlet begins with guards whose main importance in the play is to give
credibility to the ghost. If Hamlet were to see his father's ghost in
private, the argument for his madnes .....
Shylock Is The Villian In Shakespeare's Merchant Of Venice
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.... in getting his money back.
Shylock want revenge for the loss of his daughter through the fulfillment
of the bond. In court Shylock is defeated because of his selfishness.
Shakespeare also shows the human qualities of Shylock throughout
the play. Shakespeare brings out these human qualities by causing us to
feel sympathy for him. After the loss of his daughter Shylock ran through
the streets crying ďMy daughter! O my ducats! O my daughter!Ē as children
followed him, mocking him. This causes us to feel sympathy for Shylock,
even though we may feel him .....
Movie Review Of Itís A Wonderful Life
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.... against him, from the beginning.
Clarence, an angel, was sent down to save George from doing evil by committing suicide. The angel saved him in many ways. George didnít commit suicide, because he was too busy saving Clarence. Clarence took him to "Pottersville" and showed him what the world would be like if he was never born. That saved George in a way as well. George learned what he had to be thankful for.
I thought this film to be very intellectual. It told a wonderful story, yet taught valuable lessons. Clarence taught George that there is more .....
Death Of A Salesman: Willy Loman
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.... knew came. There were thousands mourning his death. From that point,
Willy Loman found an awesome dream which he followed the rest of his life.
Willy became a salesman. Willy is the most unqualified salesman ever! He never
sold a thing. Willy stops seeing the truth at one point of his life and he
relies on his own lies to numb his pain. The pain of knowing he cannot and wont
be able to become Dave Singleman. He is Willy Loman, who is good at fixing the
house. He is not cut out for travelling from city to city and selling goods to
people he has never met be .....
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.... who said, "The only thing that burns in hell is the part of you that
won't let go of your life, your memories, your attachments, they burn it all
away. But they aren't punishing you, they're freeing your soul." The
chiropractor also says that the way he sees it, "If you're frightened of dieing
and you keep trying to hold on you'll see devils tearing your life away. If
you've made your peace then the devils are really angels, freeing you from the
earth." The film Jacob's Ladder uses the character of Jacob Singer to
demonstrate how the film's creato .....
Captain's Letter Regarding Macbeth
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.... thinking. I hope I can write again very soon. I want you to know
that I am in good health.
I feel this is a good opportunity to tell the tale of our great victory
over the Thane of Cawdor and evil MacDonwald. Things were looking very horrible,
it seemed like all my troops had perished. Our brave general MacBeth came from
nowhere to the center of the battle and slayed MacDonwald like the dragon he
truly is. MacBeth took a spear and forced MacDonwald's head onto it and
rejuvenated our troops while striking fear into the hearts of the enemy,
Before the smoke cleared another blaze had started. The k .....
Jean Claude Van Damme In Double Impact
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.... played by Philip Chan Yan Kin, and Nigel
Griffith, played by Alan Scarfe. Frank and Chad go to Hong Kong and meet
his brother. Interesting events take place when they arrive since Alex's
girlfriend Danielle Wilde, played by Alonna Shaw, thinks that Chad is Alex.
Alex arrives and head butts Chad. When Chad revives from being knock
unconscious, Frank convinces the two brothers to help avenge the deaths of
The setting for this movie is very appropriate. They are in Hong Kong
where the laws are not up to par with the American Style. This allo .....