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Pope’s protagonist

Pope’s protagonist is protected and guided by tiny fragile sylphs, who are portrayed throughout the poem as powerless creatures. Instantly we recognise the poem as a mock epic by the use of such delicate machinery who are supposed to take the role of the gods presented in epic texts, protecting and guiding the hero or Read More

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Basil Faulty

Although there are other constant characters in Faulty Towers, Basil Faulty is the only character that fully drives the narrative. He is the ultimate main character and protagonist, not many sit-coms have just one main character. Another original feature of Faulty Towers is that the audience genuinely dislikes the protagonist. The character ‘Basil Faulty’ is Read More

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Haemon

At the beginning of the scene, I would perform the role by acting neutral and understanding; I’d adopt a stance of legs shoulder-width apart, arms loose by my sides, facing Creon. My face would show neither frown nor smile, being neutral again. This would show that I was prepared to accept Haemon’s argument, without having Read More

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Hannah

The way in which Stoppard presents the character of Hannah; an independent and spirited women creates an appreciation for her character. However in terms of her being the heroine of the play is debatable with the opposition of Thomasina. Especially since Thomasina is central to Hannah’s research and it is Thomasina who really stands out Read More

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and The Shawshank Redemption

Contrasts in characterisation are employed throughout Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Darabont’s The Shawshank Redemption to explore key ideas, as well as fundamental themes of confinement, oppression, and sacrifice. Contrast in characterisation is plainly evident between the protagonists and antagonists of the respective texts, but perhaps more specifically in the contrast that Read More

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Spiderman and Ivy the Terrible

The Spiderman comic is quite typical of the comic genre and in particular the superhero sub genre. Spiderman, the superhero, is different to most other superheroes in that he, like Batman, struggles in the web of his own angst. He does, despite this, follow many of the conventions of a superhero in that he has Read More

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Media Studies Representation – Sooty

The characters are being represented, Sue, the eldest of the three puppets is confident and intelligent. She’s represented as the calming influence and the motherly figure, as she’s the only lady. By being the motherly figure she often speaks with a high tone and points her finger when correcting the boys. She’s also represented as Read More

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Van Helsing and Dr Seward

During the Victorian era the advancement of technology was immense. Van Helsing and Dr Seward are the two characters who do the most debating on science and scientific method. In chapter fourteen Dr Seward describes his predicament: ‘I do not know what to think, and I have no data on which to found a conjecture’. Read More