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...
Dr. Faustus and the Struggle of Science Vs the Supernatural It is very interesting to look at the irony of Dr. Faustus and his reliance on the mix of science and the supernatural in the work titled Dr. Faustus. The Webster's New Collegiate defines a scientist as: One learned in science or Natural science; also, known as a scientific investigator. The Dr. Faustus described in Marlow's work definitely fits all of these criteria. He was very learned (or so he thought) in all of the different...
Oedipus - Ironic Tragic Tale Play by Sophocles In the play Oedipus by Sophocles, Oedipus' self-destruction and fall from power leaves him as the villain and not the hero in the play. The very thing he fights so hard to discover is what leads to his self-destruction. Therefore, we tend to feel sorrow for Oedipus seeing that it was only the fate of the G-ds and the oracles. Oedipus is a tragic hero who fails to achieve happiness in such a way that it brings upon fear and pity by everyone...
Critical Review of "Pride and Prejudice" “Pride and Prejudice” is a film that has been critically acclaimed as flawless by many viewers and critics. The casting, setting, costumes, character portrayals, etc. are all portrayed well. The main plot thread traces the relationship of Elizabeth Bennet (Jennifer Ehle), the second of five sisters, and a wealthy young man named Darcy (Colin Firth). The two are not immediately attracted to each other but as the story progresses, they are...
Explication Of "Scenes From The Playroom" by R.S. Gwynn Dismembered dolls and burning felines are not scenes one would usually associate with a child's playroom, that is, not unless having read the poem "Scenes from the Playroom" by R.S. Gwynn. This poem tells the story of a day in the life of an affluent family, but is the reader getting the whole story, or as the title suggests, just a "scene?" The poem opens with a scene one would expect to see in a playroom: "Lucy with her family of...
Symbolsim of Fathes as a Common Image in Poetry The works "My Papa's Waltz" and "Those Winter Sundays" are poems that explain a child's love for his fathers, even if, like in "My Papa's Waltz," the father brings problems into the household. Of the things the fathers do, some of them aren't always seen as the right thing to do. Theodore Roethke, the author of " My Papa's Waltz," uses symbolism and imagery to help develop the meaning of his poem, as does Robert Hayden, the author of "These...
Illustrating the use of Death as a theme in poetry The poets of the nineteenth century wrote on a variety of topics. One often used topic is that of death. The theme of death has been approached in many different ways. Emily Dickinson is one of the numerous poets who uses death as the subject of several of her poems. In her poem "Because I Could Not Stop for Death," death is portrayed as a gentleman who comes to give the speaker a ride to eternity. Throughout the poem, Dickinson develops her...
Executive Summary Organizational development process is considered to be an integral part of an organization, its strategic formulation and managing day-to-day activities. Considering these aspects, the purpose of this work and the attempt made inthat regard is to define the component of organizational development, its integration and tocreateand examine organizational development (OD) concepts and its application is real organization based in UAE. For that reason, a need arise to...
George Gibbs and Emily Webb from "Our Town" Our Town is one of the greatest plays of it's time. “Our Town is not offered as a story of life in a New Hampshire village or as a speculation of life after death but as an attempt to find a value above all price for the smallest events in our daily life.” as Wilder stated in his preface to Three Plays. This drama was performed on November eighth and ninth 2001, by the West Seneca East Senior High Drama Club and directed by Kathryn...
Nothing Gold Can Stay The eight line poem Nothing Gold Can Stay, was in the novel by S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders. This poem has two meanings, the first about good things never last forever and the second about youth and innocence. Robert Frost’s poem relates to the novel, the Outsiders in many ways. The first meaning is that good things do not last. That life may seem perfect when everything is going right, but this will not stay forever. Everything living is beautiful and every...