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Essay heading: "The Astronomer's Wife" by Kay Boyle
 
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After the plumber has descended into the ground before the scene, Mrs. Ames is the only one left. She spends the entire duration of this scene sitting on the grass, silently thinking and revealing her thoughts to the audience. During her course of thinking, Mrs. Ames makes the important discovery that there is a whole race of practical people like herself, men and women alike...
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Mrs. Ames finally realized during these thoughts that these were two men with two different ways of life, and perhaps her way of life suited the plumber's more than the astronomer's, in that she too could identify only with daily concerns. The division between people in her mind was no longer just between men and women; it was now the working and the thinking, those who "had always gone up, [and] others who went down, like the corporeal being of the dead"...
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Conflict and Violence are central to the play "Romeo and Juliet". Discuss this with reference to Act 1 Scene 1 and Act 3 Scene 1.   Discuss the importance of Act Three, Scene 5. How does Shakespeare use dramatic devices in order to make it such an interesting and important scene?   Explore how the character of Prospero develops in the course of The Tempest. How does the Prospero of Act One Scene Two compare to that we hear in the final scene of the play? Compare your interpretation of the play with that of other critics.   How Does Shakespeare Use Dramatic Devices Is Act 3 Scene 1 Of 'Romeo And Juliet' In Order To Make It An Exciting Scene And A Turning Point In The Play   How Does Shakespeare Use Dramatic Devices To Make Act 3 Scene 1 Such An Interesting Exciting Scene?     How does Shakespeare use dramatic devices is Act 3 scene 1 of "Romeo and Juliet" in order to make it an exciting scene and a turning point in the play   "The Astronomer's Wife" by Kay Boyle   how does romeo and juliets love scene increase dra,atic irony in this scene   'Tis pity She's A Whore: Remind yourself of act 4 scene 3. What is the importance of this scene in the context of the whole play?   Show how the masked ball scene in act 1 scene 5 of ?Romeo and Juliet' is such a dramatic and important scene with Shakespeare's audiences. You should refer to words in the text but you may also include references to filmed versions you have watch...     Violence and Conflict are central to ?Romeo and Juliet'. Discuss this theme with reference to Act 3, Scene 1 and one other scene.      
 
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