26 Answered Questions for the topic Shakespeare

09/17/20

Why did the Capulets and Montague's despise each other so much?

I am doing work on Romeo and Juliet and I can't find the reason as to why the Capulets and Montagues have a deep hatred for each other. It would help me understand the story more if I knew the true... more
Shakespeare Poetry Sonnet Meter

09/15/20

Is this sonnet in iambic pentameter?

I can’t be with you, not another night Even nothing makes something more than you My freedom, leaving you, my only light A window, glass, with no way to come through The way I had felt towards you... more
Shakespeare English Reading Quickbooks

06/01/20

Romeo and Juliet BY Shakespeare

What effect does Romeo's tragic flaw, downfall and sudden death have on the audience

03/22/20

What makes the conclusion of Macbeth less than satisfying or seem fully resolved?

By the end of Macbeth, the rightful owner of the crown is made king of Scotland and Macbeth is dead--the audience should be rejoicing. What is it about this play and its themes that make the... more
Shakespeare English Reading Theatre

01/26/20

How did Shakespeare's works impact modern literature?

I need to give a 3 minute presentation explaining how Shakespeare's works made an impact on literature, what he created/discovered and why his works have lived on. Any examples and quotes would be... more
Shakespeare English Tragedy

10/25/19

What is the tragic form?

Particularly in Shakespeare's Macbeth? Thank you
Shakespeare Literature Author

10/08/19

Why was shakespeare important for the world?

I am doing a presentation in school where we got to choose a person who we think is or was important for the world and then we have to explain why so I would like to ask why he is important and... more
Shakespeare Literature Diction Poetry

06/24/19

How should I understand these lines from As You Like It?

I am currently on my second reading of *As You Like It*. I am having a really hard time comprehending lines 22-25 in Act 1, scene 2. Here are those lines as they appear in the version I am reading... more

06/13/19

Is this line from The Merchant of Venice metaphorical?

From "The Merchant of Venice", Act IV: > The quality of mercy is not strain'd, > It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Can we consider that a metaphor?
Shakespeare English Literature

05/15/19

How did Shakespeare influence modern day English?

04/25/19

what does Portia's death symbolize

We just finished reading Julius Caesar in my English class, and my teacher gave us this assignment. I've finished the rest of the work sheet, but i can;t figure this question out. please help!!!
Shakespeare English Literature Macbeth

10/11/18

What are the literary techniques in Macbeth's letter?

I am writing about his ambition leading to his inability to see the negatives of the prophecy, what are the literary devices or techniques in this quote from his letter to lady macbeth?"my dearest... more
Shakespeare English Writing Literature

03/11/18

What are two ways Shakespeare uses foreshadowing and fate in Romeo and Juliet?

Besides foreshadowing the death of the two lovers and using fate to show how they were meant to die since the beginning, what was one other thing Shakespeare foreshadowed, and what was one other... more
Shakespeare

10/26/16

which of the following lines that shylock speakes in Act 2: Scene 5 is the BEST example of personification

a) But stop my house's ears, i mean my casements: / Let not the sound of shallow foppery enter / my sober house. b) Fast bind, fast find, / A proverb never stale in thrifty mind. c) Snail-slow in... more
Shakespeare

05/01/16

How does Shakespeare present the character of Brutus in a different part of the story?

This question is based on the story of julius caesar and is a 9 mark question
Shakespeare Language Arts Poetry

11/16/15

PLEASE HELP need to make each line 10 syllables but really difficult :( and it has to keep same rhyme scheme

TimeTime is like a maze for it lasts up to endless days.When I look at the clock that tells time.It feels like the tide bringing in waves.I feel like a bell has chimed.Signaling the end of life's... more

10/27/15

best minor character to use from Macbeth for a monologue?

I need to create a script from the POV of a minor character in Macbeth 
Shakespeare

09/02/15

What is the meaning of the underlined words in this excerpt from act I, scene I, of Richard III?

i need to know the answer to these shakespeare question they are very hard and i was wondering if you guys could help
Shakespeare English Macbeth

08/22/15

What are some language techniques Shakespeare uses in Macbeth to show that lady macbeths is responsible for her own downfall?

i need some help on some language techniques that involve lady Macbeths downfall, i know there is imagery but i cant think of any others or examples for them. 
Shakespeare

06/14/15

What do you think " Fair is foul, foul is fair " mean in the Shakespeare play?

Just an in depth answer, so i can understand Shakespeare's extraordinary work. :) 
Shakespeare English Literature Film

03/25/15

what is the basic argument of julius caesar? (movie)

this is the full question:   What is the basic argument of the plot? What themes (an abstraction/generalization about life, humanity, and human interactions) underlie the plot? What does the film... more
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