The Two Noble Kinsmen: Power and Gender
The play The Two Noble Kinsmen by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher was an
incredibly enjoyable and thought provoking read, as the play touched on a myriad of themes and
concepts depicted in Shakespeare's
Things Are Not Always What They Seem: Hercules in The Merchant of Venice
An obvious interpretation of William Shakespeare's comedy, The Merchant of Venice, is that
money is equivalent to power; the idea that how much money a person has determines how much
Intro To Shakespeare Performance
Hermia: Where art thou, my love?
Rosalind: I have been calling like a sweet dove!
Hermia: I wouldst thou reply to my lovers call!
Rosalind: If you are around, come out! Withall!
Hermia: My love hath eyes bluer than the sea
As You Like It
The Court in France
The Forest of Ardenne
Pastoral literature in which the rustic world of forest and field offers an alternative to and a
sanctuary from the urban or courtly milieu to which it is contrasted
The Tempest is similar to a dream that King Lear has at the end of his play of himself and his daughter
locked away on an island
Probably written in 1610
This may have been Shakespeare's final work alone,
The Merchant of Venice
Jews were already the subject of much hatred in Elizabethan England
Venice was the richest city in the Renaissance and also practiced the most diversity
Shylock is an isolated figure in
SHAKESPEARE REVIEW SHEET
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Some people believe that MND was written for and first performed for an aristocratic wedding
with Queen Elizabeth in attendance, therefore the new couple would be
Hermia and Helena with
Antonio and Bassanio. Their Some of Henry's best friends
Celia and Rosalind's
two bodies but yet one
friendship transcends that of from Henry IV part one and friendship definitel
Horatio and Hamlet.
Although I wouldn't use
them really. But Hamlet
tells Horatio all of his
plans before he acts them
out and the play can be
seen as one about their
friendship. On the other
hand, Hamlet sentences
two of h
Chaste, Silent, and Obedient?
During William Shakespeare's time, women did not have many rights; in fact, most of a
woman's rights belonged to her father until she was married. Because of this, women were expected to
treat their fathers as if the
Father Figures Figure Our Figures: The Role of the Father in Shakespeare
In the last few decades, America has witnessed drastic changes in the institution of family. Some of the
more severe changes families are now forced to deal with are rises in
He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not: Is Anything Real in the Forest?
The year 1483 witnessed the births of prominent figures such as Martin Luther and
Rafael, but it also lays claim to another important beginning: the origin of the word "feig
In our hamlet discussion we talked about how different ideas of family and family structure in
the renaissance inflect shakespeares presentation of family relationships. in midsummer theseus
says to hermia that "to you your father should be as a