English 162 Lecture 5 - English 162 Lecture 5 Tuesday CLOSURE How things end what helps to make the sense that something has ended SYMANTEC General term

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English 162 Lecture 5Tuesday, September 18, 2007CLOSURE– How things end, what helps to make the sense that something has ended.SYMANTEC– General term for “meaning”.-Closure can involve both verbaland physicalevents, as well as a change in form like acoupletor through an assertion of power(“I say it is over. I decide the closure”)THEMES OF A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM-A play about marriage-Also a play about love-Love involves both asserting power and also a loss of power (or transfer of power)SOVEREIGN– Someone who rules; a monarch.-Sovereignty is an ability to control closure, and also a way to break the rules-“Mind is just as important as imagination”-Play emphasizes protectionas a theme.-Substitutionas a theme helps to bring about closure (substituting one lover for

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