Category: Character Studies

When People Place Too Much Expectations On Seriously Flawed Characters

Do not put too much stock on any one character and expect a guaranteed retirement in a Braavosi mansion.

A Defense Of The Mock Trial Scene In “The History Of King Lear”

“Why I do trifle thus with his despair is done to cure it” – The History of King Lear, Act IV.5

An Analysis Of The Roles Of Kings In “Beowulf”

“So Grendel waged his lonely war, inflicting constant cruelties on the people, atrocious hurt. He took over Heorot, haunted the glittering hall after dark, but the throne itself, the treasure-seat, he was kept from approaching; he was the Lord’s outcast.” – “Beowulf,” Lines 164-169

An Insight Into William Shakespeare’s Portrayal Of Outsiders

“Why, so, brave lords, when we do join in league I am a lamb” – Titus Andronicus Act IV Scene II

Should The Modern Audience Reimagine Shakespeare’s Most Notorious Character?

“Hath not a Jew…warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer as a Christian is?” – “The Merchant of Venice,” Act III.1

Why I Write

Such beauty can be found in such ugliness.

In Opposition To Cordelia’s Death In “The History Of King Lear”

“There she shook the holy water from her heavenly eyes” – The History Of King Lear, Act IV.3a