Essay: How Oedipus Changed

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Although Oedipus has all along being proud, he is remorseful of his actions. He even thinks of terminating his own life more so after he realizes that his wife and mother, Jocasta, has hanged herself. He only manages to stab his eyes with a pin but before he kills himself, the prophet comes in and orders for his execution. The actions he does at this stage prove that he is depressed and in despair. This shows a very changed king who has feelings of shame and despair while initially he was an arrogant and proud man who could not care of any situations. The last words of the song refer to the king that he can only be at peace after he has died. Since he has not died, he will remain in deep depression but not at peace.

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Essay: Interpreting Hamlet

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Accidentally, Hamlet manages to win over Laertes in their first round and in celebration, Gertrude, Hamlet’s mother, drinks the poisoned drink dying instantly. Laertes is affected by this Gertrude’s death and even though he manages to stab Hamlet with the poisoned sword, he is stabbed seriously. Before bleeding to death, Laertes explains to Hamlet the plan of Claudius and how he has caused Gertrude’s death by poisoning the drink. Hamlet is very bitter and is not ready to wait for any other opportunity to kill Claudius and thus he stabs him with the poisoned sword and forces him to drink the remaining part of the poisoned drink (Leavenworth 92). Before Hamlet dies, he orders Horatio to explain to the crowd what happened and give the kingship to Fortinbras.

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Essay: Trifles by Susan Glaspell

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The play Trifles by Susan Glaspell is about the death of John Wright, which happened as she was sleeping. The setting of a play is very important if the message to be conveyed has to go through. The details that are given by the author about the setting in this play go along way in helping to solve the murder. The play is in a simple kitchen of Mr. John Wright and Mrs. Minnie Wright. The simple elements that are present in the kitchen create suspense as the murder of John Wright is being solved. Three men and two women are the characters in the play keep on entering and leaving the kitchen. The three men are a sheriff, a county attorney and a neighboring farmer while the women are Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peters are talking about the small things in Mrs. Wright’s kitchen. The women develop a feminine bond as they are talking about their own experiences. When the women find a damaged birdcage and a dead canary they agree to hide the evidence in order to hide the motive of the murderer.

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Essay: The Transition of Day to Night

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It was in the late afternoon and the sun was frying them gently. Lucia saw no need of entering the steam bath and joined her husband outside the lodge. The whispering of the cool wind made the afternoon even more comfortable. The clouds became clearer as the sun reflected their shiny white and grey colors as it approached the horizon. The wild birds whistled awesome lyrics as their day was progressively ending. Abruzzi removed his binoculars and through them, he could visibly see the golden rays of the sun that started to emerge. He was overtaken by the feeling of the sunset and he stared at the sun for quite sometime.

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