6 Matching Annotations
  1. May 2017
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  3. Jan 2017
    1. O spirit of love, how quick and fresh art thou, That, notwithstanding thy capacity Receiveth as the sea, nought enters there, Of what validity and pitch soe'er, But falls into abatement and low price Even in a minute.

      This is an apostrophe. What dramatic effects do they carry? How does it present Orsino? What does it say about his attitude to love? To Olivia?

    1. Age, thou art shamed!

      A rhetorical device is used here. Click on this to find out more about apostrophe.

      What does "age" and "Rome" respectively refer to?

      How effective is this address directed towards an abstract idea?

      For a list of rhetorical devices, see Handbook of Rhetorical Devices

  4. Dec 2016
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