A 2 page essay on effect and characterization in Shakespeare's "Twelfth night. A 3 page essay on the theme of love in Twelfth Night and how it is not particularly selective of gender.
Mentioned are Aeschylus, Aristophanes, Euripedes, and Socrates. When comparing Athenian democracy to imperialism, it is essential to evaluate how the two elements played out in their political history.
The writer addresses these issues as they relate to Athenian democratic Imperialism. Bibliography lists 4 sources. This 5 page report is written as speech given by Thucydides tot he assembly of Athens and addressing the action to be taken against the revolting Mitylenians, policy relating to Melos, and the possibility of mounting a conquest of Sicily.
No additional sources cited. It has been known for quite some time that literature not only reflects the values of a society, but that it can influence them as well. This 6 page paper looks at a few of the classic literature, such as The Iliad and The Odyssey by Homer, Thucydides' interpretation of Pericles's funeral oration and the plague narrative and The Rape of Lucretia, in terms of the values they may have contributed or reflected of the ancient Greek and Roman societies.
Bibliography lists 14 sources. This 5 page research paper examines Aristotle's definition of tragedy in his essay, Poetics.
Specifically discussed are how Aristotle's interpretation of tragedy is expressed in two classic Greek plays, Antigone by Sophocles, and Agamemnon by Aeschylus.
Bibliography lists 3 sources. A 6 page essay that looks at four historic works as to how these texts relate to the issue of the state's control of the individual.
The writer draws parallel between these classic works. Includes quotations from these four sources. Bibliography lists 6 sources. A short three page overview of differences and similarities that exist between Cicero's letter to Atticus and Pliny the Younger's letters to Trajan.
A 5 page summarization of major themes in Thucydides accounts of the Peloponnesian War. This paper presents the historical perspective prior to the onset of the war.
It also contains consideration of the major thematic considerations of the era, including focus on democracy, morality, ambition, leadership and wealthy. The primary source is cited. A 4 page paper that considers the representation of culture presented by Thucydides in his work The Peloponnesian War.
This paper demonstrates the differences between Sparta and Athens that led to the war, as well as the perceptions of culture in other city states. Bibliography lists no additional sources. A 5 page paper discussing Heracles [later renamed "Hercules " by the Romans]. Bibliography lists four sources.
This 5 page paper discusses the myth of Hercules Heracles and compares it with the myth of Diana Artemis. Each character was undeniably heroic and each based their standards of behavior on ideals much larger than their own individuality. A 5 page research paper which examines the behavior of the chorus in the play and the reasons behind their continued reverence for a deity who pledges brutal revenge against their ruler.
Bibliography lists one source. A 5 page paper that discusses the way in which power corrupted Medea in this tragedy. This paper contends that it was not only the behavior of Jason that led Medea towards the pursuit of power, but also the determinations made by society that led her to murder her children, among others.
Jason has essentially abandoned her and sought a new wife who will bring him social standing and wealth. He is a weak power seeking individual who is not altogether a very intelligent man.
He gives Medea simple-minded excuses for his behavior. In addition to being power hungry and lacking intelligence he is shown to be a man of little wisdom. A 5 page comparison between the two classic Greek plays: Lysistrata by Aristophanes and Medea by Euripides.
Although a number of inherent similarities are pointed out, the writer defines Lysistrata as a comedy and Medea as a tragedy.
One of the key differences between the two central characters was that Lysistrata -- from the very beginning -- sought to end violence.Fate Vs Free Will Antigone.
Chowdhury srmvision.com English 2A, Period 4 16 May Fate srmvision.com Will in Julius Caesar Thesis: In the Play, Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare, one of the major themes in the play is “Fate vs. Free Will” because Julius Caesar was forewarned about his murder.
I. Theme A. Definition B. Literary Example II. The Renaissance scholar Julius Caesar Scaliger (–), who knew both Latin and Greek, preferred Seneca to the most famous and most successful tragedies are those of William Shakespeare and his Elizabethan contemporaries.
Shakespeare's tragedies include: but he says that the change from good to bad as in Oedipus Rex is preferable. This question may seem to be redundant; however, not all of Shakespeare's Tragedies are named after their tragic heroes.
For example, Julius Caesar is not the tragic hero of 'Julius Caesar.' A tragic hero must conform to a set of characteristics which evolved all the way from ancient to medieval times. The early modern tragedy Hamlet by Shakespeare and the classical Athenian tragedy Oedipus Rex by Sophocles are among the masterpieces of the art of drama, a modern example is Long Days Journey into Night by Eugene O’Neill.
Oedipus Rex is a film, a film version of the Canadian Stratford Festival production of the William Butler Yeats adaptation of the play Oedipus Rex by Sophocles. The actors performed wearing masks, as was the practice in Ancient Greek theatre.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: All 37 plays, sonnets and 5 poetry books. Julius Caesar King Henry the Eighth King Henry the Fifth King Henry the Fourth, the First Part Oedipus Rex is the greatest of the Greek tragedies, a profound meditation on the human condition.