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Williams Shakespeare Macbeth Summary

William Shakespeare, the renowned Elizabethan dramatist, and all-time great playwright of the world wrote four great tragedies among his many outstanding (dramatic and poetic) works. They are (I) Hamlet (II) Othello (III) King Lear, as well as (IV) Macbeth. Drama Macbeth Writer William Shakespeare Theme (1) Ambition (2) Violence (3) Internal conflict Published November 8, …

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Summary To kill a mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel set in the 1930s in a small town in Alabama. It tells the story of Scout Finch, a young girl whose father, Atticus, is a lawyer. The story begins with Scout and her older brother, Jem, exploring their neighborhood and playing games. They are soon joined by their …

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As You Like It

As You Like It Summary

It is believed that William Shakespeare wrote the play As You Like It in 1599. It is a pastoral comedy that was first published in the First Folio (1623). The story of the play is mainly centred around Rosalind. She flees persecution in the court of her uncle. Celia, her cousin, also goes (flees) with …

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The Double Dealer

The Double Dealer Characterization

In the previous two articles on William Congreve’s The Double Dealer, we discussed the themes and plot of this play. But, this one is concerned with Congreve’s art of characterization because characters play important roles in any drama. As we know (through the study of previous articles) The Double Dealer is a presentation of (a) …

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The Double Dealer

The Double Dealer Summary

The Double Dealer is a well-known dramatic work by William Congreve that was originally published in 1694. It is this dramatist’s second play. It is undoubtedly a comedy but features many touches of tragedy as well. In fact, the play is a study of various human relations as well as the social atmospheres in the …

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Pygmalion

Pygmalion Summary and Theme

It was the Nobel laureate G. B. Shaw who wrote the well-known play Pygmalion which is in fact a romance in five acts. It was produced in German in 1913 in Vienna. Whereas it was the year 1914 when the play was performed in England. Pygmalion is regarded as a humane comedy about love as …

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