shakespeare-richard iii compare

shakespeare-richard iii compare - 1 Beverly Anderson Mr...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Beverly Anderson Mr. Kibbee Shakespeare: From Stage to Screen 30 August 2010 Richard III Shakespeare is timeless. His plays have been read, preformed, and studied for hundreds of years. The themes and concepts that are incorporated in his works can be applied to generations. When Shakespeare wrote his plays, one can assume that he wanted his audience to be engaged and interested with the characters on stage, no matter when it was being preformed. It has been 419 years since Richard III was written. Yet, people can still relate to the ideas in the play. McKellen’s version of Richard III is better than Olivier’s version because McKellen does exactly what Shakespeare wanted; he adapts the play into a way that modern people can understand and enjoy. McKellen’s version of Richard III takes place in the early to mid 1900’s. The film begins at a party in the castle. The upperclassmen of England have come together to celebrate the end of the war. Modern technologies are seen, like a microphone and a tank.
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern