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Edward Albees play Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Edward Albees play Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a drama exploring the anxieties of modern life. By personalizing aspects of the epic Albee...

Two Gentleman of Verona

Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by Mr. Wolfe, depicted an excellent plot through strong acting and characterization. In addition it possessed humor that perfectly...

Light and Darkness Found in Antigone and the Gospel of John

As a child, my world was enraptured by the wonderful Fisher-Price toy known as the Lite-Brite. By inserting multicolored little pegs into their corresponding...

The Iceman Cometh

Denial is the refusal to admit the truth. It is the refusal to accept or acknowledge the reality or validity of a thing or...

Picasso at the Lapin Agile – Dramatic Criticism

From the time you enter the Falk Theatre, until the curtain rises and falls on the Stageworks productions of Picasso at the Lapin Agile,...

Apparent Feminisms in the Play Trifles

Male domination in 1916, when Susan Glaspells play Trifles was written, was the way of life. Men controlled most women and women were not...

“Medea” by Euripides: Jason and Medea

In Medea, by Euripides, the two main characters Jason and Medea are forced to leave Lolkos and have taken refuge in Corinth. Jason has...

Measure for Measure Notes

Act II, Scene 1 To no avail, Escalus pleads with an adamant Angelo to have pity on the life of Claudio. Angelo does not really...

Long Day’s Journey Into Night: Play by Eugene ONeill

In the play Long Days Journey Into Night by Eugene ONeill, the Tyrone family is haunted not by what is present in flesh facing...

Long Day’s Journey Into Night: Play Review

It is understandable that so many people in our class did not find the last act of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night...

Ibsen’s “Ghosts”

At the time when Ghosts first appeared, it was considered extremely dangerous and indecent. The themes it contains of inherited illness (siphylis, though this...

Cyrano De Bergerac: Can’t Blow Any Louder

Cyrano tries to be more than he is. From Cyranos first scene to his last the reader gets an impression that Cyrano is trying...

Comedy of Errors: Shakespeare Play Research Paper

Biography of Shakespeare William Shakespeare, English playwright and poet recognized in much of the world as the greatest of all dramatists. Shakespeares plays communicate a...

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...