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  • Othello Passage Analysis Act 3, Scene 3, Lines 163-215

    Othello Passage Analysis Act 3, Scene 3, Lines 163-215

    OTHELLO PASSAGE ANALYSIS ACT 3, SCENE 3, LINES 163-215 The passage act 3, scene 3, lines 163-215, is a true reflection of many valid and evident themes throughout the play, Othello. A dialogue between the two characters, Othello and Iago, is shared, and through it, much revealed. With great ideas, and tentative use of setting, it is a passage which truly highlights Shakespeare’s two characters. Othello is a great, powerful man of Venice, who has

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Jack
  • Othello: Characters Bring About Their Own Demise

    Othello: Characters Bring About Their Own Demise

    As in almost all tragedies, especially those of William Shakespeare, the tragic hero always runs into misfortune. The play Othello is no exception. In this play, every character acquainted with the tragic hero appears to be unfortunate. While these misfortunes are oddly related to Othello, are they his fault or did each character attract them out of their own actions? To answer this daunting question, one must consider the three most unfortunate characters: Othello, Desdamona

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Jon
  • During the Course of the Initial Three Scenes in Othello We See the Character of Othello Turn from Valiant Othello a Character of True Principles and Values into a Vengeful and Mistrusting Monster

    During the Course of the Initial Three Scenes in Othello We See the Character of Othello Turn from Valiant Othello a Character of True Principles and Values into a Vengeful and Mistrusting Monster

    Perhaps the most obvious change in Othello’s character is his loss of ability to reason. Early into the play, we see him command respect amongst his peers and �diffuse’ tension between characters to prevent a fight breaking out, “Keep up your bright swords, for the dew will rust them. Good signor, you shall more command with years than with your weapons.” (I.2 .59) However, contrasted with his later impulsive and careless actions the difference is

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Crucible: Reverend Hale Character Analysis

    The Crucible: Reverend Hale Character Analysis

    Reverend Hale's character is dramatically changed throughout Arthur Miller's play: The Crucible. In the very beginning of the play, Hale appears strong and resolute. He is seen as all knowing, even holy. As the play progresses, Hale's own insecurities prompt the citizen's slow descent of reverence for him. In Act One, Hale arrives in Salem to try to resolve the problem surrounding the sleeping girls and witchcraft. His arrival stirs up the town, and they

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Fatih
  • Character Analysis

    Character Analysis

    Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird is written from the eyes of a little girl growing up in the old, racist county of Maycomb, Alabama. Throughout the story you learn a lot about Scout and you watch her grow and mature into a young lady. Scout is a very unusual little girl, both in her own qualities and in her social position. She is very intelligent, she learns to read before ever beginning school. She

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Character Analysis

    Character Analysis

    Character Analysis The Glass is a story filled with characters who are complex and very different people thrown it one family. The Wingfield family members are Laura, Tom, and Amanda the mother. Out of the three Wingfield family members, Laura probably is the one living furthest away from reality. There are several symbols in the play that represent that in some way. Her glass collection that she carefully takes care of, is the imaginary world

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Edward
  • Character Analysis of Fluer Pillager

    Character Analysis of Fluer Pillager

    Fleur Pillager 1 Character Analysis of Fleur Pillager Fleur Pillage is the most extraordinary character in this story. She is not only physically powerful, but also spiritually strong. She is strong willed and resolute to live her life as she wants to. She never listens to the town or tribal gossip about her and let it repress her. People pretty much stay out of her way because she is extremely diverse. They are too

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Character Analysis of Emily Rose in "a Rose for Emily"

    Character Analysis of Emily Rose in "a Rose for Emily"

    The character Emily Rose in “A Rose for Emily” is considered a static character because; her traits throughout the story do not change. In the story she is deemed as quiet, inhuman and, even mad. However, through further inspection; there are characteristics displayed throughout the story that can possibly prove that Emily was a dynamic character. Throughout the piece Emily changes both mentally, socially and physically. Miss Emily, the main character of this story, lives

