Tag: characterization

The Alluring Nature Of Evil

It [the letter] gave me the notion of an exotic Immensity ruled by an august Benevolence. It made me tingle with enthusiasm. This was the unbounded power of eloquence—of words—of burning noble words.” – Joseph Conrad, “Heart of Darkness”

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

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