Drama and Theater
A look at career and contributions of writer and director George S. Kaufman.
A comparative analysis of father/son relationships in Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Henry IV.
An analytic approach to defining the soliloquy of William Shakespeare’s `Henry V`.
This paper looks at the social impact of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Ernest .
Examination of human and divine relationships as seen in such ancient Greek literature as Homer’s `Iliad` and Herodotus’ Histories.
Analyzes four courtly entertainments of 17th Cent. poet. Pageantry, form, purpose, dance, story line, characters, action, antimasques.
The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss the play Los Vendidos, by Luis Valdez and to also discuss Chicano literature.
Critical review of work on theatrical communication process, speech, audience and text.
An examination of the effects an absent father can have on his family as seen by Tennessee Williams.
This analytical essay explores the relationship between acquiring true power and forgiveness.
This paper examines the role played by music in the play “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller.
This paper critically analyzes the play “Equus”, focusing on the central character of the play, Dr Dysert.
This paper is a critical analysis of Webster’s `The Duchess of Malfi` and `The White Devil,` focusing on the theme: `Sense of an elite woman’s place in the world.
This paper discusses the question of feminism in A Doll’s House and its author Henrik Ibsen’s attitude towards this movement.
An essay on how tragic characters deal with death as seen by Sophocles and Shakespeare.
This paper compares the psychiatrist and psychologist in the two books, “House of Games” and “Equus”.
Opinion paper arguing that Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet qualifies as a tragedy according to the definition set forth by Aristotle.
This paper discusses the character Puck in Shakespeare’s `A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Examines role of Cecily Cardew’s diary in advancing play’s farcical plot & her relationship with Ernest.
A character analysis of Creon in the play “Oedipus” the king and a comparison of Aristotles “Rhetoric” and Creon’s persuasive speech to Oedipus.
An introduction to the issue of interracial coupling as seen in the musical, “West Side Story” and in American society.
An investigation into the witches of Salem, based on the play, “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller.
Character analysis of the main characters in Ibsen’s play `The Master Builder.`
A comparison between Renaissance and Middle Ages men with focus on Thomas More and King Henry VIII.
This essay compares the modernity in the films “Romeo and Juliet” and “Vivre Sa Vie”.
Classifies characters as spirit of comedy, figures of fun or verbally witty; functions in comedies, tragedies, romances.
Examines how Sophocles wove irony into all elements of his tragic play “Oedipus the King”.
An in-depth look at the underlying themes of prejudice, loyalty and love, in this well known Shakespearean play.
An analysis of Shakespeare’s Macbeth and how it differs from other Shakespearean tragedies.
Examines realistic, optimistic, non-revolutionary depiction of racial conflict in A Raisin in the Sun & two more dramas.
Examines the differences in Antony and Brutus’ speech styles and effectiveness in Julius Caesar.
This paper is an analysis of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and goes into detail about Hamlet’s elaborate plan to expose the king as the murderer of his father.
The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss the play “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller.
This paper discusses playhouses and theaters in England in the 17th century.
This paper explores the role of Kent in Shakespeare’s `King Lear` as a foreshadow of Lear’s growth from an unfeeling man, to a man who places love above all else.
Origins & development of traveling troop of deaf actors; aims, funding, productions.
A comparison of Japanese kabuki and Shakespeare’s plays, addressing the similarities of the works as well as Japanese adaptation of Shakespearean works.
This paper addresses the themes of Susan Glaspell’s short story adaptation `A Jury of her Peers` from her play `Trifles.` It deals with the cultural and sociological motivations of a group of women to cover up the murder of one of their husbands- and that sets an example of feminist writing in the early 20th […]