English130 review 2

English130 review 2 - • The resolution occurs as the main...

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Brittany-Ann Mac Allister 1586296 Sample English Essays: 1. In Sonnet 29, how does the main character develop from the beginning to the end? - What causes this development to occur? - Cite the line where YOU think this change happens and explain your choice. In Sonnet 29, the main character is in a state of depression until he realizes that he is happy with his life just the way it is, and wouldn’t change it for anything. The development of the main character follows a structure wherein he states his problem, explores it, gets it resolved, and comments on it. The problem begins with the “when in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes, I beweep my outcast state” The problem is explored or discussed further until “with what I most enjoy contented least” The turnaround occurs in the line “yet in these thoughts myself almost despising”
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Unformatted text preview: • The resolution occurs as the main character says “haply I think on thee and then my state” • “For thy sweet love remember’d such wealth brings that then I scorn to change my state with kings.” 2. How does Portia’s role in the merchant of Venice change in relation to the law? • At the beginning Portia is bound by law • Towards the end she discerns the stipulations of the bond and is thus at the controlling end of the law. • Manipulate the situation while still remaining within the confines of the law. 3. What factors cause Bassanio’s relationship with Antonio and Portia to change towards the end of the play? • The factors that cause the relationships to change include Bassanio’s marriage to Portia and Antonio’s debt to Shylock...
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