The Tragic Tales of Love Suicides Throughout Literature (Project 3)

Ah young love, don’t you love it? Love makes people do crazy things, doesn’t it? It might make you, change your look, act like someone you’re not, or in some extreme cases kill yourself cause you cant be with them. William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and Chikamatsu’s The Love Suicides at Amijima follows the later… Read more The Tragic Tales of Love Suicides Throughout Literature (Project 3)

King Dusyanta-> John Smith-> Aragorn

This project will consist of three “film reviews” from Shakuntala, Pocahontas, and Lord of the Rings. I believe that their “heroic” characters and their respective conflicts draw similar conclusions. I am setting out to show a pattern in characters perspective storytelling over time. It should start as origin, to “original”, then to the final rendition.… Read more King Dusyanta-> John Smith-> Aragorn

Project #3

Makensie Roderick Project # 3 Professor Nicholas Helms 11/28/2020 Representation of Ghost of the Past– Unessay Representation of the theme Ghost of the Past is obvious to us readers in Edwidge Danticat’s, The Dew Breaker. The Dew Breaker is a collection of nine separate but interconnected stories. The first entry, The Book of Ka, is… Read more Project #3

3rd project – Essay

Shakuntala’s connection to nature               Throughout the tale of Shakuntala, we, the readers, are able to see the love that blossoms between Shakuntala and the King Dusyanta. We are also able to see the abundance of nature throughout the play. However, these things are not mutually exclusive, or disconnected. We see love and nature intertwined… Read more 3rd project – Essay

Stranger in the Sacred Grove: Nature and Sexual Politics in Shakuntala

Women have been associated with nature for many reasons: throughout time, both have been muses and conquests for men. The terminology we use to refer to nature, like “mother nature,” “virgin,” “fertile,” and “barren,” all allude to female sexuality. In Kalidasa’s play Shakuntala, the main character, the King, enters sacred land on the hunt for… Read more Stranger in the Sacred Grove: Nature and Sexual Politics in Shakuntala