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Moliere’s The Imaginary Invalid

Moliere's "The Imaginary Invalid" is a farcical play about a hypochondriac who is so obsessed with his health and money that he ends up...

The Cherry Orchard: The Misunderstood Comedy

When the first production of The Cherry Orchard was performed on stage in Moscow, there was a significant difference of opinion between the author...

Titus Andronicus

I loved this play! I never knew Shakespeare could have been this dark and deep. Every act was twisted with plots of deviance. Titus...

The Tempest: Raging Waters

The magic in The Tempest was able to create many abnormal happenings as well as different feelings that are shown through the characters of...

John Proctor: Tragic, or Pathetic?

"I have given you my soul; leave me my name! " (138). This is the disturbing vision we are left with at the end...

The Merchant of Venice

Act 1 In the fist act, Antonio is introduced as the Merchant of Venice.  A friend of him, Bassanio, desperately needs money because all of...

The play “Oedipus Rex”

The play "Oedipus Rex" is a very full and lively one to say the least. Everything a reader could ask for is included in...

Lord Hastings: A Justification to Omit Regret

Ironically, we do not assent to his words because they are exactly in the right, but because they are exactly in the wrong. By...

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Young Goodman Brown

Nathaniel Hawthornes Young Goodman Brown" is a moral story which is told through the perversion of a religious leader. It is thick with allegory....

The Crucible: The witch trials in Salem

The witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts in the early sixteen hundreds was a time of uneasiness and suspicion. Anyone could easily turn in his...

Twelfth Night And Crossdressing: An Imitation of Ignorance

The play Twelfth Night encapsulates what it meant to be a man and women throughout the 16th century. The roles of each gender were...

Antigone a play written by Sophocles

Antigone is a play written by Sophocles that became a classic due to its controversial content. In this play, the Greek dramatist reflected mainly...

Christopher Marlowe’s play, Doctor Faustus

In Christopher Marlowe’s play, Doctor Faustus, the idea of repentance is a reoccurring theme with the title character. Faustus is often urged by others...

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