Posts tagged as shakespeare

The Renaissance – Junior Cert History

The Renaissance is the rebirth of learning. The learning of ancient Greece and Rome was rediscovered and new discoveries made. Humanism is showing great interest in human nature rather than religion. Writing in the vernacular became popular. Artists were craftsmen like other tradesmen. Why Italy? Wealth cities provided patrons of… Continue Reading →

The Three Witches and Macbeth – Essay

In many of Shakespeare’s plays there exists relationships between characters; these relationships in many cases influence the direction in which the play goes. For example, in the “The Merchant Of Venice” the elopement of Lorenzo and Jessica is what triggers Shylock’s rage and blind desire for revenge, which sets the stage and… Continue Reading →

The Theme of Ambition in “Macbeth” – Essay

In many of Shakespeare’s plays there exists relationships between characters; these relationships in many cases influence the direction in which the play goes. For example, in the “The Merchant Of Venice” the elopement of Lorenzo and Jessica is what triggers Shylock’s rage and blind desire for revenge, which sets the stage and… Continue Reading →