Juries - Bajazet - Classical By: Jean Racine Exposition...

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Bajazet - Classical By: Jean Racine Exposition – Osmin brings news of the sultan Amurat to Byzantium : they appear to be at the point of abandoning the siege of Babylon. Inciting Incident – Acomat, grand vizir, wishes to take advantage of this failure by encouraging the Janissaries to revolt. He has already refused to execute Bajazet as the sultan commanded. Finally, Acomat believes Bajazet and Roxane, the sultan's favorite, are in love, and he wishes to rely on them while marrying Atalide. In reality, Bajazet is in love with Atalide; he only returns the love of Roxane in order to become king. Rising Action – Roxane wants to dethrone Amurat by wedding Bajazet. He is reticent, which infuriates Roxane. Acomat, and then Atalide push Bajazet to except, and he considers it. Crisis – Bajazet and Roxane make up, while Atalide wishes to die, having saved the man she loves. Bajazet comes to tell her that he has only made vague promises to Roxane. Roxane over hears this conversation, and begins to realize Bajazet and Atalide's relationship. Climax – Orcan, the sultan's servant, has come home to announce that, against all odds, Amurat has taken Babylon. Roxane receives evidence of the love between Bajazet and Atalide, and it is these two elements which force Roxane into action: she will kill Bajazet in order to please the sultan. Acomat, who up until now has conspired with Bajazet and Roxane, has decided to act from now on without them. Dénouement – After one final interview with Bajazet, Roxane has him hanged. After this, she is assassinated by Orcan, who is acting under a secret order of the Sultan. The conspiracy of Acomat is run aground, and Atalide kills herself on stage
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I want I say I do 1. To help my young  protégé  understand  that I am too old to  worry about real love That my heart is  hardened sit proud and strong 2. To teach a valuable  lesson in power I am marrying for the  politics Gesticulate with my  right hand, signifying  the strength of my  choice 3. To show my security  in the choice I do not need to  worry about this  foolproof plan Gaze outside my  throne room 4. To show the irony When I finally die,  they may be happy,  but I’ll have gotten  what I wanted Smile and laugh Uta 9: 1. Achmet, grand Vizier, or Sultan, of the Byzantium 2. Around 1200 AD 3. The great Byzantium 4. My palace and guards 5. Past – We have many years ago taken the Byzantium from the Romans. Now – The throne is in jeaopardy. Future – Death looms on the horizon. 6. I am in perceived power, but the real power sways from holder to holder 7. I want to rule my contry in peace and prosperity 8. Traitors within the government 9. Marry in order to create a treaty ACOMAT:   1. Would'st thou have me learn  Now at my age the worthless lore of love? 
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And shall a heart that years of toil have harden'd  Blindly submit to follow vain delights? 
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