The Cherry Orchard Stage Directions Term Paper English Essay

514 words - 3 pages

English Term Paper
In naturalistic staging, realistic elements such as a prop, sound effect or lifelike gesture often have a symbolic weight. Discuss the function and significance of the stage directions in the cherry orchard. Give at least 2 examples from each of the four acts and do not only discuss sound effects.
Stage direction is a very essential thing for the understanding of a play because of it that a reader is able to picture what it would be if they were to be watching the characters act it out in real life. In the Cherry Orchard, there are many stage directions such as the clothing references, the white cherry orchard and the symbolism of the broken string
Paragraph 1: Clothing references
Act I:
p. 242- [Yepikhodov… wears a jacket and brightly polished high boots…]
p. 242- Yepikhodov: “…these boots…”
p. 243- [Firs…leaning on a stick… wears an old-fashioned servant’s livery and a top hat.]
p. 243- […Mrs. Ranevsky, Anya, and Charlotte…all dressed in travelling clothes…]
p. 243- […Varya, wearing an overcoat and a scarf over her head…]
p. 244- [Varya… has a bunch of keys on her belt.]
p. 247- [Firs comes in wearing a jacket and a white waistcoat.]
p. 247- […Simeonov-Pishchik… wearing a sleeveless coat of fine cloth and wide trousers tucked inside his boots…]
p. 251- [Charlotte crosses the stage wearing a white dress… tightly laced and has a lorgnette attached to her belt.]
p. 253- [Enter Trofimov… dressed in a shabby student’s uniform and wears spectacles.]
Act II-
p. 264- [Firs comes in with an overcoat.]
p. 268- […Passer-by…wear...


Book Report On "The Cherry Orchard" By Anton Chekov

794 words - 4 pages "The Cherry Orchard: A Comedy in Four Acts"By Anton ChekhovW.W. Norton & Company, New York, 1977The Orchard that Is LostThe Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov is a very good play. However, I dislike how the ending is sad. It occurs during the early years of the 1900s in Russia in the estate of Mrs. Ranevsky. Mrs. Ranevsky loves her cherry orchard because it brings back memories of her whole life. However, Lopakhin, a merchant, buys the orchard

Hamlet by William Shakespeare Essay - Orchard Park/ English - Essay

2223 words - 9 pages straight down to hell. It all began when I murdered my brother, the king of Denmark, in the most heinous manner I could think of: “Murder most foul, as in the best it is,/ But this most foul, strange, and unnatural” (1.5.27-28). I did not give him the chance to pray or confess his sins to God, which in turn, dooms him for eternal damnation. The murder of my brother was orchestrated by the sins of greed, lust, and envy: ... Sleeping in mine orchard

Standard Term Paper Essay: The History Of Animation

1496 words - 6 pages used a Slash and Tear system instead. Slash and Tear involved the artist drawing a moving object onto a piece of paper, and then tearing away the extra bits of white, and placing the remaining image over a background. Cel Animation is similar, but uses a clear plastic paper (i.e. the 'cel') upon which the image or character is drawn, and then the image is placed over a static background. Cel Animation has an advantage over Slash and Tear, in

Stage 2 English Studies Single Text: Hamlet - glossop high school - essay

955 words - 4 pages ] Stage 2 English Studies Single Text: Hamlet “How does Shakespeare use arrange of techniques to explore the main idea of madness presented through Hamlet’ When grief turns into madness, it becomes unclear whether it is revenge or sadness. In the play of Hamlet, author William Shakespeare presents the idea that madness has taken over grief after the death of his father. Shakespeare explores the idea of madness that is present throughout the play

Late-stage capitalism and environmental destruction: the rise of collective responsibility - BA Fine Art, UAL - Essay

2481 words - 10 pages Late-stage capitalism and environmental destruction: the rise of collective responsibility 2017 has seen the advent of the term “late capitalism”, referring to a new economic stage of the post-industrial development, characterised by deregulation and a reckless approach to profit. However, the last two years have also seen the ravages and damages caused by global warming worldwide, the dwindling of natural resources. Is there a direct

Assimilation vs Standing up to One's Beliefs in the Civil Rights Movement - Cherry Hill High School East Class of 2021 - Essay

499 words - 2 pages GRADEMARK REPORT GENERAL COMMENTS Instructor PAGE 1 pronoun/antecedent agreement pronoun/antecedent must agree pronoun/antecedent agreement pronoun/antecedent must agree Vague Unclear: When making a point in one of your body paragraphs, one of the most common mistakes is to not of f er enough details. A paragraph without much detail will seem vague and sketchy. A paper is always strengthened when your claims are as specif ic as possible, The more

what were the long term international effects of the Vietnam war? - history - essay

