logo �1 on the Internet book 
main menu
statistic
Essay papers avaliable:   250 000

The widest database of original essays is now available due to EssaysBank.com! Thousands of high quality authentic essays are collected by our professional to make the lives of the students easier.

Hundreds of topics from various subjects of any educational level you will find anything you need at EssaysBank.com!


Submit your articles to the following
Search: in this section
 
Essay heading: Androgyny: Will of Shakespeare's Female Characters
 
Essay specific features
Issue: Shakespeare
Written by: Jodi Cocagne
Date added: July 1, 2009
Level:
Grade:
No of pages / words: 6 / 1437
Was viewed: 0 times
Rating of current essay:
 
Essay content:
 

Shakespeare used Portia and Viola’s character’s to liberate women from one certain set of characteristic traits by broadening their human characteristic traits through their male disguises. In a sense then, Portia and Viola are liberated “from the confines of the appropriate” (1). Portia and viola are both aware of the social posturing of men...
displayed 300 characters

DO YOU NEED AN ESSAY?
Here are the options you can choose from:
CUSTOM ESSAYS
 
  • Order plagiarism free custom written essay.
  • All essays are written from scratch by professional writers according to your instructions and delivered to your email on time. Prices start from $11.99 /page.
FULL ACCESS TO ESSAYS DATABASE
  • This option gives you the immediate access to all 184 988 essays.
  • You get access to all the essays and can view as many
    of them as you like for as little as $28.95/month.
 
  • Your research paper is written
    by certified writers
  • Your requirements and targets are
    always met
  • You are able to control the progress
    of your writing assigment
  • You get a chance to become an
    excellent student!
 

Each is very careful to hide her true self. In The Merchant of Venice, Portia devises a scheme to protect her wealth, status and power she has become accustomed to love. She uses trickery to get what she wants in the end which is two gains; protection of her status, wealth and power and she ends up the heroine...
displayed next 300 characters

 
General issues of this essay:
 
 
Discussion:
 
 
Related essays:
 
Title Pages / Words Save
12th night
1 / 254
Mistaken Identity for Twelfth Night
Through Viola's change in identity, this situation creates a conflict through the characters. Viola falls in love with Orsino but cannot tell him because he thinks she is a man...
3 / 776
Shakespeare Essay
When Viola dresses herself as a male, people begin to mistake her for her twin brother, Sebastian. When Sebastian comes into the play, he is mistaken for Cesario by Sir Toby and Sir Andrew...
3 / 733
The Uses Of Deception In Twelth Night
They both go into town and Olivia sees Sebastian. Sebastian and Viola happen to be wearing the exact same clothes, thus making it difficult to tell the two apart...
3 / 697
Children's Literature
2 / 398
Disguise In Shakespearean Come
Another possibility is that they just wanted to see their husbands and wanted to help them free Antonio from his bond. Even though this court scene was not comedic, this aspect of disguise heightens the comedy of the end of the play...
3 / 642
Shakespear In Love
3 / 589