Shakespeare presentation (4)

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Shakespeare presentation (4)

  1. 1. By: Raymond Le
  2. 2. Essence of Tragedies Dark subject matter: Murder, Deceit, Betrayal A relatable protagonist A fatal flaw/trait of a hero In the end, the death/destruction of the heroSource:http://dailybrainteaser.blogspot.ca/2012/04/murder-mystery-puzzle.htmlSource:http://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/2010/03/09/4-ways-to-spot-backstabbers-before-it%E2%80%99s-too-late/
  3. 3. Common Themes The hero is usually a high public figure: king, military officer Bloodshed False hope from the hero Gives audience relief in the endSource:http://brogdencastle.wordpress.com/Source: http://blog.en.chatelaine.com/healthwise/desperate-for-blood/
  4. 4. Influences From other people’s work: Books, Plays, Poems Myth, legend and folklore Real and/or current life eventsSource:http://blogs.hpedsb.on.ca/madps/thesearchison/2013/01/14/19/stacks-of-books/Source:http://ascplcl.akronlibrary.org/homework-help/current-events/Source:http://jombay.com/blog/cover-letter-myths/
  5. 5. Names of Plays Hamlet King Lear Macbeth Romeo & JulietSource:http://transmedialshakespeare.wordpress.com/2011/03/16/hamlet-the-tragic-hero/Source:http://www.fanpop.com/clubs/1968-romeo-and-juliet-by-franco-zeffirelli/images/24658996/title/leonard-whiting-olivia-hussey-photoSource:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Thomas_Keene_in_Macbeth_1884_Wikipedia_crop.png
  6. 6. Relationships to Shakespeare The sad things in his life caused Shakespeare to make tragedies Events like: The death of family members and his son Hamnet Queen Elizabeth I was also reason why he started writing moretragediesSource: http://www.leicestergalleries.com/19th-20th-century-paintings/d/portrait-of-queen-elizabeth-i/10621Source:http://www.notalldreamsarefree.com/2012_02_01_archive.html
  7. 7. By: Paris, France
  8. 8. Plays Written The Two Gentlemen of Verona The Comedy Of Errors The Taming of the Shrew Love’s Labour’s Lost A Midsummer Night’s dream The Merchant of Venice The Merry Wives of Windsor As you like it Much Ado about Nothing Twelfth Night The Two Gentlemen of Verona All’s Well That Ends Well Measure for MeasureGazdag, Julia. Theater review: Friendship and forgivenessthemes flourish in . 2010. Photograph. Oregon LiveWeb.23 Apr 2013.
  9. 9. Elements Multiple story lines A natural area away from the city/court Disguise Mistaken identity Conflict Misunderstanding A sorted out endingDRISCOLL, KATHI . Joshua Koopman doesShakespeare — in RI. 2009. Photograph.CapecodonlineWeb. 23 Apr 2013.
  10. 10. Common Themes contained funny, ironic and dazzling word play start off in mystery and confusion and ends with a happy endingand or a marriage awful puns and the use of sarcasmGeinert, Joe.TheShakespeareTheatre ofNew Jersey.2012.Photograph.StahomeWeb.23 Apr 2013.McGlone, Peggy. All thestates a stage:N.J. performingartists beginprogram toconnect withlocal theaters.2012.Photograph.NewJerseyWeb.23 Apr 2013.
  11. 11. Influences early comedies similar parts of other plays, stories and books written by other writers “The Comedy of Errors” was written based on a Roman comedy called “Menaechmi” whichwas written by Plautus is “The Taming of the Shrew” which has elements of an Italian comedy named “commediadell’arte” Later on he starts to incorporate politics and events that took place around himTheatre/DanceISU to presentcomedy play“TheMenaechmi”.2009.Photograph.Idaho StateUniversityWeb. 23 Apr2013.Muecke, Frances. Plautus:Menaechmi.1998.Photograph.BloomsburyWeb. 23 Apr 2013.
  12. 12. Relationships to Shakespeare like his other plays are affected by the day to day events that tookplace in his life added a touch of humor to his and the people of the ElizabethaneraThe Shakespeare Birthplace Portrait ofWilliam Shakespeare. 2009.Photograph. ShakespeareWeb. 23Apr 2013.<http://www.shakespeare.org.uk/geisha/assets/images/The-Shakespeare-Birthplace-Portrait-of-William-Shakespeare.3.JPG>.
  13. 13. CHARACTERS ANDSETTING Character are introduced and then removed so they’re never seenagain Sometimes female leads disguise themselves as men The weather of the scene usually parallels with the charactersemotions Loves Labors Lost . 2009.Photograph. SouthernOregon UniversityWeb. 23Apr 2013.<http://sounews.typepad.com/.a/6a00e5502c0617883401156f8a2b28970c-800wi>
  14. 14. By: Sanjot Boyal
  15. 15. Impacts on his Plays Historical events and kings that ruled at that time impactedShakespeares plays greatly The books he read also made an effect on his plays Common myths and beliefsSource:http://mysqlquicksand.wordpress.com/2012/11/15/runaway-history-list/Source:http://www2.macleans.ca/2013/02/05/king-richard-iii-face-reconstructed-to-show-what-king-looked-like/richard-iii/http://www.fanpop.com/clubs/greek-mythology/images/687297/title/perseus-medusa-wallpaperSource: http://office.microsoft.com
