justice and mercy

Discuss The Theme of Justice And Mercy in Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure has been considered a problem play since it raises problematic issues that are left unresolved. The play mainly centres around the problem of justice and mercy. In the play, we found the workings of both justice and mercy. There are scenes in which justice predominates and others in which mercy dominates. However, it … Read more

Why Did Isabella Want to Be A Nun?

In Shakespeare’s play “Measure for Measure,” Isabella’s decision to become a nun has captivated audiences for centuries. Her motivations for pursuing the religious path are complex and deeply rooted in her character. By exploring key quotations from the text, we can gain insight into why Isabella wanted to embrace the life of a nun and … Read more

Role of Ghost in Hamlet

The Role of The Ghost in “Hamlet” by Shakespeare

Shakespeare never allows the supernatural to take the upper hand in the dramatic action of his tragedies. Shakespeare’s tragic world is essentially the human world in which man initiates actions and pursues them to their proper end; they suffer for their deed that issues out of their characters. Nonetheless, Shakespeare thus makes efficient use of … Read more

What Use of Machinery Does Pope Make in “The Rape of the Lock?”

In a poem, critics invented the term ‘machinery’ to signify the unique role of deities, angels, demons, and even gods. In the ancient epics like the “Iliad” and the “Odyssey” and down to Milton’s “Paradise Lost,” supernatural beings play a vital role in the actions of the poems showing that the human world is not independent of them. … Read more

Fight of Red Cross Knight vs Monster Error

Fight between Red Cross Knight and Monster Error in “The Faerie Queene”

“The Faerie Queene” is a symbolic narrative of adventure and chivalry. The characters in this poem and the situations in which they find themselves bear symbolic significance. The Red Cross Knight, who typifies the virtue of holiness, engages himself in a fight against Monster Error and ultimately defeats it. This encounter is the first in a series … Read more