Analysis of the Play "The Crucible" The character of John Proctor was a tragic hero in The Crucible. Proctor was a sensible farmer that had committed the sin of adultery. He had a tragic flaw that lead to his downfall. Proctor’s excessive pride hindered him from reality. He felt that the Salem witch trials would and could not affect him. However, he was wrong because his former lover Abigail accuses his wife of witchcraft. Proctor does not want to tell the public about his affair, but...
Analysis of "Crimes of the Heart" Crimes of the Heart which is story of three sister which are having a unbreakable era getting though long time sibling struggle. The three sisters are also trying to get through a major happening in the play, which is the shooting of Babes husband. The three sisters have the last name of McGrath and one is Lenny the other is Meg and the youngest one is Babe. The plot in Crimes of the Heart which is all aspects including setting, character, and style, is...
The Importance of Elsewhere The speaker feels lonely and strange in a place that is not his home, “living in Ireland since it was not home”. He has nothing that is familiar to him. The speaker feels strange and anxious because he is an outsider who doesn’t fit in. the “Strangeness made sense” because he expected to feel this lonely because he is not in the comfort of his own home and is not used to being away from home. There are constant reminders, in...
Underlying Themes of Philip Larkin's Poetry Philip Larkin, though a very talented and revered poet, wrote most of his poetry on his discontent with life. He seems to always be lusting after love, sex, and happiness. Larkin consistently writes about his own unhappiness and lack of social life and this creates a style of poem all his own. Larkin really opens up in his poetry and pours out his feelings on the reader. If Larkin feels like having sex he lets the reader know; if Larkin had a bad...
Comparing the Poetry of Langston Hughes and Robert Frost When put into perspective, many poets of the twentieth century have touched us as a society; Robert Frost and Langston Hughes are excellent examples. By reading the poems of these two famed American poets, we can see the hidden meanings which reflect the lives of each author. Children's Rhymes by Langston Hughes has a definite relation not only to his own life, but to his African-American heritage as well. This poem -- written from...
Critical Anaylsis of "Porphyria’s Lover" Brilliant poets surface many times by creating their individual styles of writing. They obtain their glory from their crafted masterpieces designed in ways like no other. Such is the case of Robert Browning and his dramatic monologue. Starting with “Porphyria’s Lover”, he went on to perfect this form authoring many famous works in the process. This poem, once a collection under the title, “The Madhouse Cells”,...
The future of british sign language: Towards one variety or a variety of languages. When discussing the future of British Sign Language we must first define sign language and British Sign Language (BSL). Sign language is a visually based language that uses signs to represent specific words or phrases. There are numerous different types and varieties of sign language based around the world, some are rudimentary while others are have developed into advanced languages. British Sign Language is the...
THE STORM WITHIN AND THE STORM WITH OUT Porphyria’s Lover - Literary Analysis The finest woks of Browning endeavor to explain the mechanics of human psychology. The motions of love, hate, passion, instinct, violence, desire, poverty, violence, and sex and sensuousness are raised from the dead in his poetry with a striking virility and some are even introduced with a remarkable brilliance. Thanks to the changes wrought by the Industrial Revolution, so many people living in such close...
Football Song Comes the ball to my hands, Comes the ball to my grasp, Comes the ball to my hands. He, the receiver, he am I, Ball beloved of the team. Comes the ball to my hands. From the Middleton offense, From the backfield, Through the air, coming, coming now, Comes the ball to my hands. From the center, To the quarterback, coming, coming now, Comes the ball to my hands. Through the darkened night, Coming, coming now, Comes the ball to my hands. Through the hands, defender’s...
Language in The Crucible One of the most remarkable aspects of ‘The Crucible’ is Miller's creation of believable dialogue. Miller uses language to effectively set the period and the tone for the play but successfully manages to ensure that it is typical of the language used by 17th century puritans. Although the language is partly based on Salem records, most of the dialogue is Miller’s own invention. The language is convincingly old-fashioned containing echoes of the King...