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Year 11 Change Essay

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This is a change essay on the text Shakespeare's Hamlet and related text About a Boy

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Characters in Macbeth English-language films Fiction Film British films Literature Macduff Macbeth Banquo Three Witches Nihilism Metaphor Paul Weitz William Shakespeare Chris Weitz
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Characters in Macbeth English-language films Fiction Film British films Literature Macduff Macbeth Banquo Three Witches Nihilism Metaphor Paul Weitz William Shakespeare Chris Weitz
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Change can often result in either a positive or negative outcome, which at its best, enlarges ones humanity and improves upon maturity but at its worst can lead to personal catastrophe and social anarchy. In William Shakespeare’s Macbeth change acts a negative process which leads to the destruction of individual and political stability. Whereas in Paul and Chris Weitz’ film About a Boy, change is seen as a positive process for the protagonist; Will Freeman, as he is able to humanise a previously emotionless and empty tyrant. Throughout both texts, the composers’ use cleverly played out sequences of events and literary devices to show the different outcomes of change. Change is seen as an inevitable, negative force which can lead to volatile and calamitous outcomes. Shakespeare uses juxtaposition throughout the play to emphasise how cha...
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