4401 words - 18 pages What were the long-term international effects of the Vietnam War? Analyse with respect to America’s experience. This essay explores the long-term impact of the Vietnam War (1955-75) on America’s role in the international system. This 20-year conflict had a catastrophic total death toll of over two million and caused the deaths of 58,000 American soldiers, with 150,000 wounded and many more psychologically harmed; it toppled a president, altered

To define personality one must understand exactly what the term personality means. - psych/645 - essay

1962 words - 8 pages Scientific Study of Personality Paper Michelle Denning PSYCH/645 January 19, 2015 Dr. A. Rawl's Running head: SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF PERSONALITY PAPER 1 SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF PERSONALITY PAPER 9 Scientific Study of Personality Paper Personality is the characteristic patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that make each person unique (Cervone & Pervin, 2010, p. 8). It develops within individuals and remains consistent throughout one’s life

Green Day's American Idiot and the Redefinition of Political Conversation and Theatre - Gustavus Adolphus College, First Term Seminar: American Drama and the New Millennium, Fall 2016 - Research paper

2571 words - 11 pages Mary Nyhus FTS 100: American Drama and the New Millennium Dramaturgical Research Paper November 26th, 2016 Green Day’s ​American Idiot​ and the Redefinition of Political Conversation & Theatre When one envisions classic musical performances on Broadway, one is most likely to picture something such as ​Phantom of the Opera​ or ​West Side Story​, but not often does one picture an intrepid punk rock band finding its new theatrical roots. From their

Lord of the Flies: difference between Jack and Ralph's leadership roles - English - term paper

1572 words - 7 pages Malik 3 Alieza Malik Mrs. Dowling EN 1301-2 2 February 2018 Civilization vs. Fierceness in Lord of the Flies In Lord of the flies, William Golding expresses the idea that when two diverse leaders try to work together in a disordered society, the result in an impossible combination. The novel is about a group of youths that crash on a deserted island and find themselves all alone. Therefore, they must fend for themselves and in order to

major paper three essay for the English 101 class in spring - english 101 - essay

1325 words - 6 pages Hawa Doukhansse English 101 M Third major paper ” Blood ores” How can you understand a country with rich raw materials such as gas, gold, oil, diamonds become very economically poor than a country without or less minerals? Since the world wars, the cold war until now, the great puissance such as USA, France and the Soviet Union didn’t stop sharing Africa’s wealth minerals to enrich their economies. Apple and Samsung are using these conflict

the blind side and its racial stereotypes - Greenville technical College, English - essay, research paper

1250 words - 5 pages that the English Department Grading Rubric applies to this essay, so review the grading form in detail. Additionally, you should keep in mind that this is an argumentative academic essay that must be composed exclusively in the 3rd person and literary present tense. You must include relevant quotations from the film upon which your essay is based and must use at least two authoritative secondary sources. A paper of this sort really cannot be done

Final draft mid term assignment - Ribault high school english - Essay

422 words - 2 pages Christopher Brinson October 3, 2018 ENG100 WA 3 FD WA 3 FD 2. What was your favorite birthday? My favorite birthday was when I was about 12 or 13 What happened? It was very special because we had my very own selfie cake, it had a picture of me on it with me in the middle of a jump shot on the basketball court. Also my favorite uncle was just getting out of prison at the time and that was the first time I had seen him in years. Who was there

Oxford English Dictionary paper - En 215 - Essay

684 words - 3 pages 2 1 Kayla Market Market Dr. H. Austin Whitver EN 215-003 2/11/2019 “A greater subject fitteth Faustus’s witt.” (Christopher Marlowe, “The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus,” 11) The word “subject” comes originally from a variety of origins. The word was partially borrowed form French and Latin. It entered the English language from the Anglo-Norman language where it had multiple meanings throughout the years and is both a noun and a verb


1924 words - 8 pages Supporting Idea A. Claim B. Evidence C. Warrant VI. Conclusion – Wraps up the entire essay and restates your thesis without introducing new information VII. Introduction A. Thesis VIII. First Supporting Idea (because of the length of this paper, you may have many more paragraphs on the same supporting information for your argument) A. Claim B. Evidence i. Summary: you may end up giving more than one supporting evidence per claim ii. Quote iii