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Plot of Macbeth – Trama di macbeth in Inglese

Plot Macbeth The play opens with the news that the invasion by the Norwegians has failed thanks to Macbeth’s courage. While returning from the battle, Macbeth and his friend Banquo meet three witches who say that he will become King of Scotland. So he invites the king to his castle ...

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Origins of drama – Tragedy and Comedy + Traduzione

Origins of drama In ancient Greece , drama was a collective and ritual phenomenon : theword “theatre” camec from the Greek verb theaomai “ to watch”, and it referred to the group ok spectators gathered for the religious ceremonies and the rites to honur Dionysus in the belief of the ...

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Riassunto Tudor

Tudor:Henry Tudor defeated by Richard III in the Wars of the Roses and became King Henry VII in 1485. He was not a member of the royal family, so he needed to justify his new dynasty. Henry VII restored the reputation of the monarch as one who rules, not merely ...

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Riassunto Sonnet

The sonnet The sonnet came from Italy. Its invention is attributed to Iacopo da Lentini in the first half of the 13th century. A sonnet is fourteen-line poem in iambic pentameters. The Italian, or Petrarchan sonnet consists of an octave, usually rhyming ABBA ABBA, and sestet, which may rhyme CDE ...

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Riassunto Shakespeare

Shakespeare: William Shakespeare was born on 1564. His father was a yeoman, a successful tradesman until he met financial difficulties. He was the eldest son and attended the local grammar school. At eighteen he married Anna Hathaway. In 1593 the London theatres were closed because of the plague. He got ...

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Plot of Hamlet – Trama di Amleto in Inglese

Hamlet is son of the King of Denmark, that has been dead only two months, and of queen Gertrude, married with Claudius, the new king. A ghost resembling the late king of Denmark, has appeared to the sentries at the castle of Elsinore, so Hamlet and his friend Horatio arrange ...

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The Royal Society – Riassunto in Inglese

From the middle of the century onwards, a major current of thought called Natural philosophy, had started exploring the universe to explain its mysteries. England had a singular position in this field since the new rationalistic spirit and science were not seen as a challenge to religion, as in Europe, ...

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Industrial and Agricultural Revolutions

At the end of 18th century began to change the methods of farming and of the manufacture, due to the scientific thinking applied to more situations and simulating inventions. Another contributor to change was a population increase, in 1700 the population of Britain was 8 milion, in 1800 it was ...

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