Title: The Tragedy of Cymbeline Playwright: William Shakespeare Published / Performed: 1610 Type of Text: Play Main Characters: Genre: Tragedy Themes & Imagery: Synopsis: Personal Response: Favourite Part: My Top Five Lines & Passages:
When Titus Andronicus orders the sacrifice of Tamora's eldest son, the new Empress of Rome vows revenge on Titus and his family.
Having had his fill of conventional scholarship, Doctor Faustus sells his soul for the immense power offered by the demon Mephistopheles.
Title: Twelfth Night, or What You Will Playwright: William Shakespeare Published / Performed: 1601 Type of Text: Play Main Characters: Viola, a survivor of a shipwreck, who disguises herself as a man under the name of Cesario; her twin brother Sebastian, and Antonio who rescues him. Orsino, duke of Illyria; the noblewoman Olivia, whom Orsino wishes to woo; Olivia's … Continue reading Twelfth Night
Prince Hamlet plots to kill his murderous uncle and avenge his father - but he's not the only one with thoughts of revenge.
This play treats the power struggle between King John and his nephew Arthur (and the French) after the death of Richard the Lionheart.
Prospero, former Duke of Milan, uses the magic of the spirit Ariel to create a tempest that shipwrecks his enemies on the island of his exile.