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Steve
  • Abner Snopes Character Analysis

    Abner Snopes Character Analysis

    Abner Snopes Character Analysis Main Character in Barn Burning by William Faulkner A father is a figure commonly known for his compassion and general desire for the best in his family’s interest. However, this is not the case in “Barn Burning” by William Faulkner. Abner Snopes, with complete disregard for others, commits arsonist crimes in order to wreak havoc against his victims in a twisted game of hatred and complete lack of respect. His deeds

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Candide Character Analysis

    Candide Character Analysis

    Voltaire’s Candide seems to display a world of horror, one filled with floggings, rapes, robberies, unjust executions, disease, natural disasters, betrayals and cannibalism. Pangloss, the philosopher, has a constant optimistic view throughout the entire novel even despite all of the cruelty in the world. While looking back on the book I couldn’t think of many characters that displayed admirable qualities. Even though Pangloss stuck to his views that everything is for the best in this

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Mike
  • To Kill a Mocking Bird Character Analysis

    To Kill a Mocking Bird Character Analysis

    Of Mice and Men Essay John Steinbeck’s novel, Of Mice and Men, is about life on a ranch in the nine1930’s. Two men -- Lennie and George -- are the newcomers on a ranch. Lennie is a giant man, much like a bear, who has obvious mental limitations. George is a friend, or the only friend, of Lennie’s. George and Lennie travel together and George is Lennie’s caretaker. They have a dream of buying a

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Fatih
  • A Character Analysis of Steven Rojack

    A Character Analysis of Steven Rojack

    In almost every genre of literature, there is the classic antagonist, and the classic protagonist. When examining these characters, there are certain guidelines which authors follow. However, there are times in literature when the classic guidelines are broken, and a new prototype emerges. Contemporary writer Norman Mailer broke the mold of the classic character(s) when writing the novel An American Dream. In An American Dream, there is no set protagonist or antagonist. In fact, Mailer

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Jack
  • Antigone Character Analysis

    Antigone Character Analysis

    In Antigone, Antigone braves through all of her hardships and decisions with her morals and set of values. She dies with pride and no regret for she died because she acted doing what was morally right. Many Greek writers disagree with these traits that Sophocles has given her but it is appropriate because she needed these traits to show defiance and be able to stand up for what is right. Antigone is a tragic heroine

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Mike
  • Ice-Candy Man - Character Analysis

    Ice-Candy Man - Character Analysis

    Ice-Candy Man is the central figure in the novel as the action revolves around him. All the important incidents are inspired by his action in the main plot of Ayah-Masseur and Ice-Candy Man’s love triangle. All the other characters are passive as compared to him and remain flat whereas he is a round character undergoing changes from the beginning to the end of the novel. But still we can’t declare him to be the

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Being a Rebel - Character Analysis

    Being a Rebel - Character Analysis

    Being a Rebel Everyone rebels sometime in their life. It is just a rite or passage that everyone goes through. It’s how we, as human beings, gain our sense of independence. I will examine three characters from three different stories and how they rebel. Not everyone rebels against the same thing. However, they still rebel in the end. I feel that Sammy in “A&P” rebels to a certain extent. I feel like he does rebel

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Tasha
  • A Character Analysis of Lago

    A Character Analysis of Lago

    Iago is one of the most interesting characters in the tragedy "Othello" by William Shakespeare. Through some carefully thought-out words and actions, Iago is able to manipulate others to do things in a way that benefits him and gets him closer to his goals. He is the driving force in this play, pushing Othello and everyone else towards the tragic ending. Iago is not the typical villain in any story or play. The role he

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Scarlet Letter Character Analysis

    Scarlet Letter Character Analysis

    “The Scarlet Letter” is generally about Hester Prynne, the novel is not so much a reflection of her character, but a view of her transformation through out every chapter. The author told very little about Hester life prior to her affair with Dimmesdale and her resultant public shaming. She married Chillingworth although she did not love him, but never fully understand why. In the early chapters of the book, prior to her marriage, Hester was

