This is an analytical essay that examines the racial issues in Shakespeare's play, "Othello." The play ponders whether race is a social fabrication or an innate ugliness of human nature.
Death of a Salesman's Willy Loman, was really a low man. He led a very sad life, accomplished little, but had big dreams. Here is an analysis of the man behind the story.
Fear is a powerful motivator that can inspire hysteria, paranoia, and intolerance as seen in The Crucible.
The past is now past, but the future of circus continues—in traditional shows, venues and in new, varied exhibitions. As a forever fan of CIRCUS, this author writes about circus life—yesterday, today and tomorrow.
A brief look at the theme of madness in Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet". This article addresses whether or not Hamlet and Ophelia were truly mad or not and takes a brief look at the driving force behind their displays of madness.
The famous balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet analyzed and explained line by line.The balcony scene is critically important to the development of the plot of the play because it is during this scene that the lovers' secret marriage is decided. Within the scene are many of the play's most famous lines
In the early 1900s, Audrey Munson was one of the most sought after models in New York. Her fame brought her offers to be in the film industry. Scandals and unfortunate circumstances destroyed her career. She is still considered America's first supermodel.
Learn methods for drawing a crowd to your free comedy show, even if it’s your first time putting on one.
Madame Butterfly is one of the most popular operas of all time. But the ending has a twist—the final chord is unusual. So why did Puccini choose to end his own favourite opera this way?
Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot is a play that presents conflict between living by religious and spiritual beliefs, and living by an existential philosophy, which asserts that it is up to the individual to discover the meaning of life through...
There has been a long-standing debate over the true definition of tragedy in dramatic literature. Read this discussion of Aristotle's definition weighed against three tragedies written in different centuries.
Compromising the musical aesthetics between the opposing musical identities of the Mighty Handful and Tchaikovsky allowed for the emergence of a Russian musical identity.
Susan Glaspell’s Trifles brings attention to the political and social differences between men and women in the early 1900s. Trifles may seem like a simple story, but it is rich with symbolism and nuances of gender differences giving a glimpse of the insignificance of women in a man’s world.