Play Essay Examples

Importance of play

Introduction: I will be doing a project on which gender has more influence to play in home corner and what play also interacts with children? The reason I am doing this projects is because this project is going to help me find out the differences in each gender’s role. I want to find why children… View Article

Edward and Adam role play

The piece did not have a title. As it was an assignment we didn’t name our play. It is called Edward and Adam role play, because in this scenes we show when Edward has just been captured and he meets Adam for the first time. Edward is really confused, and when Adam try to calm… View Article

William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

Discuss the ideas developed by the author involving the riskiness of youth and the caution of age? In William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare fully develops the idea of riskiness of age. The books main characters Romeo and Juliet, are constantly taking very dangerous risks, these instances highlight the two lovers tender ages. Throughout the… View Article

Death of a Salesman- Act 2

Q1. Why is Willy’s mood upbeat at the start of Act Two? What does he expect to happen? Ans: Willy’s mood is upbeat at the start of Act two because he felt that his family and everything was finally coming together. Before, Biff decided that he was going to meet Oliver and join into the… View Article

The start of the play

Priestley uses Inspector Goole as a tool for uncovering truths in the household and un-cover the vulnerabilities of the Birling family. He also highlights the different approaches to responsibility within the household (older and younger generation) and could well represent the voice and the opinion of Priestley himself. When the inspector arrives at the Birling… View Article

The end of the play

Act Three illustrates that Willie’s education has improved radically from when his standard of education was initially talked about in the play in Act Two: “It’s a very great pleasure to us to see you here tonight”. Here we see an extract from the speech, which Willie performed at his wedding. Willie’s education is improving… View Article

The Successful in the End

In the given extract, good leadership skills are again shown when Prospero frees Ariel, “Ariel… be free and fare thou well”. This therefore shows that Prospero is a man of his word, in that he will keep his promises, as he did in saying he would free Ariel after he had carried out his project…. View Article

Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden 40 lines analysis

The following forty lines from Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden (1990), take place in scene 1 of Act 3, after Roberto has been tied up by Paulina and threatened with being tortured the same way as she had been, and then shot. In response to Paulina�s threats, Roberto begins confessing the brutality of his… View Article

Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Scene 1

William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” is known to be as one of the most prominent and recognized play’s to every have been written. The author’s capability has created a magnificent play, relating it with happiness and tragedy, love and hate, and this play will be used now and in many years to come. The extract… View Article

Shakespeare’s King Lear

In Shakespeare’s King Lear, Nature and Fortune governs the lives of all characters. Every character has his or her turning point where they either travel to the top or bottom of the wheel of fortune. In Act 5, scene 3, lines 153-179, Edgar appears in full Armour and challenges Edmund to a trial by combat… View Article

Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene 1 Oral

Romeo! Humours! madman! passion! lover! Appear thou in the likeness of a sigh;(10) Speak but one rhyme, and I am satisfied! Cry but ‘Ay me!’ pronounce but ‘love’ and ‘dove’; Speak to my gossip Venus one fair word, One nickname for her purblind son and heir, Young Adam Cupid, he that shot so trim (15)… View Article

Miss Julie: Examining the Nature of Pathos

Miss Julie is an adaptation of August Strindberg’s play – directed and composed by Mike Figgis. Overall, the film remains faithful to the play. However, an indispensable distinction is the addition of a sex scene. After Julie and Jean hear her servants singing a lewd song, they copulate. Because Strindberg’s audience would have had different… View Article

Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht

This extract from Mother Courage and Her Children, by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Michael Hofmann and John Willett, is located in the prologue and the opening scene of the play, at a point where the author dispels the myths of chivalry and honour we have about war. The play is set in the thirty years… View Article

The other characters in the play

Sheila is deeply affected by the Inspector’s visit compared to the other characters. As soon as the Inspector enters and introduces the victim to the family, Sheila was upset and depressed because of the misery she sensed which made her feel apologetic and guilty of what she had done to Eva Smith. Nonetheless the others… View Article