Gender and Shakespeare
A discussion on the balance of the genders in William Shakespeare's works.
# 94042 | 1,335 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 |
Published on Apr 19, 2007 in Literature (English) , English (Analysis) , Shakespeare (Othello) , Shakespeare (Other Plays and Comparisons) , Shakespeare (MacBeth) , Shakespeare (King Lear)
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This paper explains William Shakespeare advocates a balance between feminine and masculine elements within every human being for the purpose of creating a more ideal society. It claims that when an imbalance between masculine and feminine impulses occurs within either a society or a powerful individual, dangerous elements are released and the world becomes potentially chaotic. The paper reviews this phenomenon in a few of Shakespeare's works.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Shakespeare, William. "King Lear." Shakespeare homepage. [23 Apr 2006] http://www-tech.mit.edu/Shakespeare/lear/index.html
- Shakespeare, William. "Macbeth." Shakespeare homepage. [23 Apr 2006] http://www-tech.mit.edu/Shakespeare/macbeth/
- Shakespeare, William. "Othello." Shakespeare homepage. [23 Apr 2006] http://www-tech.mit.edu/Shakespeare/othello/index.html
- Shakespeare, William. "The Winter's Tale. Shakespeare homepage. [23 Apr 2006] http://www-tech.mit.edu/Shakespeare/winters_tale/
Cite this Comparison Essay:
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