The Elizabethan/Jacobean world view – Back in the Elizabethan times, they believed in strange concepts such as Aristotle’s solar system where all planets and the sun revolved around earth, and the great chain of being which coincides with Aristotle’s world view of everything revolves around humans and shut down all over . The great chain […]
The storm – This spectacle is used to represent the turning point for Lear, the point at which Lear turns into his downfall and rabbit-hole of insanity as his daughters are all against him and want to strip him of everything he has. The imagery that the storm creates is a sense of anger that […]
“it is too full ‘o the milk of human kindness” In this quote, Shakespeare uses metaphor to portray the human emotion of kindness to be a kind of liquid and Lady Macbeth proclaims that Macbeth is “too full” of it; like it’s a cup of milk that can fulled and emptied at will. It shows […]
Ego is a big killer, sometimes being full of yourself will get you places but it will always lead to your demise.
Percy Shelley’s “Ozymandias” I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert… near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet […]
Religion should be outlawed Imagine a world where you could be sentenced to death based on your different sexuality because it goes against someone’s so-called god or being denied an education as a women because someone’s book says that you are lesser than a man or having to lose your life because you said something […]
In today’s society, the lines between male and female are getting blurred and as a species on top of the food chain, we are becoming too sensitive due to our fiery desire for gender equality. Would you want equality over strength?
“The thing is fear can’t hurt you any more than a dream” “maybe there is a beast…maybe it’s only us” Chapter 5 Simon unsure about it, say there might actually indeed be a beast where Piggy adds “maybe it’s only us”. Piggy could of meant that
Conch How is it described/introduced into the text? It is described How is it used? Used as a device to control conversation; whoever has possession over it gets to talk Find quotes where it is mentioned? What idea does it convey?