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Essay | Shakespeare's Drama

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Shakespeare's Drama.
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Shakespeare's Drama

Summary: Explores the basic elements found in Shakespearean drama. Examines exile of the senior Duke and the plan to kill Orlando in `As You Like It', the fall of Shylock in `The Merchant of Venice' as the tragic elements; the fool in `Othello' and `King Lear', and the soothsayer in `Antony and Cleopatra.'
After the Classical era, that is after the Greek writers Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, it is Shakespeare who is widely known for his plays. There is a blend of the tragic and comic in almost all the Shakespearean plays which is appealing. The exile of the senior Duke and the plan to kill Orlando in `As You Like It', the fall of Shylock in `The Merchant of Venice' as the tragic elements; the fool in `Othello' and `King Lear', the soothsayer in `Antony and Cleopatra' are perfect examples for comic in tragedies.

Tragedy

In Shakespearean tragedies there are incidents which are found more freely i.e. murders and sudden deaths, for example, the murder of Duncan in `Macbeth' or the murder of Julius Caesar in `Julius Caesar'. Such incidents are not only found absurd but they actually leave a deeper impression upon the imagination when they are presented...

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