Shakespearean Comedy is a kind of romantic comedy, which ends on a happy note through a matrimonial relationship between various characters. Marriage plays a vital role in a typical Shakespearean comedy. Any comedy, which follows the pattern of comedy modeled by Shakespeare in his comedies, would...
Exploration of the theme of Greed in King Lear
Samuel Johnson's views are colored by the critical creed of his time, the rules of neo-classicism. In his "Preface", He firstly considers the excellence of Shakespeare, then turns to his defects.
Procrastination or delay plays an important role in Hamlet. It was all due to procrastination of Hamlet that he could not kill Claudius while he was praying. Procrastination hinders Hamlet's actions.
Is Claudius a good king? In Shakespeare's 'Hamlet', is Claudius a careful ruler, a good king and loving husband, or is he a hateful, lying villain? “Claudius makes a good king. He is a careful ruler and a loving husband, providing stability for his country and his wife” “Murderer of the...
This hub explores various themes in Hamlet. Though, there are many themes in Hamlet, yet I have selected only those themes of Hamlet, which bear more significance in contrast to others.
Although they are not the protagonists of Shakespeare's 'King Lear', Goneril and Regan are my favourite characters. They are sisters, but there is no love loss between them. All they are interested in is power.
An article addressing the question " Is Lady Macbeth the Fourth Witch in Macbeth?", pointing out how the question is wrong on multiple levels.
This hub dwells on the question as to whether Hamlet's madness is real or feigned. Some critics, Hamlet's madness is real while others opine it is not. Which one is correct, read this hub from top to bottom.
A revenge tragedy is a kind of tragedy wherein the main theme is revenge. In English literature, the revenge tragedy was derived from the tragedies of the Roman dramatist, Seneca. It was Thomas Kyd, w