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Character Analysis of Lorraine from the Pigman

    Character Analysis of Lorraine from the Pigman

    Character Analysis of Lorraine from The Pigman Lorraine is a significant character in the novel The Pigman by Paul Zindel and had an effect on the theme of loneliness. The theme was that everyone needs a friend or a companion in life and loneliness can greatly affect one’s social skills and outlook on life. Lorraine is a prime example of this with her paranoid behaviors, surrendering to peer pressure, and uniqueness that her mother did

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: David
  • Character Analysis of Kip In

    Character Analysis of Kip In

    Character Analysis of Kip in Scene 13 of Life Under Water OBJECTIVES Kip’s objective at first seems to be to sort out how he will become a responsible person which requires money to validate his existence. He then makes a statement about going back to school and then finally, declaring that he will take care of Amy-Beth. He isn’t doing this for love but rather to make himself feel better. The moment he realizes that

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Victor
  • Brutus Character Analysis

    Brutus Character Analysis

    Brutus Character Analysis William Shakespeare's play, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, is mainly based on the assassination of Julius Caesar. The character who was in charge of the assassination was, ironically, Marcus Brutus, a servant and close friend to Julius Caesar. But what would cause a person to kill a close friend? After examining Brutus' relationship to Caesar, his involvement in the conspiracy, and his importance to the plot, the truth can be revealed. Marcus

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Character Analysis of Dee Johnson in "everyday Use"

    Character Analysis of Dee Johnson in "everyday Use"

    Alice Walker crafts the character of Dee Johnson in the short story “Everyday Use” in a clever way. Starting from the first paragraph, Walker creates an image of Dee, who at first seems very shallow. Dee then becomes a more complex character as the story progresses. Blessed with both brains and beauty, Dee emerges as someone who is still struggling with her identity and heritage. Dee is a flat character, who is described as arrogant

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Artur
  • William Faulkner’s "a Rose for Emily" Character Analysis

    William Faulkner’s "a Rose for Emily" Character Analysis

    In William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily,” the main character Emily Grierson is a woman completely isolated from her town. She has grown up her whole life in the same house, with the same butler, and primarily the company of only her father. In the eyes of the townspeople she is depicted as a “fallen monument” (526). She is a lonely woman who has fallen privy to her father’s and “crazy” relative’s skewed perceptions of

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Max
  • Long Day's Journey into Night Character Analysis

    Long Day's Journey into Night Character Analysis

    Long Day's Journey into thePast: The character analysis of Mary In the play Ў°Long DayЎЇs Journey into Night,Ў± by Eugene OЎЇNeill, the writer depicts a typical day of the Tyrone family, whose once-close family has deteriorated over the years for a number of reasons: MaryЎЇs drug addiction, Tyrone Jamie and EdmundЎЇs alcoholism, TyroneЎЇs stinginess, and the sons' pessimistic attitude toward future. In the play, all of the four characters are miserable about life, and they

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Gene Forrester Character Analysis

    Gene Forrester Character Analysis

    Gene Forrester's difficult journey towards maturity and the adult world is a main focus of the novel, A Separate Peace, by John Knowles. Gene's journey begins the moment he pushes Phineas from the tree and the process continues until he visits the tree fifteen years later. Throughout this time, Gene must become self-aware, face reality and the future, confront his problems, as well as forgive and accept the person that he is. With the jouncing

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    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Max
  • Easy Rider Character Analysis

    Easy Rider Character Analysis

    Easy Rider Character Analysis #2 By: Dennis Hopper The movie Easy Rider begins with the two main characters Wyatt, played by Peter Fonda, and Billy "the kid", played by Dennis hopper, in Mexico buying drugs that they later intend on selling within the United States borders. After the buying and selling of drugs, they dawn a road trip to Louisiana, in order to escape the prying eyes of police. This experience becomes more than just

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Mike

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