  16. 16. Holinshed Most of his plays were from this original book called theHolinshed Major theme: wars abroad and civil wars Remembrance of great men and moral lessons taught Many stories & legends of kings, including historiesSource:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_II_of_EnglandSource:http://politicalvelcraft.org/magna-carta/Source:http://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/SLT/history/the%20histories/sources.htmlSource:http://www.foliosociety.com/
  17. 17. Superstitions Fear of the unknown and evils Many people believed in witches during that time Shakespeare used this in Macbeth Common superstitions of warding of evils, bad eye, spiritsSource: http://happiness-is-the-natural-state.blogspot.ca/2012/09/beliefs-what-to-do-with-them.htmlSource: http://jenlars.mu.nu/archives/260053.htmlSource:http://eportfolio.cfa.arizona.edu/image_content.php?portid=388&oid=7431Source:http://cmcgelyn09.blogspot.ca/
  18. 18. Myths & Folklore Many Mythical creatures that were mentioned instories, Unicorns, phoenix and dragons Magical creatures were widely believed to exist Greek myths were widely known, Shakespeare used informationfrom Wrath of Achilles and other Greek textSource:http://taekwondonj.deviantart.com/art/Achilles-War-Outfit-46278723Source:http://www.fanpop.com/clubs/griffins-and-dragons/images/31901289/title/dark-dragon-fanartSource:http://www.bottletreeinc.com
  19. 19. Actual History Violent changes in nation & People Many powerful rulers reign Changes of power within society Events that lead to warsSource:http://blog.hertfordmuseum.org/?tag=museum-gardenSource:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
  20. 20. Ove r all Summar y & Re lation to Shake spe ar e “Shakespeare breathed new life into these beliefs by making them partof his characters’ daily lives and incorporating them into thesymbolism, attitudes and folklore presented in his plays.” Characters came from myths, Titania from MSND was a mythical fairy Superstitions & beliefs provided character (Macbeth Witches) andstories Greek myths, stories and books provided story lines for playsSource:http://www.scoop.it/t/shakes/p/2598130064/elizabethan-era-daily-life-in-Source:http://languageandthecity.tumblr.com/post/44856607073/10-shakespeare-quotes-that-you-can-use-in-modernSource:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cobbe_portrait_of_Shakespeare.jpg
  21. 21. By: Samarth Agarwal
  22. 22. Poems Made many poems during the Black Death About love and death 5 long narrative poems Lucrece Venus and Adonis – started off his career as a poetSource:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Venus_and_Adonis_quarto.jpgSource:http://www.appszoom.com/android_applications/reference/lucrece-william-shakespeare_ntua.htmlSource:http://www.nearestplacetoheaven.co.uk/Shakespeare.html
  23. 23. Sonnets 154 sonnets Related to love Many feelings First 17 sonnets – Shakespeare encourages a young man to getmarried Sonnets 18-126 – talks about the young man Last 28 sonnets – female who Shakespeare likesSource:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shakespeares_sonnets
  24. 24. Writing Style Some of his words not used today Some words are still used but with different meanings Sonnets have fixed rhyme structure 3 out of 154 sonnets didn’t follow the structure Single stanza had 6 or more short sentencesSource:http://shakespeare.palomar.edu/images/QuineyLetter.gif
  25. 25. Influences Other great writers Old stories and legends Daily events Classical texts ImaginationSource:http://www.corndancer.com/fritze/reformation/refmaton_arch/refmaton-frst.htmlSource:http://www.cindyhayen.com/wordpress/?p=129
  26. 26. Relation to Shakespeare’s Life Reflected incidents in his life Sonnet 20 – love relationship between Shakespeare and someoneelse Young man could be his patron Some poetry lines were learned in school First FolioSource:http://www.william-shakespeare.info/william-shakespeare-first-folio.htmSource:http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9d/Wriothesley_southampton.jpg
  27. 27. SOURCES OF MULTI-MEDIA Source for Shakespeare Song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65Cy4-rfd24 Source for Beat: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-TdJUiFJLI Source for Scary Sound “Witch Scream”:http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=scary+maze+game+sound+effect&oq=scary+maze+game+sound&gs_l=youtube.1.0.0l2.12527.16558.0.17474.28.19.3.6.6.0.119.1219.18j1.19.0...0.0...1ac.1.Qc6_7HYXvu0

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